Boating How-To’s - Open Radar Array, Leaning Post, Trap Pricing Question
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06-01-2012, 08:35 PM
I need some help pricing some items for sale
I have 3 Seaview radar mounts (I think they are all Seaview).
I have one small radar mount by Seaview.
I have a used leaning post that holds six scuba tanks with retractable pedastal.
I have 3 lobster/crab traps of various sizes-really nice antique traps.
These are large items-how do I ship these the most cost effective way to someone who wants them?
Thanks for your help and Have a Great Day!
06-01-2012, 08:54 PM
Where are you located? You best bet to to sell it locally or box it up and send it UPS.
06-01-2012, 09:06 PM
Houston, TX - They are just too big-UPS makes you send it Freight. Totally cost ineffective. I could do Craigs, but then you have to deal with all that. These items are pretty specific to THT people.
Thanks for the input.....
I found that the big array on the left is a Seaview, custom model 12.
06-02-2012, 10:54 AM
As for the Radar Mounts, what do you guys think about the price point on radar masts of this size in good condition? Just the base is $1500 retail- thats the lowest I could find online.
06-02-2012, 11:05 AM
Some of those items are a tough sell. Those large mounts are pretty large vessel specific. You may want to see if there is a local used marine electronics store and see what they would offer.
The leaning post shouldn't be hard to get rid of. $500 if you're lucky probably $250 would get it gone in a hurry. The lobster traps would probably go for $20-$50each. Seat--$100, bases $20-$40.
Again it just depends if you are willing to be patient or if you are looking for the money. Everyone is always looking for a deal and you have items that would interest people.
Karl in NY
06-02-2012, 11:41 AM
Up this way, those traps are only used for coffee tables now...
06-02-2012, 03:19 PM
Thanks for the info guys-I'll be listing all this in about a week.