Description

Follow carpenter and collector Jay Chaikin and his buddies Dan and Mark across the country on their ongoing quest to find their next big paycheck. Along the way, they’ll find classic items like Coca Cola memorabilia, an Edison phonograph, and a Zenith radio, as well as surprising discoveries like an early microwave oven and a top secret manual for a Boeing B-52 bomber.

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Description

Follow carpenter and collector Jay Chaikin and his buddies Dan and Mark across the country on their ongoing quest to find their next big paycheck. Along the way, they’ll find classic items like Coca Cola memorabilia, an Edison phonograph, and a Zenith radio, as well as surprising discoveries like an early microwave oven and a top secret manual for a Boeing B-52 bomber.

    • EPISODE 1

    Maryland Gristmill

    Jay and the team search for forgotten relics in a rare historic gem, an 18th-century grist mill in Westminster, Maryland that's been abandoned for decades. Jay's biggest finds include a bell and a collection of tiles. But the property's owner is on the fence about selling the items until he makes a surprising offer of his own.

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    • 24 Minutes

    Jay and the team search for forgotten relics in a rare historic gem, an 18th-century grist mill in Westminster, Maryland that's been abandoned for decades. Jay's biggest finds include a bell and a collection of tiles. But the property's owner is on the fence about selling the items until he makes a surprising offer of his own.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Philadelphia Ame Church

    With only 60 days to spare before Philadelphia's historic Church of the Nativity is demolished, the team rushes to retrieve abandoned treasures from the past 170 years. The guys hit the jackpot when they find floral and Tiffany-style stained glass windows in the sanctuary, and a giant rose window worth $10,000 has Jay saying "Amen."

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    • 24 Minutes

    With only 60 days to spare before Philadelphia's historic Church of the Nativity is demolished, the team rushes to retrieve abandoned treasures from the past 170 years. The guys hit the jackpot when they find floral and Tiffany-style stained glass windows in the sanctuary, and a giant rose window worth $10,000 has Jay saying "Amen."

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Pabst Blue Ribbon Factory

    The guys are watering at the mouth when they get a chance to explore the former Pabst Brewing headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. But it's all a numbers game when the building's owner will only accept prices that include the numbers in his birthday-February 23-or six for "six pack."

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    • 24 Minutes

    The guys are watering at the mouth when they get a chance to explore the former Pabst Brewing headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. But it's all a numbers game when the building's owner will only accept prices that include the numbers in his birthday-February 23-or six for "six pack."

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Maryland Silk Mill

    Jay and his buddies take a ride to rural Lonaconing, MD, where they dig through a shuttered silk mill that's been abandoned since 1957 in hopes of securing a slew of vintage items. When the guys get in, they discover that the entire mill has been frozen in time, preserved exactly as it was left more than 50 years ago.

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    • 24 Minutes

    Jay and his buddies take a ride to rural Lonaconing, MD, where they dig through a shuttered silk mill that's been abandoned since 1957 in hopes of securing a slew of vintage items. When the guys get in, they discover that the entire mill has been frozen in time, preserved exactly as it was left more than 50 years ago.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Mississippi Homestead

    The Owens Homestead is tucked away in the backwoods of Fulton, Miss., and the barn, cabin and cottage are rumored to have items belonging to settlers from the 1830s. A descendant of the settlers and his wife are willing to sell many items, but to secure the icebox, Jay needs convince Ricki that the purchase is worth going over budget.

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    • 24 Minutes

    The Owens Homestead is tucked away in the backwoods of Fulton, Miss., and the barn, cabin and cottage are rumored to have items belonging to settlers from the 1830s. A descendant of the settlers and his wife are willing to sell many items, but to secure the icebox, Jay needs convince Ricki that the purchase is worth going over budget.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Georgia Cotton Gin

    From a vintage Coca-Cola machine and Dino gas pumps to a Depression-era portrait and a Zenith radio, the guys truly uncover relic royalty. But it's a home-made hot-rod that really gets Jay's motor running.

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    • 24 Minutes

    From a vintage Coca-Cola machine and Dino gas pumps to a Depression-era portrait and a Zenith radio, the guys truly uncover relic royalty. But it's a home-made hot-rod that really gets Jay's motor running.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Oil City, Pennsylvania Bank

    Jay's salvaging crew seeks riches in an old abandoned bank that was built to hold the spectacular fortunes of America's big oil barons. The bank sits in the center of Oil City, PA - a small town that itself is a hidden historic gem. Since this was once a high-class establishment, Jay believes treasures may still be hidden inside. There they find a grand, giant flagpole that once stood proudly and prominently atop of this beautiful building. Removing it would be a tricky operation, one that could easily turn disastrous. Jay's determined to take it home, along with all the other relics they've picked up throughout the day.

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    • 24 Minutes

    Jay's salvaging crew seeks riches in an old abandoned bank that was built to hold the spectacular fortunes of America's big oil barons. The bank sits in the center of Oil City, PA - a small town that itself is a hidden historic gem. Since this was once a high-class establishment, Jay believes treasures may still be hidden inside. There they find a grand, giant flagpole that once stood proudly and prominently atop of this beautiful building. Removing it would be a tricky operation, one that could easily turn disastrous. Jay's determined to take it home, along with all the other relics they've picked up throughout the day.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Maine Paper Factory

    Jay, Dan and Mark find antique fire hoses, a Fairbanks scale, customized lockers and a pair of temperature gauges. Just when the score is in their favor, Ricki warns that the job might get sacked: The property owners are planning to turn the factory into a museum and may hesitate to sell certain objects.

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    • 24 Minutes

    Jay, Dan and Mark find antique fire hoses, a Fairbanks scale, customized lockers and a pair of temperature gauges. Just when the score is in their favor, Ricki warns that the job might get sacked: The property owners are planning to turn the factory into a museum and may hesitate to sell certain objects.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    New York Masonic Lodge

    Jay is blown away by the automotive relics stored in one barn, including a restored tractor, porcelain signage and a Chrysler Saratoga. Now, Jay must convince the owners that he will successfully restore and resell the entire contents of both barns, but only if they can agree on a fair price.

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    • 24 Minutes

    Jay is blown away by the automotive relics stored in one barn, including a restored tractor, porcelain signage and a Chrysler Saratoga. Now, Jay must convince the owners that he will successfully restore and resell the entire contents of both barns, but only if they can agree on a fair price.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    Connecticut Ghost Town

    Johnsonville, Conn., was purchased by a millionaire who planned to turn the mill and the surrounding village into a tourist attraction, only to shut it down in 1994. Jay, Dan and Mark expect to find well-preserved properties, but are shocked by excessive mold, mildew and disrepair. After struggling to negotiate fair prices, Jay decides to make an unprecedented offer to buy an entire schoolhouse.

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    • 24 Minutes

    Johnsonville, Conn., was purchased by a millionaire who planned to turn the mill and the surrounding village into a tourist attraction, only to shut it down in 1994. Jay, Dan and Mark expect to find well-preserved properties, but are shocked by excessive mold, mildew and disrepair. After struggling to negotiate fair prices, Jay decides to make an unprecedented offer to buy an entire schoolhouse.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 11

    Hot Springs Hotel

    When Ricki gains access to what was formerly the tallest building in Arkansas, Jay gives Dan and Mark a chance to do some bargaining. Now, Jay must negotiate with the owner to take home at least one of his big finds, or he'll be in hot water when he gets home to Ricki.

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    • 24 Minutes

    When Ricki gains access to what was formerly the tallest building in Arkansas, Jay gives Dan and Mark a chance to do some bargaining. Now, Jay must negotiate with the owner to take home at least one of his big finds, or he'll be in hot water when he gets home to Ricki.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 12

    Vermont Marble Factory

    The owners of an abandoned marble factory and a hidden bomb shelter grant Jay access to the property. After finding a huge air raid siren, the guys hop on an elevator that sends them straight to the basement - and to the bomb shelter. There, they find collectibles, including White House blueprints. But Jay's in for a shock of his own when Ricki surprises him on their anniversary.

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    • 24 Minutes

    The owners of an abandoned marble factory and a hidden bomb shelter grant Jay access to the property. After finding a huge air raid siren, the guys hop on an elevator that sends them straight to the basement - and to the bomb shelter. There, they find collectibles, including White House blueprints. But Jay's in for a shock of his own when Ricki surprises him on their anniversary.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 13

    Scranton Lace Factory

    If making lace in the early 20th century was like printing money, then the guys will be rolling in dough after they explore the abandoned Scranton Lace Factory in Scranton, Pa. As they cross the immense factory, the guys collect a check protector, a pair of doors and a vintage tampon dispenser. When Jay spots a single shoe and Mark finds a bowling score sheet, the guys follow the clues to a four-lane bowling alley full of American-made bowling pins and balls.

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    • 21 Minutes

    If making lace in the early 20th century was like printing money, then the guys will be rolling in dough after they explore the abandoned Scranton Lace Factory in Scranton, Pa. As they cross the immense factory, the guys collect a check protector, a pair of doors and a vintage tampon dispenser. When Jay spots a single shoe and Mark finds a bowling score sheet, the guys follow the clues to a four-lane bowling alley full of American-made bowling pins and balls.

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    • 21 Minutes
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