Panther Computers does not purchase any used equipment and only buys from wholesale distribution. We choose to avoid the Florida state requirements to track such items under what I call the pawn shop law. Any business that buys and sells used equipment are required to get affidavits including finger prints from the seller that they are the legal owners of that equipment.
Even before this law existed we prefer to not risk taking in stolen property and dont always have the time to verify the operability of potential purchases since we are mostly busy fixing computers and not refurbishing them for resale.
As stated elsewhere, we do take old parts and PCs for recycle or reuse, but at no cost to you or us.
Once you buy a new computer you may find yourself asking this question. We get many calls both from customers and those who may be moving and prefer not to take the old equipment with. So when asked this question I usually provide the following recommendations: