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Topic # 31041 2-Mar-2009 21:22
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Hi all

Does anyone have, or know where I could buy, between 6-10 cheap laptops. I really only need to run basic office apps and would be happy to run them of Linux, so really need only very basic machines, reasonably good condition preferred. I'm hoping to get some for under $200. So long as they work (ie no broken keyboards, cracked screens, etc) I'm not too fussy. I'm sure if I wait long enough I can snaffle them from a range of places but surely someone must have a set from an old business that they want to offload in one swoop? Any help or pointing in the right direction appreciated! Cheers,

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  Reply # 198821 2-Mar-2009 21:24
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BTW - I'm in Auckland....

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  Reply # 198822 2-Mar-2009 21:29
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  Reply # 198837 2-Mar-2009 22:28
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Maybe check a bulk auction house that deals on companies selloffs or ask around friends that work in big companies, often they offer the old stock to staff. Bear in mind secondhand laptops are a hit - and - miss so you might be better off getting some ultra-cheap new ones instead.

Good luck.

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  Reply # 198954 3-Mar-2009 13:17
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Laptops that actually work for $200.. good luck with that.



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  Reply # 198978 3-Mar-2009 15:23
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I'll resort to Trademe if I have to, but would prefer to pick some up in one go form one place. There seem to be a few around at the $250 mark, but I'm hoping that I could buy them for cheaper if I pick up many at a time. Cheers,


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