Thread: ibook from ebay
09-06-2005, 03:33 PM #1ibook from ebay
just taken on board a G3 500mhz iBook
i got it from ebay and it really is a killer deal
£205 plus postage - wow am i lucky
hardly a mark on it!
the guy did not know much about computers his auction just said
very good condition- so i bit the ebay pill took a chance and have come up trumps.
just had to share that with you guys in case you appreciate it
i am so pleased with this purchase
now to get on the net with it, after upgrading it seemlessly to OSX
sorry just had to tell you all - i'm comin in my pants.
09-06-2005, 03:42 PM #2
- Member Since
- Jan 31, 2005
- dodo island
- ibook g4, 14'', 1.33 Ghz, 60gig, 768ram, Mac OsX 10.4.3
maybe it was a stolen ibook.
Nyways.. looks like a good deal
09-06-2005, 03:46 PM #3ibook from ebayOriginally Posted by chouk
no way the guy was kosher came with all original
os 9 discs
09-06-2005, 05:07 PM #4
- Member Since
- Feb 06, 2005
- MacBook Pro Retina 13" • iPhone 7 • iPad Air • and many iPods
That's awesome-- it's great to hear someone "pulling out a plum" once in a while.
Keep us posted on what you're doing with it!
09-07-2005, 06:29 AM #5WeirdMorphGuest
eh got mine via local auction and the price was 700 $
09-10-2005, 04:17 AM #6
09-10-2005, 06:41 AM #7g3 ibookOriginally Posted by Ghostshadow
this g3 has now beeen upgraded with another 256 of ram (ebay of course)
giving it 384 ram total
i have upgraded to tiger and its running nicely
slotted in an airport original card (also from ebay of course)
now on the net talking to you guys
just downloading more widgets
10-10-2005, 04:58 AM #8timboellisGuestOriginally Posted by chouk
Does macs not have serial numbers or the like that dodgy ones can be traced?
10-10-2005, 03:55 PM #9MartinAustinGuest
Tiger runs efficiently on a 500mhz G3? Perhaps I should look into one of those then, hehe.
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