Wavebird controller for $20 a worthwhile deal?

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  1. epicelite
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    epicelite Equal opportunity ass kicker.

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    Got a offer to buy a wavebird controller with receiver all in good condition for $20.

    1) Is $20 significantly less then I would expect to pay on e-bidet?

    2) Could I sell it for enough more it would be worth my time?

    3) Should I keep it even though I NEVER play GC? (Maybe someday I will end up with a Wii? [​IMG] )

    4) Does anyone here want it and would compensate me for my troubles?
     
  2. Maikel Steneker

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    I already have one, so I won't buy it, but 20 dollars is a great deal! The Wavebird is a great controller, I still use it for my Wii to play games like Mario Kart Wii, Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Sonic Unleashed. I don't know if you can sell it for much more though...
     
  3. Satangel

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    Wow, $20 is a great deal!
    If you posted this a few weeks ago, I would have bought it from you, but now it's too late [​IMG]
    If you don't have a Wii/GC, there isn't really a reason to keep it though...
    You can definately ask more, I've seen shops that sell it at $50!
     
  4. UltraMagnus

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    they sell for £40-£50 brand new, at least over here. so i would say buy it, even if it is just to put on ebay.

    they are great controllers though
     
  5. Satangel

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    Yeah, way better then the Official controller.
    You really got a good deal there, if you posted this just a few weeks ago, I would have bought it!
     
  6. hankchill

    hankchill I Pwn n00bs.

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    Hrm? The Wavebird *is* an official controller [​IMG]

    I got one myself as well, mind you quite some time ago. I won't get rid of it though because they're so rare [​IMG] (plus I have a perfectly good working gamecube)
     
  7. Satangel

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    I mean the official wired controller offcourse.
     
  8. Edgedancer

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    I think that it is a great deal. I would grab one if I had the opportunity.
     
  9. jesterscourt

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    Best possible controller for Smash. I'm kicking myself for not scooping the extra ones I saw at EB last summer for either 15 or 20 a piece.
     
  10. Edgedancer

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    Any GC controller is the best brawl. Anything is better than wiimote and nunchuck.
     
  11. Immortal Game

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    I wish I had a Wavebird. The only reason why I use a classic controller for Brawl is because it's similar to the GCN controllers, but wireless.

    It'd be so much better for me with a Wavebird.. you should grab it.
     
  12. dagreenone

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    Great deal, especially since they are hard to come by and discontinued.
     
  13. jalaneme

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    yes buy, i brought my wavebrid for £12 in cex second hand and glad i did, they go for so much on ebay now.
     
  14. DeMoN

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    Hmmm.... that actually sounds too good to be true.
    "Good" condition? Make sure that the ridges on the control stick aren't worn out, as that will hamper your Smashing.