[rescue] AS/400e resale value?
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed May 2 10:33:11 CDT 2007
Kevin R. Marshall wrote:
> They're trying to get a couple of grand out of it for resale.
> I've told them that i doubt they will get that much, but that i
> would check around.
Very doubtful. If they're very lucky and they find a willing dealer,
they may get half that much. They'd be much more likely to get trade-in
value than hard cash.
> I'd love to take it home and give it a shot, but i'll likely be
> moving out of the country soon and the last thing i need is
> another computer that i need a forklift to move. Besides, i've
> got two smaller AS/400s (CISC i believe) already at home that
> i've never put together and booted up. I don't know much about
> OS/400 nor the hardware, only the basic concepts of LPAR and so
The CISC AS/400s are a bit of a pain, since the community is so small.
> If i thought i could sell the parts, i'd buy it for a grand or so
> and part it out, but the market doesn't look full of buyers and
> i don't want to sit on parts for a year, so i'll leave it as
> their problem.
Sounds like a plan.
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