Military Surplus Auctions

Submitted: Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 08:59
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Just wondering if anyone has been following the Graysonline auctions over the past few weeks and if anyone has bought anything?

Here is the current auction:

Military Surplus Auction
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Reply By: graham B9 - Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 09:25

Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 09:25
I have been watching. The last one did not sell that well, so I hear that the army are going to throw in a few grenades to make the deal better. Sorry could not help that.
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Reply By: Member - Wamuranman - Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 09:35

Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 09:35
I wonder how much the bidding will go up in the next 3 days. Lot 32 has a bid of only $6009 for a 6X6 Mack Truck !




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Reply By: Michael ( Moss Vale NSW) - Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 10:22

Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 10:22
There is a Land Rover there 6600ks on it, 1989 model.. Current bid $6000 . I was going to say like new but I drive past the army base everyday and those vehicles sit there for months on end with no movement. Imagine whizzing them into combat, how reliable would they be. I know they are regularly serviced but!!! Michael
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Follow Up By: Member - PJR (NSW) - Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 13:57

Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 13:57
Military vehicles have a limited expectancy in combat so expecting them to give you 200K is out of question thats why they can site there for ages. Having said that i used to be a driver a 2 Base stores in Morebank back in the 60's. Every now and then all the lower ranks (never an commisioned officer!!!) would go through a whopping shed full of vehicles and take them all for a spin around the block. Not much but it at least gave everything a chance to iron out the wrinkles. I did enjoy taking ten trailers at a time though. Looked excellent on the rough test track. Never quite mastered the reversing though!!!

Even sitting in a shed is worth looking at.

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