I’ve become addicted to American Pickers. These guys are digging through barns and finding old gems for antique collectors and museums.
The dust and rust are beautiful. The thrill of the hunt is exhilarating. Negotiating is fierce. The love of history is genuine.
What is Picking?
“Indiana Jones meets Sanford and Son.”
Advice for Life and Picking from American Pickers
This video (sorry no embed available) shows professional picker giving advice for future pickers and could also be applied to life or personal finances.
1. Love what you do. It keeps you going in tough times.
2. Be optimistic.
3. Slow your roll before you buy.
4. Have the cash.
5. Diversify what you know. Don’t get pigeon holed.
6. Never give up!
Picker Lingo Video
Honey Hole- Sweet pick.
Mega Pick- Huge find that has a large volume.
Rusty Gold- an object found in its natural state full of dirt and rust.
Windshield Time- Time spend exploring the back-roads of the USA.
Are you a picker or want to become a picker?