Tools have far more uses than their intended purpose. In addition to being helpful resources around the home, garage and countless other places, they can also help you get some much-needed cash at your local pawn shop. Regardless of if you are looking to add or subtract from your tool collection, your local pawn shop is the one-stop location for all your needs. Below is our handy guide to everything you need to know to successfully buy, sell, or pawn your tools at your local pawn shop.
Below is our handy guide to everything you need to know to successfully buy, sell, or pawn your tools at your local pawn shop.
Your local pawn shop is an excellent place for your tool-buying needs.
They will only buy high-quality items that are in demand; in this way, buying tools from your local pawnshop is much safer than buying used online or from a seller, because you know you are getting functional tools for a fraction of what you might expect to pay elsewhere.
Also, sometimes you need a specific tool for a job and don’t want to buy it or deal with the hassle of renting. Use your local pawnshop to get your job done. When you are through with it, you can even sell it back for a portion of the price you paid. Additionally, when you are curious about how a specific tool might work out, you can pick one up at your local pawnshop for a low-risk experiment. If you decide to keep it, you can rest assured that you did not pay full price and will have a great new addition to your toolbox.
1. Ask to plug it in, if applicable
2. Carefully examine all moving parts; they don’t need to be immaculate, but they should be free of residue and should be in good working order.
3. For electric tools, check out the cord and battery pack. There should be no corrosion on battery terminals, and the wires should be in excellent shape. There should be no fraying, and the cord should not be wrapped in an excess of electrical tape.
4. Look for damage to motors or vital parts. All well-loved tools will show some wear, but some types of damage may shorten its life span or make it less useful.
Name brand tools are always in demand at pawn shops across the country. You will get higher prices at your local pawns shop than if you’d tried to sell online or through a person to person app. Better yet, you will not have to pay shipping fees or deal with finicky customers or returns. In other words, it is hassle-free to sell your tools at your local pawnshop.
Another benefit of selling power tools to your local pawn shop is that it helps the environment and your community by not only keeping a tool out of the trash but also giving someone access to a tool that they might not be able to afford otherwise.