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Gold ‘N’ Gloves

The guys duel with Ton's evil twin, find a medieval catapult, and gold bars worth thousands.

- SURF CITY,HERE WE COME.

- HERMOSA BEACH!

- WE'RE DOWNTO FIVE UNITS.

- OH, THAT'S A BAD SIGN.

WHO IS THAT GUY?- THAT'S VINNY.

- WHY DOES EVERYBODYLOOK LIKE TON OUT HERE?

- CAN ANYBODY START ME OFFAT $25?

- 350.- I'M LOOKIN' FOR 450.

- YEP.- 450 GOING ONCE,

TWICE, SOLD.

- LET'S SEE IF SHE CANSTEP UP HER GAME.

- [imitates engine revving]- DON'T HURT THE MERCH.

[crash]OOH.

- [gasps]HOLY [bleep], DUDE!

BOOYAH!- ATTACK!

SLING!

- LET'S GO, BOYS.

- OOH.

- WOW, THESE WERE THE ULTIMATEIN SIEGE WEAPONRY.

- 2,200.

- WHERE'D SHE COME FROM?- I DON'T KNOW,

BUT YOU BETTER WATCH OUT.

- WHOO!- YEAH, BABY!

- [auctioneering]

- EVERY DAY IN AMERICA,

THOUSANDS OF ABANDONEDSTORAGE UNITS

ARE PUT UPFOR PUBLIC AUCTION.

- SOLD.- SOLD IT FOR 500.

- $1,150.

- THESE AUCTIONS HAVEBECOME BIG BUSINESS

FOR THOSE WHO KNOWWHAT TO LOOK FOR.

- $50,000.- 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--

FOUR BUYS IT.- MAKE A BID--

- SEVEN.AND WIN THE AUCTION.

- AND ONCE.- TWICE.

- SOLD.AMOUNT: 2,100.

- YOU BOUGHT ITRIGHT 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 BETTERTHE HISTORY,

THE HIGHER THE PRICE.

- [laughs]

- SURF CITY,HERE WE COME.

- HERMOSA BEACH!

NO SURFING TODAY, BOYS.

ALL AUCTION.- [laughs]

TODAY WE'RE HEADEDTO A HUGE STORAGE AUCTION

IN HERMOSA BEACH.

AND ONCE AGAIN, WE DECIDEDTO BRING CAROLYN ALONG

TO LEND US A HAND.

- WITH OUR BUSINESSEXPANDING,

WE'VE THOUGHT ABOUTBRINGING HER ON

AS A PERMANENT PARTOF OUR TEAM.

BUT FIRST, WE NEED TO SEEIF SHE'LL STEP UP HER GAME.

- UH-OH.- WHAT OH?

- THEY'RE DOWN TO 15 UNITS,FROM 25.

- OH, THAT'S A BAD SIGN.

IT'S COMMONFOR RENTERS TO PAY

THEIR STORAGE UNIT BILLSAT THE LAST MINUTE.

SO THERE'S ALWAYS GONNABE LESS UNITS THAN ADVERTISED.

- BUT BIG NUMBERSMEAN BIG CROWDS.

AND THE LESS NUMBEROF UNITS AT AUCTION TIME,

THE TOUGHERTHE COMPETITION.

- I DON'T CAREIF THERE'S ONE UNIT.

IT ONLY TAKES ONE UNIT.

AND WITHTHREE SETS OF EYES,

I LIKE OUR ODDS.

WHO'S WITH ME?- I AM!

- LET'S DO THIS.

- ALL RIGHT.

ALL RIGHT, LET'S SEEWHAT WE'RE DEALING WITH.

- HOW YOU GUYS DOING?- GOOD.

WE STILL GOT 15?- YOU KNOW WHAT?

WE'RE DOWN TO JUSTA FEW LESS THAN THAT, SO--

- HOW FEWLESS THAN THAT?

- UH, WE'RE DOWNTO FIVE UNITS.

- A LOT OF PEOPLEFOR FIVE UNITS.

- IT'S GONNA BEA GOOD AUCTION NONETHELESS.

- MM-HMM.

PICKING THE RIGHTAUCTION TO GO TO

CAN BE JUSTAS BIG OF A GAMBLE

AS KNOWING WHICH UNITTO BID ON.

BECAUSE THE NUMBER OF ROOMSADVERTISED

IS NOTHING BUT AN ESTIMATE.

- AND WHEN YOU GO TOAS MANY AUCTIONS AS WE DO,

YOU'RE BOUND TO RUNINTO DAYS LIKE THIS.

ANOTHER ONE JUST PAID.

- HOW MANY DO WE HAVE LEFT?

- I THINK THREE.

both: THREE?

- THIS IS RIDICULOUS.- YEAH.

- THIS IS MORE YOUR AREA,ISN'T IT?

- YEAH.- SO WHO SHOULD WE

BE WATCHING OUT FOR TODAY?

- GUY IN THE HAT'S BIG TONY,WITH THE PONYTAIL.

HE'S BEEN BUYING UNITSFOR ABOUT EIGHT YEARS.

- GOOD TO KNOW.

WHO IS THAT GUY?- THAT'S VINNY.

HE LOOKS FOR STUFFHE CAN REFURB,

SO HE'S A LITTLE BITOF A CRAFTSMAN.

- WHY DOES EVERYBODYLOOK LIKE TON OUT HERE?

- [laughs]

- CAN I PLEASE GETEVERYBODY'S ATTENTION?

FIRST OF ALL, THANKS FORCOMING OUT TO TODAY'S AUCTION.

OUR TERMS ARE CASHAND CASH ONLY.

ANY QUESTIONS?NONE?

ALL RIGHT, LET'S GO INAND GET STARTED.

- WITH JUSTTHREE UNITS LEFT,

THIS ISN'T THE HUGE AUCTIONWE SIGNED UP FOR.

- AND WITH THE BIG CROWDFULL OF CRANKY AUCTION BUYERS,

THIS COULD GET UGLY TODAY.

- WOW.- OH, HERE WE GO, BRO.

OOH.

- DAMN.- CHEAP BEDSIDE DRESSER.

- THAT'S NOT A GOOD START.- NO, I AGREE.

- THIS IS A WALK AWAY.

THIS FIRST UNIT'SPRETTY SAD.

BUT IT LOOKS LIKESOME OF THESE BUYERS

ARE ACTUALLY GIVING ITSOME SERIOUS THOUGHT.

- VINNY'S REALLYCHECKING THIS ONE OUT.

- IF PEOPLE ARE WILLINGTO SPEND MONEY

ON A UNIT LIKE THIS,

WE COULD BE IN BIG TROUBLE

IF WE ACTUALLYSEE SOMETHING GOOD.

- ALL RIGHTY, FOLKS, WE'RE GONNASELL THIS UNIT INSIDE HERE.

ANYBODY START ME OFFAT $10 ON THIS UNIT?

$10?- 10.

- GOT $10,LOOKING FOR 20.

GOT 20,LOOKING FOR 30.

GOT 30, LOOKING FOR 40.- YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING ME.

- GOT $30, LOOKING FOR 40.$30 GOING ONCE.

- 40.- DID I HEAR 40?

GOT 40, LOOKING FOR 50.GOT 40, LOOKING FOR 50.

GOT 50, LOOKING FOR 60.GOT 50, LOOKING FOR 60.

$50 GOING ONCE,GOING TWICE.

SOLD FOR $50.

- I DON'T KNOW WHATYOUR EVIL TWIN WAS BIDDING ON,

BUT FOR 50 BUCKS,HE'LL BE LUCKY TO BREAK EVEN.

- AND VINNY WASN'TTHE ONLY ONE BIDDING.

WITH A CROWD THIS HUNGRY,

THESE LAST TWO UNITSARE GONNA BE A BATTLE

NO MATTER WHAT'S INSIDE.

- A LOT OF HOUSEHOLD ITEMSIN THIS ONE, FOLKS.

THIS MIGHT BE THE ONE.

- YOU GOT TWO MID-CENTURYSEWING MACHINES RIGHT HERE.

- WHAT IS THAT?IS THAT ANOTHER SUITCASE?

- NO, IT LOOKS LIKEA MEDIA CASE FROM THE '50s.

OH, WAIT A MINUTE.

SMITH & WESSON BOXDOWN HERE.

- OOH.- NICE.

[whispering]THIS IS A GOOD ONE.

- WE GOTTA GET IT.

THAT'S 800 BUCKS FOR ME,RIGHT?

- WITH MID-CENTURYCOLLECTABLES

AND EVEN A VINTAGEGUN CASE,

THIS UNIT HAS OUR NAMEWRITTEN ALL OVER IT.

- YEAH, BUT WITH THOSEFIXER-UPPER SEWING MACHINES

NEEDING JUSTA LITTLE BIT OF LOVE,

I GUARANTEE VINNY'SGONNA WANT THIS ONE TOO.

- ALL RIGHTY, FOLKS, MAKE SUREI'VE GOT YOUR ATTENTION

IF YOU WANNA GET THIS UNIT.

ANYBODY START ME OFF AT $25?ANYBODY START ME AT $25?

GOT 25, LOOKING FOR 50.GOT 25, LOOKING FOR 50.

GOT 50, LOOKING FOR 75.GOT 50, LOOKING FOR 75.

GOT 75, LOOKING FOR 100.

GOT 100,LOOKING FOR 125.

- 350.- GOT 350, LOOKING FOR 375.

GOT 375, LOOKING FOR 400.GOT 375, LOOKING FOR 400.

GOT 375,LOOKING FOR 400.

- OH, LOOK AT HIMMAD DOGGIN' US.

- 400.- GOT 400, LOOKING 425.

GOT 425, LOOKING FOR 450.GOT 425, LOOKING FOR 450.

GOT 425,LOOKIN' FOR 450.

450, LOOKING FOR 500.

GOT 500, LOOKING FOR 525.

GOT $500,LOOKING FOR 525.

GOT 500, LOOKING FOR 525.

GOT $500 GOING ONCE,GOING TWICE.

SOLD FOR $500.

- JUST AS WE PREDICTED,

VINNY REALLYMADE US WORK FOR THAT ONE.

I WAS ACTUALLY KINDASURPRISED

THERE WASN'TMORE PEOPLE BIDDING.

- I THINK THEY WEREA LITTLE STUNNED

BY THE WHOLEDUELING TONS THING.

BUT I DON'T EXPECT THIS CROWDTO STAY QUIET FOR LONG.

- THIS IS THE LAST ONE,FOLKS.

SO YOU MAY WANNAMAKE IT COUNT.

YOU'RE ALREADY HERE.

- [whispering]THAT IS AN OLD MIXER.

- OKAY.- LIKE, FROM THE '40s.

THOSE ARE DINER BOOTHS,

ALSO SORT OF MID-CENTURY,LOOK.

IF THEY'RE ALL HERE ANDTHE UPHOLSTERY'S DECENT,

THEY'RE A FEW HUNDRED BUCKSAPIECE.

- BIKE.

- LOOKS LIKEAN OLD BEACH CRUISER.

THAT BIKE IS, LIKE,'50s OR '60s.

- GOOD UNIT.

- IT'S DECENT.

- THERE'S SOMETHING ELSEBACK THERE.

LOOK AT THE WOOD.

- IT LOOKS LIKE PINE.

- I LIKE THIS.- HOW MUCH YOU WANT IT FOR?

- 800?- OKAY. GET IT.

- THIS IS ANOTHERSOLID UNIT.

BUT YOU KNOWTHOSE DINER BOOTHS

ARE JUST THE KINDA THING

THAT VINNY WOULD LOVETO REFURBISH.

- AND WITH A CROWDFULL OF HUNGRY BUYERS

ALL TRYINGTO PICK SOMETHING UP TODAY,

THIS LAST AUCTIONCOULD BE EPIC.

- THIS IS OUR LAST UNIT,FOLKS, SO MAKE SURE IT COUNTS.

ALL RIGHTY, FOLKS,ANYBODY START ME OFF AT $100?

GOT 100, LOOKING FOR 125.

GOT $100,LOOKING FOR 125.

GOT 125, LOOKING FOR 150.GOT 125, LOOKING FOR 150.

GOT 150, LOOKING FOR 175.

GOT 150,LOOKING FOR 175.

GOT 175, LOOKING FOR 200.GOT 175, LOOKING FOR 200.

- YEP.- GOT 200, LOOKING FOR 225.

- HE'S PERSISTENT, ISN'T HE?- GOT 225, LOOKING FOR 250.

- GOT 250,LOOKING FOR 275.

275, LOOKING FOR 300.

I GOT 300, LOOKING FOR 400.I GOT 300, LOOKING FOR 400.

GOT 300,LOOKING FOR 400.

GOT 400, LOOKING FOR 425.GOT 400, LOOKING FOR 425.

GOT 425,LOOKING FOR 450.

- YUP.- GOT 450, LOOKING FOR 475.

GOT 450,LOOKING FOR 475.

GOT 450 GOING ONCE,GOING TWICE.

SOLD FOR 450TO BIDDER NUMBER 36.

- WELL, VINNIE MAY LOOKLIKE YOU, T,

BUT HE LACKSYOUR COMPETITIVE SPIRIT.

THAT MAKESTWO GREAT UNITS TODAY

FOR WELL UNDER OUR LIMIT.

- TIME TO GET DIRTY.

- 249.

- THAT'S US.

- OKAY, TON.

- OH, YEAH.

FIRST THING'S FIRST.

GO FOR IT, GO FOR IT,GO FOR IT,

GO FOR IT,GO FOR IT, GO FOR IT.

- YEAH? THANK YOU.PLEASE BE HEAVY.

- IT'S THE CLEANING KIT

THAT GOESTO THE REAL REVOLVER.

A COLLECTOR WOULDPROBABLY STILL

GIVE YOU 40 BUCKS FOR IT.

BUT IT COULD'VE BEEN850 BUCKS.

ALLEN, A WHOLE BOXOF RECORDS.

- OH, COOL.THOSE ARE 78s TOO, DUDE.

AND THIS ONE SAYSIT WAS MADE IN '53.

ABOUT 100 BUCKS TO SOMEONE.

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR,THE CONSTITUTION?

- NO, THEY TAPED THE BACKOF THIS PICTURE CLOSED.

WELL, I WAS TRYINGTO SEE IF THERE WAS A REASON.

- THAT IS WEIRD.WHY WOULD YOU TAPE IT?

- JUST FOR SAKE, BECAUSEEVERY SINGLE PICTURE WAS TAPED.

[gasps]

HOLY [bleep], DUDE!

BOOYAH!- WOW.

THIS IS ABOUTAS BIG AS IT GOT.

THESE THINGS WERETEN STORIES TALL.

- YOU READY, GUYS?

- FIRE IN THE HOLE.

- YOU WOULDN'TBE DOING TOO BAD AT 1,200.

- NO, NO, NO.

[bell dings]

- THERE YOU GO. OH!

- WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR,THE CONSTITUTION?

- NO, THEY HAD TAPED THE BACKOF THIS PICTURE CLOSED.

WELL, I WAS TRYING TO SEEIF THERE WAS A REASON.

JUST FOR SAKE, BECAUSEEVERY SINGLE PICTURE WAS TAPED.

HOLY [bleep], DUDE!

- WHAT IS THAT?

- HOLY CRAP.

- ONE TROY OUNCE.- OH, MY GOD.

- AN OUNCE OF GOLD IS WHAT,1,600 NOW?

- 1,700, AS OF THIS MORNING.

- LET'S NOTGET CARRIED AWAY HERE.

HOW MANY OF THESEDO WE HAVE?

- NINE.- NINE?

- I HAVE TO TEST THIS NOW.

- WELL, YOU'RE GONNA NEED

TO RUB A LITTLE BITOF THAT OFF, OBVIOUSLY.

- JUST AN EDGE.

- WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

- THIS IS A GOLD ACIDTESTER.

IF THE ACID CAN'TBREAK THAT DOWN,

THEN IT'S REAL GOLD.

IF IT STARTS TO BUBBLE,IT'S A PROBLEM.

RIGHT, TON?- YES.

- OKAY.

- IT'S HOLDING UP SO FAR.

- BOOYAH!

THIS IS PERFECT.IT DIDN'T FOAM.

IT DIDN'T TURN A COLOR.

IT DIDN'T DISSOLVE.

THAT IS PURE FREAKIN' GOLD!

ARE YOU GUYS PLAYING A TRICKON ME, HONESTLY?

- NO.THAT'S OVER 15 GRAND.

- OH, MY GOD.- A FEW YEARS AGO,

IT WAS AT 1,500 AN OUNCE.

NOW IT'S AT 1,700AND CLIMBING.

- SO A FEW YEARS FROM NOW,

WHO KNOWS WHEREIT'S GONNA BE?

- IT'S GOING STRAIGHTTO THE SAFETY-DEPOSIT BOX

AT THE BANK ANDIT'S BEING LOCKED AWAY.

- THAT STASH OF GOLDIS ONE OF THE BEST SCORES

WE'VE EVER MADE.

- AND IT'S DAYS LIKE THIS

THAT KEEP US COMING BACKFOR MORE.

I THINK WE MADEOUR MONEY BACK.

- THAT'S AWESOME.

OOH, THEY LIKED IT.

THEY LIKED IT ENOUGHTO WRAP IT.

THESE ARE DISPLAY BOXES.

I GOT A BOXING GLOVE.

DUDE, WHAT DO YOU GOT?

THOSE ARE A BIT OLDER.

LOOK HOW BIGTHOSE SPALDING GLOVES ARE.

LET'S SEE WHAT YOU HAVE.

- OH, WOW.THEY'RE FRAGILE.

- THEY ARE, 'CAUSETHEY'RE VERY, VERY OLD.

FEEL HOW SOFTTHAT LEATHER IS.

IT COULD COME RIGHT APARTIN YOUR HANDS ALMOST.

- YEAH.

- THOSE GUYSARE PROBABLY FROM THE '30s.

THESE COULDBE FROM THE '50s,

BECAUSE THEY FEELMORE MODERN.

SO WE HAVE SOMEBODYWHO WAS A COLLECTOR

AND ALSO SOMEBODYWHO KNEW WHAT THEY HAD.

THEY BOUGHT THESEEXPENSIVE DISPLAY CASES.

- THIS IS GONNA BE GOOD.- DUDE, WE'RE MAKING MONEY.

WELL, I'M GUESSING WE WON'THAVE TO FIGHT TOO HARD

TO UNLOADTHOSE VINTAGE GLOVES.

- WHILE CAROLYN SEARCHESFOR A BUYER,

WE STILL GOTONE MORE UNIT TO DIG.

- WHOO-WHEE!

- YARD SALE.

- DUDE, YOU SHOULDSEE THIS BIKE.

IT LOOKS '50s.

HOLY CRAP.

- THAT THINGIS FREAKIN' COOL.

- THIS IS A 1950s.

IT WAS A WESTERN FLYER.

PROBABLY IN THE '70s,SOMEBODY DECIDED

THAT THIS RED BIKENEEDED TO BE CHAMPAGNE COLORED.

IT'S SAD, DUDE, BECAUSEIF THEY HAD JUST LEFT IT ALONE,

IT COULD BE $600, $700.

BUT AS IT IS,WE'RE TALKING ABOUT

A $200 SWAP MEETOR CRAIGSLIST SALE.

SO, CAROLYN, DO YOU THINKYOU COULD MAYBE

TRY TO HUSTLE THISON CRAIGSLIST AS IT IS?

- YEAH.- YOU CAN'T HURT THE TIRES,

SO DON'T WORRY ABOUT THAT.

- [imitates engine revving]

- THERE YOU GO.

CAREFUL,DON'T HURT THE MERCH!

BOOTHS, BABY.

LOOK HOW SMALL THEY ARE.

THIS WAS PROBABLYNOT USED IN A RESTAURANT.

TYPICALLY A BOOTHIS 3 FEET TALL AND 48 INCHES.

THAT'S THE STANDARD.- YEAH.

- I CAN TELL BY THE BOTTOMAND THE LIGHTNESS OF IT

THAT THIS IS NOT VINTAGE.

THESE GUYS WOULDBE A REALLY FAST 300 BUCKS.

- HEY, ALLEN?

WHAT THE HELL?- WHOA.

- I THOUGHT IT WASA JUNGLE GYM, ISN'T IT?

- SOME SORT OF A SWING, OR--

- SOMEBODY'S WEIRD ART CREATIONFOR THEIR BACKYARD.

- WHAT'S REALLY WEIRDIS THIS.

- WHY IS IT LASHED?- RIGHT.

- THIS GOES HERE.

- YOU'RE THINKINGCATAPULT, RIGHT?

- SAME IDEA.THE SWING ARM,

YOUR ROCK BUCKETFOR COUNTERWEIGHT,

AND YOUR BAG.

KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS?

PUMPKIN CHUNKIN'.

- PUMPKIN CHUNKIN'.

- IT'S A TREBUCHET.

- IF THIS WAS FROMTHE 15TH CENTURY,

THEY CERTAINLY WOULDN'THAVE USED A STANDARD 2x4,

AND PINE WOULDN'T HAVE BEENTHE WOOD OF CHOICE.

THIS COULD JUSTBE A HOLLYWOOD PROP.

COME ON.- YOU'RE GETTIN' THERE.

- [laughs]THIS WILL WORK!

DUDE, LOOK AT THAT.

ALL THE SUDDEN,WE'RE OUT THERE IN THE FIELD.

SOMEBODY YELLS,"ATTACK!"

SLING!

- IS IT WORTH ANYTHING?

- THAT'S A VERY GOODQUESTION.

TO THE RIGHT PERSON,MAYBE A FEW HUNDRED.

WHILE CAROLYN TRIESTO FIND A BUYER

FOR OUR TREBUCHET,WE'RE GONNA MEET WITH

A FORMER PRIZE FIGHTERNAMED STEVE.

- THESE DAYS, HE COLLECTSBOXING MEMORABILIA.

AND WE'RE HOPING HE'SGONNA WANNA

ADD OUR VINTAGE GLOVESTO HIS COLLECTION.

- THESE ARE OLD SPALDINGS.

SPALDING DON'TMAKE GLOVES ANYMORE.

YOU CAN TELLBY THE THUMBS.

THESE ARE, LIKE,FROM THE '30s.

- WOW.- WOW.

- WHAT MAKES THESEIS THEY'RE UNSCATHED.

WHAT HAPPENS IS GLOVESGET SWEATY AND WET

FROM THE FIGHTING AND USING,SO THE LEATHER CRACKS,

JUST LIKE LEAVING IT OUTIN THE RAIN.

THESE AREN'T.THESE HAVE BEEN

WELL PROTECTEDAND TAKEN CARE OF.

- THEY'RE SOFT,AREN'T THEY?

- WELL, IF YOU GET HITWITH 'EM,

THEY'RE NOT AS SOFTAS YOU THINK.

LET ME SEE WHAT ELSEYOU GOT HERE.

WOW, THIS IS COOL.

THESE ALREADY PROBABLY,LIKE, 100 YEARS OLD.

- YOU'RE KIDDING.- YEAH.

LOOK AT THE THUMBSON THESE THINGS.

LOOK AT THE EXTENSION HERE.

THE THUMBS ARE WAY OUT.

AND YOU DID SO MUCH DAMAGETO EYES WITH THE THUMBS.

- YEAH.- DIRTY FIGHTERS

WILL TRY AND THUMB YOU.

THEY'LL TRY AND OPENTHAT GLOVE.

AND THAT'S WHY TODAY'S GLOVESARE MUCH HARDER TO DO THAT.

- DID IT BREAKYOUR THUMB ALSO

TO CATCH SOMEBODY'S EYEBALL?- YOU ACTUALLY

COULD DAMAGE YOUR THUMB--

CATCH IT ON AN ARM,OR THINGS LIKE THAT.

'CAUSE YOU COULDN'T GET THATPROPER TUCKED FIST YOU WANT,

BECAUSE THE THUMB'S OUT.

SO THEY PERFECTEDTHE GLOVE.

IF YOU SEETHE NEWER GLOVES TODAY,

THE THUMBS ARE IN.- MM.

- THEY DON'T MAKE ITLIKE THIS ANYMORE.

- SO WHAT WOULD A PAIROF BOXING MITTS

FROM 100 YEARS AGOBE WORTH?

- THESE COULD GOFOR ABOUT 800 BUCKS,

'CAUSE THESEARE REAL OLD ORIGINAL.

- NOW WE'RE TALKIN'.

- WELL, IF THOSEARE WORTH 800,

THAT MEANS THE SPALDINGSAREN'T WORTH AS MUCH.

- THEY'RE NOT WORTHAS MUCH,

BUT THEY'RE STILLA VERY RARE GLOVE.

THESE COULD GO BETWEEN$300 TO $500.

- THAT'S PRETTY DECENT.

- YEAH.

- 8 AND 5--YOU WOULDN'TBE DOING TOO BAD AT 1,200.

- NO, NO, NO.

I'M TELLING YOUWHAT THEY'RE WORTH.

I DON'T THINKI'M GONNA BE PAYIN' THAT.

- [growling]

[bell dings]- LET'S GO, BOYS!

- WHOO! OOH.

- YOU'VE BEEN SELLIN'FOR A LITTLE WHILE, HAVEN'T YOU?

- [chuckles] YEAH.- SO HAVE I.

- 2,200.

- WHERE'D SHE COME FROM?

- LET'S LOAD IT.- YES!

- FIRE IN THE HOLE.

- YEAH, BABY!

- YOU WOULDN'TBE DOING TOO BAD AT 1,200.

- NO, NO, NO.

I'M TELLING YOUWHAT THEY'RE WORTH.

I DON'T THINKI'M GONNA BE PAYIN' THAT.

WE CAN WORK SOMETHING OUTHERE, BUT I'M--

- WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?- I DON'T KNOW.

MAYBE WE COULD WORK OUTSOMETHING FINANCIALLY

AND GIVE YOUA LITTLE TRAINING.

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

- IF YOU WANNAPUT SOME CASH IN

WITH A LITTLE BITOF YOUR TIME,

WE KNOW IT'S VALUABLE,

I WOULD BE OPENTO A LESSON OR TWO.

- SO HERE'S WHAT WE'LL DO.

800 BUCKS,

AND I'LL GIVE YOU GUYSTHE WORKOUT OF YOUR LIFE.

- WHAT DO YOU SAYWE MAKE IT A GRAND?

- YOU GOT A DEAL.- DEAL.

- DEAL.AWESOME, AWESOME.

OKAY, THE KEY OF BOXINGIS THE JAB.

WHEN YOU JAB,YOUR LEFT HAND COMES OUT

AND IT COMES BACK.READY?

- YEAH!- ALL RIGHT. LET'S GO.

WORK TIME.- [growling]

- LIGHT ON YOUR FEET.

I DON'T WANNAHEAR NO BANGIN'.

- [growling]

- [laughs]

- EIGHT, NINE--LET'S GO.

WE GOT ONE MORE.- AAH!

- TEN.GOOD JOB.

- WOW.I BROKE A SWEAT.

[bell rings]- WORK TIME!

LET'S GO, BOYS.

- WHOO!- STICK AND MOVE, ALLEN.

THERE YOU GO. OH!

- ARE YOU ALL RIGHT?- YEAH.

[exhales]

- WELL, IT LOOKS LIKEALL MY TRAINING

REALLY PAID OFF.- JUST WAIT TILL ROUND TWO.

- [scoffs]

NEXT, CAROLYN HAS ARRANGEDFOR US TO MEET WITH DAVE.

HE REPRODUCES AND SELLSHISTORICAL WEAPONS

FOR USE ON THE BIG SCREENAND IN LIVE REENACTMENTS.

- WE'RE HOPINGHE'S GONNA FIND VALUE

IN OUR HOMEMADE TREBUCHET.

- WOW.

THAT'S SOMETHING ELSE--A TREBUCHET.

LOOKS LIKE IT'SIN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE.

THESE WERE THE ULTIMATEIN SIEGE WEAPONRY

BACK IN THE 1200sBEFORE GUN POWDER.

THIS IS ABOUTAS BIG AS IT GOT.

I MEAN, THESE THINGSWERE TEN STORIES TALL.

IT'S REAL BASIC TECHNOLOGY.

YOU GOT A LONG ARMON A PIVOT

WITH A COUNTERBALANCEDWEIGHT.

YOU GOT A SLING.- YEAH.

- SO YOU WANNATHROW SOMETHING BIGGER?

PUT A SLING ON A STICK.

YOU WANNA THROWSOMETHING BIGGER?

PUT THE STICKON A COUNTERBALANCE.

YOU WANNATHROW SOMETHING BIGGER?

PUT SOME WEIGHTIN FRONT OF IT.

IT'S JUST AN EVOLUTIONOF A WEAPON SYSTEM.

BUT THE FULL-SIZE ONESWERE CAPABLE OF THROWING,

LIKE, A 350-POUND ROCK300 YARDS.

- OH, MY GOD.

- THIS IS PROBABLYABOUT A QUARTER SCALE

OF WHAT THE SMALLESTBATTLEFIELD UNIT

LIKE THIS WOULD BE.- PRETTY COOL.

- WHAT'S IT USUALLYCOST YOU TO BUILD ONE?

- 4,000, 5,000.

- OH, HAVE WE GOTA DEAL FOR YOU.

[laughter]

- WELL, HERE'S THE QUESTION.

DOES IT WORK?

- WE WERE KINDA RELYINGON YOU TO TELL US

IF IT WAS ACTUALLYSAFE ENOUGH TO FIRE.

- WELL, ONLY ONE WAYTO FIND OUT.

LET'S LOAD IT.- YES!

- OKAY, GRAB THAT ARM,WOULD YA?

THERE YOU GO.

ALL RIGHT, PUMPKIN.

- PUMPKIN, COMING IN.- THANK YOU, SIR.

ALL RIGHT,SO WE'RE LOADED.

TON, YOU'RE GONNAGIVE IT A GOOD, HARD YANK.

SHOULD GO UP AND AWAY.

- YOU READY, GUYS?

- FIRE IN THE HOLE.

- THREE.

TWO.

ONE.

- WHOO!- HOLY CRAP.

- [laughs]

YEAH, BABY!- YEAH!

- WHOO!

NOW THAT'S CHUNKIN'A PUMPKIN.

- [laughs]

- WELL, THE OLD GIRL'SSTILL GOT

A LITTLE BIT OF FIGHTIN HER, HUH?

- SHE STILL THROWS.

- WOULD YOU LIKE TO, UH,

MAKE AN OFFER ON THAT?

- 1,850.

- WOW.- OOH.

- FOR ME TO INVESTIN THIS THING,

I GOTTA BE ABLETO TURN IT AROUND

AND MAKE MONEY WITH IT,WHICH MEANS

PUT IT INTOMY RENTAL STOCK.

WHICH MEANS PUT IT UPTO THE QUALITY OF THE STUFF

THAT I RENTTO THE BUSINESS.

THAT'S A LOT OF WORK.

- YOU SAID IT WAS5 GRAND.

NOW EITHER YOU'REMAKING UP CRAZY NUMBERS--

- NO, THAT'S IFI START FROM SCRATCH

AND BUILD ONE FULL-SIZE,

WHICH IS GONNA HAVETWICE THE LENGTH ON THAT ARM.

IT'S GONNA BETWICE THE FOOTPRINT.

- WELL, THIS IS HALF OF THAT,SO 2,500 IS FAIR.

- WHERE'D SHE COME FROM?- I DON'T KNOW,

BUT YOU BETTER WATCH OUT.

- HOW ABOUT 2 GRAND?- TALK TO HER.

- THAT'S HER, PARTNER.- TWO.

- 2,200.

- 2,100, END OF DEAL,2,100.

- YOU'VE BEEN SELLIN'FOR A LITTLE WHILE, HAVEN'T YOU?

- [laughs]- SO HAVE I.

- YEAH, WELL--- AND I THINK THE NUMBER

THAT YOU'RE GONNASAY YES TO IS 2,175.

- DONE.

[laughter]

- THANK YOU.[laughs]

OH, MY GOD.GOOD WORK, TEAM, HUH?

WELL, IT WASA SMALL AUCTION,

BUT A BIG PAYDAYIN HERMOSA BEACH.

THE GOLD BARS WE FOUNDARE WORTH OVER $15,000.

- BOOYAH!

- AND IN TIME,WE'RE HOPING

THEY'LL BE WORTHA LOT MORE.

WE SOLD OUR REPLICA TREBUCHETFOR 2,175 BUCKS.

OUR VINTAGE BOXING GLOVESWENT FOR AN EVEN GRAND.

AND THE DINER BOOTHSAND OTHER ITEMS WE FOUND

SOLD FOR AN ADDITIONAL $2,343.

WE PAID A TOTAL OF 950 BUCKSFOR OUR TWO UNITS

AND SOLD THE CONTENTSFOR $5,518,

GIVING US A TOTAL PROFITOF 4,568 BUCKS.

WELL, HAVING GONETOE TO TOE WITH MR. T,

GOTTA SAY THIS ROCKY BALBOA'SFEELING PRETTY GOOD.

- I OWE YOU SOMETHING.

- OH, YEAH?

BRING IT ON.

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