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Guy is selling his Commodore 64 on CL. How much should I offer?

post #1 of 9
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This guy is selling his Commodore 64, and he is taking offers. I have always thought they were awesome, and my mom threw hers away without telling me...... How much should I offer? This is what he says:


"I have a Commodore 64 that I would like to part with. No idea what they are worth, but I'm sure we can come up with a fair price. I have the computer, one 1541? 5 1/4 disk drive, a few game carts and a few minor items.

Think I have a joystick, hand controllers, box(s) of new floppy disks, and perhaps other things somewhere. Also have a 3rd party monitor. I got it instead of the Commodore one because I liked the picture better.

The disk drive is connected via a high speed 3rd party cable that sped it up quite a bit. The drives are on removeable wooden "feet" because overheating was a major problem.

The computer has the latest chips that they put out. I did support work on these when they were new, so I always had the newest, fastest, and best parts in mine."


Also, I'm not sure if this is where this should go, but since I don't have enough rep to put this in the appraisals section, this should do..
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post #2 of 9
Sadly. $50 bucks is too much for the hardware. Why? It would COST you to e-waste it.
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Sadly. $50 bucks is too much for the hardware. Why? It would COST you to e-waste it.
So if I offer $50 is that too much or too little?
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post #4 of 9
Too much, maybe $15 at the most. I mean really who is going to buy it anyway?
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post #5 of 9
I have a C64 with 2 x 1541 5.25 drives (made copying floppies alot faster) and a turbo loader cartridge


The sound died on it Its in storage in the garage somewehre
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Eh.. I was hoping to get it off of him for cheaper, but he said he wouldn't go lower than $100. So that's a no deal for me!
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post #7 of 9
Sorry man, not worth it for $100

You'd have to be a pretty serious collector for that price.
    
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post #8 of 9
Would be sweet to have that, but yeah... 100 might be a bit much for the not-so-serious person.
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post #9 of 9
Offer $25, no more.
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