My wife Ursula and me we run a little family farm here in Randolph County, NC called Foxburrow Farms.
We’re located about 30 miles West of Interstate 73 in a little community called Ulah. Right on the southern tip of the Uwharrie National Forrest in Randolph County. (don’t blink or you’ll miss it)
Here on the farm we piddle around with a lot of different ways to make extra money: raising and selling rabbits, growing ifferent crops, raising chickens, etc. We even have 2 Emus – the male is setting on a nest of 10 eggs as I type this! (yes, it’s the male emu that keeps the eggs warm and cares for the chicks when they hatch.)
We also process different items on the farm. For example, somebody might want some timber cut up into lumber and they’ll give us an order and we’ll take care of it for them.
Well, one day I needed a specialized tool for a processing job I was getting ready to do. I’d bought several of these tools before locally but they always broke after a couple of uses so I thought I might find a better model on eBay.
After a little searching around I found what I needed but I also noticed these tools were selling like hotcakes on eBay. And for not too cheap of a price I might add.
Well, a little while later I got to thinking — “Why couldn’t I buy this tool wholesale, sell it on eBay and make a few bucks?”
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