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#1 2012-12-26 8:26pm

Erole99
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MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

I think it would be a crime to part this beautiful survivor out.  The issue is everyone is asking for the different parts and not the whole thing.. 

Whats your thoughts?


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What to do:o

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#2 2012-12-26 8:31pm

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Don't Part It!!!  Sell it as a survivor.

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#3 2012-12-26 8:35pm

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Sell it whole and be willing to send it to Australia.  The Aussies LOVE early Mongoose.


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#4 2012-12-26 8:41pm

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Capn_Crunch wrote:

Sell it whole and be willing to send it to Australia.  The Aussies LOVE early Mongoose.

i guess so, as long as they will flip the bill for shipping there.

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#5 2012-12-26 8:52pm

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Post it up for sale if no one gets it than you know you did your part


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#6 2012-12-26 8:53pm

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

There are already 70 thousand survivor Mongooses. Unless you're willing to take less than the sum of the parts, you gotta part it.

I'm not normally a supporter of parting out survivors, but, it's not like someone won't pull another one out next month. And the month after that.


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#7 2012-12-26 9:06pm

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

how much for complete bike?

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#8 2012-12-26 9:08pm

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

wess1976 wrote:

how much for complete bike?

+1


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#9 2012-12-26 10:41pm

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

When you have a price in mind pm me


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#10 2012-12-27 12:31am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Of course us Aussies will pay for shipping. We always have and always will.
It would be a real crime to part that out. If your not in a hurry it will sell. Just have to find the right buyer.
Oh and we have a million Motomag geese down under too. They def aren't rare. Even down here.


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#11 2012-12-27 1:16am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Part it out!!!

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#12 2012-12-27 1:51am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

coasty wrote:

Of course us Aussies will pay for shipping. We always have and always will.
It would be a real crime to part that out. If your not in a hurry it will sell. Just have to find the right buyer.
Oh and we have a million Motomag geese down under too. They def aren't rare. Even down here.

+1


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#13 2012-12-27 3:30am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Gotta love pre sale threads.


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#14 2012-12-27 5:45am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Part it out, you'll make more $.

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#15 2012-12-27 6:00am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

i would keep it for sure smile


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#16 2012-12-27 6:17am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

erdalicious wrote:

i would keep it for sure smile

For the record I would keep it too.  That thing is killer!

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#17 2012-12-27 7:23am

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GLWP


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#18 2012-12-27 7:29am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

slatzman wrote:

Gotta love pre sale threads.

itsdug wrote:

GLWP

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#19 2012-12-27 8:34am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

I'd say that if you are not hurting for cash, then maybe clean it up and hold on for "your" price.

Otherwise it seems that you're asking "How come a great survivor doesn't pull the big bucks?" and everyone knows that the sum of the parts does not equal the whole (monitarily speaking).

There's also the question as to what your time and trouble is worth (packing, shipping and mutiple tracking concerns); do you feel that the extra bones are worth the work?
I see that all of your bikes are 24" ... so, it's unlikely that you'd enjoy the ride of this particular bike as they are "snug" for even a smaller adult.

Few bikes represent the early BMX better than this one. Ultimately, the bike is yours to do as you please.


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#20 2012-12-27 8:36am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

if you have to ask then either take it to good will or park it by the dumpster.


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#21 2012-12-27 8:43am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

check the want to buy ads   someone was looking for a motomag


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#22 2012-12-27 8:58am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Don't part it out..... but if you do, let me ride it before you do.  tongue


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#23 2012-12-27 9:04am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Don't part it out ,clean it up and sell it whole

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#24 2012-12-27 9:18am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

Don't split it up.big_smile

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#25 2012-12-27 9:43am

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Re: MONGOOSE MOTOMAG---- Do I part it out? or sell it whole??

If it's not going to put you on skid row to sell it now than clean it up and hold onto it...it's only going to gain in value as collectors collect. I personally wouldn't part it unless you are in this for the money and not for the passion.


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