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'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« on: May 04, 2013, 06:47:08 AM »
A area sub division is having a weekend garage sale....Jan and I, are off to look for goodies  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
Jon

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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2013, 10:25:36 AM »
I love them. I've picked up some really good deals at them.  One time, a 40 breeder and a 20g for $5!  That was the best yet! 
Happy hunting!
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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2013, 01:21:33 PM »
Well, we got a 7 HP John Deere self propelled mower, swivel wheels mounted in front, that on full throttle will pull a wagon load of kids....LOL.....$150.....backyard hill, you're mine!!!...ah hahhahaaa
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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2013, 02:55:48 PM »
all the little towns around here are having their town wide sales this weekend

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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2013, 05:54:21 PM »
all the little towns around here are having their town wide sales this weekend

I didn't see one fish tank....that's odd too..
Jon

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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2013, 06:08:20 PM »
I didn't see one fish tank....that's odd too..

They were all in Columbus at the auction!  They had quite a selection that went for some really good prices.  I picked up 2 fives, a ten, a fifteen, and a 20 long for $42.  One of the 5's and the 10 are vintage Meta-Frame tanks with slate bottoms in great shape.

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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2013, 06:15:57 PM »
Dang.  When I go to garage sales all I find is a bunch of junk.  Congrats on the mower.
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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2013, 06:17:58 PM »
I love the metal frame tanks. Wish i still had one.
Growing up my parents had a 55 gal. metal frame tank, complete with the metal light and a aquaking filter

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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2013, 06:31:17 PM »
I love the metal frame tanks. Wish i still had one.
Growing up my parents had a 55 gal. metal frame tank, complete with the metal light and a aquaking filter

I have the 28-29 gal.....'mint'....s/s hood and all......
Jon

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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2013, 06:35:00 PM »
Good find on the Meta-frames! 

We need pictures of the grandkids getting pulled along with the John Deere.  Fun!
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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2013, 08:08:17 PM »
I love the metal frame tanks. Wish i still had one.
Growing up my parents had a 55 gal. metal frame tank, complete with the metal light and a aquaking filter

I have the 28-29 gal.....'mint'....s/s hood and all......
I'll take it, SOLD   lol

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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2013, 08:16:08 PM »
Bought it at a garage sale in horrible shape for $3....all cleaned/recaulked/retofitted light switch and sockets......it shines like a baby's butt.....
Jon

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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2013, 08:32:18 PM »
I got a couple of the s/s lights. One for a 20 gal. and 1 for a 5 gal.
But no tanks

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Re: 'A garage sale hunting we go'....
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2013, 08:39:19 PM »
Phil Roe.....Rock Island has many,many......he's on QC forum..
Jon

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