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We have been open for 3 months or so now and I have been putting off the investment of tire machines in the hopes of subletting to one of the many tire shops that are close by. Come to find out those other shops do not play well with others and they have gone out of their way to do me bad. So, I need to purchase some machines. There seems like endless choices in this area. And I am trying to balance between not spending a ton but not buying crap. Thus far I am looking at the BaseLine 225 Balancer and BaseLine 500 tire changer.

 

http://www.ammcoats.com/baseline-tire-changer-model-bl500

 

http://www.ammcoats.com/baseline-225-wheel-balancer

 

I am not planning on specializing in tires, we are 1/8 a mile away from the large local chain Savannah Tire and it would just be silly to compete with them.

 

Your thoughts? Those two machines together are around 5k. I am not against spending a bit more for better value.

 

Thanks!

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