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The guys find a fully functional flamethrower and a rare hand-carved South American bow and arrow set.

- THE AUCTION'SABOUT TO START.

- I'M DRIVING AS FASTAS THE OLD GIRL CAN GO.

IN THE OLD DAYS,

ALL STORAGE UNIT BUYERSLOOKED LIKE HIM.

- NOT ANYMORE.- 300.

- I HAVE 300. NOW 325.- YEAH.

- 475.- YEAH!

- SHE'S COMING BACK AFTER YOU.- I HAVE 575. 600.

- YEAH.- SOLD.

- YOU FEEL PRETTY GOODABOUT YOURSELF!

- SHE'S TOUGHERTHAN SHE LOOKS.

- THIS IS OUR BABY.- YEP.

HO!- OH, MY GOD!

THIS LOOKS OLD!

- I SMELL FIRE.

BRING ONTHE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE.

- [groans]

- THIS IS THE REAL DEAL HERE.

THIS STUFF GETS ME EXCITED.

THERE'S LESS THAN 400 OF THESELEFT IN THE WORLD.

- WOW.

- IF I HADTO BUILD ONE OF THESE,

IT'D PROBABLY COST ME10 GRAND.

- SO WHAT AREWE GONNA SHOOT AT?

- AAH!

- YEAH!- OH, YEAH!

- I HAVE 550. NOW 575. NOW 600.- 60 IS THE BID.

- EVERY DAY IN AMERICA,

THOUSANDS OF ABANDONEDSTORAGE UNITS

ARE PUT UPFOR PUBLIC AUCTION.

- SOLD!- SOLD IT. 500.

- $1,150.- YEAH!

- THESE AUCTIONSHAVE BECOME BIG BUSINESS

FOR THOSE WHO KNOWWHAT TO LOOK FOR.

- $50,000.- AH, YOU GOT A DEAL.

I'M ALLEN HAFF.- AND I'M TON JONES.

- WE'RE AUCTION HUNTERS.

WE TRAVEL THE COUNTRYBUYING STORAGE UNITS.

- AND WE'RE THE BESTIN THE BUSINESS.

- WHEN THE DOOR GOES UP...- THIS IS COOL.

- WE HAVE SECONDSTO DETERMINE THE VALUE...

400 BUYS IT.- MAKE A BID...

- 700! AND WIN THE AUCTION.- GOING ONCE.

- TWICE.- SOLD. AMOUNT, 2,100.

- YOU BOUGHT IT RIGHT THERE.- LOOK AT THIS!

YOU WON'T BELIEVE...

YEAH!- THE THINGS WE FIND...

- AND SELL.THE NUMBER IS 5,100.

- WE GOT A DEAL.- AND THE BETTER THE HISTORY...

[ding][fireworks popping]

THE HIGHER THE PRICE.- [laughs]

AH, BEAUTIFUL RESEDA, TON,

MADE FAMOUSBY A TOM PETTY SONG--

THE CLASSIC FREE FALLIN'.

I LOVE THIS TOWN.- THAT'S GREAT, DUDE.

BUT THE AUCTION'SIN THOUSAND OAKS,

AND IT'S ABOUT TO START.

- I'M DRIVING AS FASTAS THE OLD GIRL CAN GO.

TAKE IT EASY.

- YEAH, YOUR FASTISN'T FAST ENOUGH.

HURRY UP AND GET OVER HERE.

- HOW'S IT LOOKING OUT THERE?

- LOOKS LIKE A BUNCHOF NEWBS TO ME.

- NEWBIES?I LOVE NEWBIES.

I'LL BE THERE AS FAST AS I CAN.- ALL RIGHT, I GOT TO GO.

IT'S BEEN A LONG TIMESINCE I'VE BEEN

TO AN AUCTION BY MYSELF.

AND WITH ALL THESE NEWBIESIN THE CROWD,

IT'S GONNA BE EASY PICKINGS.

WHO NEEDS ALLEN ANYWAYS?

- WHOO-WHEE!

[music playing]

- NAME IS "GET RICHAND BUY AN ENTIRE LOCKER,

HAS TO HAVE THE CASHFOR THE SALE.

NO CHECKS, CREDIT CARDS, FOODSTAMPS, ANYTHING LIKE THAT."

YO!- VAMONOS.

- THERE ARE FOUR UNITS UPFOR AUCTION TODAY.

AND SINCE I'M ROLLING SOLO,

IT'S UP TO ME TO BE THE EYESAND EARS OF THIS OPERATION.

- TON, HOW YOU BEEN?

- NOT BAD.HOW YOU DOING, BROTHER?

- ALL RIGHT.- [laughs]

OLD TV, MATTRESSES.

HMM, THAT LOOKS VINTAGE.

- WHERE'S ALLEN?- WHO CARES?

YOU KNOW WHO DOESALL THE WORK ANYWAYS.

- THROWING YOUTO THE WOLVES HERE.

[laughs]- ALWAYS, MAN, ALWAYS.

FIGURES--THE ONE TIME ALLEN'S LATE,

I RUN INTO WHAT COULD BEVINTAGE FURNITURE.

SINCE I DON'T KNOW FOR SURE,

I CAN ONLY SET MY LIMITAT 250.

- ABOUT A 5x50.

WHOLE BUNCH OF COOL STUFF.CAN I GET $10?

I GOT 10. NOW 20?

I HAVE 20. NOW 30?20, NOW 30? NOW 40?

- 100!- GOT A BID OF 100.

NOW 110, ANYONE? NOW 200.- 200.

- 200 NOW.CAN I GET NOW 220?

ALL RIGHT, 210. NOW 220?210. NOW 220?

ALL RIGHT, 210. NOW 220?210. NOW 220?

210. NOW 220?- YEP.

- I HAVE 220. NOW 230?I HAVE 230.

IS THAT 230? 230.NOW 240? NOW 250?

I HAVE 240--250--NOW 260?

250. NOW 260?NOW 270?

I HAVE 260.NOW 270? NOW 280?

I HAVE 270.NOW 280?

270. NOW 280?I HAVE 270.

NOW 280?270 ONCE.

TWICE.SOLD FOR 270.

- WOW.

OUT OFALL THE AUCTION BUYERS,

THAT'S THE LAST PERSON I THOUGHTI'D HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT.

HA, HA.

- HOW'S THE OTHER ONE, DUDE?- TERRIBLE.

- WHAT DID I MISS?- YOU ONLY MISSED ONE AUCTION.

- DID YOU BID?

- YEAH, I ONLY TOOK THAT ONETO 250

'CAUSE I DIDN'T WANTTHE GAMBLE.

- I'M SURE YOU MADETHE RIGHT CALL, MAN.

- SO WHO GOT IT?- HER.

[laughs]

- SO I LEAVE YOU ALONEFOR ONE AUCTION,

AND YOU GET BEATENBY A CHARLIE'S ANGEL.

- DUDE, SHE'S TOUGHERTHAN SHE LOOKS.

- WHAT'D YOU GET US INTO?- [laughs]

- HOW YA DOING, KEN?SORRY I'M LATE.

LOOK AT THE TUBE IN THE BACK.- WHAT?

- SOMEBODY THOUGHT THAT WASIMPORTANT ENOUGH

TO WRAP ITAND PUT "FRAGILE" ON IT.

- FRAGILE.WHAT'S THAT RIGHT THERE?

- FISHING POLE.

AND TRAVEL BOOKS ARE A GOOD SIGNTHAT THERE'S MONEY IN HERE.

I SEE SOME BEAD WORK.

THAT'S PROBABLY NATIVE AMERICAN.

- FIREWORKS, DUDE.

- YEAH.- I LIKE THAT.

WANNA GRAB IT FOR 300?- YEAH.

- FIREWORKS AND FISHING POLES.

THIS IS MY KIND OF UNIT.

- WELL, IF IT'S HER KINDOF UNIT,

WE'RE GONNA FIND OUTWHAT THIS NEWBIE IS MADE OF.

- THAT ONE.

WHOLE BUNCH OF FURNITUREIN BOXES

AND ALL KIND OF COOL STUFF.CAN I GET $100?

CAN I GET $100?I GOT 100.

NOW 110?I HAVE 100. NOW 110?

IS THAT 110? NOW 120?

I HAVE 110, NOW 120.I HAVE 130.

I HAVE 120.I HAVE 130. NOW 140?

I HAVE 130. NOW 140?HAVE 140. NOW 150?

NOW 160?I HAVE 150. NOW 160?

NOW 170?I HAVE 160. NOW 170?

NOW 180?I HAVE 180. NOW 190?

180. NOW 190?NOW 200?

I HAVE 190--NOW 200.NOW 210? 210. 220?

I HAVE 210. NOW 220.NOW 230?

HAVE 220. NOW 230?220. I HAVE 230.

220--NOW 230.NOW 240?

I HAVE 230. NOW 240?NOW 250?

I HAVE 240. NOW 250?240. NOW 250? 240, NOW 250?

I HAVE 250.NOW 260?

I HAVE 250. NOW 260?250. NOW 260?

I HAVE 250. NOW 260?250 ONCE. TWICE.

- YEAH.- SOLD FOR 250.

- LITTLE LATE ON THAT ONE.- LITTLE LATE.

CLOSE, BUT NO CIGAR.

- DON'T FEEL BAD.HAPPENS TO THE BEST OF US.

- YEAH, WE PAID THAT.

I TOLD YOUSHE WAS A SNEAKY ONE.

- YOU WEREN'T KIDDING, MAN.

THIS NEWBIE WAS PLAYING POSSUM.LET'S SEE WHAT'S GOING ON HERE.

ARE YOU HERE BY YOURSELF?- I AM.

- WHAT'S YOUR NAME?- CAROLYN.

- NICE TO MEET YOU, CAROLYN.- NICE TO MEET YOU.

- THIS BUSINESS HAS CHANGEDA LOT.

- YEAH.I'M NOT WEARING NAIL POLISH.

- YOU KNOW, IN THE OLD DAYS,

ALL STORAGE UNIT BUYERSLOOKED LIKE HIM.

- NOT ANYMORE.

- NO, I MEANTTHE SERIOUS AUCTION BUYERS.

- I'M NOT SERIOUS?

I'M THE ONLY ONE WHO SAWTHE FISHING POLES.

- DO YOU FISH?

- I DON'T NEED TO FISH TO KNOWTHAT I CAN MAKE MONEY ON IT.

- [laughs]- OKAY.

- OH.

THAT'S FIGHTING GEAR.

- BOXING.

WAKEBOARD. THIS LOOKSLIKE AN ATHLETE'S ROOM.

THAT'S KIND OF A GOOD SIGNFOR US.

I'M GONNA TAKE THIS THINGTO A GRAND IF I HAVE TO.

WITH ALL THE SPORTING GOODSTHAT WE CAN SEE IN THIS THING,

ODDS ARE, THERE'S EVEN MORERECREATIONAL STUFF INSIDE.

- LET'S JUST HOPECAROLYN'S PURSE IS EMPTY

AFTER THAT LAST UNIT.

- WHOLE BUNCH OF COOL STUFF.

CAN I GET A $200? CAN I GETA 200? CAN I GET A 200? 200?

- HERE.- 200. NOW 210?

I GOT 200, NOW 210?- YEP.

- NOW 220?- 300.

- 300. NOW 325? GOT 300.NOW 325? 300. NOW 325? NOW 350?

I HAVE 350. NOW 375?

- YEAH.- I HAVE 375. NOW 400.

NOW 425?400. NOW 425?

425. NOW 450?I HAVE 425. NOW 450?

425. NOW 450?- YEAH.

- 450. NOW 475?450. NOW 475?

- WARRIOR PRINCESS.- WHAT?

- YOU BET.- I HAVE 450.

NOW 475?450. NOW 475?

- SURE.- 475. NOW 500?

I HAVE 500 NOW.525? 525. NOW 550. NOW 575?

- YOU WANNA KEEP GOING?I CAN KEEP GOING. YEAH!

- NOW 600? I HAVE 575. NOW 600.- YEAH.

- NOW 625?I HAVE 600. NOW 625?

GOT 625. NOW 650?

I HAVE 625. NOW 650?- YEAH.

- NOW 675?I HAVE 650. NOW 675?

- YEAH.- NOW 700?

I HAVE 675. NOW 700?- YEAH.

- NOW 725. I HAVE 700. NOW 725?725. NOW 750?

- YEAH.- NOW 775?

I HAVE 750. NOW 775?

- 900.

- WHAT'S THAT? 900?- YEAH.

- 900. I HAVE 900. NOW 925?900. NOW 925?

$900 ONCE.TWICE.

SOLD FOR 900.- BOOYAH. 68.

UH, HOW ABOUT THAT?

AND THAT'S HOW IT'S DONE,YOUNG LADY.

BUT I GOT TO SAY,THE KID'S GOT MOXIE.

KIND OF FELT LIKE SHE WASGUNNING FOR US ON THAT ONE.

WITH ONE MORE UNIT LEFT,

IF WE SEE SOMETHING WE LIKE,

THIS COULD GET UGLY.

- BOXES, BUT NOTHING GOODABOUT THEM.

IT'S ALL JUNK.

BUT WE'RE HERE.

MAYBE WE OUGHTTO TEACH MISS NEWBIE A LESSON.

THIS UNIT IS NO GOOD,BUT AFTER THE LAST AUCTION,

WE'RE BETTING THAT CAROLYNWILL BID ON ANYTHING

IF SHE THINKS WE WANT IT.

- SO WE'RE GONNATOSS OUT A BID.

AND IF THE WARRIOR PRINCESSFIRES BACK,

WE'RE GONNA TEACH HERA VALUABLE LESSON.

SHE'S BACK.

- SHE LOOKS ANGRY.

- CAN I GET $10?ANYBODY, 10?

CAN I GET ONLY $10?- YEP.

- WHERE'S THAT AT?10. NOW 20? NOW 30?

I HAVE 30. NOW 40?30. NOW 40? 30. NOW 40?

I GOT 40. NOW 50?- YEAH.

HAVE 50. NOW 60?I HAVE 50. NOW 60?

IS THAT $300?

300. NOW 350?- OH, DUDE, NO.

- 350? I HAVE 300 NOW.- YEAH!

- DUDE, SHE'S COMING BACKAFTER YA!

- YOU CAN HAVE IT.

- 350. NOW 375?I HAVE 350. NOW 375?

- 350?- 350. NOW 375?

- LET HIM TAKE IT.

- I HAVE 350. NOW 375?350. NOW 375?

I HAVE 350. NOW 375?- THAT'S VERY LOVELY.

BUT I INSIST, REALLY.- GOING ONCE. TWICE.

SOLD FOR 350.- YOU CAN HAVE IT.

- THANK YOU.OH, I GOT IT ALL RIGHT.

- [laughs]- I GOT IT AND, UH...

- THANKS.- WOW.

WAY TO DROP A UNIT.- I'D SAY SO.

- YOU FEEL PRETTY GOODABOUT YOURSELF, HUH?

WELL, SOMETIMES THE DROPPERBECOMES THE DROP-EE.

IT IS THE WAYOF OUR BUSINESS.

I'LL SEE YOUDOWN THE ROAD.

THE GREAT NEWS IS WE STILL HAVETWO PROMISING UNITS TO DIG,

AND I CAN'T WAIT TO ATTACK.

- LET'S GET TO WORK.

- WELL, IT'S A GOOD THINGI GOT HERE IN TIME

TO ENCOURAGE YOUTO BUY THIS UNIT.

- [laughs]

- OH, GOD.SORRY.

WOW. CRAFTS.

OOH, THAT LOOKS AFRICAN.

THIS IS CARVED OUT OF STONE.

THIS YOU CANNOT BUY.- WOW.

- WHY THE LONG FACE?[giggles]

- [chortles][pipes an airy scale]

THAT WAS PRETTY HORRIBLE,WASN'T IT?

- YES. HUP. HIYAH!

- THAT'S PRETTY COOL.- ALL HAND-DONE.

IT'S ACTUALLYKIND OF BEAUTIFUL.

SOMEBODY'S BEEN TRAVELINGTHE WORLD

AND BUYING FOLK ART SOUVENIRS.

WE'VE GOTABOUT 15 DIFFERENT PIECES

WORTH BETWEEN $20 AND $50.

DUDE, WE JUST MADE MONEY.

OH! HEY!

- WHAT?- THIS LOOKS OLD.

REALLY OLD!

- HO! CRAP!

- THIS IS THE REAL DEAL HERE.THIS STUFF GETS ME EXCITED.

I'LL GIVE YOU1,000 FOR IT.

- NOPE.OH, MY GOD.

- ONE THING GOES WRONG,

YOU'RE SITTINGON A FLOATING MOLOTOV COCKTAIL.

- AAH!

- YEAH!- OH, YEAH!

YEAH!- [laughs]

- WE JUST MADE MONEY.

OH!

HEY! THIS LOOKS OLD.- WHAT?

- REALLY OLD!- OH, [bleep].

[grunts]- OH, MY GOD.

SPOTLIGHT.

HOLY CRAP.

- WHAT DOES THIS SAY?

CHECK IT OUT.

- THAT'S GOT TO BE "1936."

AND THERE'S EVEN MORE NUMBERS.

THESE ARE PROBABLYPATENT NUMBERS.

THIS IS PRE-WORLD WAR II.

- THIS WOULD BE USEDON A BATTLESHIP

TO COMMUNICATEWITH THEIR ALLIES.

- CAPTAIN!

THEY'RE NOT SIGNALING BACK, SIR.

- SEND A ROUND DOWNRANGE.

[imaginary cannon firing][laughs]

THIS CAN'T BE WORTH LESSTHAN 800 BUCKS.

- WE JUST MADE MONEY.- SWEET.

- DUDE, I GOT A BOOKON HARE KRISHNA.

- BLESS YOU.

THE FLIES ARE BUGGING ME.- [laughs]

- MAKES ME WANTA GIANT MARGARITA.

- IT'S LOOKING GOOD, TON.- WOW.

- IT'S LOOKING GOOD.

- DUDE.

- OH, MY GOD.- OH.

DUDE.

- THIS WOULDDEFINITELY KILL DINNER.

- LOOK AT THOSE BARBS.- THIS ONE HAS A NOTCH.

SO THIS ONE COULD BE FIREDOUT OF A BOW.

- THIS IS YOUR RECURVE BOW.

YOU PULL THE LINE TIGHT,

STICK IT BETWEEN YOUR LEGS,

BRING IT AROUND,AND HOOK IT ON.

THIS IS AWESOME.

- HERE'S THE THING--IT'S WORTH NOTHING--

- OR IT'S WORTH A LOT.

- IT'S ONLY GONNA BEWORTH A LOT

IF WE CAN TRACK DOWNTHE ORIGINATION OF IT.

MY SPECIALTYIS AMERICAN ANTIQUES.

YOU LOVE MILITARIA,

BUT THIS IS OUT OF BOTHOF OUR LEAGUES.

JUDGING BY THE LOOKOF THIS BOW

AND THE RESTOF THE STUFF IN THIS UNIT,

FAIR TO SAY IT'S NOT MADEIN THE U.S.A.

BUT HOW MUCH IS IT WORTH?

GUESS WE'RE GONNA HAVE TO TALKTO AN EXPERT TO FIND OUT.

- BUT FIRST, WE STILL GOTONE MORE UNIT TO DIG.

- THIS IS OUR BABY.- YEP.

OH, DAMN.

- OKAY, ALL RIGHT.- OH! SNOWBOARD.

- YEAH. THIS WAS NOTAN INEXPENSIVE BOARD.

PROBABLY A FEW HUNDRED BUCKS.

THIS IS A WAKEBOARD TO BE PULLEDBEHIND A BOAT, RIGHT?

- YEAH.- THEY START OUT AT 395.

SO PROBABLY 125 BUCKSTO SOMEBODY.

NOT TOO BAD.

AND LET'S GO AHEAD ANDJUST CALL IT 200 TOGETHER HERE.

- THIS IS WHAT I LIKE.

CHECK THIS OUT.

- OH, HEY.

- [laughs]

- ALL RIGHT, YOU FINALLY FOUNDA BEANBAG YOUR SIZE.

THAT SUCKER RIGHT THERE HAS GOTTO BE 100 BUCKS TO SOMEBODY.

- IT SMELLS KIND OF FUNNY.

- OH, IT'S HEAVY.I GUESS THAT'S A GOOD SIGN.

- THAT'S A FANCY LATCH.

- I FEEL LIKE INDIANA JONESRIGHT NOW.

- WHAT THE--- JET PACK!

- NO.DUDE, FLAMETHROWER.

- THAT WAS MY SECOND GUESS.

OH, MY GOD.- HOLY [bleep].

- OH, IT'S HEAVY.

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ONE OF THESE,LIKE, EVER?

IT'S A FLAMETHROWER.

- OR IT'S A MOCK-UP.- WHAT?

WHAT DO YOU MEAN "MOCK-UP"?

YOU MEAN, LIKE IT'S--- LOOK AT THAT.

LOOK AT THE KEG--THE LITTLE PONY KEG ON THE BACK.

IT DOES HAVE A LITTLE BITOF A THROWN-TOGETHER QUALITY.

[clatters]- OH, ONE'S REMOVABLE.

- HALF-MOUNTED ON THERE.

AND THEN YOU'VE GOTTHIS BAD BOY.

IT LOOKS LIKE THEY TOOKA HOOVER VACUUM CLEANER TUBE,

PUT THAT AROUND THE WIRING--

- BUT THE HARNESS LOOKS GOOD.

- AND THIS IS PURE VINTAGE.

THIS IS DEFINITELY 1960OR OLDER.

- HMM.WE HAVE IGNITION SOURCE.

I SMELL FIRE.

THAT MIGHT BE REAL.

THE ONE THING I DO KNOWABOUT THIS,

IF IT WORKS,

WE'RE GONNA HAVE TO GOTO A SPECIALIST

TO ACTUALLY MAKETHIS THING FUNCTION.

BECAUSE ONE THING GOES WRONG,

YOU'RE SITTINGON A FLOATING MOLOTOV COCKTAIL

OF PRESSUREAND EXPLOSIVES.

THE FLAMETHROWER IS ONE OF THECOOLEST ITEMS WE'VE EVER FOUND!

BUT IF IT WORKS,

IT ALSO COULD BE ONEOF THE MOST DANGEROUS.

SO BEFORE WE TRY TO SELL IT,

WE'RE GONNA TAKE IT TO SOMEONE

THAT CAN TELL US IF IT'S REALOR A FAKE.

BRING ONTHE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE.

- [groans]

- [imitates flames hissing]- OH! OH, MY FACE!

[screams]- [laughs]

- I'M JUST FINEBECAUSE I REGENERATE.

[screams]- OH!

- FIRST WE'RE HEADEDTO MEET MARCUS.

HE'S A COMPETITIVEARCHERY INSTRUCTOR

AND COLLECTOROF ANTIQUE BOWS AND ARROWS.

AND ONCE HE HEARDWHAT WE HAD,

HE COULDN'T WAITTO GET HIS EYES ON IT.

- OH, MAN.

THIS IS THE REAL DEAL HERE.

DO YOU GUYS KNOWWHAT YOU GOT HERE?

- UH, WE WERE HOPINGYOU COULD TELL US.

- TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.

THIS WOOD IN HERE HAS GOT FOUROR FIVE DIFFERENT COLORS IN IT.

THAT TELLS YOUTHAT THIS IS

DEFINITELY BARKING TREE WOODFROM THE AMAZON.

YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT RIGHT ONTHE BORDERS OF PERU AND BRAZIL.

YOU'RE NOT GONNA FIND THIS WOODANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD.

SO THAT TIES THIS BOWTO THAT LOCATION,

AND THE ONLY PEOPLE THATWERE LIVING IN THAT AREA

AND MAKING BOWS WERETHE MATIS TRIBE.

THEY JUST DISCOVERED THEMBACK IN THE '80s.

PEOPLE HADN'T BEEN TOUCHEDIN THOUSANDS OF YEARS.

THESE GUYS WERE CALLEDTHE CAT PEOPLE

BECAUSE THEY USED TO WEARJAGUARS ON THEIR HEADS

AND PUT CAT WHISKERSAND STUFF ON

AND PAINT UP THEIR FACEWHEN THEY WENT ON A HUNT.

THERE'S LESS THAN 400 OF THESEPEOPLE LEFT IN THE WORLD.

- WOW.- SO TO HAVE ONE OF THESE BOWS

ALL THE WAY HERE--

THIS IS A COLLECTIBLE.I'M A COLLECTOR.

I'LL GIVE YOU 1,000FOR IT RIGHT NOW.

- NOPE.

- YOU GUYS GOTTA SELL METHIS BOW.

- I HAD IT ALL IN MY BRAIN

THAT WE WERE GONNA GETTO FIRE THIS THING.

- IF YOU SHOOT IT,YOU'RE GONNA BREAK IT.

- WOULD YOU LIKETO MAKE AN OFFER?

- $3,000 TO $5,000,IF IT WORKS.

YOU WANT TO SEE IF WE CAN GETIT TO WORK?

- DUDE, THIS IS GONNA ROCK.

YEAH!- OH, YEAH!

- OH, MAN.

OKAY, THIS IS--THIS IS THE REAL DEAL HERE.

THIS IS A COLLECTIBLE.I'M A COLLECTOR.

I'LL GIVE YOU 1,000FOR IT RIGHT NOW.

- NOPE.

- THAT WASWAY TOO QUICK.

- THAT WAS JUST INSTINCTTALKING RIGHT THERE.

- ALL RIGHT, ALL RIGHT,ALL RIGHT.

- CLEARLY, MARCUS KNOWSHIS CAT PEOPLE.

BUT NEGOTIATION?

NOT HIS FORTE.

- WE DON'T WANTTO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS GUY,

BUT WE STILL WANTTO GET A FAIR PRICE.

- YOU GUYS GOTTASELL ME THIS BOW.

- WHAT ARE YOU OFFERING?

- GOOD AT 2,000.

- I'M THINKING MAYBE WE GIVE YOUA LITTLE CASH FOR YOUR TIME,

AND THEN WE FIND THE BEST PRICEWE CAN FOR THIS THING.

- COME ON.YOU'RE KILLING ME.

2,500.

'CAUSE I WANT TO BE FAIR.I WANT TO GIVE YOU A GOOD PRICE.

DUDE, YOU'RE NOT GONNA FINDANOTHER COLLECTOR LIKE ME.

I MEAN, 'CAUSEYOU CAN'T SHOOT IT.

- I HAD IT ALL IN MY BRAIN

THAT WE WERE GONNA GETTO FIRE THIS THING.

- IT'S A WALL-HANGER.

IF YOU STRING THIS BOW,YOU'RE GONNA BREAK IT.

IF YOU BREAK IT,IT'S FIREWOOD.

BUT I'LL TELL YOU,IF YOU GIVE IT TO ME,

IT'LL HAVE LIFE.

AND I'LL SHOW IT TO PEOPLE,

AND WE'LL SHARE ITIN MY COLLECTION.

- I LIKE THE WAY THATYOU CARE ABOUT THIS BOW.

- I DO CARE ABOUT IT.- SO MAYBE YOU SHOULD OWN IT.

WHAT IS YOUR SERIOUS OFFER THEN?- [sighs]

- RIGHT NOW, AS-IS...

3 GRAND?

WHAT DO YOU SAY?

- I'D SAY YEAH, 'CAUSE WE WERENEVER GONNA FIRE THAT BOW.

[all laughing]

- YOU JUST WANTEDTO GET 3 GRAND OUT OF ME.

- WELL, WE HIT OUR TARGET PRICEFOR OUR BOW AND ARROW SET.

NEXT WE'RE GONNA MEETWITH JEFF.

HE'S A LICENSED PYROTECHNICIANAND SPECIAL EFFECTS WHIZ.

HE'S GONNA TELL US IF OURFLAMETHROWER IS THE REAL MCCOY.

SO WHAT DO WE HAVE HERE?

- THIS IS NOTYOUR NORMAL BIC LIGHTER.

IT'S A HOLLYWOOD VERSIONOF A FLAMETHROWER.

THESE TANKS, FOR ONE--THEY'RE NOT REAL.

- OH.

- IT'S A FACADE.

- IT DOESN'T THROW FLAME?

- IT PROBABLY DOES.

YOU'VE GOT AN OXYGEN TANK,

YOU'VE GOT A CO2 TANK,

AND OVER HERE YOU'VE GOTA MAPP GAS CANISTER.

AND IT'S GOT A PROPANE TANKUP FRONT.

AND IT'S GOT AN IGNITER.LIKE A LITTLE SPARK PLUG,

LIKE A CAR.- HOLY CRAP, LOOK HOW SMALL

THAT SPARK PLUG IS.- THAT'S HILARIOUS. I KNOW.

- IT'S NOT A REALMILITARY FLAMETHROWER,

BUT IT'S AS CLOSETO A REAL ONE

AS YOU'RE GONNA GETYOUR HANDS ONTO.

THIS ISN'T GOINGTO BE SHOOTING VAPOR.

THE MILITARY UNITSWERE SHOOTING LIQUID.

- WHO MAKES THIS,BLACK AND DECKER?

- NO, THIS WAS HAND-CRAFTED.

THIS IS ALUMINUMTHAT'S BEEN CUT,

IT'S BEEN CASTJUST FOR THIS.

IF YOU LOOK AT IT,

IT'S SEAMEDAND THEN SCREWED TOGETHER.

THESE ARE ALL AVAILABLE,THESE TWO ITEMS,

AT YOUR LOCAL HARDWARE STORE.

BUT THE WORKING PARTOF THE UNIT, RIGHT HERE,

THIS IS WHERE ALL THE FIRE IS,THIS IS WHERE THE BRAINS ARE.

THIS IS ONE OF A KIND.

- SO LITERALLY THE MOSTEXPENSIVE PART OF THIS

IS FROM THE HOSE TO THE NOZZLE.- YEP.

IF I HAD TO BUILDONE OF THESE

FROM SCRATCH,IN TODAY'S MARKET,

IT'D PROBABLY COST ME10 GRAND.

- WOULD YOU LIKETO MAKE AN OFFER ON IT?

- OH, I'D LOVETO MAKE AN OFFER ON IT.

RIGHT NOW,I DON'T KNOW IF IT WORKS.

- AND IF IT DOESN'T,WHAT IS IT WORTH?

- MAYBE 500 BUCKS.IT'S A PROP.

IF IT DOES WORK,I'D SAY $3,000 TO $5,000.

- HOW ABOUT AS IT SITS?

- I'D GIVE YOU 1,000.

- NOT ENOUGH.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SEE?

- I'VE GOT TO SEE ITSHOOT FLAME

CONSISTENTLY AND LONG ENOUGHTO BE WORTH MY WHILE.

- IF IT DOES FUNCTION?

- 3,500.

- WHAT WOULD YOU RENT ONEOF THESE OUT FOR A DAY?

- WORKING, $1,000TO $2,000 A DAY.

- SO THIS WILL MAKE YOUA LOT OF MONEY.

- MAYBE.

- 4 GRAND.

- 3,750.

- 4 GRAND JUST REALLYSOUNDS GOOD TO ME.

- DONE.- DEAL.

SO WHAT AREWE GONNA SHOOT AT?

- WELL, IT ISA PROP HOUSE, GUYS.

WE HAPPEN TO HAVETHIS BIG PROP.

- CAN WE BURN IT?

- YEAH, TAKE IT OUTSIDE.

- DUDE,THIS IS GONNA ROCK.

- WHAT IS THAT THING?

- IT'S A BIG,GIANT MARSHMALLOW MAN.

- YEAH!

[laughs]

LET'S DO THIS.

- THERE IT IS.

OH, YEAH!- YEAH! [laughs]

- WHOO!

OH! OW!

OH. OH, YEAH!- YEAH! [laughs]

- AAH!

- YEAH!

- THAT'S NUTS.- WATCH IT.

- WHEW.- IT WORKS.

- SHE WORKS, AND SHE WORKSJUST LIKE SHE SHOULD.

- 4 GRAND AND A BARBECUE?

CAN'T THINK OF A BETTER WAYTO END THE DAY.

- WE MADE THOUSANDSIN THOUSAND OAKS.

WE SOLD OUR PROP FLAMETHROWERFOR $4,000.

THE SOUTH AMERICAN BOWAND ARROW SET WENT FOR 3 GRAND.

AND THE SEARCHLIGHTAND ALL THE OTHER ITEMS WE FOUND

FETCHED AN IMPRESSIVE2,130 BUCKS.

WE PAID $1,500FOR OUR THREE UNITS

AND SOLD THE CONTENTSFOR $9,130

FOR A TOTAL PROFITOF 7,630 BUCKS.

- TIME FOR ZOMBIE APOCALYPSEMARSHMALLOWS.

- HE ALWAYS EATS HIS KILLS.- AND S'MORES.

LIVER, SPLEEN.

LET'S JUST GO RIGHT HERE.

- OH, TON.

- THAT'LL BE ALL RIGHT.OH, YEAH.

- I'M NOT SURE THAT'S ACTUALLYEVEN REAL MARSHMALLOW.

- IT'S GOOD.

- ALL RIGHT, YOU'RE NOT GETTINGIN THE BREAD TRUCK

WITH THOSE STICKY FINGERS.

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