View Full Version : Another tank worth question

03-25-2008, 09:29
I have two steel 80s, 2640 + psi, with 8/04 Hydro, VIPd in January, with boot. I think they are Worthingtons with round bottoms.
How much is a fair price to sell. I have too many tanks and need to sell some.

03-25-2008, 09:37
Not worth much, send them to me! You pay shipping:smilie39:
I've seen ~$75-$100 for tanks in current Hydro.
Lots of tanks? The law of supply and demand comes into play here, you have an ample supply. Demand.......?
Good luck.

03-25-2008, 12:04
check ebay too there are always a good supply of tanks on there

03-25-2008, 14:45
80's aren't in as much demand, but I'd bet they're worth more than $100 to somebody. Not me, but somebody might like it.

03-25-2008, 15:08
In general with any type of small equipment, whether sound gear, scuba gear or motorcycle accessories; look up the current new price and expect to only get about half if you find a buyer. Since you can get new 80s for about $150; $75 sounds about right for used.

03-25-2008, 15:37
Am I missing something here ?
Where can you get new Steel tanks for $150.00 ?
A new steel LP 80 goes for about $225.00 .
My guess would be that they ae worth in the range of $125.00 to $150.00 if sold on E-bay. I 've sold Al80's on E-bay last month for $100.00 ea, and a steel HP120 for $250.00, so don't sell cheap.
Jim breslin

03-25-2008, 16:00
I think RussP is mistaking these for Al80 tanks. Even then, you still see them offered and sold for $100-125 or more regardless of age/vis/hydro. Not that I'd consider that a "fair" deal, but apparently it's what the market will bear.

03-25-2008, 17:16
Yeah, my bad. Aluminum goes for $150 new, steels about $275-$300 so used steels should be about $125-150.

03-25-2008, 23:17
Its a nice thing being 51 yrs old, we can admit when we are wrong.
I know because I'm wrong every time I open my mouth at home.

Side note Scuba.com sells lp80's for $215.00

Jim Breslin - 51 and counting the years

03-26-2008, 12:37
If this is the only thing I'm wrong about this week, it will be a real good week.

03-26-2008, 14:41
Hey, I'm 42 and I admit I'm wrong too, can I join the club?

03-26-2008, 15:08
Put 'em on Ebay

03-26-2008, 17:36
I just bought one at divers supply for 215 dollars,so i would say about 150 dollars would be about right.

03-26-2008, 18:01
Put 'em on Ebay

I agree See what happens, You would be if nothing else be able to see what they would go for.

you could post a "Best Offer" thing and see what happens

03-26-2008, 22:45
Matt your too young to join the 50 and over club. In time you will be there and wish that you were younger.
Jim Breslin