gauging interest on wlips

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  1. paOol
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    so i contacted wlip about being a reseller so i can get some wlips to my friends and myself for cheaper.
    the minimum order is 100 at 19 euros (about $28 USD)
    so i'd need to lay down almost $3,000.
    if i can get enough interest here (like 50 units at least) i might go through with it.
    im not doing it to make much profit, im doing it to get wlips for cheaper for myself and for my friends and you guys.
    they are normally 25 euros ($36)

    so if you just want to buy one off me, i'd sell it for like $32, if you wanted 5+ i'd give it to you for $29 each, if you wanted 10 or more, i would give it to you for the same price i paid ($28) except you wouldn't have to buy a minimum of 100 of them lol.

    if less than 20 ppl are interested , im just going to take the hit and just buy one for myself at full price and forget the whole idea.
     
  2. LordWill072284

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    yeh it'd be a sweet deal pending price, but then ya check the site and d2c wlips might also come out...wait for latest/greatest, or throw 3000...hard choice bud...i'll keep watchin might buy a few from ya also lol
     
  3. MC DUI

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    [​IMG] @ continue post later

    How much are they normally without buying 100?

    LordWill makes a good point about future Wii's not being compatible with the old wlips, meaning you would be left with a bunch of stock that nobody wants.
     
  4. paOol
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    they are 25 euros, ($36) normally.
    haha i was done with class as i was typing my post so i finished it now that im back in my dorm.

    yeah lordwill might be right, but im sure there are tons of people with D2a and d2b's who would be interested in a solder-free solution
     
  5. LordWill072284

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    yeh bud. LOTS of ppl still have d2b with cut legs. some friends of mine bought wii's from a local superstore bout 4 months ago...and they're d2b with cut legs, so of course there are those sittin there thinkin there screwed, cause they think it'll be modded cause d2b but cut legs, so they freak... all and all, both wlips, the d2b, and the sooner d2c wlips, would be sweet to grab once they come
     
  6. MC DUI

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    That's a lot of units to move just to save $8 man, I wouldn't do it IMO. But in the end it's your call.

    I'd put myself down for one but my Wii is already modded.
     
  7. paul1991

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    32USD for a wlip?
    My friend can solder it for free.
    Tell wlip that their socket and wire set is about 28USD overpriced.
     
  8. DarkLG

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    i would buy one from you when are they out?
     
  9. paOol
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    possibly the 21st. thats what it says on their website but theres a possibility of it being delayed.
     
  10. DarkLG

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    um would you sell them for reall or just say that you bought them and we send the money and you never send them and kepp the money?
     
  11. DarkLG

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    um would you sell them for real or just say that you bought them and we send the money and you never send them and keep the money?
     
  12. iritegood

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    Don't double post to correct a typo.

    And why would he answer that if he was trying to scam you? Common sense sure isn't common these days...
     
  13. paOol
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    with only 1 reseller at the moment, im kind of wishing i went through with the order.
    but, o well.
     
  14. lolsjoel

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    Yes, at $32 USD I would buy at least one Wlip from you - so put me on your priority buyers list for your first round of sales! My fear, though, is that US resellers are going to price gouge the shit out of the Wlip and charge upwards of $50 a pop because they probably can. I definitely won't bite at that point, but at $32 I'd be first in line!
     
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    I'm interested. However live in the UK so it would probably be more expensive.
    But I'd lend support.
     
  16. gaboumafou

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    Same thing for me.
     
  17. paOol
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    heh, 2 possible buyers out of 100.
    i dont think im going to go for it =\.
     
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    I told them that as well via email [​IMG]
    But still....you dont void your warranty.
    How much is left on the warranty of old wiis anyway? not long.