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  • Helping a friend out, who needs a new mac???

    My buddy fell rock climbing last year, broke a ton of bones in his body, was almost paralyzed, etc...etc.... He is still trying to cover all of his medical expenses, and because of that it is forcing him to sell all of his studio gear to pay back the $10+K in medical bills he has. I took this snipit from his list cuz this thing is a monster.....he has other studio gear, etc if anyone is interested in that let me know.

    Like I said, this is to try and help a friend out.....

    His Mac

    Mac Summary

    • Dual 2GHz PowerPC G5
    • 1.5GB DDR400 SDRAM (PC3200)
    • 250GB Serial ATA - 7200rpm
    • NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra w/64MB DDR SDRAM
    • 56k V.92 internal modem
    • 8x SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
    • Apple Keyboard & Apple Mouse - U.S. English
    • Mac OS X - U.S. English
    • APP for Power Mac (w/ or w/o display) - Enrollment Kit

    Apple Care Extended Warrenty for 3 years

    Subtotal $3,547.00

    He paid over 4k for this thing not even 6 months ago, still has roughly 3yrs left on the warranty.....if your interested drop me a pm, serious inquires only.

    5 midgets......spanking a man....covered in 1000 island dressing. Is that love making? - Token
    ‘Our great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is privately controlled. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world. No government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of small groups of men.’ - Woodrow Wilson

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    my buddies other stuido gear, let me know if anyone sees anything in here that they want.

    Mac Dual G5 - 1.5 gig ram, Dual 2 gig, DVD burner, 232 gig SATA, 150 SATA - see below post

    Logic Audio 6 professional retail version with USB auth key $1000

    Yamaha Motiff ES 8 88 weighted key $2500
    JBL TR 125
    Yamaha SPX 990
    Yamaha AN1x $600
    Roland MC 505 $500
    Pioneer EFX 500 $350
    CDJ 10 $50
    Alesis AirFx $250
    DBX Crossover $200

    5 midgets......spanking a man....covered in 1000 island dressing. Is that love making? - Token
    ‘Our great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is privately controlled. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world. No government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of small groups of men.’ - Woodrow Wilson

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    • #3
      Sorry about your buddy. I hope he has recovered, or is on his way to a complete recovery. Or has good disability insurance. Man, that bites.

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      • #4
        ouch. that totally sucks.
        that motif makes me droooool

        Set the whales free!

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        • #5
          Yeah. The Motif would be sooo cool. But no have the cash.
          Sorry bout your bud.
          Sux he has to sell off his possessions to cover health care.
          10K, can't he get a loan or is he gonna be down a long while?

          PrintDriver is a large format digital print dude. His advice/opinions may not apply to the 4color/offset/web world of printing

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          • #6
            sorry to hear about your friend. I've been in that situation as well with a friend. He had alot of super expensive studio equipment. He went to LA for a year and I took his equipment for $5000 and agreed that he could buy it back from me when he is ready for the same price. (recording equipment was worth about $25k).

            He has some nice equipment, I like that motif 8. I'm afraid he is asking alot for his prices though. I can get a new one for that price. Also, he is asking $500 more then what a new G5 2ghz costs now. Doesn't matter what he paid then, matters what its worth now. You should inform him that a new system costs $500 less then what he is asking. Computers depreciate fast.

            Good luck to him. Maybe he can get a loan or something? There are tons of disability help organizations out there. Especially to pay hospital bills. To my knowledge all major hospitals in the US have time extension programs and charitable help. I know many people who have very high hospital bills which they have made payment arrangements for a certain amount of money every month for years.

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