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Offline hickory n Steel

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A small swap meet haul
« on: June 25, 2022, 06:06:26 PM »
A small haul of small items all for $8.
I went there with the goal of checking at least 1 ratchet off my list for the 1/4dr collection and I did.

A proto 4749 - $1
An interesting 4749 knockoff ( seperate post) - $2
Victorinox super tinker - $1
Peterson 5wR - $4.


Pickings were slim ( mostly new crap, electronics cloths cheap wallets ..ect ) and I almost missed the guys booth, but I'm glad I didn't.
He was the typical Snapon = gold, prices based on Ebay kind of guy.
But he basically had the only tools aside from the large bulk style Harbor freight wannabe building,  so I circled back and I'm glad I did.

He had an S-K 1/4 set I asked about,  tells me he's letting it go cheap because the universal is missing then proceeds to quote me $130 for it  :-\


« Last Edit: June 25, 2022, 06:10:48 PM by hickory n Steel »
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Offline goodfellow

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Re: A small swap meet haul
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2022, 06:16:09 PM »
The Proto alone was worth the $8  -- everything else is gravy. Congrats!

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Re: A small swap meet haul
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2022, 07:32:07 PM »
The Proto alone was worth the $8  -- everything else is gravy. Congrats!
I'm definitely glad to have checked it off the list.

I'm also glad the day wasn't a complete waste, I sure as hell wasn't going to pay $100 for 1 used Snapon ratchet. I think it was the predecessor to the FR80, looked the same but definitely wasn't 80 tooth.
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Re: A small swap meet haul
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2022, 01:35:32 PM »
Well the Victorinox super tinker is practically good as new now, maybe even better than new because I'm not sure they ever offered the super tinker with these scales.


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Offline bonneyman

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Re: A small swap meet haul
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2022, 06:24:55 PM »
It's magically delicious!  :lol_hitting:

Offline hickory n Steel

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Re: A small swap meet haul
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2022, 06:56:18 PM »
I quite like the look of the translucent scales, but they do seem to show wear very easily.
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Re: A small swap meet haul
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2022, 09:19:23 AM »
Great snags.  All usable and desirable.