How to Buy a Used Snowboard

February 06, 2020 - Equipment and Tools

Wondering where and how to buy a used snowboard for a great price?

To find that hidden treasure deal on a great brand, you need to look where few others know where to look. Here’s our secret: pawn shops.

When you hear ‘pawn shops,’ you might think of a run-down storefront where people desperately part ways with their possessions for quick cash in a pinch. Well, we have news for you. Pawn shops and their customers are underrated.

The most savvy buyers know that they can use pawnshops to find used goods of all types from sellers who wanted same-day cash, and therefore might have been willing to part ways with their snowboard for less. This means that buyers like you can often buy a used snowboard for a fantastic price.

Pawnbrokers are often picky with the level of quality of the goods being sold to them. This means you can rest assured you have a good chance of buying a quality used snowboard at a great price with a strong brand name.

Our tips on how to buy a used snowboard won’t do you any good unless you keep the following in mind. You will have a wider variety of options and are more likely to find pawned snowboards in towns that experience winter weather.

How to Buy a Used Snowboard at a Pawn Shop

If you want to know how to buy a used snowboard at a pawn shop without carving out an entire day for research, we’ll let you in on a resource that will save you hours of your time: PawnGuru.

PawnGuru makes it easy for you to find out which pawn shops in your area are selling used snowboards and what prices they are selling them at.

The process is simple.

1. Visit PawnGuru and take a couple of minutes to create a listing for free. This will allow you to alert all pawn shops in your area that you’re looking for a specific snowboard.

2. View offers from pawn shops that are selling the snowboard that you are looking for.

3. Accept an offer.

4. Enter the pawn shop and buy the snowboard for the price listed. If for some reason the snowboard is not to your liking when you see it in person, there is no obligation to buy.

Easy, right? Now that you know how to buy a used snowboard for a great deal, you are ready to take on those slopes and freestyle terrain.

Expensive lift tickets are unavoidable, but paying high prices on your gear doesn’t have to be. Enjoy your winter knowing you got a fantastic deal on your board because you were smart enough to think outside the box.

David Stiebel
David Stiebel

David Stiebel is one of the cofounders of PawnGuru. David was educated at MIT, where he studied Math. He subsequently worked at Bain as a data scientist before starting PawnGuru in 2015. He started PawnGuru to build a better tool for pawn shops and consumers to connect.

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Derek Irish

October 11, 2017, 7:22 AM

I’m looking to buy a couple kids snowboards. Between 100cm and 120cm. Boots and bindings would be nice too. Size 2 and 4 boots

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