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I'm always looking for bargains on mics, recorders, etc. But there must be more to life than Craigslist and eBay?! Where do you shop for those killer deals?

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I'm curious to know where other people go too. I had often wondered if there could be a section on this site for people looking to off load or pick up used gear.

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love that idea…… –  Jay Jennings Aug 21 '10 at 21:51
    
second that idea –  Auddity Aug 22 '10 at 19:28
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So.... if I tell you you'll end up bidding against me? :)

Of course ebay and I suspect each country has a local equivalent... I picked up my mint MKH70 w rycote & fluffy for us$800 via a local forum...

I suspect older location sound recordists probably have a mic collection some of which they wont/dont use so try wherever they congregate?

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I've gotten some decent deals on taperssection.com. It's a forum site for concert tapers. Once you create an account you can gain access to their Marketplace.

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@Steve, great tip - thanks. –  Jay Jennings Aug 23 '10 at 15:43
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jwsound.net has a buy sell section and is also a pretty good resource when it comes to on location stuff.

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Bazza's bazaar, mostly for UK based gear

Also Mike's film sound

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Would be great to find some decent used gear

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