Imac G3 IN box!!! $10

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  1. Theclamshell macrumors 68030

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    today i was at the MIT computer flea market. I found an imac g3 box with 10 dollars written on it.

    i go look and the imac and everything else was there. i just got it home and everything is with it it has no scratches on it and its in mint condition!!!

    it has been used before but judging by its condition very few times.

    i was amazed at all the old macs at the flea market and the prices were not to bad.
     

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  2. Theclamshell thread starter macrumors 68030

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  3. stridemat Moderator

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    In my neck of the wood we would call that a bargain. Anything else of interest which you could have brought???
     
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  5. Theclamshell thread starter macrumors 68030

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    they did have a powermac g4 in box but he wanted 300 and the box was beat up

    i also got 4 airport cards for $100 and a numpad for my 512k for $3 lol

    its a 500/256/20
     
  6. Hrududu macrumors 68020

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    The 500MHz and faster iMacs are actually pretty usable I think. My little brother uses a 600MHz snow every day, and I've got a 500MHz model in my garage. The price on the AirPort cards seems a bit high IMO, but it sounds like you did pretty well overall.
     
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    Recently here in New Zealand there was a "eDay" where people can dispose of old computer equipment they no longer want for recycling. Apparently someone took in one of the first iMacs with it's box, so the company sorting out the junk sold it along with some other valuable bits on the local auction website (not sure how much they got for the iMac) and gave the money to charity. :)
     
  8. Theclamshell thread starter macrumors 68030

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    yes they are fine machines for everyday use and i like my airport cards lol

    Thats cool, i dont get how people can buy them and never open them
     
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    It had been used, but was evidently still in very good condition and had the box, etc.
     
  11. nullx86 macrumors 6502a

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    holy crap, where was this at? I need to hit up the local markets here and try to get me some deals :D
     
  12. savoirfaire macrumors 6502

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    Is the MIT computer flea market open to anybody or just MIT students?
     
  13. Theclamshell thread starter macrumors 68030

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    http://www.mitflea.com/

    its for everyone and there is a $5 admission fee
     
  14. savoirfaire macrumors 6502

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    Awesome, I live pretty close by so I'll have to check it out! Thanks for the info!
     
  15. Theclamshell thread starter macrumors 68030

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    just dont take the good macs before me :p
     
  16. nickXedge macrumors 6502

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    That's a pretty good deal for airport cards. I assume they are the original ones; a/b. Did you test them to make sure they are functional since you bought them, and/or would you be willing to part with any of them? Say, for the obvious price of $25? :D
     
  17. Bennieboy© macrumors 65816

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    why dont we get things like this in england? :( 10 dollars for a boxed iMac is awesome great find dude :D
     
  18. tofagerl macrumors 6502a

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    I am jealous. Which is weird, cause I never go to flea markets, so it's not like that would ever happen to me.
     
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  20. Guiyon macrumors 6502a

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    Nice find! There's always something there to find if you look hard enough :). I haven't been there in a while (school/life/etc) but I should at least try to make the last one this year.
     
  21. Theclamshell thread starter macrumors 68030

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    never!!!! lol im keeping the airport cards for my old macs that i get (yes they were originals) i have managed to use a few and they work great.

    thanks guys, the imac is currently sitting on my desk in my room looking good lol
     
  22. nickXedge macrumors 6502

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    Hahaha, worth a shot! Enjoy, it sounds great.
     
  23. Consultant macrumors G5

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    Great find!

    The keyboard is worth more than $10.
     
  24. HelloMarissa macrumors newbie

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    Lucky! Those were always my favorite.
    It looks great.
     

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