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The Mouse that Roared

The Mouse that Roared

Posted by Ross Mason on Aug 1st 2022

It's just an ordinary mouse. They're everywhere — the pantry, the garage, or the warehouse — and yes, even at ObtainSurplus. You see droppings first, or maybe a blur of fur skittering into a crack so … read more
“Used is great for me -“

“Used is great for me -“

Posted by Ross Mason on Jun 20th 2022

In a “throw-away” society where we often think the newest is the best, Matthew Goettemoeller stands tall. He likes used — and not just because it's che … read more
5,214 Miles & Seven Days

5,214 Miles & Seven Days

Posted by Ross Mason on Apr 28th 2022

From Boise Idaho to Saint-Paul-lès-Dax, France Somewhere in the cargo hold of a UPS jet in mid-April is a small but very important package of surplus industrial equipment with a five … read more
Vidal Sassoon Goes Industrial?

Vidal Sassoon Goes Industrial?

Posted by Ross Mason on Jan 25th 2022

It's a sure bet that Mr. Sassoon didn't have anything but styling in mind when he began selling hair dryers decades ago. He passed away several years back, but he would probably appreciate Obtainiu … read more