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Old 10-26-2006, 12:13 PM   #1
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This idea struct me. What about the grandma who wnats to check her e-mail and is using windows 98? What if her computer breaks and she wants a new one. Well I got a idea for my business I BUY USED PARTS. Like for example lets say you got some old parts laying around wanna get rid of them. Come to me I'll pay you a little for them. Like 512 MB of ram any speed 20 bucks or something cd drives 5 or something. I will mark all parts with a number then put them in storage when I get enough parts I'll buy the case and a OS and build a rig i'll go back to my record look at how much each part cost and charge a mark up (Prob fairly high if the parts cost me like 200 bucks i'd end up change like 250 or something)

Or even this could work with higher end machines.

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The computer won't have a warranty, however i'll give it 1 free maintance call. So if it breaks I'll fix it for free once. Also no warranty, if your PSU fires I won't replace it for free (labor for free if its your free maintaince)
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like the idea dont like the polocie
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Default Re: Idea!

I'm not going warranty a computer built from used parts. And its not going be somthing that I hide. I'll tell the customer straight up, the parts are used I do not warranty a single thing on this machine.
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Old 10-26-2006, 01:25 PM   #4
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In this country (England) you would probably get government funding if you wanted to start up a business recycling old computers. I wouldn't even go down the road of paying too much for your parts, rather 'I am willing to take your old rubbish broken computer away absolutely free!'
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Default Re: Idea!

I don't want a P2 system, I don't was 168 pin ram. I want revalitly modern stuff. LIke 184 pin ram, 478 sockets 939 etc. But nothing to high end.
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Sounds good dude
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Old 10-26-2006, 04:19 PM   #7
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Have you tried selling new pcs on ebay?
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Nope, don't want to go to ebay.
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Nope, don't want to go to ebay.
Any reason mate?
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