Did I make a good buy?

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by buckethat, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. buckethat

    buckethat New Member

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    I recently purchased a 18/9 motorized extractor mann lake, the stainless uncapping tank, 30 deeps,30 medium supers all 10 frame with drawn comb, 6 active hives with 2 deeps and 2 medium supers also 15 covers and bases. I am wondering if it was a good deal can people let me know what they think a good price was to relieve my wondering and my wifes. Thanks
     
  2. Papakeith

    Papakeith New Member

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    add up the retail costs of the above and chop by 50%. if you paid that or less you got a good deal.
     

  3. PerryBee

    PerryBee New Member

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    This is a good formula for most things used in the beekeeping world. We all would like too get the "killer" deal and sometimes we get lucky, but as far as a "fair" price, 50% is it. Just think that at some point you might want to sell :)shock:), what would you accept to part with your beloved equipment? :wink:
     
  4. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    did you think you got a good deal?
     
  5. Slowmodem

    Slowmodem New Member

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    What is the value of drawn comb? If you need it, I think it would be worth it's weight in gold.
     
  6. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Definitely drawn comb is like gold when you need it.
     
  7. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    A willing buyer and a willing seller............