Used commercial coffee roasters can be found through websites such as eBay, Alibaba.com and Roast Magazine. As of February 2015, eBay has entries for used and refurbished coffee roasters that range in price from $2,089.96 for an Indoor PID electric coffee roaster to $25,000 for a Burns Jubilee coffee roaster.
Alibaba.com contains 118 listings for used and refurbished commercial coffee roasters, as of February 2015. The machines range in price from $1,000 to more than $40,000. Most of the commercial coffee roasters that are sold on Alibaba.com come from companies and individuals located in Asia. The website offers various consumer protection options including trade assurance coverage, third-party assessment of suppliers, on-site check and legal existence confirmation by a third-party.
Roast Magazine is a website devoted to the growth of the specialty coffee industry. The website publishes a bi-monthly, online technical trade magazine about the coffee industry. Roast Magazine also provides visitors with a classifieds sections that contains a "used equipment for sale" category. As of the January 2015 issue, the classifieds section contains advertisements for a Probat L25 coffee roaster, a Probat G25 roaster with Afterburner, a Jabez Burns Model 23R29 roaster and a Probat Colorette 36. Most prices are negotiable unless otherwise specified.