eBay as career

From: Dave McGuire <mcguire_at_neurotica.com>
Date: Tue Jun 12 13:55:40 2001

On June 12, John Foust wrote:
> At 02:03 PM 6/12/01 -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > I've been selling some analog and digital test equipment, some synth
> >and music-related stuff, and some computer stuff. NeXT Dimension
> >boards, for example...I had about a dozen of them, and most of them
> >went for around $400/ea.
> Were you buying and reselling, or selling old gear you
> already owned?

  Buying stuff elsewhere (surplus places) and reselling it, and selling
stuff I already had around.

> >It's been profitable enough to pay my
> >$1400/mo rent and my $700/mo car payment, as well as other bills...no
> >"think" to it, if I hadn't been doing this, I'd be bankrupt...or
> >worse, working a 9-5 schedule, being taken advantage of by suits and
> >having clueless MCSEs trying to take credit for my work.
> Now there's something to flame about. It's not uncommon, though.


    -Dave McGuire
Received on Tue Jun 12 2001 - 13:55:40 BST

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