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I always see weedeaters at pawnshops.
high quality ones. anyone buy stuff here?
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I always see weedeaters at pawnshops.
high quality ones. anyone buy stuff here?
Probably stolen from another landscaper who left them unlocked in a rack haha
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I guess you never know. One day you should stop in and check them out to see if they are any good. Some might be commercial
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i buy hand tools from there ,got a tool back full of sockets and wrenches the other day for 70 usd was a lot of craftsman and snapon tools in it .
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i buy hand tools from there ,got a tool back full of sockets and wrenches the other day for 70 usd was a lot of craftsman and snapon tools in it .
just remember to check it out before you buy, a pawn shop is a nice place to get a little cash out of a worn out 2cycle as the guy behind the counter does not likely know how to tell.
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The pawnshops around me are ripoffs. They sell beat up equipment for 10-15% off retail. Some stuff actually cost more if your a good shopper.

There is one in a small town a bit out of my ways that has cheap stuff.

As far as quality. Its usually beat, missing parts, or partially not working. I bought 2 pressure washers that had shot pumps.

I thought of starting a tool consignment shop. I do a lot of estate and auction shopping. I find good deals on stuff I dont need all the time. So this way I could flip it.
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The pawnshops around me are ripoffs. They sell beat up equipment for 10-15% off retail.
I have seen the same thing! I tend to feel for tools and such, you get better deals from private sellers.
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Back in my day, when I found a lot of jewelry, I had made a few thousands out of the pawn shops.

They come in handy.
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I don't buy from pawn shops, I just can't support peoples drug use.
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