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It's that time of the year - YARD SALES

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Post Sat Jun 08, 2013 11:21 am

It's that time of the year - YARD SALES

Here in NEPA, Yard Sales spring up like crazy during the summer and you would be surprised what people put out for sale - mos not knowing exactly what they have.

What treasures have you found recently?



BTW- Harry found a really cool "box" that if someone distracts him, I can "borrow" and show you how it looks in my truck. Of course, I'd have to borrow a few other items too since the truck is lacking desperately in that department - but with a good enough distraction, I am sure he would never miss it.
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Post Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:51 pm

Re: It's that time of the year - YARD SALES

Dewalt hand sander: paid next to nothing for this great sander that came in real handy for sanding my speakers....
Couple of years ago scored a great Klipsch PC sound system including sub-woofer. Think I paid like $25 for this...
My daughter has scored a bunch of really valuable stuff (old books, jewelry, collectibles) that she then sells on eBay. Has found old books worth 100's of $'s and at a lot of these sales they just don't know (or care) what they have; they just want to get rid of it. Sales that are selling off stuff from an old person who has passed are the best as the heirs don't take the time to sort thru all of grandma's jewelry nor grandpa's old tools or electronics...
Family room: 400 disk changer with PS Audio Digital Link III DAC; Technics SL-1100A TT. QED Quenx1 IC's from DAC & TT to Adcom GTP-602 preamp/Tuner. AudioQuest King Cobra IC's from preamp to M1.0t mk-II opt2. QED Silver Spirals 4M wires to EPI 1000’s.
Living room: AudioQuest Black Mamba 8M IC's from family room preamp to Barcus-Berry 2002R Sonic Maximizer to GlowPower Zyxt IC's to Sunfire 300x2 to Nordost 6M bi-source wires to AOS 28" MDF spherical speakers using six 8" woofers and eight 1" dome tweeters symm. arranged around the surface.
SS system: CX-995V DVD to AV-705x 5 channel amp (center/rears) & M1.0t mk-II opt2(fronts).
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