|[AMRadio] MCM Electronics digital multimeter for $2.99|
k4kyv at charter.net
Fri Sep 25 13:02:55 EDT 2009
> From: "Jim Isbell, W5JAI" <jim.isbell at gmail.com>
> When dealing with a small number of items, a high percentage profit is
> needed to make it worth the time. If they bought 10 and sold them for
> a $6 profit, thats only $60 for a lot of gathering and distributing.
> Now if we were talking 100 items and all could be sold in one
> afternoon at the Hamfest, that would be a different story....maybe....
> But just 10 items which would probably take a couple of Hamfests to
> get rid of them all. Thats a LOT of work for 60 bucks!
> Personally, I wouldn't do it just for dinner money!!
That's why I would much rather trade radio stuff for other radio stuff,
rather than to try to sell for cash. Inevitably, whenever I ask enough $$
to make a sale worth my while, someone thinks I am asking too much and
ripping the other person off. All dollar(ette)s are exactly the same,
steadily lose buying power every day that passes, and will probably be gone
without a trace within weeks, if not days. But if I can trade what I think
is a nice piece in exchange for a different piece that someone else thinks
is nice, and both of us are happy and we each have a unique item that we may
keep for years.
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