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----- Original Message -----
From: "Hugo Jenkins" <hugo_j@...>
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 7:09 AM
Subject: [AH] NEWS FLASH : Newbie posting gets bitten on ass :P
> Hello people...
> OK... it looks like no one wants my Jupiter 4, and fair enough, given
> the criticism of the pricing ∗hids head in shame∗.
> I went and checked out the current street price of the Jupiter 4 on
> VSE (http://www.vintagesynth.org/roland/jup4.shtml) . They quote it
> being $450 US, which now is a little over $900 AU. I think that this
> would do me very nicely. Now, I check out www.zzounds.com and find out
> that their price for the Korg Electribe EA-1 (which I ideally want)
> is... $299.95 US.
> Now be very very conservative and take $99 USD off the new price for
> an example second hand price of $200 USD. In my mind, $450 USD is a
> bit more than $200 USD. The Jup4 isn't in excellent top condition,
> but, $350 USD is still better than $200 USD for a used EA-1. And
> remember all the $$$ prices I quoted were in AUD (AUstralian Dollar),
> which at the moment is roughly 2 AUD = 1 USD.
> I'm not having a cry about the fact that no one on this list wants to
> buy my synth. I'm not having the "im a newbie so go easy" cry (I'm a
> writer for Australia's biggest computer hardware site, and am trained
> to recognise newbies at 50 metres :). I'm just explaining my logic. If
> no one wants my synth, hey, I'm cool with that, I just thought that as
> a member of this list I'd take the consideration of asking if there is
> anyone who might want/need a synth like this, as the list has helped
> me with queries in the past. If you want to discourage this activity,
> feel free...
> I haven't been on this list for very long... maybe 2-3 months. But I
> do like it, and have seen people posting FS items etc. I guess I'll try
the boards, or ∗bay if I get nowhere.
> "I'm going thru a black HEY capricorn day!"