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    Default Recent Yard Sale Finds

    6500 watt generator - $75
    Coffee table - $35
    2 golf clubs - $10
    Table lamp - $5

    A job where I can hit the yardsales - priceless.

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    I always look for fishing stuff and tools as I drive by. I've gotten some really good deals over the years.

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    Default Re: Recent Yard Sale Finds

    Just seen a nice welder and a whole bunch of manly goods at a yard sale, didnt have time to stop, dont know how to weld either

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    Picked up a nice fishing rod with an open faced reel at a garage sale last week.

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    Default Re: Recent Yard Sale Finds

    I dont do yard sales anymore...

    I rent a shoe box because thats all thats needed...All that matters in life $, beans and weenies, more $, and damn these beans and weenies....Ok sardines...arghhh...

    Is it day or night??? Cracks the blinds to see if its dark and late enough to truck over to Wallys for supplies and back to the cave...

    UVs are kickin this old mans ass these days...

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    When I was doing my ride alongs with the individual who trained me in this business, she would stop at every garage sale she'd see. Sometimes, the van was half full of garage sale stuff....it was pretty funny some days.

    Saw a bumper sticker that said "I brake for garage sales"and wanted to put it on her van but didn't think the boss would see the humor in it.shh.gif
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    Default Re: Recent Yard Sale Finds

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCableVine View Post
    6500 watt generator - $75
    Coffee table - $35
    2 golf clubs - $10
    Table lamp - $5

    A job where I can hit the yardsales - priceless.
    your funny dude.........i laughed out loud at that one.....rolling....can't say i have found anything worth while......

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    Default Re: Recent Yard Sale Finds

    Not a recent find but last year I was across from a golf course and found a woman selling her husbands golf balls. As I looked through them I seen some Titleist ProV1's. I proceeded to sort through every ball she had and ended up buying all 4 dozen ProV1's for $8.

    For any of you who golf you know that I found the deal of a lifetime. These balls sell for $50/dozen. I even felt guilty and told here that they were worth significantly more than $2/dozen but she didnt care. Her husband must have really been in the doghouse!

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    Last week I had a fellow locator tell me he had a hell of a time in a subdivision because of it was full of O.P.S.S. I didn't know what he meant so I asked and he said it was full of Other Peoples Shit Sales. I laughed my ass off. I never heard of a yard sale called that.

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    A farmer near our cottage had a garage sale the other weekend and by Sunday was getting kinda restless I guess.

    Picked up a great two ton hydraulic jack and an antique knife they used for skinning the bark off logs for log cabins. Will use the jack for auto repairs and hang the old knife in my work shop.
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    Default Re: Recent Yard Sale Finds

    I always go to those and ask the homeowner how much he's asking for his yard

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    Default Re: Recent Yard Sale Finds

    Quote Originally Posted by Dracula View Post
    I always go to those and ask the homeowner how much he's asking for his yard

    And so...do you buy it "by the yard".... or do you buy the whole thing at once?
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    Default Re: Recent Yard Sale Finds

    Got one for ya:

    Radio announcer runs an add in a local newspaper - "MOVING LAND FOR SALE" with the Radio Stations phone number. Guy call the number and Radio announcer answers. Conversation goes like this:

    Radio Announcer: Hello

    Caller: Hey, saw your ad in the local paper for land for sale. How much do you have?

    Radio Announcer: Well, how much do you want?

    Caller: Well, how much do you have?

    Radio Announcer: As much as you want.

    Caller: Well, where is it?

    Radio Announcer: Well, where do you want it?

    Caller: What? where is it?

    Radio Announcer: Whereever you want it.

    Caller: I don't understand.

    Radio Announcer: I can put it whereever you want it to be. And I can bring as many truckloads as you need.

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