GUN Someone walk me through the govliquidation process, please.

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  1. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    I'm not understanding exactly the deal. Create profile, bid, wait? If you win, arrange transportation to the item, pick up, profit?
     
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    Same shit that one does on ebay. Except some items require End User Certificates etc
     
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    AustinL911 Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator

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    Thinking of buying 1-2million empty 5.56 cases? I might take a few.
     
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    It is basically like any industrial auction. You create a profile, look for items you need/want. If you find something you arrange for a viewing if you need, this can depend on what base it is on, however it has gotten easier. If you win the item you have to pick it up by a certain time.

    If it is a bigger item you need to ask the local base if they can provide any loading assistance. Also if you buy anything that is scrap pay attention. You have to fulfill the contract or the penalties are pretty steep. Also make sure the item is not multilation required, more and more stuff is.

    Oh and alot of it sits out in the weather a little while before being sold, ex most lathes end up with rust on the ways.
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Actually, yes. I'm considering an M35A2 for this reason:

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    I feel the need for a project, and could use a tow rig. All goes well, I'll be in AK this time next year.
     
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    knew it.

    jesus christ that camper is epic
     
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    Why not just buy an M109 and trick the shit out of it?
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    I considered that. I'm thinking that using an existing civvie camper will give me an easier frame to build on. Plus, the windows on the civvie camper shell are better. I did consider looking at a CUCV ambulance box too, but ripping out all the .mil garbage seemed more trouble than its worth.

    What can you tell me about hardtops for M35s? They seem to be extremely rare.
     
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    A lot of people do window swaps for teh M109.

    As for hard top, I dont know how rare they are. See them for sale regularly and there's plenty of trucks with them.
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Window swaps? As far as I've see, you just get those six panes, with external covers (which I like) but that's it. You saying people cut different windows in?
     
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    Ive seen some people come up with some nice digs. But some have custom or locate windos that are to size of the 3 cut out already on the side of teh van body. Or people do cut them out.

    Get on Steel soldiers forum and run a search. Some folks have made some super nice rigs.
     

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