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#1 Codysauc

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 12:23 PM

I recently went to the local DI (a thrift store we have here in the West) and found some great clubs. My set is pretty complete, but I added them to a set I have for people to borrow and things like that. 

 

For about 25 bucks I got:

 

A Taylormade RocketBallz Hybrid 3 - $5.00

A Taylormade R7 3 wood - $5.00

A ping Craz-e putter - $5.00

A Taylormade Rossa Mezza putter - $3.00

 

It was rare, because usually I just find random irons from the 70's and obsolete woods. I keep checking though because sometimes I find a unique putter or something.

 

Anyway, I'm curious. What's the best thing you have found at a thrift store or garage sale and how much did you pay?

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 01:07 PM

I picked up a decent Titleist bag for $6 at Goodwill a while back, gave it to a neighbor who is starting out as a new golfer.  But, I haven't seen any clubs worth picking up yet, of course there was nothing even close to what you got, just old junk.

 

Nice haul man!


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 01:23 PM

I always check salvation army and summer garage sales. Sometimes you can find old clubs that have some value now being classics.

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 03:43 PM

I used to do this some many years ago. I never did find anything of collector value. Mostly a bunch of old beater junk where the asking price of $4 was over priced. I certainly wasn't going to play or refurb any of that stuff.


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 03:44 PM

I recently went to the local DI (a thrift store we have here in the West) and found some great clubs. My set is pretty complete, but I added them to a set I have for people to borrow and things like that. 

 

For about 25 bucks I got:

 

A Taylormade RocketBallz Hybrid 3 - $5.00

A Taylormade R7 3 wood - $5.00

A ping Craz-e putter - $5.00

A Taylormade Rossa Mezza putter - $3.00

 

It was rare, because usually I just find random irons from the 70's and obsolete woods. I keep checking though because sometimes I find a unique putter or something.

 

Anyway, I'm curious. What's the best thing you have found at a thrift store or garage sale and how much did you pay?

Wow, thats quite a haul!  Best I ever found was a Founders Club "The Judge" driver for $10.


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 03:57 PM

Those are nice finds. Well done!

 

Don't think I have found anything at a thrift store worth buying, great deals if you do find something! 


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Wood: Tour Edge E8 Tour 14.0° Diamana S+ 70X

Hybrids:   :adams-small:   Adams Red 18* X-Stiff

Irons:   :mizuno-small:  JPX 900 Tours 3-PW Project X LZ 6.5

Wedges:   :cleveland-small: RTX-3 52&58 DG TI S-400

Putter:   :odyssey-small: RSX 001

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 04:13 PM

I picked up a Vokey Oil Can 60* wedge at an estate sale for $10 recently. Almost new condition! I think it was listen for a much older club due to the finish!


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Fairway Woods:  :cobra-small:  Cobra F6 13.5*, F6 Baffler 16*  

Irons: Split Set-  :ping-small: i200 3i - 7i ,  :benhogan-small: Ft Worth 15s, 8 (36), 9 (40), PW (44) 

Wedges: :benhogan-small:  TK, 52* & 56*

Putter:  :ping-small: Sigma G Kushin 

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 04:14 PM

oh man! My favorite. Goodwill Finds. Ill post a s-ton tonight 


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 05:00 PM

I find a lot of Cleveland wedges and Ping putters for $0.99. I have also come across a surprising number of perfectly functioning Ping Hoofers for $5.00 - $10.00.


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 05:54 PM

I gotta remember to come back to this thread when I get off work and post some pictures of what I found last year.

In my Ogio Nimbus bag

 

Driver :cobra-small:  King F7+

Fairway Wood:  :callaway-small:  XR 3W

Hybrid:  :nike-small:  Vapor Flex 4H

Irons:  :ping-small:  G25 (4-PW)

Wedges:  :callaway-small:  MD3 52/56/60

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Posted 08 June 2017 - 08:55 PM

Wow. Nice finds. Seems like whenever I check goodwill there is nothing remotely as good as your finds.


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Posted 09 June 2017 - 03:28 AM

Found this last year while I was antique shopping with the girlfriend. Had a couple booths set up outside and this gentleman said $15 and it's yours. I told him I only had a $10 bill and he said that'll do. Probably the best $10 I've ever spent. Even though I'm a lefty.

Srixon I-302 irons. I believe it was 3-PW, but missing the 5 iron.
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A few classic Steelheads and Burners
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Vokey and Cleveland wedges
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In my Ogio Nimbus bag

 

Driver :cobra-small:  King F7+

Fairway Wood:  :callaway-small:  XR 3W

Hybrid:  :nike-small:  Vapor Flex 4H

Irons:  :ping-small:  G25 (4-PW)

Wedges:  :callaway-small:  MD3 52/56/60

Putter:  MLA Tour XDream

 


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Posted 09 June 2017 - 03:54 PM

For a buck, I picked up the TaylorMade R7 Superquad, which I loved... until a fracture appeared. Well, that's what happens to a 13 year old club, I guess!

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 10:13 PM

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Best $9 I think I'll ever spend. Saw them at a garage sale. Although there shafts appear to be aluminum.

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Taylor Made Jet Speed -Driver set to 9.5*

Nike VRS Covert Irons 4-PW

Titleist 980F 3 Wood

Upswing 60* wedge

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Odyssey O-Putter 1W

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 10:26 PM

I used to do this some many years ago. I never did find anything of collector value. Mostly a bunch of old beater junk where the asking price of $4 was over priced. I certainly wasn't going to play or refurb any of that stuff.

I have found this to be the case too.

Quite looking several years ago as ebay has pretty much made anything worth having finding its way there.

GOOD HAUL!

After seeing all the sweet finds you guys have I might have the get back on the prowl. :ph34r:







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