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Old 05-03-2008, 11:04 PM   #1
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The packrat in me had some major fun today. I went with Shannon to about 35-40 garage sales in Eagle Lake/Mankato during their annual city wide garage sale day.

Humidifier $.50
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Garage stereo system $3.00
Speakers $3.00
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Matchbox cars $FREE$..limited to 5 per child... I didn't ask how many adults can take
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Baby clothes for my neice/nephew (shhh, its a secret!) $.50 each
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#1 Driver $1.00
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Full can of spray adhesive $1.00
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Grabber thing... basically bought to bug Shannon while we walked to all the sales $.50
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Brand new fluorescent shop light $5.00
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100'* of used golf balls...$5.00!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! obvisouly they didn't know how much they were worth
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Spray Snow... $FREE$... I have no idea what we need them for, but Shannon wanted them. Wanna know why? So we could have the plastic case holding them
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Some old ladies car cleaning supplies.. $1.50
Most of it was junk, but there was some Meg'* cleaner wax and Quik Detailer...
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scrap oak strips $FREE$
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Shannon wanted this... $1.00
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Bike $10.00
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Here is what the bike looks like right now... its gonna get a nice paintjob and a well needed tuneup.. I figure I can get $50 after I'm done with it.
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antique lawn trimmer - $3.00
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Dell OptiPlex 400 - Pent4 1.3Ghz/256mb/30gb/dvd/cdrw with keyboard and mouse - $35
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HP Laserjet 4200 with about 700 pages left on the toner $10
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Wow, you got some amazing deals in there.

I really need to start going to some garage sales near me but they're always so early. :(
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yeah, we were out and about around 7am and finished up around noon.
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I miss those garage sales, from when I used to live in the States.
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Wow I'm not the only under 25yr Male that loves garage sales.

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Neat finds though.

All that totals $84!
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Cool stuff. Will you please have a progress thread on the bike? That would be most appreciated.
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I sure can. I wish I would have taken more pics though. I seriously took that thing apart in 10 minutes
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I want that printer. Holy crap
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matchbox, are we a lil old??
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