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Sucker Punch

A Question For All You Flippers Out There

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I had a quick question. For most of you that flip blow molds, when you pick them up over the spring and summer do you sell them or hold on to them until peak season? I would think selling them in the fall you could make the best $$$, but was curious how these do or don't sell during the offseason?

I'm hopefully going to pick up 10+ blow molds tomorrow. YIKES! I picked up my first mold a few weeks ago and have already forgot how many I have. If I pick these up tomorrow I would say I am easily over 40 Blow molds. Which is why I am asking because I will inevitably need to flip some as my collection grows and I can get pickier about my keepers.


edit*** OOPS, I didn't mean to post in the showing off section. Sorry!

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Hi there, I "flip" as you call it. I do not like having a ton of blow molds, just enough for the spots in front of the house. I think i have about 25. So when I find a good lot for a great price I pick one or 2 I like, and sell the rest. I am new to this as well as have only been doing it since early November. Now what I plan to do when christmas passes and I see the demand dwindle is probably hold on until like you said, peak season. From what I saw that was middle of November...but do not underestimate even a bit after Christmas as people are looking then and practically all year round. So just keep an eye on Ebay listing and what happens, that's what I am doing!

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I dont flip molds. Every once in a while someone will need one and I'll sell one of my extras. Its the "flippers" that run up the price of molds. And the collectors that pay the price. I'm sure I could sell molds I bought for 1 to 5 bucks and turn a good profit.. But for me money (if you have enough to live well) Isnt the most important thing in the world. If I see molds that I dont need or want I dont buy them. Leave them for somebody else that may join you in the hobby if they were to find the molds that some only take to flip. Sometimes you do need to sell some that you had to buy as a "lot", thats just the way it is.. To me molds are just fun and a great hobby. To others they equal dollar signs. Nothing wrong with either I guess : )

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