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What's a fair garage sale price on an RRoD Xbox?

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Initial post: Nov 30, 2012 9:29:51 AM PST
Soulshine says:
I have the black Xbox 360 Elite that I tried to trade in to Gamestop a while ago - but I made the mistake of telling them it had been repaired in the past so they didn't want it (even though it looks like the manufacturer's sticker is still intact). Gets a red ring at least half the time so I'm comfortable calling it broken. Everything's included - except I want to keep the hard drive.

Component cables/HDMI/power brick/controller/headset/cosole all packed in the box. My granny's having a garage sale today and tomorrow and I might bring it over - what's a reasonable asking price?

I'm thinking of sticking $40 on it and taking no less than $30. I'll add a note about what's included (no HDD) and that it needs a RRoD repair. Maybe I'll throw in a game and put $45. I don't know.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 9:31:33 AM PST
jtshiel says:
30 sounds good.

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 9:32:17 AM PST
Looks like a lot of people on eBay are bidding between $25-$38 for RRoD 360s with varying size hard drives. $40 probably isn't too bad for a starting price.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 9:34:50 AM PST
Ice King says:
Is there another Gamestop you can go to? Just don't tell them about the RROD this time.

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 9:35:54 AM PST
FOGE says:
Ok, someone explain to me what value a RROD 360 has. I thought it was basically bricked.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 9:38:43 AM PST
Soulshine says:
Yeah I thought about that. I think I'd get more, but it would be store credit. If I included the hard drive I think they'd give about $50 (but I really want to keep that). Plus the next closest one is at a mall 20 minutes away. Garage sale would just be less hassle.

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 9:39:06 AM PST
Dukeshire says:
If it is selling for 30-40 bucks on Ebay, a garage sale is usually a place to go for a bigger discount. Remember you will most likely be selling to soccer moms/dads who have little experience with gaming. If it is taking up space and you don't plan on selling it on Ebay then you should price it at around 20-30 bucks.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 9:40:07 AM PST
jtshiel says:
You can fix pretty much any of them if you are experienced I think.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 9:40:43 AM PST
Soulshine says:
It can be repaired, just not by me.

It originally broke outside of the 3-year warranty and I had it repaired locally (was cheaper than MS and didn't have to mail it). It was fixed for a while, but not anymore.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 9:42:25 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 30, 2012 9:47:22 AM PST
WesCyde says:
If it was me I would take a look on ebay at broken xbox 360 sales and look at an avg and then since its a garage sale maybe shaving off a few dollars. Keep in mind on ebay most likely those prices are just for the Console with no cables and accessories like you are selling.

I would sell it on ebay personally someone will buy it trust me on that but make sure you go find out dimensions if you plan to ship because that can and will screw you over if you do not know ahead of time so people can do it by zip code

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 9:45:45 AM PST
Flores. says:
About three fiddy.

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 10:01:44 AM PST
Soulshine says:
I just got word that I already made $45 on the junk I brought over last night, so now I'm thinking I'll stick $35 on it but take $25 if someone wants to haggle.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 10:05:09 AM PST
WesCyde says:
Thats a steal where is your garage sale? I sold a broken cell phone for more than that

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 10:06:21 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 30, 2012 10:09:12 AM PST
MoultonHawk says:
Soul you can sell everything but the mainframe to gamestop FYI, controllers, cables, etc.

Wes wanna buy my ylod fat ? $25 :) plus shipping. We have a fed ex acct with the family biz so I get a discount I'm in Cali. I sold it all but the mainframe plus you get indigo prophesy ps2 for free disk stuck inside.

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 10:07:35 AM PST
jtshiel says:
Yeah, If you don't want gamestop credit that will make you a Cash offer!!!!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 10:09:02 AM PST
WesCyde says:
Nah i just dealt with a 60GB phatty, but an elite 360 is a much better sell. What size is the HDD shoot you could probably sell that to gamestop too. I would only sell the console if i was you soul

Posted on Nov 30, 2012 10:10:38 AM PST
MoultonHawk says:
I think mines an 80gb not sure it's the motorstorm box original I paid $600 for it I think, man that's scary.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 10:12:07 AM PST
Soulshine says:
I'm not telling you where my grandma lives!

And I'm definitely keeping the 120GB hard drive.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 10:12:55 AM PST
WesCyde says:
I sent mine back to sony had them fix it for $120 they sent me back pracitally a brand new console manufacture refurbished made a dummy account downloaded a bunch of PSN games and good ones to it and sold it on ebay for $325

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 30, 2012 10:18:40 AM PST
Harmicky says:

Posted on Dec 1, 2012 1:12:59 AM PST
Nicos says:
you better have a bucket of sawdust ready because people are going to puke when they see it!!!!

Posted on Dec 1, 2012 7:14:02 AM PST
pay them to take it

Posted on Dec 1, 2012 7:46:10 AM PST
Peter Faden says:
You could hold on to it, box it up, and sell the parts a few years after the new Xbox releases. You'll probably make more money off it that way.

Posted on May 22, 2013 2:01:55 AM PDT
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