August 11, 2015 at 9:31AM, Edited August 11, 9:32AM


Help me sell my Gear. Please.

Hi, so I've been trying to sell my gear to upgrade my camera (I'm the person that posted the question about the sony a7s for 1300) and I have posted by Canon T3i on craigslist and eBay and I cannot find a buyer. Are there any other websites that are more camera orientated worth trying that would help me sell my gear? Im selling it for 399 with the kit lens and a battery grip so I don't believe Im giving an unfair price? Im new to eBay and I know there are hundreds of postings out there so another question I have is how do I make my posting stand out? Here is my posting:


The problem is that there are so many Canon T3i cameras for sale and all at around the same price.

The only way I've ever had anything sell quickly on eBay is to put it on auction and start the bidding at about half the price I want to sell it at, which means you run the risk of selling it a lot cheaper than you might want to, but it pretty much guarantees you a sale.

August 11, 2015 at 1:14PM

Guy McLoughlin
Video Producer

I agree, the market of T3i's is so saturated.


August 13, 2015 at 8:56AM

You might also try but you have to pay a fee to use the selling option. As for EBay, I have always started my auctions at 9.99. That always start a bidding frenzy. I stopped using eBay when their take got to big.

August 13, 2015 at 11:23AM


I agree with others. There are so many T3I's out there, and so many people moving to mirrorless and dumping their DSLR's (as you want to do), that the supply has killed prices. If you want to sell it quickly, you are going to take a hit. Don't know where to suggest selling it. eBay will get you the most likelihood of selling; but, I stopped selling there after many years of doing so because of many problems with buyers in recent years.

The T3i is a great camera for video.

August 13, 2015 at 10:42PM


offer free shipping and go 15% cheaper than eveybody else to get rid of it.
Saves the headache and also saves wasting time. that's more valuable than $50 bucks.
More time to shoot.

August 15, 2015 at 1:22PM

Kazu Okuda

I was in your exact place a few months back.. Except i had a t2i and was wanting to upgrade to a bmpcc (which I did end up doing) i sold mine on eBay as well.. And at a good price... The trick is to set the price lower than you want to and on auctions.. It will start a bidding spree and you will get a better price. Don't give up man! :)

November 24, 2016 at 11:26AM

Jashua Litvin

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