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Buying and Selling FAQs

Where do you get your used equipment?

We depend on customers like you for all our quality used gear! Bring in the gear you no longer use and we’ll pay you on the spot. Then we can offer it to someone else who can use it…at a great value. Reuse. Recycle. Replay.

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What type of sports gear do you buy?

We buy a wide variety of quality used sports and fitness gear. Each store has individual needs based on its geographical location, the sports that are played in the community and the size of the store. Your best bet is to call your local store or visit their website to see what they are currently buying. By the way – no Play It Again Sports stores buy or resell firearms of any sort.

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How much will I get for my stuff?

It depends. We base our buying prices on brand, condition and demand for the items. Typically we will resell our used items for about 50% of what they would sell for new today. You would receive 30-50% of that amount.

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Can I trade my old gear for new?

Sure you can. We can pay you on the spot for your items or you can receive slightly more if you trade for new or used product in the store. Basically, you create your own discount by bringing in items to sell.

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How long does it take for you to buy my sports gear?

It depends on how much and what type of product you bring in to sell. Most small buys can be processed in 10-15 minutes. It might take a little longer if you bring in a large quantity of items.

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How do I get paid?

We can pay you on the spot (either cash or a check, depending upon the amount) or offer you a store credit for trade. We also will do consignment on select items. We usually resell our used items for about 50% of what they would sell for new today. You would receive 30-50% of that amount.

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Do you buy sports gear out of season?

Yes, we buy all sports all year long. Items that are brought in during or right before their respective season are more valuable to us and you will receive the best price for them during that timeframe.

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Where do you get your new equipment?

All of our stores are individually owned, but we have the buying power of over 350 stores when we purchase new gear and top brands from the same vendors as our competitors. We can offer you the same competitive pricing on new product as the big box locations, but we can still give you the individual attention you expect from a locally owned business.

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Do you buy used equipment I bought somewhere else?

Sure we do! As long as it meets our buying criteria of brand, condition and demand we are happy to purchase it. That’s how we get such a great selection of quality used equipment!

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What is the benefit of trading my gear for new gear versus taking a cash offer?

Stores will offer you a slightly higher price for your gear if you are spending your money in the store rather than taking cash. Either way – the choice is yours!

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Do you only sell used sports equipment?

Currently ours stores average about 30-40% used product in their inventory. We have new product to fill in the gaps where we don’t get enough quality used equipment and to satisfy the customers who would prefer new equipment at a great price. We are always looking for more used equipment so please bring your gear in today so we can make you an offer!

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Are there warranties available on used product?

Most used product is sold in “as is” condition. We rely on our strict buying criteria to ensure that the product we buy is safe and current by today’s standards. Some stores may offer extended warranties on used fitness equipment. Check your local store for details.

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What hours do you buy used sports equipment?

We buy all day…every day…no appointment necessary!

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Do you buy used jerseys and clothing?

Many of our stores purchase used performance apparel and winter outerwear. The apparel items they purchase are used primarily in sports rather than street wear and are usually made of technical fabrics. Check with your local store to see what they are buying.

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What are your store hours?

All of our stores are individually owned and operated franchises and hours vary by store. You can check the store hours of your local store using our local store.

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