Cutting the Padlock

News & Strategies for Storage Auctions Success

Breaking down of episodes for all the major storage auction shows: Storage Wars, Storage Wars Texas, and Auction Hunters.

Posted on by Val Doty


When attending a storage auction, it's in your best interest to dress appropriately comfortably. But what exactly should you wear? Do you need some fashion inspiration? You can take some inspiration from the storage hunters on TV, but do so …

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Posted on by Val Doty


I had the opportunity to chat with a real live, 100% genuine auctioneer who lives and plays at The Bagwell & Associates Auction Company in Fletcher, North Carolina--just 20 minutes shy of the Storage Unit Auction List headquarters in Asheville. …

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Posted on by David Gross


I hate to say it, but I think Darryl Sheets is starting to grow on me.  Sure, maybe it’s more like a rash that crops up after a few weeks of roughing it in the rain forest, but nonetheless, I …

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Posted on by David Gross


If we’ve said it once we’ve said it a million times: storage auction shows are addictive, to a lot of different demographics.  Sure, we’ve speculated as to why—the surge of reality TV meets the downfall of the traditional game show, meets …

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