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#51 2019-08-10 7:32pm

BRIAN HAYS
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

Great bike btw cool


I live for Race Inc, SE Racing, Navajo, and Nomura!!

If I hear the words "RARE", "GRAIL", or "SCORE" one more time, I'm gonna f'n puke. ALSO, NOS is NOT a condition description. Being NOS has NOTHING to do with the actual condition of the part.

BMX Museum: where every single "score" thread is followed by a FOR SALE part out thread 15 minutes later.

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#52 2019-08-10 7:36pm

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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

So parting is a no no, understandable.

If US buyers aren't stepping up to the plate and someone from another country has the coin, so be it.

Not all Ferraris live in Italy.

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#53 2019-08-10 8:03pm

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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

I'm a fake collector. I hate BMX.


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#54 2019-08-10 8:27pm

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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

Hmmm yeah interesting....
I mean I've had my Vector cruiser for sale on here for a while now. I think the price is fair- when is the last time you've seen one for sale?

I don't want to see it leave the US...


Same goes for Zack's stuff...if he put's it up here (and he has) and there's no buyer should he off it to a lowballer just to see it pop up on ebay and watch someone else cash in?

Maybe trading is the way to go... BUT that still doesn't mean the next guy wont throw it on ebay and off it goes.  hmm

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#55 2019-08-10 9:39pm

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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

crj1968 wrote:

Hmmm yeah interesting....
I mean I've had my Vector cruiser for sale on here for a while now. I think the price is fair- when is the last time you've seen one for sale?

I don't want to see it leave the US...


Same goes for Zack's stuff...if he put's it up here (and he has) and there's no buyer should he off it to a lowballer just to see it pop up on ebay and watch someone else cash in?

Maybe trading is the way to go... BUT that still doesn't mean the next guy wont throw it on ebay and off it goes.  hmm

Just a guess but maybe it isn’t selling because it has been refinished.


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#56 2019-08-10 9:50pm

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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

Absolutely amazing.

Couldn't happen to a nicer guy.

Congrats on the score of a lifetime.



Steve


Always looking for Gack and Spooky stuff.....

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#57 2019-08-10 10:00pm

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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

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#58 2019-08-10 10:01pm

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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

Anyway- way off topic Sorry to the OP.......

Back to tough guy tan quad......

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#59 2019-08-10 10:10pm

bullseyejunkie
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

crj1968 wrote:

bullseyejunkie wrote:

crj1968 wrote:

Hmmm yeah interesting....
I mean I've had my Vector cruiser for sale on here for a while now. I think the price is fair- when is the last time you've seen one for sale?

I don't want to see it leave the US...


Same goes for Zack's stuff...if he put's it up here (and he has) and there's no buyer should he off it to a lowballer just to see it pop up on ebay and watch someone else cash in?

Maybe trading is the way to go... BUT that still doesn't mean the next guy wont throw it on ebay and off it goes.  hmm

Just a guess but maybe it isn’t selling because it has been refinished.

True- and I totally get that...but when I got it, it was rattle canned white, no decals etc....so what can a guy do?
Still, it's a pretty rare US made frame in very good shape, and from my experience it will sell instantly on ebay. 

I mean seriously, how can all those retro SE be selling and not this?  tongue

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … e01056.jpg

I agree, some frames are needing to be refreshed, but unfortunately the market on the museum is not there. 
I have also listed my Vector here at what I thought was a good price with no sale and it’s real NOS box fresh.  No shame in going to eBay if you can’t move it here.
You have to go where the market is. 
Plus, who doesn’t love money.   
Good luck. 

Still loving this quad.


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#60 2019-08-10 10:18pm

crj1968
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

bullseyejunkie wrote:

crj1968 wrote:

bullseyejunkie wrote:

Just a guess but maybe it isn’t selling because it has been refinished.

True- and I totally get that...but when I got it, it was rattle canned white, no decals etc....so what can a guy do?
Still, it's a pretty rare US made frame in very good shape, and from my experience it will sell instantly on ebay. 

I mean seriously, how can all those retro SE be selling and not this?  tongue

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … e01056.jpg

I agree, some frames are needing to be refreshed, but unfortunately the market on the museum is not there. 
I have also listed my Vector here at what I thought was a good price with no sale and it’s real NOS box fresh.  No shame in going to eBay if you can’t move it here.
You have to go where the market is. 
Plus, who doesn’t love money.   
Good luck. 

Still loving this quad.

I like money-  tongue

Don't need to sell bikes to feed my family, but don't need stuff kicking around the house unused either.
It'd be really something if I could break even in this hobby  roll

And yeah I remember yours listed super tempting- so cool. Also goes to show that something can come into the US as well,  if someone just pulls the trigger.

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#61 2019-08-11 6:39am

BRIAN HAYS
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

You guys all completely missed my point.

Great find on the quad. Congrats again!


I live for Race Inc, SE Racing, Navajo, and Nomura!!

If I hear the words "RARE", "GRAIL", or "SCORE" one more time, I'm gonna f'n puke. ALSO, NOS is NOT a condition description. Being NOS has NOTHING to do with the actual condition of the part.

BMX Museum: where every single "score" thread is followed by a FOR SALE part out thread 15 minutes later.

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#62 2019-08-11 9:04am

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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

Cool Bike cool


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#63 2019-08-11 9:18am

itsdug
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

I missed nothing. Again, this bike is sick.


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#64 2019-08-11 9:44am

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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

Best SE ever made in my opinion.

Last edited by bullseyejunkie (2019-08-11 9:44am)


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#65 2019-08-11 9:55am

BRIAN HAYS
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

itsdug wrote:

I missed nothing. Again, this bike is sick.

Definitely wasnt including you in that blanket comment.


I live for Race Inc, SE Racing, Navajo, and Nomura!!

If I hear the words "RARE", "GRAIL", or "SCORE" one more time, I'm gonna f'n puke. ALSO, NOS is NOT a condition description. Being NOS has NOTHING to do with the actual condition of the part.

BMX Museum: where every single "score" thread is followed by a FOR SALE part out thread 15 minutes later.

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#66 2019-08-11 11:01am

bullseyejunkie
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

BRIAN HAYS wrote:

itsdug wrote:

I missed nothing. Again, this bike is sick.

Definitely wasnt including you in that blanket comment.

Thanks Brian.  smile


I don’t believe in god, I’m not that gullible.
Still livin the dream.

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#67 2019-08-11 5:12pm

portypaul
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

Can't  believe  they sold too many  in that  couler back  in 84. Young  eyes  back  then. Absolutely  lovely  quad cool

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#68 2019-08-13 6:43pm

ponyboygt02
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

Amazing find , that color is badass    cool  you always get some killer deals

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#69 2019-08-14 7:08pm

pkripper68bmx
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Re: Tough guy tan pick up

Back again for another look . cool

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