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Gangs of New York

Ton and Allen find a vintage arcade game and a mid-century water cannon for fighting towering infernos!

- NEW YORK CITY!

- NEW YORK, BABY!

- LET'S DO THIS.

LOOK AT THAT CREWBACK THERE.

- WHAT DO WE GOT HERE,THE GANGS OF NEW YORK?

I GOT A BAD FEELINGABOUT THAT ONE.

YUP!- 75, 75, AND NOW $400.

SOLD.$400.

SOLD, SOLD, SOLD.

GLAD YOU CAME TODAY.- UGH.

- LUCKY NUMBER 13.

- [screams]OH, MY GOD, DUDE.

AAH!

CHECK IT OUT.- WOW.

WHERE THE HELLDID YOU DIG THIS UP?

OH!WINNER!

- SEE THAT FIREIN THERE?

- HOLY SMOKES.

- LET'S GET TO IT!

- [shouts]

- 550. NOW 575.- 60 IS THE BID.

- EVERY DAY IN AMERICA,

THOUSANDSOF ABANDONED STORAGE 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]

- NEW YORK CITY!

- NEW YORK, BABY!

FROM WALL STREETTO BROADWAY,

NEW YORK CITYHAS ALWAYS BEEN A PLACE

WHERE PEOPLE GOTO MAKE IT BIG.

AND T AND I TRAVELEDA LONG WAY TO DO JUST THAT.

- WOULD YOU LIKE A CUP OF COFFEETO KEEP YOU AWAKE?

- HOW DO YOU TAKE YOUR COFFEE?

- I TAKE MY COFFEEWITH A LITTLE BIT OF CREAM

AND A LITTLE BIT OF SUGAR.

- [chuckles]

- NEW YORK IS ONEOF THE LARGEST

AND MOST INFLUENTIAL CITIESIN THE WORLD.

- WHICH IS WHY WE TOOK THIS BABYCOAST TO COAST,

HOPING TO FINDSOME OF NYC'S GLITZ, GLAMOUR,

OR MAYBEEVEN SOME FOREIGN ANTIQUES.

YOU KNOW, OF ANY BOROUGHIN NEW YORK CITY,

BROOKLYN HAS THE MOST PEOPLE.

- AND THE MORE PEOPLE,THE MORE STORAGE UNITS.

- NEW YORK,WAIT TILL YOU GET A LOAD OF US.

- LET'S DO THIS.- LET'S DO IT.

WOW.LOOK AT THIS PLACE, HUH?

IT'S AN OLD SCHOOL.PRETTY COOL.

- WOW.

- I'M PROUD OF YOU, TON.

FINALLY GOING BACK TO SCHOOL.

YOU'RE GONNA WANT

TO SHOVE ME IN A LOCKER.

DON'T.

YIKES.WOW, THIS IS INTERESTING.

WE GOT THE JOCK,

THE PREP,

THE FOOTBALL COACH.

I GOT, WHAT, SISTER AGNESOVER IN THIS DIRECTION.

SHE WANTS TO SLAP MY HANDWITH A RULER,

I CAN TELL.

IT'S LIKE THE FIRST DAYOF SCHOOL.

- LOOK AT THAT CREWBACK THERE.

- UH-OH.HERE COME THE DELINQUENTS.

THE GANGS OF NEW YORK?

WHAT DO WE GOT HERE?A TEAM?

LATELY, WE'VE SEENA LOT MORE TEAMS AT AUCTIONS,

AND THE BAD NEWS IS MORE PEOPLEEQUALS MORE EYES

AND EXPERTISETHAT WE HAVE TO COMPETE WITH.

RUGRAT?

- WHAT THE HELLIS A RUGRAT?

- LET'S KEEP AN EYE ON 'EM.

- WITH 11 UNITSUP FOR AUCTION TODAY

AND A POTENTIAL TEAMIN THE CROWD,

WE'RE GONNA HAVE TO BEON OUR TOES.

I THINK OUR STRATEGY TODAYIS TO MAKE IT OUT OF HERE

WITHOUT GOING TO DETENTION.

- GOOD AFTERNOON,EVERYBODY.

WELCOME TO THE AUCTION.MY NAME IS JILL DOUGHERTY.

BECAUSE OF THE TIGHT QUARTERS,

I HAVE TWO BID ASSISTANTSWITH ME.

YOU'LL BE ABLETO BID TO THEM

OR TO US DIRECTLY.

DON'T LET MONEYSTAND BETWEEN YOU AND HAPPINESS.

OKAY.COME ON, LET'S GO.

- WHILE HISTORIC BUILDINGSLIKE THIS ARE GREAT TO VISIT,

THEY DON'T ALWAYS MAKETHE BEST STORAGE FACILITIES.

YOU'RE TARDY.WHERE'S THE PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE?

THAT'S WHERE YOU GO.- SO IT'S EVEN MORE IMPORTANT

WE KEEP OUR EYES PEELEDWHEN CHECKING OUT THESE UNITS.

- DISHWASHER.

OLD COMPUTER.

MOSTLY JUNK.

LOOK AT THAT.

THERE'S SOMETHINGUNDER THAT BUBBLE WRAP.

- HMM.

- WHILE THIS UNITISN'T GONNA WIN

ANY BEAUTY CONTESTS,THE BUBBLE WRAP

MEANS THEY THOUGHT SOMETHINGWAS WORTH PROTECTING.

- AND THAT'S JUST ENOUGHTO MAKE US INTERESTED.

WE SHOULD PICK THIS UPFOR A COUPLE HUNDRED.

- YEAH, I LIKE THIS.

- ALL RIGHT, GUYS,IT'S AUCTION TIME.

ARE YOU READY?HERE WE GO.

HOW MANY DOLLARS ON IT?WHAT DO YOU WANT TO GO?

$25 ON IT?$25 IS BID. $50 NOW.

$75, I'M AT $50TO BID, NOW $75.

- I'M AT $50 TO BID, NOW $75.- YES.

- I'M AT $75 TO BID,NOW GO TO $100.

- YES OR NO, GOTTA GO.- IT'S OURS.

- ARE WE ALL DONE AT $75?

- $100.- $100 IS BID.

- RUGRATS.- GO TO $125?

$125 NOW.GO TO $150?

$150 TO BID, NOW $175.GO TO $175.

- YUP!- $175 BID, NOW $200.

$200, $200.

ARE WE ALL DONE AT $175?

SOLD.$175.

- IT'S ALWAYS NICETO START THE DAY WITH A WIN.

- I GUESS THOSE RUGRATSARE SERIOUS BUYERS AFTER ALL.

MAYBE I NEED TO DOA LITTLE SNOOPING AROUND.

WHAT'S A RUGRAT?

IS THISA THRIFT STORE-TYPE DEAL?

- THRIFT STORESAND ALSO CARPET CLEANING.

- GOOD FOR YOU.ALL RIGHT.

THRIFT STORE OWNERSHAVE A HUGE ADVANTAGE

ON OTHER AUCTION BUYERS.

THEY HAVE A PLACETO SELL THEIR STUFF

AND THE STAFFTO GET IT DONE QUICK.

- SO WE'RE GONNA HAVETO STAY SHARP

IF WE WANT TO BEATTHE NUMBERS.

OH, WOW.WHAT THE...

- THOSE ARE MADE OF BRASS,

AND THEY'RE ANTIQUE.

GOT ANTIQUESALL OVER THE PLACE.

- OH, DUDE.

WATER DAMAGE.- OUCH.

ANTIQUES ARE ALWAYSA WELCOME SITE,

BUT THE WATER STAINON THE CEILING

GIVES US A REASONTO WORRY

ABOUT WHAT WE CAN'T SEEIN THE BACK OF THE UNIT.

- SO, IF WE'RE GONNA GETTHIS ONE,

IT HAS TO BE CHEAP.

- HOW MUCH?- $250'S OUR LIMIT.

- GREAT.

- ALL RIGHT, GUYS,IT'S AUCTION TIME.

HERE WE GO. $100 ON IT.WHAT DO YOU WANT TO PAY?

CAN I GET $25 ON IT?

HAVE IT AT $25?NOW $50, NOW $50.

- YUP!

- $100.- $100 IS BID.

I'M $100.NOW BID $125.

$125, $125.

- YUP!- $125, NOW--

- RIGHT HERE.- $150 TO BID.

NOW $175.- YES!

- NOW $200.I'M AT $200.

AND NOW $225,$225, $225.

IT'S ONLY MONEY.

$225 BID,NOW $250.

- OKAY.

- $250 TO BID,NOW IT'S $275.

I HAVE $275 HERE.NOW $300.

$300, YES OR NO,GOT TO GO.

- DO IT, DO IT.- HE SAYS NO.

I SAY SELL IT.SOLD.

$275.NUMBER SEVEN.

- OH.

IT REALLY HURT TO SEETHAT UNIT GO TO THE RUGRATS

FOR JUST $25 OVER OUR LIMIT.

I GOT A BAD FEELINGABOUT THAT ONE.

THAT WAS GOLD.- WHILE STICKING TO OUR LIMITS

MAY BE PAINFUL, WE KNOWIT'LL PAY OFF IN THE LONG RUN.

YOU DID THE RIGHT THING.

[whimpers]

OH.HORRIBLE.

- SOLD, $250.

- YOU'RE NOT MISSING ANYTHING.

- I SUPPORT YOUR DECISIONNOT TO BUY THIS ONE, TON.

- SOLD.NUMBER SEVEN TAKES THAT.

- NOT BAD.

- I'D GO $100 ON THIS.

- SOLD, MR. RUGRAT,$225.

SOLD, SOLD,SOLD.

MR. RUGRAT,LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN,

I'M GLAD YOU CAME TODAY.

- WELL, IT LOOKS LIKE WESTUMBLED INTO RUGRAT COUNTRY.

- THE RUGRATS KEEP THIS UP,

OUR TRIP TO NEW YORK CITY

COULD BE A BUST.

- WOW.

GARBAGE BAGS.COUCH.

OH, WHAT'S THAT?

LOOK RIGHT THERE.RIGHT THERE.

PISTOL ON THE DISPLAY.

I THINK WE MIGHT WANTTO BUY THIS CHEAP.

- I LIKE THIS.- $100?

- YEAH.- AT FIRST GLANCE,

THIS UNITLOOKS PRETTY WORTHLESS.

BUT THERE APPEARS TO BEA BLACK POWDER PISTOL INSIDE,

AND THAT'S GOT ME EXCITED.

- LET'S JUST HOPETHE RATS DON'T SEE

WHAT WE SEE.

- IT'S AUCTION TIME.HERE WE GO.

HOW MANY DOLLARS ON IT?WHAT DO YOU WANT TO PAY?

STARTING LOWSO WE CAN ALL PLAY.

HOW ABOUT $25?

$25. NOW $50.- YEAH.

- NOW $60.$55 AND NOW $60.

- YES!- NOW $65.

$60 TO BID,NOW $65.

NOW $70.$65 TO BID, NOW $70.

HE SAYS NO,I SAY YEAH.

I'M AT $65,CAN I HAVE $70, $70, $70?

ARE WE ONLY GOING $65?- HURRY, HURRY, HURRY.

- ANY MONEY IN THE BACK?

YES OR NO, GOTTA GO.SOLD. $65.

- WHEW!

THIS UNIT IS FARFROM A SURE THING,

BUT STILL IT FELT PRETTY GOOD

TO SNATCH ITFROM THE RUGRATS, EH?

- HOPEFULLY,WITH ONE UNIT LEFT,

THEY STAYON THE SIDELINES.

- THIS IS THE LAST CHANCETO GET YOUR HAND

UP IN THE AIRHIGH AND OFTEN.

- THOSE ARE VINTAGE SPEAKERS.

BUT WHAT'S REALLY COOL IS,LOOK OVER THERE,

NOT ONLY DO WE HAVETHE ALBUMS THERE,

BUT YOU'VE GOTA VINTAGE ALLIGATOR RECORD CASE.

WE GOT AN AUDIOPHILE'S UNIT.

- TAKE A LOOKIN THIS CORNER, THE RED.

- THAT'S, LIKE,A LATE '70s ARCADE UNIT

OR SLOT MACHINE.

- I LIKE THIS ONE.WANNA GRAB IT?

- YEAH, I'M GONNA GETTHIS THING.

THIS UNIT LOOKS PRETTY SWEET.

- WANNA GRAB IT FOR $300?- YEAH.

YOU GOT THE RECORD PLAYERAND THE VINYL LPs.

UNFORTUNATELY, THAT KINDOF THING SELLS VERY WELL

AT THRIFT STORES.

- WE'RE EXPECTINGTHE RUGRATS TO FIGHT HARD

ON THIS LAST UNIT.

- ALL RIGHT, GUYS.IT'S AUCTION TIME.

YOU TELL ME.HERE WE GO.

$100 TO BID, NOW $125.GO TO $125.

$125,NOW $150.

$150 TO BID,NOW $175.

I'M AT $150 TO BID,NOW $175.

$150 TO BID,NOW $175.

$200 TO BID,NOW $225.

$300 TO BID,NOW $325, $325, $325.

I'M AT $300 TO BID,NOW $325.

HOW 'BOUT $350,PUT IT AT $350.

- YUP!- NOW $375.

I'M AT $350 TO BID,NOW $375.

- YUP!-$375, AND NOW $400.

GO TO $400.- YES.

- $425.CAN YOU DO IT?

ARE WE ALL DONEAT $400?

ALL DONE AT $400,MY WAY?

SOLD.$400.

WINNER, WINNER,CHICKEN DINNER.

WHOO!- FINALLY.

SCORE ONEFOR THE VISITORS, MY MAN.

- THAT MAKES THREE GREAT UNITSFOR US TODAY.

LET'S DIG IN.

OH, YEAH.

THERE IT IS.

- THAT'S A COOL STOOL.

- I LIKE THESE.THEY'RE LIKE BAR STOOLS.

ANOTHER ONE.

THESE ARE ACTUALLY REALLY COOL.

- THESE ARE FROM THE '60s.

THIS IS WROUGHT IRON.

NEVER GOES OUT OF STYLE.

50 BUCKS FOR THE TWO.

- SWEET.

- I'VE BEEN DYINGTO LOOK AT THESE SPEAKERS.

LOOK HOW FUNKYTHESE THINGS ARE.

I PUT MY LAVA LAMPRIGHT UP ON THERE.

- ABOUT 40 BUCKS.- IT'S THE '70s, BABY.

[high-pitched]COME ON.

"BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL.STORAGE."

IT'S YELLOW,IT'S BRITTLE,

THAT TELLS MEIT'S PROBABLY TWO DECADES OLD.

- THAT'S NOTWHAT I WAS EXPECTING.

- NO.THEY WERE COLLECTING,

AND, FOR SOME REASON,TON,

THEY WERE COLLECTING ELEPHANTS.- OH.

- AND THIS ONE WAS MADE ENTIRELYOF SHELLS.

- THAT IS COOL.

- ALL RIGHT.WE GOT A COLLECTOR.

WE CAN SELLTHIS ENTIRE COLLECTION,

AT LEAST 60 BUCKS.

- I'M KEEPING THIS ONE.

- OH, YOU LIKE THAT ONE,HUH?

SPIRIT ANIMAL?- MINE.

- YOU KNOW WHAT, YOU'RE IGNORINGTHE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM.

YOU CAN HAVE THE ENTIRE BOX,AS A MATTER OF FACT.

OH, MY GOD, TON.

OH, DUDE.[shrieks]

OH, MY GOD.

- THANK YOU!

- CHECK IT OUT.- HOLY COW.

- WHAT IS THIS THING WORTH?

- ABOUT $6,000.

[alarm rings]OH, WINNER!

- HOLY CRAP,LOOK AT THAT.

- LET'S GET TO IT.- YAH!

- YOU'RE IGNORING THE ELEPHANTIN THE ROOM.

THIS BAD BOY IS STARTINGTO LOOK EVEN OLDER.

OH, MY GOD, TON.

OH, DUDE.

[shrieks]IT'S A WHAC-A-MOLE.

OH, MY GOD,THIS IS NOTHING BUT FUN

IF IT WORKS.

IT LOOKS LIKE ALL THE MOLESARE STILL THERE.

WOW.THIS THING IS VINTAGE.

LATE '70s.HOW DO I KNOW IT'S '70s?

YOU WOULD NEVER SEETHE HARDWARE IN THE '80s

'CAUSE THEY HAD COMPUTERSBY THEN THAT COULD DO IT.

ALL RIGHT, LET'S PLUG IT INAND SEE

IF THIS THING WILL FIRE.

- IT'S MISSING THE POWER CORD.- NO!

WE CAN THROWAN APPLIANCE CORD ON THIS THING.

HOPEFULLY IT POWERS UP.

HOW CAN IT NOT BE 1,500 BUCKS?- SWEET.

OH, SPEAKERS.

- OH, THAT'S MONEY.GOOD JOB, TON.

THESE ARE P.A. SPEAKERS.

OHH, THE MIXER.

- THE MIXER!DUDE, WE GOT DEEJAY GEAR.

- HA! THEY COULDN'T HAVE LEFTBEHIND COOLER STUFF.

- TURNTABLES!- OH!

OH, MY GOD.

WHAT DOES HEAVY MEAN?MONEY.

- THIS IS...AAHH!

- IT'S NOT ONE.IT'S TWO.

WHY DO YOU NEED TWOOF THE SAME?

- ONE FOR EACH HAND.- [scats]

LET ME HEAR IT, DUDE.

- OH, THERE IT IS.- OH, THERE IT IS.

- HEY!- DUDE!

- MONEY!- MUSIC TO MY EARS.

[scratching]

DANCE, BABY.- WOW.

- UP, DOWN.

AAH!

[music grinds to a halt]OOH.

- THANK YOU!

- I WAS GETTINGMY GROOVE BACK.

- YOU NEVER HAD IT.

- THESE ARE EASILY $1,500.

WITH THE ENTIRE SYSTEM,

WE COULD BE TALKINGABOUT FIVE GRAND.

AND THAT'S NOT TO MENTION,

WE MIGHT HAVE $1,000IN RECORDS, BUDDY.

- YEAH, WITHOUT A DOUBT.

- WE JUST MADESOME SERIOUS CASH.

DEEJAY EQUIPMENTAND THAT WHAC-A-MOLE GAME

HAS ME SEEING DOLLAR SIGNS.

- BUT FIRST WE STILL HAVETWO MORE UNITS

TO DIG.

- LET'S SEE WHAT YOU GOT.

- GUNS, GUNS, GUNS,GUNS, GUNS.

- THERE WERE TWO CASESI SAW.

GIVE ME ONE.- THERE'S ONE.

- WOW.

- OUCH.- FAKE?

- FAKE.- IF THESE WERE REAL,

WE'D HAVE TEN GRAND.

- IT'S OBVIOUSLY

WITH THE SCREW HOLES IN IT,MODERN.

THOSE AREN'T REAL BULLETS,

AND BLACK POWDERDIDN'T FIRE CARTRIDGE SHELLS.

- SO DO THESE HAVE ANY VALUE?

- THESE ARE LIGHTERS.

MAYBE TEN BUCKS A POP.

- OKAY.

- WELL, IT'S ALL JUNK BACK HERE.- THIS IS GARBAGE.

NOBODY'S GONNA PAY USFOR THIS.

- THIS IS CRAP.

- WOW!$50 KEYBOARD.

- LET'S PLUG IT IN.

ON.- HEY! IT WORKS.

- CRAP.IT'S SMOKING.

- OH, GOD, DUDE.- UM.

- THE SMELL OF BURNING PLASTIC

IS BETTER THAN WHAT THE RESTOF THIS UNIT SMELLS LIKE.

SO IT'S FAIR TO SAYTHIS UNIT'S A BUST.

- YUP.

- WELL, TON, BUST ROOMSARE A PART OF LIFE.

- YEAH, BUT I'M HOPINGTHAT BUBBLE WRAP

IN THAT NEXT UNITIS HIDING SOMETHING

WORTH SOME SERIOUS CASH.

OH-HO-HO!

NOT EMPTY VIDEO CASE.

- PROBABLY A HI8,THOUGH, RIGHT?

- WELCOME BACK TO THE LANDBEFORE TIME.

- YEAH.- $5.

- 1980 CALLED.- HO!

- YOU KNOW HOW MUCH THIS THINGWAS IN THE DAY?

1,000 BUCKS.

WE DIDN'T HAVE THESEIN MY HOUSEHOLD,

I CAN TELL YOU THAT.- NO.

- WE WERE DRAWING PICTURESOF EACH OTHER.

NOW MAYBE FIVE BUCKS.

- ALL RIGHT.WHAT'S UNDER THE BUBBLE WRAP?

[laughs]- HO! DUDE!

FIRE HOSE.

OLD SCHOOL.

THEY WEREN'T MAKING THESEIN BRASS

THE LAST 20, 25 YEARS,I CAN TELL YOU THAT.

- THAT'S FOR DAMN SURE.

- LET'S SEE IF THERE'S MORE.- [laughs]

DUDE, LOOK AT THAT.YOU'VE GOT TO HOLD THAT.

THAT ISA HEAVY-DUTY FIRE NOZZLE.

- ALL RIGHT,THIS HAS GOTTEN GOOD.

- THERE'S MORE.AAGH!

- OH!BIGGER!

THAT IS SEVERE.

- GRAB THE NOZZLE.- [growls]

THERE YOU ARE, CAPTAIN.

WE'RE ALL READYTO FIGHT THE FIRE.

- THIS ISA SERIOUS WATER CANNON,

MADE TO PUT OUT FIRESIN HIGH-RISES.

THIS IS INSANITY, BRO.

- ELMIRA, NEW YORK.

ALL U.S.A.-MADE.

GOT TO BE 40, 50 YEARS OLD.

THIS CHROME RIGHT HERE,BRO,

IS WORTH A FEW HUNDRED BUCKS.

- NO MATTER WHAT,

WE MADEA LOT OF MONEY RIGHT NOW.

- NEW YORK CITYHAS A TON OF FIREFIGHTERS,

SO WE'RE HOPINGWE CAN UNLOAD

OUR VINTAGE GEARIN A NEW YORK MINUTE.

- BUT FIRST WE'RE OFFTO MEET GORDON.

- HIS COMPANY RENTSAND SELLS ARCADE GAMES,

SO HE'S ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUTFOR CLASSIC GAMES LIKE OURS.

CHECK IT OUT.

- HOLY COW.

WHERE THE HELLDID YOU DIG THIS UP?

I HAVEN'T SEEN A GAMELIKE THIS

IN AGES.

NOT A TWIN VERSIONLIKE THIS.

THIS THINGIS AT LEAST 30 YEARS OLD.

- WOW.

- HEAVY PLAY IN VIDEO GAMES

IN THE '80sSTARTED TO DIE OUT.

BOOM,REDEMPTION COMES IN.

PEOPLE PLAYED VIDEO GAMES

AND WON A PRIZE.

- RIGHT, SO YOU'RE NOT WASTINGYOUR TIME

AND YOUR MONEY,YOU'RE JUST PAYING $300

FOR A WHOOPEE CUSHION.

- HOW MUCH WERE THESE WHEN THEYWERE FIRST MANUFACTURED?

- BACK IN THE DAY,ABOUT $6,000.

TODAY, ANYWHERE IN THE AREAOF ABOUT $3,000 TO $4,000.

- IT'S A GOOD AREA.- I LIKE THAT AREA.

- WORKING.HAS TO BE WORKING.

COMPRESSOR'S GOT TO WORK.

ALL THE MOLESGOT TO POP UP AND DOWN.

I MEAN, IT'S A NICE PIECE.THE ONLY THING--IT'S OLD.

A LOT OF MAINTENANCE,SO AND SO FORTH.

- OKAY.- READY TO PLUG IT IN?

- DEFINITELY.

[thump]

- IS THAT WORKING?

- NO. THAT'S JUSTTHE COMPRESSOR FIRING.

- WHAT'S WRONG?

- IT DOESN'T WORK.

- OH, NO.

- LET ME SEEWHAT THE STORY IS.

- I THINK I GOT IT.I HAD A LOOSE WIRE RIGHT THERE.

[exclaims]

- IT CAN GETVERY, VERY DANGEROUS.

IT'LL TAKE YOUR HEAD OFF.

- HOLY SMOKES.

- LET'S GO, MEN.LET'S GET TO IT.

- ALL RIGHT,SO IS THAT WORKING?

- NO.- OH, NO.

- LET ME GO IN THE BACKAND SEE WHAT THE STORY IS.

- I'VE WORKED ON A FEWOF THESE TYPE GAMES.

HOLD ON.I THINK I GOT IT.

I HAD A LOOSE WIRERIGHT THERE.

[alarm rings]HEY!

- EXCELLENT.IT'S ON.

- IT'S ON!- OKAY, GET READY TO WHACK.

- I WAS BORN TO WHACK.

LET'S DO THIS THING.

- ON YOUR MARK,GET SET,

GO!

- OH, YEAH.HOW DO YOU LIKE THAT?

- COME ON, TON!COME ON, ALLEN!

- EAT THAT.- 60. 70.

80, 90.

ALLEN'S IN THE LEAD.

TON, YOU'RE LOSING,TON.

- THAT'S RIGHT.- LET'S GO, TON.

HERE WE GO.[alarm rings]

OH, WINNER!- YEAH!

- WINNERWINS THE PRIZE.

- YOU WIN THIS ONE, SIR.

- THANK YOU, SIR.

- SO WHAT DO YOU WANTTO DO WITH THIS PIECE?

- I THINK IT'S TIMETO SELL IT.

- ALL RIGHT, IT'S WORKING.IT DOESN'T LOOK GOOD.

HOW ABOUT $500?

- I THINK YOU KNOWTHAT'S NOT GONNA BUY IT.

- LISTEN, YOU SAIDIT'S WORTH FOUR GRAND.

IT'S YOUR NUMBER.

- I MEAN,I COULD BUY A NEW GAME.

- YOU COULD.

BUT THEY'RE NOT MAKING THESEANYMORE.

- THIS IS OLD SCHOOL.

I COULD PROBABLY COME UP

TO $1,000.THAT'S THE BEST I COULD DO.

- WHAT IS THIS GONNA GENERATE AWEEK OVER THERE AT CONEY ISLAND?

- I THINK, ONCE WE CLEAN THISUP, THIS MACHINE COULD EASILY

DO $500 TO $1,000 A WEEK.

- YOU'RE GETTING A BETTER DEALTHAN I AM.

IF YOU WANT IT, THE NUMBER'SGOT TO BE TWO GRAND.

- DEAL.

- PERFECT.- THANK YOU.

TWO GRAND. NOT BAD FOR A TRIPTO THE ARCADE, PAL.

NOW WE'RE OFF TO MEETCAPTAIN MIKE.

HE'S A 30-YEAR VETERAN

OF THE BROOKLYN FIRE DEPARTMENT,AND HE TRAINS

THE YOUNG FIREFIGHTERSCOMING UP IN THE RANKS.

- HOPEFULLY HE'LL BE ABLETO FIND A GOOD HOME

FOR OUR FIREFIGHTING GEAR.

- SO WHAT IS THIS THING?

- WHAT YOU HAVE HEREIS YOU HAVE

A MID-CENTURY DELUGE GUN,

ALSO KNOWNAS A WATER CANNON.

IN THE OLD DAYS,

THE ONLY WAY TO GET WATER

ONTO A FIREWAS TO STRETCH HOSE LINES.

THIS CANNONREVOLUTIONIZED THINGS

BY GETTING THE WATERINTO THAT BUILDING

MUCH FASTER.- WOW.

- HOW MANY GALLONS A SECOND?

- YOU GOT 12,000 POUNDSOF WATER WEIGHT

ENTERING THAT BUILDING...- OH, MY GOD.

- EVERY MINUTE.

- THAT'S A LOT OF WEIGHT.

- SO YOU DON'T GET A DRINK

FROM THIS HOSE.- NO. IF YOU DO,

IT'LL TAKE YOUR HEAD OFF.

- ARE YOU GUYS USING ANYTHINGLIKE THIS TODAY?

- ABSOLUTELY.THEY ARE DEFINITELY

USING THIS TECHNOLOGYRIGHT NOW.

- SO IS THIS WORTH ANYTHING?

- AROUND $4,000IF IT OPERATES PROPERLY.

- SO, IF THIS THING FUNCTIONS,YOU MIGHT BE ABLE

TO FIND IT A HOME?- I COULD BE.

- OKAY.- THEN YOU BROUGHT IT

TO THE RIGHT PLACE.

WE CAN GO OUTSIDE,HOOK THAT UP

TO THOSE HOSE LINES OUT THERE,AND SEE IF SHE WORKS.

- OHH, YEAH!

- ARE WE READYTO OPEN THIS BABY UP

AND SEE WHAT SHE DOES ON FIRE?- WOW.

- HOLY SMOKES.

- SEE THAT FIRE IN THERE?

SHE'S ROLLINGACROSS THE CEILING,

SHE'S BURNING PRETTY HOT,LET'S DO IT.

WE'RE GONNA OPEN IT UP.

SHE WORKS, BOYS.

- WOW.- IT'S GOT SOME POWER.

ALL RIGHT, YOU READY?LET'S GO, MEN.

LET'S START ROCKING AND ROLLINGINTO THAT WINDOW.

- YAH!- LET'S GET TO IT!

COME ON, LET'S GO!

- UP, TON, UP!

OH, MY GOD, TON,LOOK AT THAT.

- NICE.

- I THINK WE GOT IT.

WELL, WE PUT THAT FIRE OUT.

- WE SURE DID.THERE'S NOTHING

COMING OUT OF THAT BUILDINGANYMORE.

IT NEEDS TO BE WORKED UPA LITTLE BIT,

BUT IT WORKED OUTPRETTY WELL.

- YOU WANT TO MAKEAN OFFER ON IT?

- I DON'T THINKI'M THE RIGHT PERSON FOR $4,000.

I DON'T THINKIT'S IN THE BUDGET.

- WHAT ARE YOU OFFERING THEN?

- HOW ABOUT $1,000?

- CAN I TALK TO MY PARTNERFOR A MINUTE?

- ABSOLUTELY.

- THEY GOT 100 FIRES A DAYIN NEW YORK CITY.

AND, NEXT TIME I READABOUT ONE,

I DON'T WANT TO FEEL LOUSY.DO YOU?

- NO.- THIS IS EASY.

- YEAH.- ALL RIGHT.

YOU'D GO $1,000?

- YEAH, I'D GO $1,000.

- WELL, YOU DON'T HAVE TO,

'CAUSE WE JUST DECIDED

WE WANTED YOU TO HAVE IT.

WE'RE GONNA DONATE THE THING.- WOW.

- YEAH.- THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

YOU DON'T KNOW HOW MANY GUYSTHIS IS GONNA BE USED

TO TRAIN AROUND HERE.

- WE FEEL LIKE WE PAID YOU

FOR AN EDUCATION.

- WELL, YOU GUYS DEFINITELY HAVEFIREFIGHTER IN YOU.

- THANK YOU.

- WELL, THANK YOU VERY MUCH,GUYS.

- THANK YOU.- PLEASURE MEETING YOU.

GOOD LUCK WITH EVERYTHING.

- WELL, NEW YORK TREATED USPRETTY WELL, T.

- AND IT'S NICETO GIVE SOMETHING BACK.

- WE DONATED THE WATER CANNONTO THE BROOKLYN FIRE DEPARTMENT.

THE VINTAGE WHAC-A-MOLE GAMEWENT FOR TWO GRAND.

AND THE DEEJAY EQUIPMENTAND ALL THE OTHER ITEMS

WE FOUND SOLD FOR $5,250.

- WE PAID 640 BUCKSFOR OUR THREE UNITS

AND SOLD THE CONTENTSFOR $7,250

FOR A TOTAL PROFITOF 6,610 BUCKS.

- NOW WHAT'S A RUGRAT?

IT'S NOT VERY TOUGH.

IF I WAS GONNA NAME USSOMETHING,

I WOULD HAVE PICKEDTHE NOBLE WEASEL.

THEY'RE VICIOUSFIGHTING ANIMALS

WHO TAKE CAREOF THEIR OWN.

- WE'LL WORK ON IT.- YEAH.

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