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Old 02-10-05, 06:58 AM
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How do people get these things?

Sometimes on ebay i see a seller, like mom and dads cycling store. How do they get these parts a not huge quantity from the manufacturer?
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Ummm.... like what fer instance?
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well, look on ebay and look for all of the cycling stores. Theres a lot, none of the are nashbars size obviously. So they dont have warehouses of the stuff, but how do they the products that they sell?
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Drop ship
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drop ship? WHats that
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That is when you order something from a company and they have it shipped to you from the manufacturer or wholesaler. Cuts down on handling and shipping charges.
They may also be buying closeout bikes and stripping them for parts. There is a local shop that did that before Ebay. Sometimes people just sell stuff for whatever they can get to get some cash flow. If you have a der for three years and no one buys it and they need some cash to buy stuff that will sell for a profit, might as well dump it at or below cost.
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Old 02-10-05, 09:04 AM
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well im thinking about trying it, way to make money, save for college, car and of course a titanium frame. Im just collecting information now
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I thought Rev., that drop ship was when Person 'A' bought something from Company 'B', who never inventories the merchandise, but orders it from Company 'C' which in turn ships it to Person 'A'.


Trust me pc2... once you start, if you're looking to make serious money, you'll have time for little else. My 'vacation' last year... 3 days. I couldn't leave the buisness for any longer!
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Originally Posted by Stacey
I thought Rev., that drop ship was when Person 'A' bought something from Company 'B', who never inventories the merchandise, but orders it from Company 'C' which in turn ships it to Person 'A'.
That's what he said.
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Originally Posted by LordOpie
That's what he said.
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umm, I know I tease Stacey, but just in case, I wasn't this time.

That is all.
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im not looking for serious $. I just want to have a little extra dollars for car, college etc. where can i find information? Or where can i order parts in bulk.
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Originally Posted by Rev.Chuck
Sometimes I write con-fus-ed.


'skay bro... sometimez I red confuzed two. Sorry 'bout that mate.

No problemo Opie... I deserved that one. Classic case of HUTA
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Originally Posted by phantomcow2
im not looking for serious $. I just want to have a little extra dollars for car, college etc. where can i find information? Or where can i order parts in bulk.


www.google.com ?

We get most of our stuff at estate auctions
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well like when you order these things, do you order right from the manufacturer or some other distributor. What is the minimum order?
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well, where do you get the stuff? any links?
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Ever see Goodfellas? They hijack shipping trucks and sell the goods.

Just joking.
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