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post #11 of 37
just talk it over with him. link him to the newegg deals that priced it at 89.99. just google abs black pearl and youll find links galore. I'm sure he'll reconsider, especially if he wants to continue doing business.
    
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post #12 of 37
Rage, scare him into lining your pockets with his ill-gotten money. In all serious maybe he didn't know what it was worth or some sort of money ninja.
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post #13 of 37
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Problem is he took the cash to do the final upgrade on his system. He technically doesn't need to buy anything more from me. lol?
 
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post #14 of 37
if its a 2 year old case ya... I mean unless the thing was custom painted etc... but there was little chance I'd say its worth over 50$, I'd bring it up with him kinda going ***?

Or just leave it and keep it in mind how low that was.
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post #15 of 37
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People in the appraisal thread I made say $110 ish. The $130 was a GTX 275 + $20. He turned around and sold the GTX 275 to get more moneys.
 
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post #16 of 37
Those are sweet cases though, rebranded V2000's right?
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post #17 of 37
Still, if he is a decent guy (assuming that since you call him friend) he will offer you some recompensation.
Most important thing is to talk it over with him. I'm sure he thought it was a fair price based on the MSRP of 170$, and will lower the price in the light of the 89.99$ pricetag.

tldr: talk to him.
    
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post #18 of 37
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Originally Posted by Neokolzia View Post
if its a 2 year old case ya... I mean unless the thing was custom painted etc... but there was little chance I'd say its worth over 50$, I'd bring it up with him kinda going ***?
Completely stock, I am third owner. Accessories missing. Minor scratches. I did get ripped off, but was on my end to, I did very little research.
 
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post #19 of 37
I'd just never talk to him again, or at least for a while, just to cool off some.
 
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post #20 of 37
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Those are sweet cases though, rebranded V2000's right?
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