sheepCrusher's Super Unreasonably Priced Bargain Shoppe

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That’s just s**t Scott.

I’m with Jeff, once the madness calms down the world should start to return to some sense of normality.

Good luck with the job hunting.
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Thanks for all the support gentlemen. I'm open to anything at this point. Gonna try Amazon delivery or fedEx etc, or see if I can find some data entry from home position at least until this blows over. Any ideas would be appreciated.
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Perhaps it's a good idea to update this thread so that we can see what's left? Maybe some new pictures...

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Tom wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:20 pm
Perhaps it's a good idea to update this thread so that we can see what's left? Maybe some new pictures...
I second that. I'll have a look.

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Here's a few for now. More soon.


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Why does our government put hefty import charges on anything coming out of the US? :( Would love to add a few...

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I see some emails are on hold and I can't access them. If anyone was trying to reach me try furrysquid@yahoo.com and include scale143 in the subject. Thanks. Sorry if I missed anyone.
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Hi - do you have an updated list of what’s available please?

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Selling some HPI Skylines, and R35s. Let me know if you are interested. Make me a reasonable offer. Small red text already sold.


R32
8001Zexel Skyline (#25) 1991 SPA 24 hours
8002 Kyoseki Skyline GP1 Plus (#55) 1992 JTC
8021 Axia Skyline (#22) 1992 JTC
8022 GT-R Group-A Racing (White)
8040 FET Sports GT-R (#8) 1993 JTC
8082 Castrol GT-R (#23) 1990 Macau GP
8090 HKS Skyline (#87) 1993 JTC
8119 GT-R Group-A Racing (Gungray)
8123 HKS Skyline (#87) 1992 JTC
8135 Diesel Kiki GT-R (#26) 1990 N1
8136 Falken GT-R (#13) 1991 N1
8137 Nichirei Acerola GT-R (#11) 1991 N1
8138 Altia Falken GT-R (#12) 1992 N1
8139 Castrol RB GT-R (#3) 1992 N1
8140 Zexel Skyline (#2) 1992 N1
8167 GT-R (#23) 1993 CET
8287 GT-R (R32) White Pearl
8288 GT-R (R32) Red Pearl Metallic
8289 GT-R (R32) Dark Purple Metallic
8458 HKS ZERO-R TF2005 (Gun Grey)
0989 GT-R Group-A Racing (Red)
8094 GT-R Group-A Racing (Black)
8118 GT-R Group-A Racing (Blue)

R33
8385 GT-R V-spec LM Limited (R33) Champion Blue
8388 GT-R (R33) Prototype Metallic Blue
8869 GT-R V-spec N1 (R33) White
8888 GT-R V-spec N1 (R33) Mat Black

R34
8151 Nismo GT-R LM (#22) 1995 Le Mans Keep The Dream Alive
8152 Nismo GT-R LM (Plain Color Model: Black)
8154 Nismo GT-R LM (#23) 1995 Le Mans Clarion
8355 GT-R V-spec (R34) Midnight Purple 2
8357 GT-R V-spec 2 (R34) Bayside Blue
8358 GT-R V-spec 2 N1 (R34) White
8360 Nismo R34 GT-R Z-tune Black
8367 GT-R V-spec 2 Nür (R34) Mellennium Jade
8370 GT-R V-spec (R34) Sonic Silver
8371 GT-R V-spec (R34) Active Red
8372 GT-R V-spec (R34) Lightning Yellow
8376 Nismo R34 GT-R Z-tune Bayside Blue
8377 Nismo R34 GT-R R-tune Bayside Blue
8379 Nismo R34 GT-R R-tune White
8389 GT-R V-spec (R34) Nürbrgring Test 1998
8391 GT-R Z-tune Test 2004 Suzuka
8396 GT-R Vspec 2 Nür (R34)
8399 Nismo R34 GT-R Z-tune midnight Purple 3
8471 GTB-4 Gun Gray
8474 Nismo GT-R LM Road Car
8800 Nismo R34 GT-R S-tune Bayside Blue
8801 Nismo R34 GT-R Z-tune Millennium Jade
8836 Tommykaira R (34) Red
8838 Tommykaira R (R34) Black
8851 Nismo R34 Z-tune Proto Original
8910 Tommykaira R (R34) Midnight Purple

R35
8312 GT-R SpecV 2011MY (R35) Aurora Flare Blue Pearl
8406 GT-R R35 Vibrant Red
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Impressive collection Scott. Given the demand for Skylines, have you thought about trying to sell the collection as whole. I know that's not the usual way to achieve the best sales, but maybe in this case it would be different?
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I tried Replicarz but, they were only offering $15 per car.
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sheepCrusher wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 12:27 am
I tried Replicarz but, they were only offering $15 per car.
Obviously they have to make a profit, but that's an insult.
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Generally you'll need to find a retailer with an immediate customer base for most of the models you're selling, or they'll sit on the shelves for a while. I've found that lowball offers like that are the norm until you find a retailer who already has a market (rare!).

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Tom wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:25 am
Generally you'll need to find a retailer with an immediate customer base for most of the models you're selling, or they'll sit on the shelves for a while. I've found that lowball offers like that are the norm until you find a retailer who already has a market (rare!).
Tom, I believe you've recently (in 2020?) sold off a few hundred cars to just a small group of buyers? If this is the case, were they for resale or for the buyer's personal collections? Did you meet these people in person to make the sale and avoid shipping?

I continue to more seriously look at downsizing my collection. I've sold off a few dozen at eBay in recent months, most at a profit even with all of the fees...really helps to have bought the cars on the low end ;)

I've also made contact with someone who seems very interested in what I want to part with, yet have never sold them other than piecemeal via auction.

I really have ZERO financial motivation or need to sell these, it's just I don't need nearly 1,000 cars. Will soon start building a new home and I intend to have everything displayed and cannot see displaying 1,000 cars and sourcing the matched cabinetry for that many. I would derive just as much pleasure viewing 500 cars as 5,000!

I guess it wouldn't hurt to maybe put them on here too?
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Scott, I've sold over 1000 but I've worked hard -and was a little lucky- at finding the right people to sell to. Most of those 1000+ went to three people and I took pictures beforehand and discussed pricing. All three are traders, I believe I got a fair deal (sometimes below market value but mostly more than I'd be able to raise if I sold piecemeal on our local equivalent of craigslist). Also, I didn't want to do shipping for every one or two models so I accepted some losses on my trades.

However, I did all my 'sales' as trades for other models. Some were sourced from their own stock, some from wholesalers or from large retailers. They passed their trade discount on to me and were able to get me special deals on 'used' models. I helped them source models sometimes and passed on info about other collectors who were looking for specific models. So it was as much a quid pro quo as a sales deal, which makes it hard to put exact prices on everything.

I'm pretty sure that by renting a table at the swapmeet or selling online I'd be able to raise more cash, but the amount of time and effort would be much greater. This is a good tradeoff.

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Hey Scott, just discovered this post. Had been wondering how you were doing, so sorry to hear you've been hit hard by our crazy times. Let me know if I can help.

Best,
Phil.
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