[Wolves] Anyone knows second-hand laptop's price around wolves?

David Goodwin dg at clocksoft.com
Mon May 16 07:56:49 BST 2005

Andy Wootton wrote:
> alex yan wrote:
>> In order to do my project conveniently, I'm thinking to buy a cheap 
>> and runnable 2nd-hand laptop to install Linux if it is affordable.
>> Anyone got ideas about it?
>> Thanks
>> Feiyong
> In my experience, second-hand laptops are either overpriced compared 
> with new machines or unusable. I was sent this new Tosh for under £500 
> this morning
> http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/products/index.html?action=c2hvd19wcm9kdWN0X292ZXJ2aWV3&product_uid=79588&_LOC=UK 
> That is about half what it would have cost last September.
> If you could live with a desktop there is a good source of second-hand 
> kit at an electronics shop in Cheslyn Hay. They had usable machines for 
> £50 last time I was there. Kevan could probably tell you more.

I totally agree. Laptops have an unjustified premium price wise, 
especially second hand ones.

I would suggest one shop (although I don't know if they're really any 
good or not) who I drive past every morning near spagetti, just off the 
A38... (un)fortunately I can't remember their name.

There's always ebay of course


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