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Old 11-27-2004, 05:46 AM   #1
Tony Young
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I have a chance to buy a model B at a pretty good price. What are the advantages/disadvantages over the later models? What's a fair price? (It hasn't been used much, go figure)

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Old 11-27-2004, 07:24 AM   #2
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Tony,
The main differences among models seem to be cosmetic, and the electronics. The "guts" are pretty standard.

You can upgrade many of the components; key upgrades would be in the electronic module. The C2 Site Service Info Page will give you the scoop.

I'd offer $250-500 bucks; but others may have better insight as to the cost.

Used C2's are scarce; if you aren't going to be facing shipping, jump on it!
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Old 11-27-2004, 10:54 AM   #3
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My used concept2 model C cost $550 in September of this year. That was a good price so you can use that information as you see fit.
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Old 11-27-2004, 05:56 PM   #4
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A model B isn't quite a sweet as a new one (the feel is a little different, and your times may also be), but they still work beautifully. If you can get it for $300 or less, and it's in good shape, I'd go for it.
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Old 11-28-2004, 07:57 AM   #5
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Go to the Concept2 web page and see how to check the cumulative # of strokes, that way you could get an idea of how "used" the machine is (kind of like an odometer). Got mine, in great shape, for $600.
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Old 11-28-2004, 08:05 AM   #6
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My gym doesn't have the C model, I think they have Bs.
They do not have the damper setting, so I'm not sure what they are equal to on the C.
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Old 11-28-2004, 08:42 PM   #7
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Tony,

Concept 2's don't lose their value very much and I actually prefer the "B" model over the newer "C" model. I bought a "C" model and the computer module is more advanced but I wouldn't say it's better. The "B" model is simpler to use and if the rower is like new, I'd say $500 bucks. You don't find many used Concept2's around.

Good luck.

Phil

p.s. Erik, sounds like your gym has the "A" model!!! Time to upgrade :happy:
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