Flea Market Find of the Week: Glass Cooktop

Flea Market Find of the Week: Glass Cooktop

Here is our flea market find of the week! I LOVE finding these cooktops because they have made us good money over the years. We have made anywhere from $200- $1,800 on various cooktops.

I don’t like to invest a lot in them though because since they have 220 amp power, I can’t plug them in anywhere to make sure they work before buying them. (I can usually find a plug somewhere at the flea market to test if other items power on).

If I’m at our local flea market I know many of the vendors now, and If I had a problem with something I could most likely bring it back the next week for a refund. But I still don’t like to spend a lot on them (or anything really) anyway. 😉

One issue that I run into fairly often with these cooktops is they get burn marks on them. Usually water boils over and then gets burned onto the glass. If this happens there is a pretty easy way to clean them. You only need 3 things: baking soda, vinegar, and a razor blade. Check out how easy it is to clean off! (Probably should do our own at home now too…)

So now this cooktop is ready to go! I just listed this one for $375 on eBay.

On a bit of a different note – Melissa and I just purchased a ring light to help lighten up some of our Youtube and Facebook Live videos. So hopefully you will be able to see us now! Ha. We really are loving it and we’ve only had it less than 24 hours!

I am also really excited to use it for our eBay pictures too. It should definitely help with the quality of pictures that we list. We will have to do a comparison with pictures with and without the light and share them with you.

After doing some research (aka watching YouTube videos), we decided to go with the 18″ 55W EachShot LED Ring Light Kit. It was affordable, came with the stand, a phone holder, AND a carrying case. (It was the only one I could find with a case at this price).

At first I was worried the 55W might not be bright enough and we would need the 75W – but holy cow! It’s bright! It can also be dimmed which is a great feature.

Here is a pic of us playing with the new light yesterday 🙂

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We are working on putting out 3 – 5 new videos every week to help the flippers and resellers out there, and will include more flea market finds. Comment below and tell us what you would like to see! 🙂

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Rob Stephenson
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I grew up in Central Florida and have lived here my whole life. I first got into buying and selling items when I was 16 years old, and have been hooked ever since. It has mostly been a hobby that makes some extra cash, but sometimes it serves as my main income as well. I don't plan on stopping any time soon. I find too many fun toys for my family (or myself), and just love the whole process.

  • Kelly
    Posted at 16:59h, 06 January Reply

    I would have never thought of selling these…but ohhhh the shipping must be so expensive. What method of shipping do you use for items this size and weight?
    Love your blog, by the way!

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