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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #15 on: 20.10. 2017 13:10 »
A lot of comments, but few in the game. GB asked for guesses of the sale price. C'mon.

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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #16 on: 20.10. 2017 13:40 »
15,000 pounds

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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #17 on: 20.10. 2017 13:49 »
... I trust that the forum will be tolerant, given that Ariel Motors was owned by BSA!
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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #18 on: 20.10. 2017 16:32 »
...12k £...
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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #19 on: 20.10. 2017 16:51 »
£12,500 + £5k to get it running properly
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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #20 on: 20.10. 2017 17:13 »
... I trust that the forum will be tolerant, given that Ariel Motors was owned by BSA!
Almost anything is OK in 'Off Topic'

Indeed, and there's the 'members only' board. Free to use, and anytime some discussion in the the tech boards drifts away from original topic, move it over here *smile*

(this section 'saves' the tech board's content, making posts there concentrate on actual topics and, imo, thus giving those boards\topics readability, quality, high level of informational value).

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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #21 on: 20.10. 2017 19:10 »
trust it will be a square deal - BOOM BOOM
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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #22 on: 22.10. 2017 18:43 »
1 h 40 left, a final bid frenzy coming up ?

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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #23 on: 22.10. 2017 19:37 »
perhaps not, stuck on 8 grand with less than an hour to go and two separate bids over over 8 grand retracted a few days ago, someone know something we don't  ???
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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #24 on: 22.10. 2017 22:04 »
Sold, but not to me.

 If I understand right, the numbers were in question and also a plunger frame might have been wrong for a 38.

 I didn't feel comfortable putting that much into something I know so little about.

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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #25 on: 23.10. 2017 09:15 »
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...also a plunger frame might have been wrong for a 38...
The '39 model I owned had a rigid frame. I imagined there may have been an option for plungers.


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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #27 on: 23.10. 2017 15:41 »
If I hadn't bought the A7 and another project recently I would have bought that bike, and for £8100 the buyer got an absolute steal.
Lucky sod!

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Re: Give me your estimate for what this bike will go for
« Reply #29 on: 29.10. 2018 18:45 »
 WOW! *eek*

 I have heard about very pricey antique cars being brought back from that depth of rot, but its not for me.

 Thats not the "dry" kind of rust, but the deep tin foil thin metal kind if you know what I mean. That bike has been wet constantly for a long, long time. I know this kind of rust because I have to guard against it in my own shed.

 I dont believe there will be a bid on this at that starting price. *sad2*

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