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Sunday, July 4, 2010

Government Military Surplus Auctions

The military has no need for “outdated” equipment.  With new technologies, and the ever-evolving landscape of war, vehicles, weapons, and other items become obsolete on the battlefield, and are then sent out to pasture at a government military surplus auction.  This is where you can find yourself a great deal on surplus military equipment.

Government military surplus auctions come about for a variety of reasons.  More often than not, it is a result of the military updating its hardware.  For example, the military regularly ships items overseas.  Included with these items are things such as sheds, tents, and trailers.  All of which are eventually replaced after a certain amount of time.  The result of their replacement is that these sheds, tents, and trailers will end up on the auction block.  Say you were planning on adding a shed in your backyard for your tools, or to use as a workshop.  Well, just yesterday the government listed a storage container that could easily be converted into a shed.  They also listed 14 cots – you know, for the in-laws.  If you are into farming, military surplus auctions also have tractors, plows and other agricultural equipment.  If you like to have fun at sea, military surplus auctions are a great place to find maintenance equipment, boats, and other sea-worthy items.  What about flying?  Granted, the chance of finding an airplane at a government military surplus auction may be limited, but you can still find hundreds of parts, and maintenance equipment and pilot helmets ready to be put to use.  And if you are regular Joe, there are hundreds of items available for use – think computers, bicycles, cars, and clothing.

The sheer amount of items available for auction when the military holds a surplus auction is hard to imagine.  Just think of it this way.  The military has a presence in the air, sea and land.  For each of those places, they need support.  Included in that support is communications, supplies, medicine, and general hardware.  That makes for hundreds of items available at a government military surplus auction.

Now you asking yourself, how you can get in on the action?  We all want military surplus, and we definitely don’t want to overpay the army-navy surplus store in the mall.  It is actually rather simple and does not involve you staying up late watching TV – waiting for the infomercial to come on.  You can easily look through your local newspaper, or the local newspaper of an army base as most of them will be able to tell you when the next military surplus auction occurs.  You may also want to check and make sure that you can attend and bid for the items at a military surplus auction.  The best way to do that is by speaking with the people who are running the auction – they should be able to guide you towards the path of a great deal.  You still have to find the government military surplus auction, and the best way to do that is by clicking on GovernmentAuctions.org, and activating your FREE three-day trial.  All you need to do is type in what you want, and GovermentAuction.org will find it for you.  Then you can do your bidding, and walk away with your just like new humvee.


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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Military Vehicle Auctions

Did you ever wonder how you would look behind the driver’s seat of a military grade vehicle?  Now take that image and imagine that this military vehicle – lets call it a humvee – isn’t just a part of some military exhibit at the museum, but actually driving on the highway.  Yes, you can actually do that so long as you use some creativity.  The military has no need for “outdated” vehicles like older humvees, boats and aircraft.  With new technologies, and the ever-evolving landscape of war, vehicles, weapons, and other items become obsolete on the battlefield, and are then sent out to pasture at government military vehicle auction.  This is where you can find yourself a great deal on military vehicles that you can use in everyday life.

Military vehicle auctions come about for a variety of reasons.  More often than not, it is a result of the military updating its hardware.  The military regularly updates its fleets of vehicles to cope with the ever-changing landscapes of military warfare.  For example, the military foresees more battles being waged under the surface of the ocean, and therefore sees less of a need for patrol boats.  They would probably seek to sell the now excess patrol boats that would otherwise be sitting around and collecting rust.  What if you aren’t into boating, and sailing the seven seas?  You are into farming.  Fear not, military vehicle auctions also have tractors, plows seeders, and other farming related vehicles.  And that is not including vehicles such as troop transports that can be converted into supply trucks that you can use to bring your produce to market.  If you like to have fun in the air, military vehicle auctions are a great place to find maintenance equipment, for planes, and helicopters.  And if you are lucky, and have the right qualifications, you can even purchase an old decommissioned fighter jet or helicopter.  And if you are regular Joe, there are hundreds of items available for use – think motorcycles, and regular cars used to transport higher ups in civilian life.
The sheer amount of vehicles available for auction when the military holds a vehicle auction is hard to imagine.  Just think of it this way.  The military has a presence in the air, sea and land.  For each of those places, they need vehicles.  Included in those vehicles are support vehicles that help to handle communications, transport and distribute supplies, and general construction vehicles.  That pushes the amount of vehicles available at auction into the hundreds and perhaps even the thousands (depending on the type of auction, and which branches are involved).  But before you decide to commit money to a military vehicle auction you should check and make sure that you can bid for the items at a military vehicle auction, because some of them are limited due to the sensitive nature of the military vehicle, and hardware in the vehicle.

Now you asking yourself, how you can get in on the action?  We all want military vehicles, and we definitely don’t want to overpay army-navy surplus resellers or parts dealers who get their stuff at these auctions.  It is actually rather simple and does not involve you staying up late watching TV – waiting for a sketchy infomercial to come on and tell you that you can own a brand new car for pennies on the dollar (highly unlikely).  You can easily look through your local newspaper, or the local newspaper of an army base as most of them will be able to tell you when the next military vehicle auction will occur.  The best way to do that is by speaking with the people who are running the auction – they should be able to guide you towards the path of a great deal.  And the one downside to all of these ways is the time involved.  You could end up spending hours searching for a military vehicle auction.  So save yourself some time and head on over to www.GovernmentAuctions.org and activate your FREE three-day trial.  All you need to do is type in what you want, and www.GovermentAuctions.org will find it for you.  Then you can do your bidding, and walk away with your just like new humvee.


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