[Vwdiesel] winter fronts
hseaver at cybershamanix.com
Mon Feb 17 14:15:35 EST 2003
On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 01:03:13PM -0500, LBaird119 at aol.com wrote:
> > Down here in farm country, however, they want ridiculous
> > prices for crawlers, often 2-3 times as much as what they sell for in the
> > northwoods. Scarcity, I guess.
> I think Dad said there's a 100% duty on importing of "orchard size"
> in this country. Supposedly to promote sales of domestic models except there
> are no domestic models! All it does is make them spendy, new or used.
Not from Canada tho, I don't think. When we were living in north MN, just
across the border from Thunder Bay, we had a lot of heavy equipment that came
down. The big logging outfits and mines up there bought in fleet quantities,
then sold or traded them in not too many years later. They were a pretty good
deal even before NAFTA.
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