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Old 01-24-2017, 12:12 PM   #11
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Old 01-24-2017, 12:15 PM   #12
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TX, AZ, ... any place I have a people and isn't in the Rust Belt. Hopefully we aren't bidding against each other.
And as far away from the exporters as possible. The more they have to pay to get em a thousand miles or so home, the better chances they won't bid as aggressively.
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Old 01-24-2017, 12:20 PM   #13
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And as far away from the exporters as possible. The more they have to pay to get em a thousand miles or so home, the better chances they won't bid as aggressively.
Um, I'm fairly certain TX and AZ are on a border with another country.
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I am hoping for some more info on the VA bus. Called the school maintenance shop and the guy wasn't sure why it had been marked as having a bad tranny. It came in in Aug and was inspected. In Oct it was added to the surplus list. The note was added at that time. So maybe it was just a checkbox to get rid of it easy? The guy is supposed to pull the reports and email them to me.
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Um, I'm fairly certain TX and AZ are on a border with another country.
Right. But whoever is exporting from FL is paying as much as required to buy virtually every bus and ship them to wherever. CRAPPY buses go for BIG bucks here. Maybe the quick flip dealers in Tampa and South FL help with the high prices as well. Cat engine conventionals with lots of miles and barely any maintenance go for ten grand around here all day.
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Right. But whoever is exporting from FL is paying as much as required to buy virtually every bus and ship them to wherever. CRAPPY buses go for BIG bucks here. Maybe the quick flip dealers in Tampa and South FL help with the high prices as well. Cat engine conventionals with lots of miles and barely any maintenance go for ten grand around here all day.
Buying more than one I guess it's cheaper to literally ship them. From TZ, NM, AZ it's easier/cheaper to drive them?
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Insurance from Progressive using a commercial policy for non-commercial use is $450/6 months or $900/12 months. I need a 6 DAY policy.
just cancel when you get it to where your going to keep it long term.
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Buying more than one I guess it's cheaper to literally ship them. From TZ, NM, AZ it's easier/cheaper to drive them?
Yeah, I'd imagine cramming a boat full of them in Tampa is easier than driving them all across the border.
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