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Old 12-06-2019, 01:48 PM   #1
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Sharing this Market Place add. Move to correct forum if this is not right.



https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...7884265810739/


I was looking for a used moblity chair and they popped up in search.


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Old 12-06-2019, 02:36 PM   #2
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l should go in the "Classifieds" or Unaffilaited school bus stuff for sale
Nice seats, wish I had an extra $500.
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Old 12-06-2019, 03:42 PM   #3
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$500 a piece is crazy...if you look hard enough you can get them for free or very cheap. Truckers and fleet shops throw out seats all the time, no reason to pay a flipper 500 bucks for one.
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couple friends have mine have scroed big and cheap at school bus scrapyards.. near perfect Air seats.. and they will have the correct base to fit a school bus.. most new seats you have to buy an adapter plate to make a truck seat fit a bus correctly...
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couple friends have mine have scroed big and cheap at school bus scrapyards.. near perfect Air seats.. and they will have the correct base to fit a school bus.. most new seats you have to buy an adapter plate to make a truck seat fit a bus correctly...
Semi air ride seats are almost always way nicer than anything found in a school bus....not sure why Bluebird/Thomas/IC always put the crappiest air ride seats available in all their buses when new.
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Old 12-06-2019, 04:16 PM   #6
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$500 a piece is crazy...if you look hard enough you can get them for free or very cheap. Truckers and fleet shops throw out seats all the time, no reason to pay a flipper 500 bucks for one.
Can you direct me to anywhere I can get a BRAND NEW air ride seat for free?
I can buy a gallon of sour milk for $.10, I'd be much better off paying $3 for fresh milk.
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Old 12-06-2019, 04:26 PM   #7
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Can you direct me to anywhere I can get a BRAND NEW air ride seat for free?
I can buy a gallon of sour milk for $.10, I'd be much better off paying $3 for fresh milk.
You could get a used air ride seat and have it profesionally redone at an upholstery shop and it would still be cheaper than a new air ride seat.

The base assembly (other than the bag) doesn't wear out unless you're like 500 lbs.
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You could get a used air ride seat and have it profesionally redone at an upholstery shop and it would still be cheaper than a new air ride seat.

The base assembly (other than the bag) doesn't wear out unless you're like 500 lbs.
I understand what you're saying. You just can't compare old apples with fresh oranges. $500 is not outrageous for a new good air ride seat.

You can have one reupholstered and you still won't have a NEW seat.
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I understand what you're saying. You just can't compare old apples with fresh oranges. $500 is not outrageous for a new good air ride seat.

You can have one reupholstered and you still won't have a NEW seat.
True.
Not long ago I spent $1,200. on a new air ride with swivel feature, so $500. for what he has ain't bad...
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Can you direct me to anywhere I can get a BRAND NEW air ride seat for free?
I can buy a gallon of sour milk for $.10, I'd be much better off paying $3 for fresh milk.
I got a nearly new bostrom for a hundred a few years ago. Truck driver's yard sale. still had the tags on it.
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True.

Not long ago I spent $1,200. on a new air ride with swivel feature, so $500. for what he has ain't bad...
$900~ new, no swivel. $500 ain't bad at all.
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I got a nearly new bostrom for a hundred a few years ago. Truck driver's yard sale. still had the tags on it.
That's a steal.
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These are real nice seats. The Sears Atlas is highly regarded.
If I had the cash AND a way to get one of these I'd love to buy one.
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