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What turned out to be the worst purchase that you ever made?

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A house in a really bad neighborhood. Managed to shift it but lesson learned - do your research!

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Mini metro 1982 or thereabouts

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A brand new 1963 Sunbeam Alpine.
Fell to bits.
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The wife wanted a mincing machine. After much looking around I found one at a really keen price. Only when I got it home did I realise that the mincer was unpowered and was an attachment for a mixer. So of course I had to buy the not cheap mixer to go with it! It turned out to be a very expensive mincer in the end.

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CCC cordless drill in the Bricolage shop at 4 Temps, La Defense (not sure if still there).

Actually bought two - a colleague said you can use one as spares if the other breaks. Both broke.

Taught me the lesson, buy cheap, buy twice.

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Taught me the lesson, buy cheap, buy twice.
:shock: It was even worse... :lol: buy cheap, buy three times!
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exile wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:24 am
The wife wanted a mincing machine. After much looking around I found one at a really keen price. Only when I got it home did I realise that the mincer was unpowered and was an attachment for a mixer. So of course I had to buy the not cheap mixer to go with it! It turned out to be a very expensive mincer in the end.
Got one here for sale, €25. With motor. Perfect working order. Only done about six pigs worth of sausages.

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Ats bought an exercise machine from decathlon.
It broke.
She took it back.
They said it's only for occasional use. :lol:
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I bought an old Jaguar at auction when I was 18 or 19.
Started filling it up with petrol but the tanks were rotten and it never did get a full tank.

I did buy a house in France and a main wall fell down within days of completion.
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