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QUESTION - Would you buy a used, medium (4 years old) for $450?

No accessories besides standard equipment. Have an option to do so today. I own a large but thinking of adding a second.

Thanks for the feedback. JW


  • No. If you're into it for $450, why not spend a couple hundred more and have a warranty to lean on? My 2¢.


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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,366
    Unless you are in Canada, I agree with Fred


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  • I wouldn't either, but I'd look at it and if it was ok offer them $200.  Worst they'll do is say no.

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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,861
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273

    Nope.   But I do like the idea of offerring 200 - at 3, I might start thinking about it.


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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,542
    Maybe if you can talk them down to $300 or less.

    I also agree with Fred, otherwise.
  • mark_08mark_08 Posts: 37
    I got my medium used from a buddy for $300. That included the plate setter and a stainless steel cart that was modified to fit the egg in.
    Medium Egg. Huntsville, TX
  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    I bought a medium off Craigslist, included the nest(castors needed replacing),platesetter,cast iron grid and raised grid - for $240.00.  Was cooked on less than six times. 
  • bobbymcGbobbymcG Posts: 13
    No way. I'd pass.
  • Wilco76Wilco76 Posts: 18
    Not a single yes vote. I guess that settles it. Thanks, JW
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,329
    No. 300 and maybe


  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,193
    Just saw a MBGE, 2 years old, with nest, mates and setter, two grids and a High-Q, was very new. Asking was $450 and I thought that was too much. $350 tops. 
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