Valid point (also may by the hiking shoeshow). But I still feel that reselling on ebay at the same price is hard to call breaking even unless you only put value on the money spent. I enjoy reading this forum. I don' enjoy selling stuff on ebay, so to me there is a difference.
I was only half serious; just yanking your chain. I agree EBay is a lot of work. I've had great success with SF Buy and Sell, Kijiji and a lot of patients