Rework's Yard Sale Finds

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  1. rework

    rework The Voice of Experience

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    Didn't hit any flea markets this weekend because I was set up at the Baltimore Toy Show - But I did swing by some yard sales on Saturday and found some good toys - Mostly Star Wars.

    Demolisher, no parts
    2 Playskool Gobots
    Ransack's shield
    Diakron Multiforce 14 set

    Lot of Gobots:
    About 10 intact regular sized
    Super Warpath, complete
    Zod
    2 Battle Suits

    3 "rubber" Voltrons
    Vintage Red & Green die-cast lions
    5 action figures

    Star Wars Lot:
    Hunt for Grievous Battlepack MISB
    Clone Commander, MOSC
    Lego Droid Developer Kit
    About 75 figures (maybe 1/2 complete)
    Electronic Xwing
    Bantha
    Dewback
    Ronto
    Kaadu
    Tauntaun
    Speederbike
    Droid fighters
    Zam's Speeder

    Total Cost: About $87

    Anyone else have any luck?

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  2. fschuler

    fschuler Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    Dude, I've never had luck like that! What kinds of yard sales do they have in your neck of the woods? The only stuff I ever find are used breast pumps and rusty lawnmower blades!! Nice score!
     
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    Optimus Kharnal Well-Known Member

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    I NEVER get this much luck out Garage saleing... what's your secret to finding such good stuff.
     
  4. rework

    rework The Voice of Experience

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    Persistance. Nothing more.
    Get on the road between 7 and 7:30 and go until about 10. Try and stay away from brand new housing developments unless you want baby toys.
     
  5. Codimus Prime

    Codimus Prime Missouri Toy Hunter

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    wow man! thats awesome. i would call that a haul!

    I usually take $20 and a pocket full of change... and never come back with that much. Of course I can't say much for SE MO, but hey sometimes ya just get lucky!

    As for tips...
    Persistance is a big part of it as well as location. Being thorough also helps. I usually spend quite a bit of time on my knees looking though junk boxes.

    Happy hunting!
     
  6. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    Rubber Voltrons! Wtf, that's awesome.
     
  7. rework

    rework The Voice of Experience

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    Yeah, they came carded back in the 80's and the vehicle one breaks apart into all 15 pieces of Voltron I. Made of some soft, rubbery plastic.
     

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