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Old 11-02-2019, 04:33 AM
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Noticed ad selling new Toyota $13,000, while friend bought new Yamaha for $14,000. I know that we are captive audience but profit margin on carts must be out of sight.
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Old 11-02-2019, 05:32 AM
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It is. You can buy a matching cart out of this area and save thousands.
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Old 11-02-2019, 05:46 AM
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I have also noticed that golf carts appear to retain their value more than cars, if you look at the % drop in price over the years. (in this market)
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Old 11-02-2019, 06:10 AM
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It is fairly simple to buy out of state, drive a few years and resell at the price you paid. I believe that is arbitrage in action.

I recommend it.
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Noticed ad selling new Toyota $13,000, while friend bought new Yamaha for $14,000. I know that we are captive audience but profit margin on carts must be out of sight.
I really am a fan of the free market. We still have a lot of power as buyers. AND....

We bought this cart used 12 years ago. It is a 2002, gas.

Still getting me where I am going. He has a new two seater and he is a skilled buyer, always has been.

A well maintained gas golf cart is a thing of the ages.
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Old 11-02-2019, 08:37 AM
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Noticed ad selling new Toyota $13,000, while friend bought new Yamaha for $14,000. I know that we are captive audience but profit margin on carts must be out of sight.
anyone who pay $14000 for a golf cart is nuts https://www.samsclub.com/p/500-cc-utv/prod22044076
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Old 11-02-2019, 08:38 AM
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Noticed ad selling new Toyota $13,000, while friend bought new Yamaha for $14,000. I know that we are captive audience but profit margin on carts must be out of sight.



If a concern...................just shop around.
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I have a mint condition, all new belts, new plug, new oil, new battery, re-conditioned life-style 2014 Yamaha EFI Cart with custom $800 alligator seat with armrests and low, low hours that I would like to sell for $5,700 because I paid $6,700 plus the $800 = $7,500 but can't because...……..

People want a specific color, specific enclosure, specific wheels, specific seat, unnecessary speedometer, ice chest, new, etc.. So they pay $14-$15 K plus sales tax everyday. My NEW Honda car cost me $13,550 and I can Drive it anywhere in the U.S. with Air Conditioning. No logic on carts here. My friend in Texas has a cart for his 5 acre property. It cost him $200.
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If a concern...................just shop around.
Not really a concern for me just shocked at price difference, and needless to say MORE goodies on car but price the same, hmmmm!.
Our cart is used but fun.lameys-tessie-jpg
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