Surplus military vehicles

Surplus military vehicles are cars, trucks, or jeeps that were once used by the military, but are now auctioned off to the general population. Typically, these items are sold through live auctions or online. They have reached mass appeal lately, mainly attributed to the Internet and its incredible power to get "the word out. The exceptionally low prices and offers price someone can potentially walk away with does not hurt its popularity either. Now that you know what a sale to military surplus vehicle auction is knowing what they are all about is just as important. And knowing is half the battle.

The line and especially the live auction of military vehicles are, usually, stocked with all types of vehicles former army. Cars, trucks, jeeps, motorcycles, ambulances and even airplanes are sold at these auctions, though; they are demilitarized prior to sale. Generally surplus military vehicles are in good condition. However, if there is a malfunction, failure is, usually, reported to potential bidders prior to auction. If you attend an auction in live military surplus vehicle - and I went to several - I suggest you make an offer carefully and find as much information about the car as you can before the appeal process to offers. Do a little research before the auction on the type of vehicle you want to purchase would not hurt either.

Now you're probably curious as to why these vehicles in perfect condition that once served a valuable purpose for our nation are now auctioned to the public for a fraction of what the army had originally paid for them. There are two reasons for this. The first reason is simple: they are old. That's right - like a fine wine - these cars, jeeps and trucks will inevitably peaked and will eventually stop working as well as in the past, especially when it comes to high standards on army vehicles. The second reason is quite simple: Technology. Many of these vehicles simply do not have all the technological advances of today's vehicles army need to have to serve military purposes. And this can be easily solved because of the high cost of modifications. Changes such as changes in physical vehicles, security changes, the GPS capabilities are far too expensive to treat, and the army simply by purchasing new vehicles to eliminate the hassle. The great thing is that they're - for lack of a better word - the loss is your gain!

If you are interested in buying one of these vehicles, there are several Web sites that specialize in providing accurate information on this subject. Such a Web site that was truly a step above the rest was I was pleasantly surprised by just how many ads of surplus vehicles, there was in their database online. The amazing thing about the site is that you can browse online auctions that may ship out vehicles to anywhere in the United States Most auctions listed even allow for the removal of vehicles, if you live close enough. If you're looking for info on the Live sales of surplus military vehicles auction, they are too.


  1. I live around a few different army surplus stores, but none of them stock vehicles! These are really high-quality as well. I love looking around the army disposals for things I wouldn't find otherwise, but this takes things a step further. I'll have to keep looking in my area for something like this!
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