Author Topic: Pawn Stars  (Read 535 times)

Ma Deuce

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Pawn Stars
« on: March 25, 2021, 07:11:33 AM »
Anyone watch Pawn Stars last night? They bought a M3 for $85,000
Mike
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Torque

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Re: Pawn Stars
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2021, 05:54:14 PM »
I saw it, they paid way too much. I did not think the halftrack was very well restored, mine racks were bent- gages were broken/incorrect.

Monkeypirate

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Re: Pawn Stars
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2021, 07:03:51 PM »
Im gonna say that thier "expert" may have steered them wrong on That one! But makes me hopfull that mine will be worth atleast what i put into it.

mfrance

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Re: Pawn Stars
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2021, 12:56:21 PM »
Once again if seller is happy and buyer is happy what does it matter ....

autocar925

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Re: Pawn Stars
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2021, 09:07:05 PM »
It’s reality TV.  Highly doubt they bought it but it does make for an entertaining episode.

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Re: Pawn Stars
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2021, 10:48:18 AM »
Yeah, I thought they had it backwards.  Seller (whom we've seen on several boards and E-bay) trying to get $160K for the pseudo- M16/M3 parts bash, says track is worth more than the gun mount.  Seems to me that 4 .50cals in today's market would easily fetch 90-100K not even counting the  fully working mount.  So if the track were worth 85K as the show portrays, then the gun must therefore be worth 75k?  I'd pay 75K for 4 fully registered and fully operation al fifties AND the fully restored mount.

spillmk1

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Re: Pawn Stars
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2021, 06:36:56 AM »
Notice they said it was a White and I think nameplate said Diamond T.

Agree with above comments.....I think their "expert" led them astray.

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Ma Deuce

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Re: Pawn Stars
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2021, 06:46:36 PM »
Went on YouTube and stopped it on name plate and yes it says manufacture by Dimond T. Could be wrong nameplate. Also noticed quad mount rocking around when they were driving doesn’t seem right and it had no armor for gunner.
Mike
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1953 Willy’s CJ 3A
1947 Bantom T3-C trailer
1943 White M3A1

WayOffTrack

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Re: Pawn Stars
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2021, 07:45:41 AM »
Went on YouTube and stopped it on name plate and yes it says manufacture by Dimond T. Could be wrong nameplate. Also noticed quad mount rocking around when they were driving doesn’t seem right and it had no armor for gunner.

I had to go watch it when I saw your comment about the quad rocking around. They mounted some kind of platform over the troop seats and bolted the spacer ring to that, it looks ridiculous and is probably unsafe. It's just sitting on top of sheet metal more or less.