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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 8:44 am

DanB wrote:
Sold my B650 last night and deliver today. Made a 200% profit over original purchase.  The Executives bring big bucks even with the 97k it had. This is an end of an era after owning 2-650's and a 400. Now it's time to bond with my SW and enjoy it like I did the Burgman's.

WOW! 200% profit.
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I interpret that to be your purchase price plus 200% ? Big Bucks !!!

So, someone actually paid you to ride your Burgy for the time you had it.

Could I have the guy's name? I have a couple of bridges he might be interested in.

LMAO
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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 11:54 am

Dan, sounds like a good deal. You probably weren't thinking that when the transmission went out. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 3:46 pm

applause
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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 4:19 pm

JeffR wrote:
John,  If an admin edits something we will put a note in the edit box or PM the person.  What was edited?  Thanks
Maybe let the other Mods and Admins know the rules. I got edited the other day without any acknowledgement of the editor. After i asked who edited me Dispevac made light of it publicly. I just thought it would be fair to let someone know that you've removed some of their post! Especially when it involves putting sentences together that I didn't write!! Sorry don't mean to hijack this thread, i was back reading about the Swing vs Burgman and JeffR's comment on editing caught my eye!
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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 5:39 pm

Hotwings,

Thanks. I will go to the Admin section and note this.
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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 7:53 pm

Yep, bought the 2007 Exec. for 1k and sold for 3k. I did replace the drive belt though but bought belt only for 400 as a friend helped me to replace and bought a rear tire for it, so I essentially doubled my money. Had it for nearly 2 years so I got my monies worth. The buyer was a first time rider so this will be a great bike for a newbie. Looking forward now to getting to know my SW.
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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 8:59 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 9:03 pm

I rode both the 385 and 650 B mans in 2004. I sold bikes  that year and took the time to lean about the Burgmans. I especially liked the 385 (400). Very nimble and low center gravity were appealing. The 650 was bulky and hard to push when parked. The Swing 600 is a great combo of the 2 and its a Honda!

At 6000 rpm my wing is running 77 mph. Mileage is about 54 mpg. I also had a goldwing and do miss the cruise control. Voce, I would love 15 inch wheels.
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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeThu May 28, 2015 6:57 am

DanB wrote:
Yep, bought the 2007 Exec. for 1k and sold for 3k. I did replace the drive belt though but bought belt only for 400 as a friend helped me to replace and bought a rear tire for it, so I essentially doubled my money. Had it for nearly 2 years so I got my monies worth. The buyer was a first time rider so this will be a great bike for a newbie. Looking forward now to getting to know my SW.


Below are the NADA prices for your 2007 Burgy bike with windshield. And you only paid $1K when you bought it?

Suggested List Price - $5,899.00
Average Price -------- $3,451.00
Low Price ------------- $2,625.00

Whoa, you did Good. Wink



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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeThu May 28, 2015 7:24 pm

It was owned by a friend who tried to sell it on the Maxi-Scoots forum for 2k with no luck. She bought another Executive so this one just sat in her garage until I offered her a grand. Not easy selling a scooter with nearly a 100k. A few months after buying the drive belt broke and she felt real bad about it but we both have a Burgman friend who had just done his belt and offered to do mine. If it hadn't been for that I would have sold for parts. Due to the mileage I doubted anyone would pay more than 3k. Bike ran as good as a low mileage newer bike and will make the buyer a great beginner bike as he's a new rider.
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PostSubject: Re: Silverwing vs Burgman   Silverwing vs Burgman - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeThu May 28, 2015 7:30 pm

Next bike to sell, my Honda 919.
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