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Would you buy this pump for $5 ?
#658939 Wed Jun 22 2016 02:31 PM
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Was at an auction the other day, and they couldn't even get a $5 bid on this pump. They had to bundle it with some rickety lawn furniture to get $5. Before someone asks why I didn't buy it, there were 3 auctions going on simultaneously, and I was bidding at one of the others.

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Of course I would buy it . Might even went 6 dollars .

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It all depends. Maybe a hot day, you're driving a small compact car, and the 'not so collectible' pump weighs 350 lbs.!

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Lead sign is worth more than $5. Electric motor inside is another $5.00. So $5 profit plus the rest of the pump.


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That kills me to see... I just got into this pump collecting hobby, and I'm already jonesing to buy another one. Currently only have a G&B 176 that I stumbled upon at a farm sale...


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Way too much work for 15-20 bucks. I have passed on earlier pumps for this reason. Time and labor are money. Dave


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Lol! I remember not so long ago, people wouldn't pay 50 bucks for an ms 80, now they're what...5-800 bucks? I could set that pump outside my door here and get 150- 200 for it before too long.


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porcelain-neon #659013 Thu Jun 23 2016 11:14 AM
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They are like a piano...heavy, expensive to move, and hard to sell. Cheaper to sell for scrap and a lot less time and energy consuming. Dave


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Originally Posted By porcelain-neon
Lol! I remember not so long ago, people wouldn't pay 50 bucks for an ms 80, now they're what...5-800 bucks? I could set that pump outside my door here and get 150- 200 for it before too long.


Agree, The muscle car crowd seem to love that style pump...add a few Sunoco decals and boom!!


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At $5.00 ea. I would buy a truckload. Sit on them until I retire and eat steak and lobster. LOL.

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That pump would sell for around $100 around here. There are easier ways to make $95.


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Yes,in a heartbeat.


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I'm afraid I would pay the $5.00 bucks and be happy I got it. Last time I checked they ain't making them anymore. Hope it was not scraped.


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I would buy it IF I had the room to store it at the time. I think it depends on how hard pumps are find in your local area.


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