jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Jan 17 12:55:52 CST 2008
On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 01:30:34PM -0500, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Joshua Boyd wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 12:58:31PM -0500, laz at moaa.net wrote:
> >> you could check out the trade-ups program at APC and see about credit
> >> toward a purchase of a new one..
> > Also, you (the OP) could try calling Think3P about reconditioning it, or
> > maybe a trade in. Their price on a refurb one is $550, so hopefully
> > their price on reconditioning yours would be a good bit less.
> Reconditioning quote is $430, including shipping and new batteries but
> not missing plastics. By comparison I can get a used-but-tested one in
> better cosmetic shape than mine (i.e, all plastics present) for $390
> shipped from CDN Systems in Austin. Tough call which is the better deal.
> Haven't asked 3P about trade-ins ... didn't know they did trade-in. I'd
> assume it'd be comparable to reconditioning cost.
You could also ask Think3P about matching the CDN price, since CDN
sounds a lot cheaper than a refurb from Think3P.
Nice to know that I should check with CDN before future purchases.
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