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Old 03-30-2013, 08:35 AM   #1
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Where are the buses?

I've been bus shopping since September on eBay, public surplus and govdeals. I haven't found too much luck so far with prices, and in particular the last 2 months have been almost completely dried up. Nothing, I'm looking for some specifics also which makes it harder to find, but since January I have only book marked 4 and they all sold for over 7k$. I hope the sales come alive soon. I'm going to try a live auction in April. Even then they only have listed 2 buses I'm interested in. Ugh.
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Old 03-30-2013, 03:29 PM   #2
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I bought mine of craigslist. Granted mine is an older bus but I have seen some pretty good deals in my area. I know there are a lot of programs out there that will look for specific ads and alert you?

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Old 03-30-2013, 03:51 PM   #3
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Take a train out here, enjoy the ride and pick one up for $3k or so and drive it home. No rust either.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:59 PM   #4
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Take a train out here, enjoy the ride and pick one up for $3k or so and drive it home. No rust either.
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:53 PM   #5
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You said you're looking for something particular. What are you looking for? It took me 3 years to find the bus I wanted at a reasonable price.
Rear engine 72+ pax. Holding out for an md3060 too. Would take a 643 if it was paired with a dt466. Either a bluebird or Thomas. Probably MVPr. Want a door on the side, and underbelly storage.

Lots of stuff. But I'd be lucky to find anything. I went to a live auction in PA. 150 buses, about 30 people showed up, and about 4 out of 5 buses were bought by a couple of South American guys, they each spent over 80k$. It was useless to go. So I'm still shopping.
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I've been bus shopping since September on eBay, public surplus and govdeals. I haven't found too much luck so far with prices, and in particular the last 2 months have been almost completely dried up. Nothing, I'm looking for some specifics also which makes it harder to find, but since January I have only book marked 4 and they all sold for over 7k$. I hope the sales come alive soon. I'm going to try a live auction in April. Even then they only have listed 2 buses I'm interested in. Ugh.
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I could tell you who to call but I don't think you will.
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*Takes a bow* Thank you, thank you, I'm here all week! Don't forget to tip your Waitress, them girls work mighty hard.

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