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#385903 - 08/18/10 06:28 PM ATV Wanted  
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I am looking to purchase an ATV such as a Polaris Ranger, kawasaki Mule or Yamaha Rhino. I am also looking for a house to rent. I will be in San Pedro on Thuesday August 26th to line things up then will be making a permenant move on September 22nd. You can contact me at jeffbarron33@yahoo.com

#385961 - 08/19/10 12:49 PM Re: ATV Wanted [Re: jeffb]  
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Worry about the permit first. Do a search on Vehicle Permits if this is an unknown to you. It will take at least 6 months from being here to getting one and there's no guarantee you will get one either, esp if it's just for personal use and you don't have your own home.

#385965 - 08/19/10 02:37 PM Re: ATV Wanted [Re: Phil]  
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It is for personal use. i was planning on buying one in the states and having it shipped but am open to buying there to avoid the hassle. I see a lot of golf carts for sale but nothing else.

#385974 - 08/19/10 04:34 PM Re: ATV Wanted [Re: jeffb]  
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jeff, listen to Phil. I highly recommend you have the permit in hand before you attempt to bring an ATV or golf cart to AC. Even if it is for personal use!

I know of another poster who owned a home here and brought an ATV with him. He had to send it back to the mainland and I think he ended up selling it. Permits take time. Good luck.


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#385978 - 08/19/10 07:47 PM Re: ATV Wanted [Re: ragman]  
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You need a permit in hand before you buy any kind of vehicle even when you are living here. There was a notice a few weeks ago on the TV that said there is a moratorium on issuing new (not replacement) permits, not sure how long that will remain in place.

#385981 - 08/19/10 08:32 PM Re: ATV Wanted [Re: SimonB]  
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#386026 - 08/20/10 01:09 PM Re: ATV Wanted [Re: Ernie B]  
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Does anyone have an ATV on the island that is for sale?

#386126 - 08/22/10 08:52 AM Re: ATV Wanted [Re: jeffb]  
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Originally Posted by jeffb
It is for personal use. i was planning on buying one in the states and having it shipped but am open to buying there to avoid the hassle. I see a lot of golf carts for sale but nothing else.


That was me and Ragman is right. Get the permit first.


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#386127 - 08/22/10 08:54 AM Re: ATV Wanted [Re: ragman]  
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Originally Posted by ragman
jeff, listen to Phil. I highly recommend you have the permit in hand before you attempt to bring an ATV or golf cart to AC. Even if it is for personal use!

I know of another poster who owned a home here and brought an ATV with him. He had to send it back to the mainland and I think he ended up selling it. Permits take time. Good luck.


That was me and Ragman is right. Get your permit first and I don't mean the promise but something in writing.

Last edited by CaptOneIron; 08/22/10 08:54 AM.

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#386801 - 09/01/10 12:34 AM Re: ATV Wanted [Re: CaptOneIron]  
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I just came back so now I am more famaliar with what I need. They arent giving permits out very easy until your a resident. I am looking for a golf cart or atv that has a permit so basically someone that is moving off the island. Anyone??? I am starting a business and its going to be tough to do without transportation


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