how much is the resale value?

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  1. heartattack

    heartattack Semi-Pro

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    of a APDGT + racquet? Class B type of racquet or 8/9 out of 10 appearance. a friend of mine wants to buy it. any idea?
     
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  2. El Zed

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    I would check recently completed sales on the electronic bay - not asking price, but actually completed sales.
     
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  3. MikeHitsHard93

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    Tw takes used rackets and gives at most 75% back. And that is in perfect condition. I would say your racket is probably worth $140 if it has minor defects
     
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  5. The Meat

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    $140 for a used racquet is going a little too far even if its in good condition...

    I remember only getting $70 for an almost new used K 95 and $50 for a Babolat Aerostorm.

    I don't think he's thinking about selling for store credit here.
     
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  6. cork_screw

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    Depends when you sell it. If you sell in winter, you'll get a huge mark down for it. Winter is the buyer's market. Summer is the worst time to buy and the best time to sell. I bought a prestige 600 classic for $89 on the bay in December. And in July or August, I sold it for $177. People don't think to buy racquets because they're not playing. But even the crappy ones will sell for much more in the summer time. I always wait to sell my stuff in the first week of Wimbledon. That to me is the prime time to sell.

    Your racquet will be less, since the aero pros 2013 just came out. I would just sell now because the price is negligible seeing as how that's a now previous generation racquet. I expect maybe $70-$90. But probably $80 is a safe bet if you sell now. Maybe a bit less because it's cold and nobody is playing.
     
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  7. cork_screw

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    Yeah, I agree. Well that's because most of the people on these boards don't know what they're talking about. But they still decide to use their keyboards anyways. If you list 10 apdgt+ racquets on the bay in the same condition and sold them a week apart and took the average, I can assure you not a single one would be bought for $140. If it was brand new, you might get a random buyer, but even that's hard to ask for that during this time of the year and the fact the new updated versions were just released. Just one was sold on **** for $140, but that was brand new. All the others in excellent condition were sold for $75-$90. That was in the past few days.
     
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  8. Andyroo10567

    Andyroo10567 Professional

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    I would say about $70-$90.
     
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    e.b.a.y. is a great way to put a value on it, but remember to factor in listing fees, the % they take after it's sold, and shipping. So of that $70-90, you might want to knock $10-15 off of that to be fair.
     
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