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Don't know - thinking of selling my vintage gear

Post by Proffesor Xavier » Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:36 pm

Hi everyone !

I'm new here.
And im planning to sell al my Vintage Gear.
But still im am not too sure about it.
It has now bieng 2 years the last time i used all the stuff.

Tb303
Tr808
Tr909

And a lot of other nice stuff.

Now my question.
What would you do ?
Sell because you dont use it anymore ?
Or just keep it ?

Thanks

Xa4

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Post by JSRockit » Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:38 pm

Do you need the money for something else? If not, I'd say keep them...they are just going up in value at this point.
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Post by Proffesor Xavier » Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:40 pm

Well i could use the money, no doubt about that.
But i still can remember how much pain i had to get them 5 years back :)

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Post by HQ. 17 » Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:41 pm

If you are selling I could be interested in the 909.

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Post by Proffesor Xavier » Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:45 pm

Hi Hq17

I will keep it at mind :)

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Post by nathanscribe » Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:45 pm

In the late 90s I gave up on electronic music for a while, having lost my way, and took up cello about 5 years later (something still needed expression in there...) and then, without warning, in 2005, I started again with the tech stuff. No idea why, it just happened. Before that, I'd considered selling all my stuff a couple of times, but when the desire to use it came back, I was very glad I'd kept it all.

My advice is to wait, unless you absolutely are sure. If there's any uncertainty, or you look at your gear and think "one day, but not yet" then keep it. You'd regret selling up and having to replace it all if you get that resurgence.

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Post by Proffesor Xavier » Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:49 pm

At one place, im sure i will not start anymore with these things and making my own music,
but what bothers me most, is that i had a lot of pain to get them, and now they are just standing doing nothing what is also not good :)

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Post by Jack Spider » Mon Dec 24, 2007 3:18 pm

I've moved this to 'Buyer's Guide' and changed the thread title as it was a bit cryptic. :wink:
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Post by Proffesor Xavier » Mon Dec 24, 2007 3:26 pm

Hi Jack thanks ;)

Im sorry for my englisch, but i'm Dutch.
Anyway im sure my english is better than a lot of the people here there Dutch :)

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Post by hageir » Mon Dec 24, 2007 3:41 pm

Hey, what did you pay originally for that stuff?
if it was under $1000-$1500 for everything
(yup, those amazing deals happened in the 80's/90's :P)
just keep it!
It's totally worth it.

If a lot more (50 million dollars? hehe), and you're not using it, and you could use the money for something else = let someone else in the world make love to your machines :lol:
aah I don't know what I'm saying..

but on the other hand, what other nice stuff do you have?
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Post by Proffesor Xavier » Mon Dec 24, 2007 4:36 pm

Well i just disided.
Im going to sell the stuff.
Because i can use the money and its better if they are put to use.

Where can i sell them?
Is there an place here on the forum ?

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Post by Proffesor Xavier » Mon Dec 24, 2007 6:20 pm

Maybe some members interested ?

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Post by otto » Mon Dec 24, 2007 6:38 pm

Good decision. There's no reason to keep stuff around that is of no use to you when you could spend that money on something you'll use. Ebay is probably your best option for the most money.
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Post by devious » Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:45 pm

this thread reminds me a bit on my decision and vintage gear. I keep trying to part ways with the vintage stuff and get modernized and keep absolutely failing. I am trying again and I'll see how far I make it. My P5 is for sale to start. ;) I want to replace it with an A6 instead, perhaps? Maybe? Hopefully?

But I know what will happen, I'll just buy another vintage piece with the monies :( ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

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Post by MicroFi » Mon May 26, 2008 10:22 am

I've been scammed by Proffesor Xavier.
DO NOT deal with this person!

I paid in front for a tr-808, but I never got it. Then he promised me to send back the money and sent me a screenshot to prove it.

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As you can see he clearly changed the '900' which shows in the screenshot.
He knew I'm a student and still he just ripped me off for 900 euro's ...

I only have his real name and his bank account number.
The address he provided is on the name of a company in Almere (The Netherlands) and I had to send the money to the bank account of his girlfriend (on the name of Joyce van Zwietering).

If anyone can provide me with more information about this person, please let me know!

Thanks!

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