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Anyone know where to get cheap chineese scooters?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by onthegoaudio1, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. onthegoaudio1

    onthegoaudio1 Regular Member

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    I need some 50-125cc scooters. This is not my first time doing this, so I know what I want, how many I want and all the details of the scooters. Looking for a good supplier that is not on Alibaba. If anyone knows one LMK.

    50CC and under I need EPA
    50CC and up I need DOT and EPA
     
  2. ajandco

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    Dhgate maybe :D
     
  3. eBayMafia

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    I order a bunch of 49cc scooters (easiest to sell, and some of the least expensive) about two times a year and have done so for about three years. Shipped from Shanghai to the U.S., and I sell them off through other people so they do the haggling and stuff for me. At a car dealership in a small town in eastern IA, I have an agreement that offers $200/commission for every moped, and he usually sells 20 of them in 2 months, 2 and a half at the most. $600-$900 is the best price range, and you can double it if you were willing to sell them on payments.

    The main thing is buying enough to fill a shipping container, thats really the only thing that matters. If you just want to buy 1 or 2, it's not really worth it due to the costs of shipping and you likely won't profit. Shipping 2 would cost me about $600, (and I have better rates than most, a friend tried doing it through DHL and was charges at least $1100), - but you can transport an entire shipping container for $3200, plus an extra hundred or two for fees, but its way easier. Mine gets to Long Beach, then in 2 weeks is loaded onto a train, and I pick up the entire container at the local station (and then I scrap out the container, last one I made about $800ish, which makes my shipping even cheaper!) - but per unit, you can fit at least 30 units per shipping container, depending on how they are loaded and what sizes you are ordering, this comes out to the cost of the unit (I spend about $180 on each) plus $80 shipping for each unit, so for $260, I sell something for about $700 (after commission) or $850 if I do it myself, I make about $440-$590 per sale.
     
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  4. onthegoaudio1

    onthegoaudio1 Regular Member

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    I have been ordering them for a few months. I can sell 50-100 per month. I also rent them daily, weekly and monthly. I am in small but big city and you can ride them everywhere. A lot of people with DUI issues buy them.

    I hear ya on the shipping! I have a guy that picks them up from my local terminal and drops them off. Does it very cheap and I don't have to do a thing. I am going to be opening up a scooter store locally and am looking for a better supplier :)
     
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    @onthegoaudio1 if you don't mind my asking, how do you go about selling the scooters. Do you have the same sort of deal as ebaymafia where you sell through a car dealership? Or do you sell locally via CL? Let me know. I'd really appreciate it!
     
  6. drac313

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    dhgate or alibaba.........but make SURE you know how much shipping is before ordering.
     
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    lol have a '' friend of a friend '' in italy with like 1500 scooters :) can go cheap with them I think if they are bough in bulk :) pm me with offers to pass them to the guys :)
     
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    How does it work if the scooter breaks down causing the buyer injuries himself, kills himself or kills someone else?
     
  9. Atown777

    Atown777 Newbie

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    Is there a contact for these scooters? I would like to purchase some as well.
     
  10. snackshop

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    Hi I am new here and I am interested in purchasing scooters wholesale. would you mind giving me your suppliers contact info?

    Thanks!
     
  11. WebmasterWorkforce

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    Do NOT order scooters from these sites. You will get ripped off. Those places are swarming with scammers just waiting for suckers to come along. If you do - do not Western Union the money. Trust me.