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Old 08-15-2016, 08:33 PM   #41
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I was telling princess this weekend most the bus I see that are close to our wish and not for auction are between 6500-8000
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Old 08-15-2016, 08:42 PM   #42
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Went by the local school bus yard today...
Last month our school held it's own auction.
1 short bus sold for $750 and 6 big buses sold for $600 each.
One guy bought them all!
School bought new batteries to show they'd start & run... Kept the batteries to use in fleet, and told the guy he needed 7 batteries!

Can you say exporter? Sounds like watermelon buses to me!
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Old 08-15-2016, 08:54 PM   #43
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I'm starting to feel like I stole Heavy Fuel for $2k, but then wifie and I were looking for HF for 3 years plus........
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Old 08-15-2016, 09:05 PM   #44
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Went by the local school bus yard today...
Last month our school held it's own auction.
1 short bus sold for $750 and 6 big buses sold for $600 each.
One guy bought them all!
School bought new batteries to show they'd start & run... Kept the batteries to use in fleet, and told the guy he needed 7 batteries!

Can you say exporter? Sounds like watermelon buses to me!
How much is a bartery? Unless they're outrageous and all they needed was a battery it sounds like a hell of a deal
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Old 08-15-2016, 09:09 PM   #45
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How much is a bartery? Unless they're outrageous and all they needed was a battery it sounds like a hell of a deal
Mine's got two twelve volt batteries... Nothing special, basically looks like two truck/car batteries

Seems like they have bolt posts with wing nuts, it's dark outside

Pretty much $69 to $200, and everything in between.
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Old 08-15-2016, 09:11 PM   #46
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Mine's got two twelve volt batteries... Nothing special, basically looks like two truck/car batteries

Pretty much $69 to $200, and everything in between.
Damn I really butchered the word "battery"
In that case the buyer definitely made out in the end.
I've been thinking about calling the school districts in OKC to see if they have any for sale.
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Old 08-15-2016, 09:14 PM   #47
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Damn I really butchered the word "battery"
In that case the buyer definitely made out in the end.
I've been thinking about calling the school districts in OKC to see if they have any for sale.
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Old 08-15-2016, 09:16 PM   #48
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Damn I didn't even think about that! You're brilliant my friend.
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Old 08-15-2016, 09:21 PM   #49
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Damn I didn't even think about that! You're brilliant my friend.

Air National Guard in Fort Smith Arkansas had one parked up by the front fence last week... I don't know the story behind it though.
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Old 08-15-2016, 09:22 PM   #50
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Cool pic, not the Air National Guard bus I mentioned though
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