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Forum topic by Eddie posted 07-31-2013 09:53 PM 2136 views 0 times favorited 31 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-31-2013 09:53 PM

Browsing craigslist and found this sale near Vancouver and felt like I needed to share in case anyone was in the area!
I have no idea about prices but this many old tools in one place I would assume means lower prices.

Here is the link and pics

I really want to make it to this sale but I have a two week old at home so I likely won’t be able to.

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#1 posted 07-31-2013 09:55 PM

Holy Crap…

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#2 posted 07-31-2013 10:00 PM

Gah! How long a drive from Kansas?

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#3 posted 07-31-2013 10:16 PM

Jay, would you please pick me up on you’re way through Colorado…..

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#4 posted 07-31-2013 10:28 PM

Oh my…

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#5 posted 07-31-2013 10:33 PM

Freakin, frackin….frooookin.

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#6 posted 07-31-2013 10:40 PM

I’ll take it!!!

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#7 posted 07-31-2013 10:47 PM

Holy hell, thanks for posting this Eddie… I can’t freaking believe that I’m going to be out of town, I’ll be coming back by on Sunday but the sale is only Friday and Sat!!! crap!

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#8 posted 08-01-2013 12:48 AM

Holy Hannah that is a vintage tool persons nirvana !!! I might be able to get there in time if I start driving now.

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#9 posted 08-01-2013 12:50 AM


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#10 posted 08-01-2013 12:50 AM


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#11 posted 08-01-2013 12:52 AM

need a proxy buyer!!

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#12 posted 08-01-2013 12:54 AM

Just a simple question folks. Why is a flea/tag sale already set up outside for a sale date of next Saturday? Might it be that the sale has happened a few times before? Maybe a few of those tools are already gone. jus’ sayin’!

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#13 posted 08-01-2013 03:59 AM

Hey Mos – it’s a mere 25 hours away from us, I say we pack a thermos of coffee and hit the road. We could split the driving into 4 hour shifts. If we leave Friday morning at 0’dark thirty we should be there in plenty of time.

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#14 posted 08-01-2013 04:16 AM

Coincidentally, I do have Friday and Monday off already ;-)

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#15 posted 08-01-2013 07:37 PM

Looks an awful lot like the sale my wife will have when I die.

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