is it common to "strip" components, repair and resell ?
i've been looking over some of the older gear on ebay lately. some of the stuff goes for cheap enough that i wonder how there could be a profit. i also noticed a lot of buy it nows on carver, nad, and others in that category. it started my thinking that if i bought something, i'd probably have no idea what was supposed to be inside. as long as it looked to be working and didn't sound like ass, i'd probably be happy.
any chance some of this stuff is being fixed up with ultra cheap parts just to work and then sold "as-is"? or is this one of those things where no one is going to bother because there is so little potential for profit.
what do you think?