*IMPORTANT NOTE* This was the very first post on Pawnnerd.com, published July 6th, 2013. There has been a ton of information added since this was created. Be sure to take a look around the site for more detailed information. Thanks as always, Brian! So you want to know what a pawn shop does – great! … Read more
Years ago, it wouldn’t be uncommon for families to have “Game night” where everyone would gather around a table a play some kind of board or card game together. Obviously, with parents working more and children being home much less frequently than they once were, these game nights are quickly becoming a thing of the … Read more
Every so often I will have someone ask me if they can pawn or sell a broken PS3 at our pawn shop. I understand the scenario that these people are in, but I will tell you that in most cases, pawn shops can’t take in broken playstation 3s any longer. At one point in time, … Read more
So here are one of those unique items that to be honest with you, I love to see come through the pawn shop doors. Snow globes! (Yes, yes, many of you probably think that I’m weird now… that’s okay.) I think they are great, but what about other pawnbrokers? Do they typically get excited about … Read more
Electronics is one of those items that most pawn shops out there just can’t get enough of. To be honest with you, almost every pawn shop that I have ever worked with will do just about anything they can to get their hands on good electronics. On the list of electronics that pawn shops typically … Read more
Okay, now here is one that isn’t the most common question that I get, but it is important one the less. What I’ve been asked is pretty straight forward – Do pawn shops take vacuums, meaning vacuum cleaners to the best I can determine. Now, if you’ve been read this site (or have even come … Read more
If you have ever wondered if pawn shops would buy micrometers, let me just tell you that you are not alone. Not by a long shot. Many people have asked me if pawn shops buy micrometers and the answer to that question may surprise you, but I don’t think it should. Find out what I have to say about it in this post.
Of all of the various questions I get, some are really good. Today we are going to look at the question of if a pawn shop would buy or pawn a broken iPhone for you or not. The truth of the matter is that some pawn shops deal with broken goods more than you might think, but when it comes to iPhones, where to they draw the line?
Some people have wondered if you can pawn broken laptops. It’s not a bad question, and to be honest, I get asked about pawning broken items more often than you might initially think. But with that in mind, are broken electronics high on a pawn shops list of things to take in? Find out in this article.
Over the years that I’ve been in the pawn industry, one of the most frequently asked questions has always been “Can you pawn broken jewelry?” Well, I’m here to tell you that as long as the jewelry that you are talking about is made out of silver or gold, then yes, you absolutely can pawn … Read more
When it comes to the different types of collateral that pawn shops will accept or buy from people, there can be a huge amount of variety across the nation. Some pawn shops will only accept certain things, while there are other pawn shops out there that will buy just about anything that comes through their … Read more
During the colder months, indoor heaters are a popular thing. For that matter, outdoor heaters are also very popular. But that having been said, are heaters something that a pawn shop would seriously consider taking in on a loan or offer to buy from you? Good question, so now let’s get it answered once and for all. Do pawn shops take heaters?
A lot of people have asked me many questions about the pawn industry over the years and as technology changes, the types of merchandise they ask about changes as well. One of the more popular forms of merchandise that people ask me about today are personal fitness trackers. The Fitbit is probably the most popular of all of those and in today’s post, I will answer the question on whether or not pawn shops buy Fitbits once and for all.
Do you have a watch that isn’t running because the battery went dead on you? It happens all of the time. Some pawn shops will replace batteries for free, in the the event that you are taking your watch to a pawn shop that doesn’t offer that service, they still may buy your watch despite the fact it doesn’t run. However, I’ve got some tips in here that will help you get the most for it every time!
If you have a stainless steel watch laying around the house and you are in need of a few extra bucks, you may ask yourself if that’s something that a pawn shop would buy. To tell you the truth, a lot of people ask the same thing. I probably get the question 4 or 5 times a week at minimum. So let’s dig in and answer it for you, once and for all.
A lot of people ask if pawn shops buy swords. Like all things on this blog, I like to give the best and most detailed answer possible, so if you have ever wondered the same thing, then spend a few minutes with us and learn if pawn shops buy swords and what you should do to try to get the most money out of yours possible.
A lot of people bring a huge variety of things into pawn shops and what those pawn shops are willing to take can vary greatly. That having been said, when it comes to electronics, pawn shops can tend to be a little picky. But what about wifi routers? Will pawn shops buy your router? Find out in this article!