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#1 2014-09-07 7:28pm

Oh Gee
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Thinking about selling it all

I have about 15 completes and parts galore. I don't really get on here much lately. I do most of my wheeling and dealing on FB pages. I really want a new car. At this point it seems like it'd be more of a relief to sell it all. Anybody ever feel like this?


WTB: 175mm, driveside pinchless Redline 401 arm

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#2 2014-09-07 7:32pm

Fulthrotle73
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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Dont think, just do it.


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#3 2014-09-07 7:33pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Can't see it happening man!


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#4 2014-09-07 7:34pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Fulthrotle73 wrote:

Dont think, just do it.

But how? No reserve eBay? I don't have time to list everything and babysit my thread, relist what doesn't sell and whatnot.


WTB: 175mm, driveside pinchless Redline 401 arm

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#5 2014-09-07 7:39pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

ridingdirty42 wrote:

Fulthrotle73 wrote:

Dont think, just do it.

But how? No reserve eBay? I don't have time to list everything and babysit my thread, relist what doesn't sell and whatnot.

Completes never sell unless they are way under priced so if thats the case, keep them.


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#6 2014-09-07 7:41pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

List it all here before EBAY.

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#7 2014-09-07 7:41pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Dibs

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#8 2014-09-07 7:42pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

ridingdirty42 wrote:

Fulthrotle73 wrote:

Dont think, just do it.

But how? No reserve eBay? I don't have time to list everything and babysit my thread, relist what doesn't sell and whatnot.

I would say no reserve on ebay is the way to go to get the most money out of it by letting the market & demand decide the value but you have to part everything out as most people don't buy completes never mind that many of them plus more unless it is a steal of a price so you have to decide what's more important the money for the car or getting rid of it all at once????


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#9 2014-09-07 7:43pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Nope, I have 8 S&M's that i bomb around and race on, my 8 Y/O's STAATS race bike, My 6 Y/O's 81 Kuwi race bike, 6 runabout bikes that get ghostridden and left in the rain, my wife's 2-26" bikes (79 Schwinn and 83 Kuwahara), a 20" MTN bike, a 24" MTN bike, 2-26" MTN bikes, my 79 BRC with shocks all round and I am currently working on a 81 HUTCH Pro Racer.

Bikes take up a lot of space but they are just too damn fun and my entire family love riding so i am keeping them all. smile


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#10 2014-09-07 7:44pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

I sell most off local and sold 15 completes last week. Most off CL and friends of friends . True I don't get Ebay retail  pricing + mark up. But I can move forward and with no fees. My wallet stays full. I try to keep the collection down to around 15 complete bikes. I have kept only the ones I really care about all the rest can go away. Trust me I have had 50 at one time and I feel your pain. Good luck BL

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#11 2014-09-07 7:47pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Dibs


WANTED: Blue Tuff II's, a good cruiser project or complete.
Sell me your mics decal lots!
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#12 2014-09-07 8:57pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Air cooled Porsche?  Whatever.


I'm done!  I need NOTHING!!!!!   smile

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#13 2014-09-07 9:09pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Don't sell at less than you want unles you really need to. Just list it and bump when you get to it. Realistic prices short of what the parts go for separately will still sell if someone is serious about owning it and not pulling a nickel.


Anything is negotiable.

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#14 2014-09-07 9:24pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

ridingdirty42 wrote:

I have about 15 completes and parts galore. I don't really get on here much lately. I do most of my wheeling and dealing on FB pages. I really want a new car. At this point it seems like it'd be more of a relief to sell it all. Anybody ever feel like this?

Yes, and as an understanding single serving friend I am here for you. Feel free to unload any of your SE or Race Inc burden on my broad shoulders "Friend".


mmmm........loop tails.......

...and that's all I have to say about that...

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#15 2014-09-07 9:51pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

mxfan69 wrote:

ridingdirty42 wrote:

I have about 15 completes and parts galore. I don't really get on here much lately. I do most of my wheeling and dealing on FB pages. I really want a new car. At this point it seems like it'd be more of a relief to sell it all. Anybody ever feel like this?

Yes, and as an understanding single serving friend I am here for you. Feel free to unload any of your SE or Race Inc burden on my broad shoulders "Friend".

Or your Hutch parts here...lol


I love building bikes just so I can go scratch them..

If you want to see better pics of anything I have for sale feel free to text me at 903-262-0782

44t Tulsa

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#16 2014-09-07 9:59pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

ridingdirty42 wrote:

I have about 15 completes and parts galore. I don't really get on here much lately. I do most of my wheeling and dealing on FB pages. I really want a new car. At this point it seems like it'd be more of a relief to sell it all. Anybody ever feel like this?

But what would you ride?


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Do what you must do, but this ain't the place for you

Kuwahara, its the best!!

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#17 2014-09-07 10:22pm

Cru Jumper Jones
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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Ryan, yes I've been there a few times. It literally all comes down to what you want more. I do my thinking at bedtime, laying in the dark with pen/paper at my side in case i need to make notes.  Once you know which you want more, make sure a second or third time... then go for it & don't look back. I have found myself looking back & had to remind myself what i was sacrificing it all for. Also, you may want the Porsche more... but do you really wanna sacrifice the BMX for it? Two things only you can answer BMX brother. Good luck!

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#18 2014-09-07 10:44pm

giaro29
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Re: Thinking about selling it all

I'm feeling the same way now.  I've got a few bikes in the my bikes category, but have a lot more completes that would bring decent money.  I'm trying to restore a car and am considering getting rid of everything minus the few that I ride.  I know I'll never get what they are worth to me. 

On the other hand, I think I'd regret it and it'd be tough to find again.  I think that's normal in any hobby.  My last hobby was a restoration of a 1973.5 Jeep Wagoneer, towing package with a 401 (impossible to find) and was my daily driver.  I sold it 7 years ago, because I thought I wanted something different and regret it every time I see one.

Good luck!!!!!

My 2 cents.

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#19 2014-09-07 11:06pm

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

It's funny when I see these posts, it makes me ride the two bikes I have and not go nuts buying all my grails. The wife actually told me get whatever you want-cost doesn't matter-and I won't pull the trigger. I think its just the thought of not riding what I have and just looking at it- I can't stare at something I want and not use it. JMC 24"- it's gettin' jumped. Nomura 24"- it's gettin' jumped. Kappa 24"- its gettin' jumped.
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#20 2014-09-08 1:10am

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Same boat dude. I can only ride one at a time while the others bitch at me for just sitting there!


Old school bike shop for sale, not just bmx stuff either


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#21 2014-09-08 7:54am

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Load up all of your bikes on a trailer, and take them to the dealership as a down payment on a new WRX!!!!!


Wanted- White Industries Freewheel 19T and 20T, and Big Gulp bars- because I think they look goofy enough to cruise with!

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#22 2014-09-08 8:09am

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

Im at that point right now that I am going to sell not all my stuff but quite a bit!  I am going to keep the stuff that is significant to me and start letting the rest go plus i want to move in with my fiancee and there isnt room for it!


**Lot's of goodies coming for sale the next few months**
WTB: S&M Redneck xlt stem charcoal and gold
WTB: S&M Purple Enduro V2 53 or 55
WTB: Credence rootbeer brown stem
WTB: Orange S&M Tuffman sprocket, xlt seatclamp nickel, blue! Bar tabs"ends" in blue and nickel, green
S&M dx pedals.
WTB: PL-20 Carrera vinyl toptube pad.

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#23 2014-09-08 8:12am

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

TONE wrote:

Air cooled Porsche?  Whatever.

I think he wants a 77 Pinto with no rear hatch......wink

tongue


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#24 2014-09-08 8:25am

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

TONE wrote:

Air cooled Porsche?  Whatever.

Kind of thinking about a 996 Turbo, they're about the same price up front, just cost quite a bit more for Mx


WTB: 175mm, driveside pinchless Redline 401 arm

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#25 2014-09-08 9:12am

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Re: Thinking about selling it all

lipskidomatic wrote:

List it all here before EBAY.

big_smilebig_smile

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