Ton And Allen Hit Remote-Controlled Riches

by AaronAhmadi   October 01, 2012 at 2:00PM  |  Views: 24,494
This week Ton and Allen took their lethal weapon, Carolyn, to a big old shipping container auction near the Los Angeles International Airport in Westchester, CA. If you can imagine rows and rows of huge wood crates on a bright sunny day, you've nailed down what this trip looked like. Was the trio able outsmart the locals and come out of this adventure richer? Let's let the details do the talking here:


MONEY MAKIN' MONSTER MACHINES

When you are back on your home turf and have a good feel for the competition, you feel confident. But when you send over your new assistant to chat it up with the competition and find out one of them has been in the biz for about 60 years, you start to do a little nervous nail biting. Alas, the Auction Hunters still managed to still score six – count'em, six storage units for just $2,630. Now that's buying in bulk! Seasoned pro, 'schmeasoned pro.

INDUSTRIAL POWER HAMMER

Sold For: $4,000

Sitting nicely on a pallet in their storage unit, this 6,000 pound, industrial age-looking monster machine sure was a sight for sore eyes. Allen knew this baby was from the early 1900s and could fetch a beautiful price, so Carolyn arranged the boys to meet with Rich. Rich owned a local blacksmith shop and collected industrial equipment, and told the boys they started selling these machines in 1896 (wow, Allen was pretty darn close). You're probably wondering if our heroes got paid handsomely for this find – oh yes, $4,000 in cash of course. Not bad for a heavy duty hammer, right?

GIANT RC CAR

Sold For: $4,250

Ton had to break it down for Allen and Carolyn and let them know this wasn't any ordinary remote-controlled car – this badboy was made to race. This wasn't just battery-powered too, but fuel-powered as well, and even was all-wheel drive. No other words could describe this find other than "Freakin' cool." Michael, an avid RC car enthusiast, and a local buyer, was ready to shell out cash for our team's find. This was the biggest production-made remote-controlled car you could buy period, and if that doesn't spell "cash" I don't know what does. $4,250 is how much the Auction Hunters raked in for this item, and what a sweet find it was.

Westchester was undoubtedly a smashing success, I mean just look at what kind of a trip Ton, Allen, and Carolyn had there: they grabbed six units for $2,630, collected $9,202 for selling all their worthwhile finds, and pocketed $6,572 in cash. Leave it to the professionals to compete with auction buying professionals.If there's one thing you have to see it's Ton vs. Allen in an rc car racing match. I won't give away the results, but let's just say one of them left the other in the dust. Watch the latest Auction Hunters episode, "Money Makin' Monster Machines" to see it happen. Like always, stroll by the Auction Hunters Facebook Page for all the latest news and updates about the show.

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