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Old Nov 7, 2006, 09:17 PM   #1
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Got a new PowerBook

Yay, only 3 to 5 more days! I recently aquired a PowerBook G4 12 inch from heyloo. He has been very nice, and hasn't scammed me . I am really excited. Its specs:

PowerPC G4 1.33 GhZ
12 inch
100Gb 7200 RPM(upgraded from 60 gb 4200 RPM)
1.25 Gb Ram(MAXXED)
Shinza Zeroshock case
Shipped With FedEx™
RadTech Keboard/Screen Protector
DiskWarrior
Tiger


I am so happy. Every day I seem to want to call FedEx and ask "Where is it?"

This is, going to replace my iMac. I shall give the iMac to my bro.
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Old Nov 7, 2006, 09:31 PM   #2
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I had the exact same computer except with less ram and a 4200 60 gig hard drive. I loved it so much. I still miss it, but I bought another powerbook at a steal of a price and had to sell the 12 inch for money. Have fun with it.
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Old Nov 7, 2006, 09:34 PM   #3
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i recently got almost the exact same speced pbook, but im lookin to sell now that im getting a macbook from work...
u wudnt believe wut i went thru to sell my old vaio and to get this! and then i get offered a job where a macbook is included...
c'est la vie
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Old Nov 7, 2006, 09:37 PM   #4
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Congrats on your new lappy. How much did you get it for? Did you get a good deal?
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Old Nov 7, 2006, 09:39 PM   #5
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The 12" PB is the best machine. I wish it held more ram, tho!
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Old Nov 7, 2006, 09:49 PM   #6
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I got it for $1250 with a BT Mouse, Shinza Case, KB and Screen protector, and an additional wireless ant.

And the Ram and HDD upgrades.

Pretty Good deal.
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Old Nov 7, 2006, 09:54 PM   #7
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I got it for $1250 with a BT Mouse, Shinza Case, KB and Screen protector, and an additional wireless ant.

And the Ram and HDD upgrades.

Pretty Good deal.
Geez, $1,250? "Pretty good deal?" Wow, that's pretty up there? I guess you wanted it pretty badly!
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Old Nov 7, 2006, 09:58 PM   #8
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wow, um, you coulda gotta a refurb macbook pro 2.0ghz for like 200 more.... that and the fact that you probably don't have a warranty of any kind...

I hope it work out for the best and that you enjoy it though.
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Old Nov 7, 2006, 10:04 PM   #9
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Ouch

That's a bit on the high side. With those specs it averages around $900-$975 on eBay. I sold my PB 15" with 1.5GHZ and 100GB 7.2K drive for $1100.00 last month.
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Thats Canadian Dollars. Wow, after all those rants..people still don't know I am canadian
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Old Nov 8, 2006, 05:24 PM   #11
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Can anybody comment on this? Its gonna seem like forever until its delivered.
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Old Nov 8, 2006, 05:31 PM   #12
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Thats Canadian Dollars. Wow, after all those rants..people still don't know I am canadian
That's still $1,106 = Overpaid IMO. But all the power to ya if you feel it's worth it!
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That's still $1,106 = Overpaid IMO. But all the power to ya if you feel it's worth it!
Well, at least it was better than getting ripped off on an iBook from PowerMax.
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Old Nov 8, 2006, 05:35 PM   #14
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Here are the specs he gave me directly:

Powerbook G4 12"
CPU Speed: 1.33GHz
RAM: 1.25 GB (Max)
HDD: 100GB Seagate 7200rpm (my previous HDD died, so I 'just' replaced into this HDD)
Superdrive
Graphics - 64MB GeForce FX Go5200
***Battery*** My model qualified for the Battery Recall Program recently launched by Apple. I made the exchange so it's running on 'brand new' set of battery! :-)

How about I throw in a Bluetooth (non-mighty mouse) mouse, a Shinza case, and RadTech screen protector (that goes between the screen and the keyboard. It has a 'Powerbook' engraving(?) on it by RadTech).



He also threw in an external wireless antenna and little silicon legs that protect around the screen...
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Well with that fast HD, new battery and Shinza case, I think it's worth it in Canadian dollars.
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Well with that fast HD, new battery and Shinza case, I think it's worth it in Canadian dollars.
And the maxxed ram...
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