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  1. qtrain23

    qtrain23 3D Printing Protege

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    Should we make an Oakley blue book of frames and they're estimated value based on condition and what they come with? Seems like a cool idea if you find something and wanna know if it's a steal or not.

    Anyone in?
     
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  2. SpliceD

    SpliceD B-)

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    Personally i feel it's a waste of effort on estimated value. Prices on Oakleys are all over the place. One person will pay $60 for a Romeo1 and the next person will pay $400.

    OR already does a good job at documenting information. The only thing they don't include is what's in the box. That could be a nice database to have. I know someone on here recently bought a Ernesto Fonseca Antix, but had no idea it came with a wristband.
     
  3. walkerhonda243

    walkerhonda243 Oakley Enthusiast

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  4. walkerhonda243

    walkerhonda243 Oakley Enthusiast

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    that's better lol I screwed your "quote" up spliced lol my bad
     
  5. qtrain23

    qtrain23 3D Printing Protege

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    Of course the value of anything is what ever someone will pay, but I feel like a general database to use as a starting point would benefit someone. And it'll help people see how eBay prices are rediculous compared to the average going rate.
     
  6. Peeza21

    Peeza21 African in the United Kingdom

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    I agree with spliceD. I think even if there is a database it still is so variable to change.

    Just look at what people have been paying for cubes this year $500+ but last year you could grab one commonly for $300..
     
  7. jiveSEVEN

    jiveSEVEN I Should Work at Oakley...

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    It would be a lot of work, and it's much easier just posting a specific pair on the forum and asking the pros on here the "going" rate for the ones you're after.
     
  8. SpliceD

    SpliceD B-)

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    Like i said, the OR already does that pretty well. You see the MSRP and you can go from there. It's up to the individual to decide whether to pay above, at, or below.

    Besides, it doesn't take much work to find out if you're getting a deal or not. And even if people are too lazy to do the work, they could always make a thread asking.

    I'll also go on to say that yes, some ebay postings are ridiculous. But the hope for the seller is that some dummy will actually bid. The other side to this is what if the seller's item is deemed rare? Let's take a pair of polished carbon ichrio juliets for example. How hard is it to find a pair? I think we can all safely agree that it's pretty damn hard, but if one pops up for $700, would someone who really really wants a pair pay for it? Probably. Is it worth it? That's subjective.
     
  9. thatoakleyguy

    thatoakleyguy Oakley Enthusiast

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    I suggested something similar and it makes sense what everyone is saying. Too hard to
    Value a lot of frames
     
  10. froghog

    froghog Oakley Beginner

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    I understand what everyone is saying, I just wouldn't tell it to becketts who made a living valuing baseball cards.