Used model D, any advice appreciated

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Re: Used model D, any advice appreciated

Post by estragon » May 23rd, 2020, 7:14 pm

mict450 wrote:
May 23rd, 2020, 3:31 pm
Oh dear, looks like I've offended a few people with my remarks....let me apologize to those, especially the OP. I plead mea culpa. If there was any snarkiness in my response, it was not directed at the OP but those who price gouge. I completely assumed OP had never erged or worked out & was concerned he was paying an extortionally high price for a used erg, would use it for a couple of weeks, find he didn't like it & turn it into an expensive clothes rack. Again, my apologies.
Thanks Eric, good post, and big of you to respond like that. I think we've all done the same at some time on forums. Good man.

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Re: Used model D, any advice appreciated

Post by Dangerscouse » May 24th, 2020, 1:31 am

estragon wrote:
May 23rd, 2020, 7:14 pm
mict450 wrote:
May 23rd, 2020, 3:31 pm
Oh dear, looks like I've offended a few people with my remarks....let me apologize to those, especially the OP. I plead mea culpa. If there was any snarkiness in my response, it was not directed at the OP but those who price gouge. I completely assumed OP had never erged or worked out & was concerned he was paying an extortionally high price for a used erg, would use it for a couple of weeks, find he didn't like it & turn it into an expensive clothes rack. Again, my apologies.
Thanks Eric, good post, and big of you to respond like that. I think we've all done the same at some time on forums. Good man.
Agreed, it can be easily done and too many people don't have the courage to admit their mistake too
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Re: Used model D, any advice appreciated

Post by Citroen » May 24th, 2020, 5:59 am

mict450 wrote:
May 16th, 2020, 5:29 pm
You don't sound like you row. You don't sound like you erg. You don't sound like you even workout, judging by your comments on bars being closed. You've gotten great wisdom & common sense from the other more experienced respondents. Practise a little patience. But in the end, it's you nickel & your decision. Personally, I detest people who jack up prices because of shortages!! Yes, they have that right, but if you want to enable such despicable behavior, have at it!
mict450 wrote:
May 23rd, 2020, 3:31 pm
Oh dear, looks like I've offended a few people with my remarks....let me apologize to those, especially the OP. I plead mea culpa. If there was any snarkiness in my response, it was not directed at the OP but those who price gouge. I completely assumed OP had never erged or worked out & was concerned he was paying an extortionally high price for a used erg, would use it for a couple of weeks, find he didn't like it & turn it into an expensive clothes rack. Again, my apologies.
Nothing wrong in anything you've said. There are a lot of ergos that are used as clothes horses.
Anyone who's selling a used model D ergo for more than $900 is taking the p**s.

The only saving grace is that a model D that's little used will still have close to $900 of value on the second-hand market. If you buy a new one today and sell it tomorrow all you've lost is the shipping cost. Every kilometre you row on it drops the value by some fraction of a dollar.

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Re: Used model D, any advice appreciated

Post by Anth_F » May 24th, 2020, 8:57 am

Citroen wrote:
May 24th, 2020, 5:59 am

The only saving grace is that a model D that's little used will still have close to $900 of value on the second-hand market. If you buy a new one today and sell it tomorrow all you've lost is the shipping cost. Every kilometre you row on it drops the value by some fraction of a dollar.
Good luck in getting a "new one" for the regular retail price in this current state of affairs :lol:
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