Ten Year Rule

Guy Sotomayor ggs at shiresoft.com
Tue Nov 24 11:39:04 CST 2009


On Nov 24, 2009, at 9:21 AM, Teo Zenios wrote:

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>
> B&W G3's were giveaways a year ago or two ago, early G4 towers seem  
> to heading there now. You have a window of a few years before the  
> price start rising again and the units become hard to find (they all  
> get recycled). Makes me wonder why recyclers have not opened up a  
> warehouse to hold onto the better/cleaner systems for 5 years and  
> make a profit selling on ebay or their own websites.

Because warehouse space isn't free, taxes on inventory, etc.  The  
(sad?) reality is that from an economic standpoint it's much better  
for them to get the scrap value now vs holding on for 5+ years.

TTFN - Guy




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