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A San Diego container auction nets a military "laser tag" system and big game fishing Fighting Chair.

- SAN DIEGO, BROTHER.STORAGE CONTAINER HEAVEN.

- THE CONTAINER AUCTIONSDOWN HERE CAN BE EPIC.

- YEP!- SOLD AT 900!

- THEY'RE ALL GONNA GOHIGH TODAY.

- DON'T OPEN THE BOXES!DON'T TOUCH THE BOXES.

DON'T OPEN THE BOXES.

- IT'S LIKE AMATEUR HOURDOWN HERE.

GET OUT OF MY UNIT.

THIS CONTAINER HASN'TBEEN OPENED FOR DECADES.

- PAYDAY!OH!

- OH!WHAT DID YOU DO?

- WOW.I'M GONNA SAY 12 GRAND.

HUNDRED DOLLAR BILLS.NICE, CRISPIES.

- LOOK AT HIM!HE'S A JUMPER!

- SEVEN GRAND,BOTH WALK AWAY HAPPY.

- NOPE.UH-UH.

- AAH!

AAH!YOU GOT ME!

- I HAVE 550 NOW.575. NOW 600...

- EVERY DAY IN AMERICA,

THOUSANDS OF ABANDONEDSTORAGE UNITS ARE PUT UP

FOR PUBLIC AUCTION.

- SOLD!- SOLD.

- 1,800.- $1,150.

- THESE AUCTIONSHAVE BECOME BIG BUSINESS

FOR THOSE WHO KNOWWHAT TO LOOK FOR.

- $7,000.

- 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.

SIX GRAND AND YOU OWN IT.- HOW ABOUT 2,000?

- AND THE BETTERTHE HISTORY...

THE HIGHER THE PRICE.

- SAN DIEGO,BROTHER!

WE HAVE MADE ITTO STORAGE CONTAINER HEAVEN.

ARE YOU PUMPED?

- HELL YEAH.

- SAN DIEGO IS CONSIDEREDA FOREIGN TRADE ZONE,

WHICH MEANS U.S. CUSTOMS

ALLOWS GOODSFROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

TO BE STORED HERE TAX-FREE.

- SO THE CONTAINER AUCTIONSDOWN HERE CAN BE EPIC.

- I LOVE COMING DOWN HERE, DUDE.IT'S LIKE CHRISTMAS MORNING.

- BUT NOW IT'S TIME TO UNWRAPSOME STORAGE CONTAINERS!

[laughter]- SAN DIEGO!

- SAN DIEGO IS ONEOF THE BUSIEST COMMERCIAL PORTS

IN ALL THE COUNTRY,SO THESE CONTAINERS CAN HOLD

ANYTHING FROM BRAND NEW CLOTHINGTO FOREIGN AUTO PARTS.

- THERE'S AN AWFUL LOTOF PEOPLE HERE.

LOOKS LIKE WE'RE NOTTHE ONLY ONES

THAT GOT THE MEMOABOUT THIS AUCTION.

- BIG-TIME AUCTIONSDRAW BIG-TIME CROWDS.

- SO WITH 11 CONTAINERS UPFOR AUCTION TODAY,

WE EXPECT TO SEEMORE THAN A FEW BIDDING WARS.

- YOU GUYS READYTO START THE AUCTION?

- YEAH!- LET'S GO!

- DO NOT GOIN THE CONTAINERS.

DO NOT OPENTHE BOXES THEMSELVES.

JUST LOOK FROM THE OUTSIDE.

- LOOK, THAT'S AN OAK,UH, 1930s DINING CHAIR.

- THERE'S A FUR.- YOU GOT A FUR?

- RIGHT HERE?- YEP, GOOD.

WHAT IS THAT, A MINK?- YEAH.

- I LIKE IT.300?

- YEAH.

- BUT LOOK HOW--OH, HE JUST--

HE MOVED BOTH THOSE BOXESON TOP, AND THEY WERE LIGHT.

- DON'T OPEN THE BOXES!

- PRETTY HANDS-ON TODAY.

- THE RULES OF AN AUCTIONARE ALWAYS THE SAME--

YOU BID ON WHAT YOU SEEFROM THE DOOR,

AND THERE'S NO TOUCHINGTHE MERCHANDISE.

- BUT IT LOOKS LIKETHE LOCALS DOWN HERE

CAN CARE LESSABOUT THE RULES.

- YOU GUYS READY TO GOON THIS ONE HERE?

ALL RIGHT, LET'S GO.AND THE AUCTION'S ON.

100. NOW 150?WE'RE GONNA GO 150--

WE'RE GONNA GO 150.

- I'LL POP IN AT 300.

- 150 THERE...- 400.

- 400.400 NOW...

WE'RE LOOKING AT 450.450...

- WOW.- 400. 400 NOW.

WE'RE LOOKING AT 450.475.

HUP! 475. 475.NOW 500...500 THERE.

525?WE GOT 525?

HUP! 525. 550?

ONCE, TWICE.SOLD AT 525.

- 525?THAT'S CRAZY.

- AND HE WAS ONE OF THE GUYSLOOKING IN THE BOXES.

RIGHT NOW,IT'S HARD TO TELL

IF THIS GUY OVERPAIDFOR THIS CONTAINER,

OR IF HE SAW SOMETHINGTHAT WE DIDN'T.

THAT BOX SAYS"CD PLAYER."

I WOULDN'T GO MORE THAN 100FOR THE WHOLE THING.

- JEEZ,LOOK AT THESE GUYS.

- ONLY LOOKFROM THE OUTSIDE!

- RIDICULOUS.

- 25. 50 THERE.75? 75 THERE. NOW 100.

WE GOT 100? 100 THERE.NOW 125.

- THIS IS A WEIRD CROWD.

LOOK AT 'EM JUST SPENDING.THEY'RE ATTACKING IT.

- SOLD AT 250.

- HORRIBLE.

UGH,PATIO FURNITURE.

- IT'S WROUGHT IRON.

- 125 WOULD BE PLENTY.

- YEAH,MIGHT AS WELL.

- 300 HERE. 325? 325.350. 375...

- [bleep].THESE PEOPLE.

WHAT DID YOU SEEI DIDN'T SEE?

- SOLD AT 375.

- THAT WAS CRAZY.

- WE'RE GETTING SHUT OUT,DUDE.

- DON'T OPEN THE BOXES!

DON'T TOUCH THE BOXES.DON'T OPEN THE BOXES.

- IT'S LIKE AMATEUR HOURDOWN HERE.

- I KNOW A LOT OF YOU GUYSHAVE BOX CUTTERS WITH YOU,

BUT DON'T CUT THE BOXES OPEN.- [chuckles]

- IT'S WEIRD THATHE HAS TO TELL US THAT.

LOOKS LIKE WE'RE DEALINGWITH SOME ROOKIE BUYERS TODAY.

AND THERE'S NOTHINGMORE FRUSTRATING

THAN NEWBIES WITH CASHIN THEIR POCKETS.

- SOLD AT 400.

SOLD AT 525.

SOLD AT 900.

- THEY'RE ALL GONNAGO HIGH TODAY.

- ONLY TWO MORE UNITS LEFT.

WE COULD BE LEAVINGEMPTY-HANDED.

- HEY,NO DIGGING IN THE UNITS!

- YEAH.

- THAT'S, LIKE,THE '50s ARMY FOOTLOCKER.

CARPET STEAMER.

A WEED WHACKER.

THERE ARE SOME TOOLS.

THERE'S A LOT BACK THERE.

HEY.

350. THAT'S IT.- COOL.

- THIS UNIT IS A LOT LIKETHE OTHERS WE'VE SEEN.

WE CAN SEE SOME VALUE,BUT WE'RE ONLY GONNA MAKE MONEY

IF WE CAN GET ITAT THE RIGHT PRICE.

- ALL RIGHT,YOU GUYS READY TO GO?

HERE WE GO.

HUNDRED DOLLAR BILL?WHERE WE GOT 100? 100...

100 THERE.NOW 125.

100. NOW 125.125. 125. 150?

150 THERE. 175 THERE.NOW 200.

225? 250? 225.

- HERE WE GO.

- 275. 300? 275. 300?ANYBODY ELSE?

THAT'S 300. 300 THERE.325?

325. 350?WHERE WE GOT 350?

325. 350?325. 350?

WHERE WE GONNA GET 350?325. 350?

ONE MORE TIME.350?

CAN'T DO IT FOR YOU?ONCE. TWICE.

SOLD AT 325.

- IT'S ABOUT TIME.

325 FOR THAT CONTAINERWAS A STEAL.

- I WISH I KNEW WHAT MADEOUR BUDDY BACK OFF,

'CAUSE I'D DO IT AGAIN.

- WE SAVED THE BESTFOR LAST.

- OH, MY GOSH.

- IT'S A STABILIZING BARFOR A TRAILER.

THAT'S 300 RIGHT THERE.

- THERE'S ALL KINDS OF STUFFIN HERE.

YEAH, OLD SUITCASE.

THAT'S FROM THE '50s.

TENNIS RACQUETS.

THIS IS ALL VINTAGE STUFF.

THIS IS THE ONE.

- 400? MAYBE 500?

- I'D SAY 500.

FROM ALL THE VINTAGE ITEMS,IT LOOKS LIKE THIS CONTAINER

HASN'T BEEN OPENEDFOR DECADES.

SO WE'RE WILLING TO PAYTO SEE INSIDE THESE BOXES.

- UNFORTUNATELY, OUR FRIENDHAS THAT LOOK IN HIS EYE AGAIN.

- ALL RIGHT,HERE WE GO!

THIS IS IT!

ALL RIGHT, HOW MUCH?I GOT 100 TO GO THERE?

100. NOW 125?125, LET'S GO, GUYS.

100. 125. 100. NOW 125.125, 125, 125, 150.

150 THERE. 175. 175 NOW.200 THERE. 225?

250?250. 250. 275?

I GO 275 ON IT.275? 275?

275. 300?300 THERE. 325?

325? 325?- YEP.

- 350?- YEP.

- 350. 375.- THERE IT IS.

- 375. 400...400.425? WHERE WE GOT 425?

425. 425. 450?

450.475? 475?

- YEAH.- 475. NOW 500.

- COME ON.REALLY?

- HE'S INSIDE THE CONTAINER,MAN.

- YOU SUREYOU DON'T WANT TO GO 500?

SOLD AT 475.

- GET OUT OF MY UNIT.

WE'VE RUN INTO TOUCHY-FEELYBUYERS BEFORE,

BUT THIS SAN DIEGO CROWDWAS RIDICULOUS.

- AFTER WATCHING PEOPLE DIGTHROUGH CONTAINERS ALL DAY,

IT'S FINALLY TIME FOR USTO DO SOME DIGGING OF OUR OWN.

OH, HEY!

- LET ME JUSTGET A PEEK IN HERE.

MINE! MINE FIRST!- NO!

OH!- WHOA. WAIT A MINUTE.

- MY GOD!

RIFLE SCOPE.

YOU CAN ACTUALLY LOOK DOWN IT,AND IT ALMOST GLOWS. LOOK.

- WOW.

- THERE'S A BATTERY PACKTHAT GOES IN HERE,

AND IT ILLUMINATES EITHERA DOT OR A CROSSHAIR.

IT'S NOT THE HIGHEST END,BUT PROBABLY ABOUT 150 BUCKS.

- OH, HELLO.

- THIS IS ALMOST LIKETHE MODERN-DAY KA-BAR.

IT'S MADE BY A COMPANYCALLED COLD STEEL.

VERY HEAVY-DUTY.

EXTREMELY SHARP.

- THAT'S GROSS.

- THAT'S HOW SHARPTHAT SUCKER IS.

YOU COULD SHAVE WITH IT.

THEY'RE WORTH PROBABLYABOUT 200 BUCKS.

BETWEEN THAT AND THIS SCOPE,THIS ROOM'S PAID FOR.

THIS IS PROBABLY A DONATE.- OH, YEAH?

I HAVE A BIG BABY, BUT, UH, IDON'T THINK YOU'D FIT IN THERE.

- [chuckles]WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO SAY?

- YEAH.

A SERIOUS-LOOKING WEED WHACKER,FOR AN ELECTRIC TOO.

- THAT'S 40 BUCKS.- YEP.

OOH, I GOT A HEAVY ONE.

- OH.- OH!

THIS IS A UNITMADE FOR YOU.

- OH.

- AAH!YOU GOT ME!

- OH!- COME ON, BABY!

- COME ON!- THERE YOU GO, PEOPLE!

- OOH, I GOT A HEAVY ONE.- BOOKS?

- PAPERBACKS.

- OH.- OH!

WHAT DID YOU DO?

- HO, HO!A LIFE RAFT!

THIS IS COOL!

I'M GOING IN! HELP ME!- [laughs]

- [laughs]- THIS IS AWESOME.

YOU KNOW I WORKEDFOR AN AIRLINE, RIGHT?

THIS IS THE KIND OF THINGWE HAD ON THE AIRPLANE.

- THESE ARE REUSABLE.

FOR 50 BUCKS,YOU COULD HAVE THIS THING

REPACKED AND RECHARGED.

- THESE ARE NOT CHEAP.

THIS HAS GOT TO BE1,500 BUCKS.

AT LEAST.- AT LEAST.

- OH!- OH.

- MORE MILITARY CASES.

THIS IS WHERE WE FIND THE GUN,RIGHT?

- OH-HO-HO-HO.IT'S A MILES.

"MULTI-INTEGRATED LASERENGAGEMENT SIMULATION TEST."

- IS THAT FOR, UH, LIKE WHAT?PICKING UP SPEEDS OF CARS?

LIKE AN OLD COP...- I'M NOT SURE.

- "UMPIRE CONTROL GUN."- UMPIRE?

- WAIT,I KNOW WHAT MILES IS.

YOU REMEMBER A MOVIECALLED HEARTBREAK RIDGE

WITH CLINT EASTWOOD?

- YEAH.

- THIS IS THE EQUIPMENTTHEY USED IN THAT MOVIE.

AND I ALWAYS WONDEREDHOW THEY WORKED.

MILES GEAR IS, LIKE,THE OLD LASER TAG GAME,

BUT THIS USESLIVE WEAPONRY.

THIS IS AWESOME,

BECAUSE I ALWAYS IMAGINEDTHAT ME AND MY BUDDIES

WOULD ALL RUN OUT,LASER TAG SYSTEMS ON,

[imitates gunfire]

PULLING THE TRIGGER,ROUNDS GOING OFF,

BRASS FLYING EVERYWHERE.AMBUSH.

YOU HEAR ALL THE...[imitates beeping]

THIS IS AWESOME, MAN.- REALLY COOL STUFF.

SO THIS IS FOR THE UMPIRE.WE'VE GOT AT LEAST FIVE SETUPS.

BUT VALUE-WISE, MAYBE SOMEBODYWOULD GIVE US, WHAT?

1,000?- WITHOUT A DOUBT.

- THIS IS A UNITMADE FOR YOU.

LITERALLY, GOD COULDN'T HAVEPUT SOMETHING TOGETHER

THAT WOULD BE BETTERFOR YOU.

- I WANT TO MOVEINTO THIS UNIT.

PERFECT.

- SAN DIEGO ISA HUGE MILITARY TOWN,

SO TON AND I WERE HOPINGFOR SOME MILITARY ITEMS.

- BUT THIS CONTAINER WENT ABOVEAND BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY.

- WHAT DO WE GOT HERE?

- THIS IS A PUSH BARTO THE FRONT OF WHAT

WOULD USED TO BEA TOW TRUCK.

THIS IS THE GRILL GUARDAND PUSH BAR.

150 BUCKS.THIS ROOM'S ALREADY PAID FOR.

- AWESOME.- GOOD TIMES.

PAYDAY!- WHAT DID YOU GET?

- THE GAME PAY DAY.

- WHAT DID I TELL YOUABOUT THAT?

MM.

- IT SAYS, "FRAGILI."

- THAT LOOKS GOOD.

- OH, IT'S HEAVY.- WHAT IS IT?

- I'M NOT SURE.

BUT IT HAS A MARLIN ON IT.A SWORDFISH.

- IT'S PRETTY BEAT,BUDDY.

- DEFINITELY FOR A BOAT.

WHAT THE HELL?SAME WOOD.

- THIS SUCKER GOESINTO THAT OTHER PIECE.

- NAH, I STILL THINKIT'S MISSING PARTS.

- THERE'S GOT TO BE MOREIN HERE SOMEWHERE.

OH!- THAT'S THE SAME WOOD!

- IT'S A SEAT!YOU GRAB THIS, I'LL SEE WHAT--

THERE'S SOMETHING ELSEIN THERE.

- OH, CRAP!THAT'S HEAVY.

- WHAT DO YOU GOT?

- [blows]- THAT'S BIRD POO.

- WE GOT SOMETHING HERE.

- THIS SUCKER IS UNDERNEATH.- IS UNDERNEATH.

IT'S A FIGHTING CHAIR!- LOOKS LIKE GARBAGE.

- NO, DUDE.THIS IS MONEY.

WHEN YOU GET SIX GUYS ON A BOATTHAT ARE PAYING

TWO GRANDTO FIVE GRAND APIECE,

THEY'RE OUT THEREFISHING THESE BIG MARLINS.

YOU GOT TO BE STRAPPEDIN THIS CHAIR,

OR THEY'RE GONNAPULL YOU OVER.

THIS IS DEFINITELY VINTAGE.IT'S PROBABLY '50s, '60s.

IF WE FIX THIS UP, WE CAN GETFIVE TO SIX GRAND EASY.

- I WOULD'VE STEPPEDOVER THIS

AT A YARD SALETO GET TO THE ANTIQUE.

- THIS IS THE ANTIQUE.IT JUST NEEDS A LITTLE LOVE.

- WELL, I CAN MAKETHIS LOOK REALLY GOOD.

- THE HARDWARE IS GONNA BEPRETTY EASY TO PICK UP.

- DUDE, GOOD ENOUGH FOR ME.LET'S DO IT.

IT'S ALWAYS EXCITINGTO FIND A VINTAGE ITEM

THAT'S BEEN SITTING UNTOUCHEDFOR YEARS.

IT'S COMING RIGHT UP.

- NEW LEATHER?THAT'LL BE MONEY.

AFTER WE GET THIS VINTAGE CHAIRBACK INTO FIGHTING SHAPE...

THAT'S LOOKING GOOD.

IT'S COMING ALONG NICE.- THANK YOU.

- WHO KNOWS HOW MUCH MONEYWE'RE GONNA REEL IN?

- KNOW WHAT? YOUR CRAZY FIGUREOF FIVE, SIX GRAND

IS STARTING TO SEEMREASONABLE TO ME.

WHILE THE VARNISH DRIESON OUR FIGHTING CHAIR,

WE'RE ON OUR WAYTO A TACTICAL TRAINING FACILITY

OUTSIDE OF SAN DIEGOTO MEET UP WITH CRAIG.

HE'S A FORMER MARINEAND FIREARMS COLLECTOR,

AND WE'RE HOPINGHE'LL WANT TO ADD

OUR MILES GEAR TO HIS ARSENAL.

I THINK YOU'RE GONNA LIKEWHAT WE HAVE.

- AWESOME.

AH!

WHAT YOU HAVE HEREIS MILES 2000 GEAR.

THIS IS WHAT THE MARINE CORPSAND THE ARMY USE FOR TRAINING.

THE CONCEPT IS...

TAKE A LIVE WEAPON,

YOU PUT A B.F.A. ON IT,A BLANK FIRING ADAPTER,

AND YOU SQUEEZE THE TRIGGER,A BLANK WILL GO OFF,

IT FIRES OFF THE LASER.

AND IF YOU'RE AIMINGAT SOMEBODY WEARING A VEST

OR A HELMET DEVICE,WHICH THEY CALL IT A HALO,

IT MAKES A BEEP.

THIS WAS THE FIRST CHANCEWHERE YOU COULD

ACTUALLY MEASURETHE EFFECTIVENESS

OF FORCE-ON-FORCETRAINING.

- TELL ME ABOUT THIS.- LET'S TAKE A LOOK.

IN THE TRAINING ENVIRONMENT,

THIS ALLOWS YOUTO KILL PEOPLE WITH IT.

IT ALLOWS YOU TO RESET PEOPLE'SGEAR AND BRING 'EM BACK TO LIFE.

SO THIS IS LIKE A GOD GUN.

THAT'S WHAT THEYUSED TO CALL IT.

NOT SOMETHINGYOU'D NORMALLY SEE.

- WHAT'S ALL THIS STUFFWORTH BRAND NEW?

- LOOKS LIKEYOU'VE GOT FIVE ACTUATORS,

YOU'VE GOT FIVE HALOS,

AND YOU'VE GOT A--AN UMPIRE GUN.

IF YOU WANTED TO WRITEA CHECK FOR SOMETHING LIKE THIS,

YOU'D BE TALKINGABOUT TEN GRAND.

- SO, UM,WANT TO MAKE AN OFFER?

- BEFORE I MAKE AN OFFER,I'D LIKE TO SEE IF IT WORKS.

- SO WOULD WE.

- NOT IT.

- HOW DID IGET TALKED INTO THIS?

THE ONLY WAY TO PROVETHAT THESE VESTS WORK

IS TO STRAP THEM ONONE BY ONE

AND STEPINTO THE LINE OF FIRE.

- YEAH, JUST OPEN UP,AND WE'LL SEE IF,

UH, WE'LL SEEIF THE LASER'S WORKING.

- READY?

- AH!SERPENTINE.

- YEAH,I'M GONNA GIVE YOU A NUMBER,

AND YOU DON'T WANTTO ACCEPT IT,

I'VE HAD A LOT OF FUN TODAY.- WOW.

- LOOK OUT!- AAH!

- I GOT IT.

- GET THE ROD! GET THE ROD!- AH!

- HOW DID I GET TALKEDINTO THIS?

LOCK AND LOAD!- LET'S DO THIS.

- YEAH, JUST OPEN UP,AND WE'LL SEE IF,

UH, WE'LL SEE IFTHE LASER'S WORKING.

- READY?

[device beeping]

[chuckles]

- AAH!YOU GOT ME!

- OH!MONEY!

- ALL RIGHT, LET'S GO.VEST NUMBER TWO.

[device beeping]

- MONEY SHOT. YOU DID IT.- [laughs]

- OKAY,READY?

[device beeping]

- OH, HE'S BEEPING.- YEAH, HE'S BEEPING.

- OKAY,NO MORE SITTING DUCK.

- COME HERE,LITTLE GUY.

[gun fires]

- AAH!

YOU GOT ME!

- [laughs]- HE'S DOWN.

- LAST ONE'S NOT GONNABE SO EASY, FELLAS.

- MORE AMMO IS ALWAYS BETTER.- OKAY.

- SERPENTINE.SERPENTINE.

[panting]

- AAH!YOU GOT ME!

[device beeping]

- [laughs]- I THINK HE'S BEEPING.

- YOU GOT ME![sighs]

THAT WAS NOT FUN.

WHILE I'M NOT A FAN OF BEINGUSED FOR TARGET PRACTICE,

IT WAS WORTH IT JUST TO PROVETHAT THIS GEAR FUNCTIONS.

NOW IT'S TIMETO GET DOWN TO BUSINESS.

NICE SHOOTING, DUDE.YOU GOT IT.

WHAT DO YOU SAY?

YOU WANT TO TAKE A SHOTAT OWNING THESE?

- I'LL TAKE A SHOT.WHAT'S THE NUMBER?

- TEN.- NO.

I'LL GIVE YOU 5,800 BUCKS.

- WOW.

ALL RIGHT, WELL, I'D LIKE USTO BE IN THE SAME RANGE.

8,500 BUCKS. YOU KNOW YOU CANGO CHARGE SOMEBODY 12,000.

- I DON'T KNOW THAT. YEAH,I'M GONNA GIVE YOU A NUMBER,

AND THIS IS WHATI'D BE HAPPY PAYING.

AND IF YOU DON'T WANT TO ACCEPTIT, I'VE HAD A LOT OF FUN TODAY.

I WILL GIVE YOU6,500 DOLLARS.

- BELIEVE THIS GUY?

- SEVEN GRAND,WE BOTH WALK AWAY HAPPY.

- YOU HAVE A DEAL.

- DEAL.

- SEVEN GRAND,AND I GOT TO SHOOT AT YOU

WITH A FULLY-AUTOMATIC WEAPON?

BEST DAY EVER!

- I'M HAPPY YOU'RE HAPPY.

BUT REMEMBER,WE GOT ONE MORE ITEM TO SELL.

WE'RE ON OUR WAYTO SAN DIEGO'S MARLIN CLUB

TO MEET UPWITH CAPTAIN BOB.

HE'S A TOURNAMENT FISHERMAN,

AND WE'RE HOPINGTHAT HE GETS HOOKED

ON OUR VINTAGE FIGHTING CHAIR.

- THIS IS THE BAD BOY.- LET'S SEE THIS THING.

WOW!

WHOO!

OH, THIS IS OLD SCOPINICH.

MAN, THIS ISA BEAUTIFUL CHAIR.

THIS IS A CUSTOM CHAIR,THROUGH AND THROUGH.

IT WAS BUILT BY HANDFROM THE GROUND UP.

YOU GUYS HAVE SOMETHINGREALLY SPECIAL HERE.

THE THING ABOUTA FIGHTING CHAIR IS

IT'S REALLY A CENTERPIECEOF THE BOAT.

IT'S A CONVERSATION PIECE,IT'S A WORKING TOOL

FOR TARGETING THE BIGGEST FISHIN THE OCEAN.

THE BLACK MARLIN GETSUPWARDS OF 2,000 POUNDS.

SO STANDING UPAND HOLDING ONTO A ROD,

THAT'S NOT AN OPTION.- NOT HAPPENING.

- SOME OF THESE FIGHTS GO ONFOR THREE, FOUR, TEN HOURS.

- WOW.- WHOA.

- BUT IT'S BEAUTIFUL.IT'S TEAK.

IT'S JUSTIN PHENOMENAL SHAPE.

- HE CONVINCED ME TO INVESTMY TIME AND LOVE

INTO THIS CHAIR TO HELP RESTOREIT TO WHAT IT ONCE LOOKED LIKE.

- OH, YOU GUYS ACTUALLYDID THIS RESTORATION?

- WE--WE DID. YEAH.- YES.

- OH, MY GOSH. YOU GUYS GOTSOME SERIOUS SKILLS ON THE WOOD.

THIS CHAIRIS FROM THE '70s, MAN.

THIS IS AMAZING,THE CONDITION OF THIS WOOD.

- SO IN THE 1970s,WHAT DID THIS CHAIR GO FOR?

BRAND NEW, THESE CHAIRSBACK THEN WERE PROBABLY RUNNING

MAYBE UP TO THREE GRAND,

DEPENDING ON HOWYOU WANTED IT CUSTOMIZED.

- YOU KNOW WHATIT COSTS TODAY?

- I'M GONNA SAY ANYWHEREBETWEEN 7,500 AND 12 GRAND.

I'D LOVE TO HAVE THISON THE BOAT. I REALLY WOULD.

WHAT'S YOUR BOTTOM LINEON THIS CHAIR?

- 12,000.

- MY BUDGET, YOU KNOW,REALLY TAPPED OUT ABOUT 5,000,

BUT FOR THIS CHAIRI CAN GO A LITTLE MORE.

WOULD YOU GUYS DO 7,500?

LET'S MAKE THIS WORK.WE'LL GO FOR A BOAT RIDE.

- WHAT DO YOU THINK,TON?

- WE COULD PROBABLY COME DOWNTO AROUND 10,000 FOR HIM.

- OH, MAN.10,000 IS--

10,000 IS HARD FOR ME.

- THE NUMBER'SGOT TO BE 10,000.

- AH, YOU'RE KILLING ME.

TAKE ANOTHER 500 OFF,AND YOU GOT A DEAL.

MAKE IT 9,500.

HUNDRED DOLLAR BILLS.NICE CRISPIES.

- 9,500.

- GUYS, I CAN'T TELL YOU HOWMUCH I APPRECIATE IT. WOW.

OH, I'M JUST STOKED.

LET'S GET THIS THINGON THE BOAT.

- LOOKS LIKE OUR HARD WORKHAS PAID OFF BIG TIME.

- NOW THAT CAPTAIN BOBHAS TAKEN THE BAIT,

IT'S TIME TO PUTTHE FIGHTING CHAIR TO THE TEST.

- LET'S SEE WHATTHIS THING WILL DO!

- SOUNDS GOOD.

- ALL RIGHT, BOYS.WE GOT THE BAIT OUT.

WE'RE READY TO ROLL.NOW WE JUST WAIT.

WE'LL JUST SET IT UP HERE,GUYS.

YOU HEAR THE CLICKER,YOU KNOW YOU'RE ON.

- AAH!AAH!

I GOT IT!- GET THE ROD!

COME ON, GUYS.GET THAT ROD!

YOU GOT TO GET IN THE CHAIR!

- IT'S A BIG ONE!

[yelling, cheering]

- THERE YOU GO.

- WHOO!- THAT'S GOOD.

- LOOK AT HIM! HE'S A JUMPER!- HERE WE GO! YELLOWTAIL!

- OH, ON THE BOAT!- AAH!

- AAH! YES![grunts]

I AM A FISHERMAN!

WELL, SAN DIEGOLIVED UP TO THE HYPE.

WE SOLD THE MILES GEARFOR $7,000.

AFTER SOME T.L.C.,

OUR FIGHTING CHAIR REELED INAN AMAZING 9,500 BUCKS.

AND ALL THE OTHER ITEMS WE FOUNDSOLD FOR ANOTHER $2,440.

- WE SPENT A TOTAL OF 800 BUCKSON THE TWO UNITS,

SOLD THE CONTENTSFOR A WHOPPING $18,940.

THAT'S A TOTAL PROFITOF 18,140 BUCKS.

THAT FISHIS GONNA GRILL UP NICE.

PUT SOME ORANGE SLICES DOWN,COVER IT IN SOME LEMON PEPPER--

- OH, WHOA, WHOA, WHOA.THAT BABY'S GOING UP ON MY WALL.

- YOU GOT TO BE KIDDING ME.

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