The best and obvious reason seems to be cost effective. Along with that there are many other aspects which we often failed to see.
There is normally No Tax need to be paid on the used stuff as tax has already been paid when bought the brand new.
2nd hand gears are great way for trial and try out a game. If you want to try out any specific model or brand , 2nd hand goods are great way to try out. As you have not spent a huge amount so it’s easy to change your mind and your style at any time.
Reduces waste and pollution! If you buy a second-hand item, you save it from being added to a landfill somewhere. Also, the fewer new items that people buy, the less pollution is created manufacturing them.
If you are filthy rich, you may not see the benefit of buying second-hand items, but if you are like the majority of people than it’s a viable option worth trying.
Make sure you buy from the trust able sources if buying online. If buying by meeting and seeing the product personally then you are good.
What needs to be looked when buying 2nd hand stuff.
If buying online from a source which is not trustworthy then try to get as many pictures as possible from different angles of the product, so that you can check the damage or authenticity clearly.