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I just bought all this. Some plumber's son called all the plumbers in the area trying to unload this stuff. Said his dad hurt himself bad, with back problems and he's trying to get on disability.​


Twice I've asked if this stuff was stolen, twice he said no and twice I've purposely done this transaction in a Sears parking lot with the cameras pointed right at us.​

I figure if the stuff is truly stolen, I'm going to reference everything, down to my email transmissions to prove I cautiously walked into this. This was no different than a ebay transaction, and who knows if anything isn't stolen on that site.​

So anyone want to know what I paid for all this?​

I paid a little more than I normally would, only because I felt sympathetic to the cause if the guy is really down on his luck with his back. I'm so close to that situation every day it's unreal.​
 

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You paid $60
 

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You paid $60


4 times that and you're right.


I paid $120 cash for each set, which I felt I payed more than the average, but I figured if I ever reached that desperation where I'd be selling stuff just to get by, I'd rather have someone like "me" pay a better price than hustle them down to nothing.


I couldn't tell if the guy was being legit or not, it's money done spent and I certainly see a few things that might end up back on here.
 

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Sounds like a good deal. A great deal
 

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Not great, but hey, you helped the guy out right?

I just bought the following:

Complete victor industrial (super high flow) oxy/acetylene torch kit with cutting rig and brazing rig. 15 extra tips of a few different types. 50ft hose.

Old victor b-tank regulator, hose and head.

craftsman tote tool box packed full of various sizes of channel lock brand channel locks(7 total), crescent wrenches, screw drivers, allen key kits, torks key kit, sockets and drivers, hack saw, claw hammer and other stuff that I can't remember. This toolbox was PACKED.

10 amp, 6 or 12 volt battery charger.

OK. Who wants to guess how much?
 

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Sounds like a good deal. A great deal

One of those pans are going in monday on a water heater, that's $30 right there. Supply lines since they are Watt's, I'll sell for $6 apiece. That can of Free-All is $13 at the supply houses, great product.

So all in all, a short time I'll get that money back, and some of that stuff is just everyday stuff I buy, like duct tape. Solder, I have a nice collection of solder where I bought a ton of it years ago and still haven't bought a full price roll since ... never!


Not great, but hey, you helped the guy out right?

I just bought the following:

Complete victor industrial (super high flow) oxy/acetylene torch kit with cutting rig and brazing rig. 15 extra tips of a few different types. 50ft hose.

Old victor b-tank regulator, hose and head.

craftsman tote tool box packed full of various sizes of channel lock brand channel locks(7 total), crescent wrenches, screw drivers, allen key kits, torks key kit, sockets and drivers, hack saw, claw hammer and other stuff that I can't remember. This toolbox was PACKED.

10 amp, 6 or 12 volt battery charger.

OK. Who wants to guess how much?

That's my thinking; I would of paid $150 or tell them to walk any other time, then I would of felt it was worth the buy. So $90...if it buys medication or helps the guy out in a pinch, if it's true then to me I feel it was worth the money out of pocket.


I would say, $150 for everything you got? I know the value of that torch kit; I paid over $600 for my setup. :cry:
 

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Where did you find this stuff? I want some!
Not great, but hey, you helped the guy out right?

I just bought the following:

Complete victor industrial (super high flow) oxy/acetylene torch kit with cutting rig and brazing rig. 15 extra tips of a few different types. 50ft hose.

Old victor b-tank regulator, hose and head.

craftsman tote tool box packed full of various sizes of channel lock brand channel locks(7 total), crescent wrenches, screw drivers, allen key kits, torks key kit, sockets and drivers, hack saw, claw hammer and other stuff that I can't remember. This toolbox was PACKED.

10 amp, 6 or 12 volt battery charger.

OK. Who wants to guess how much?
 

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So if I understand correctly you paid $120 apiece X 2, or $240.00. How much does a hit of meth go for now? Did Jr. have rotten teeth or visible sores?
 

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Damn Duck, that Victor set is around $250 alone if I recall. Good Deal Man!!!
 

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Hope that's not the case but if his dad is out of business why wouldn't he be selling trucks and equipment instead of piddly and sundry items?
 

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So if I understand correctly you paid $120 apiece X 2, or $240.00. How much does a hit of meth go for now? Did Jr. have rotten teeth or visible sores?


No. The son, if that's who he was, looked more of concern than anything, and the phone ringing constantly to reach me would indicate one of urgency. :whistling2:


He looked serious about the situation. There won't be a "third" time because I'm going to question where all this material is coming from. He said it was coming from his garage.
 

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Damn Duck, that Victor set is around $250 alone if I recall. Good Deal Man!!!

I didn't see the "B-tank" reference. I've got a Oxy-Acetylene kit that was $250, the cutting torch along is 3.5' feet long and will blow a hole through 4" steel.

I don't mess around. :blink:



What I like are those brand new Milwaukee extensions, along with what looks like a 2-9/16" self-feeding wood bit.
 

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No. The son, if that's who he was, looked more of concern than anything, and the phone ringing constantly to reach me would indicate one of urgency. :whistling2:


He looked serious about the situation. There won't be a "third" time because I'm going to question where all this material is coming from. He said it was coming from his garage.
Was he in business with his dad? If so, why is he selling the stuff he needs to keep working with? He's not hurt and looking to go on disability is he? If not, why is his dad's work gear in his garage?

I'm certainly not against anybody getting a nice deal nor am I against anyone helping someone out. If the guy was working with or for his dad he'll make a heck of a lot more money installing those fittings and using that mapp gas than he will selling it at a loss.

Just wondering?

Drug addicts are some of the best liars on the planet. You can know they are lying to you and somehow choose to believe them. They are highly motivated (please pardon the pun).
 

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Also you said he made two meetings but that it all came from his garage. Why bother with two meetings? If he's trying to raise cash for his sick dad, why not sell everything he's got at once and be done with it? Wouldn't selling more stuff mean raising more cash?
 

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Junkies always have a sad tale. You never here them say "Hey I'm headed to the casino this weekend. You want to buy some stuff" and they definately never say "Hey man, I'm jonesin' pretty hard. Can you help me out on this stuff, I'll make you a good deal."
 
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