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Offline MplsJeff

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New member from Minneapolis
« on: December 20, 2014, 11:59:39 AM »
 Hello everyone. I'm a 43 yr old woodworker/tinkerer/collector. I enjoy going to estate and garage sales (which are quite limited here in the winter months). I collect old tools, electrical items, padlocks, keys, cameras, etc...whatever catches my eye. I recently have begun selling things on Ebay, and plan to eventually rent a display case in an antique store. I'm hope to expand my knowledge of tools, and get some help identifying the ones I can't figure out.  I've read quite a few threads on here, and it's great to find a forum with people who take others questions seriously.

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Re: New member from Minneapolis
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2014, 03:02:27 PM »
Welcome to Tool Talk!
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Re: New member from Minneapolis
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2014, 04:12:58 PM »
Hi Jeff, welcome from the land of all year long garage sales...sunny Florida.

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Offline gibsontool

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Re: New member from Minneapolis
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2014, 04:38:24 PM »
Welcome from Northern British Columbia. In our winter ( probably similar to yours ) the yard sales are pretty much non existent.

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Re: New member from Minneapolis
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2014, 07:28:44 PM »
Welcome from Nebraska,  garage sales eh?   you're starting out right!
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Re: New member from Minneapolis
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2014, 09:32:56 PM »
  I've found that garage sales are by far the best way to find deals. People just want to get rid of things, and they are easy to negotiate lower prices with.

Offline stillfishin

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Re: New member from Minneapolis
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2014, 07:48:54 AM »
 And you will also find that soon enough you can't get your car in the garage,yeah those garage and estate sales along with ebay and craigslist?  Those tools are an interesting and slippery slope. DAMHIKT

And welcome from northern Mn