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Runny

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How much for Rossignol skis?
« on: October 26, 2014, 07:21:28 PM »
Somebody in our building left a used pair of Rossignol skis next to the recycling. I grabbed them and am thinking about selling them on Craigslist. I have no idea how much to charge. If you guys have any advice I'd appreciate it!

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Re: How much for Rossignol skis?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2014, 07:36:27 PM »
It all depends on the ski and model year. Are there bindings? Post a pic.

Runny

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Re: How much for Rossignol skis?
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2014, 07:51:11 PM »
Yes they have bindings. I've attached some pics. There are also three pairs of used ski boots as well. Would it be worth selling those as well. I haven't grabbed them yet.

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Re: How much for Rossignol skis?
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2014, 06:03:59 AM »
I was thinking about selling them for $ 100. Would that be a reasonable price?

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Re: How much for Rossignol skis?
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2014, 06:35:47 AM »
Meh, tough to say without seeing the bases and edges, but I'd imagine $100 is the best you're going to get. If someone offered $50 I'd grab it and run.

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Re: How much for Rossignol skis?
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2014, 09:48:27 AM »
I was thinking about selling them for $ 100. Would that be a reasonable price?
AS MattChuck said, it really depends on the condition of the edges and bases, and what model they actually are.  I tried to figure that out but couldn't from your blurry picts... what's the name of the ski?
look at the edges (the metal side parts) - any deep cuts or gouges?
look at the bases (the part that touches the snow) - how badly scraped up are they?  Any cuts that go through the base layer into the core of the ski (aka "core shot"?)
what's the length of the ski (in cm - often written on the ski in small print somewhere)?

If the edges/bases are clean you might get more than $100.  If there's a core shot or delamination then they're largely worthless... good only as a training ski - you might get $25 for them.

Boots are uberpersonal.  If they're lightly used you might get a bidder, otherwise if the liner has been packed down to someone else's foot it's unlikely it will fit anyone else very well.  What condition are they in?  you can always grab them and then throw them out later.

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Re: How much for Rossignol skis?
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2014, 09:53:03 AM »
There is a reason someone threw them away. If they fit you, go skiing. If not, figure out what they are and throw an ad on CL for $25 or something. Be pleasantly surprised if you get it.

Just to put it in perspective - most thrift stores *won't* accept any skis no matter what - they are heavy, valueless garbage. Most serious skiers get new skis every year, and the value of used alpine skis is really minimal (zero) unless it's a particularly hot model, in perfect shape, and only a year or two old. Sad but true.

-W

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Re: How much for Rossignol skis?
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2015, 01:21:06 PM »
Quick update: I just sold them for $40 via Craigslist :).