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What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « on: May 29, 2023, 10:25:23 PM » Author: Bulbman256
Hey all,

I got curious about this as last October I hit up the 7 restores in my metro area in one day and got some cool loot. Now that another has opened up right along my routing, I was going to try to go for 8 tomorrow. :wndr: :mrg: I'll let y'all know if I can pull this off tomorrow and how it goes.

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Re: What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « Reply #1 on: May 29, 2023, 10:59:50 PM » Author: fluorescent lover 40
The most I've done is four.
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Re: What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « Reply #2 on: May 29, 2023, 11:41:29 PM » Author: joseph_125
Yeah I think the max I've ever done was four, they're kinda spread apart here. Thrift stores on the other hand are a lot easier to do 5-6, especially since some areas have them in clusters.

Anyway, if you're crazy enough, you can try visiting all 12 Restores in the GTA on a single trip. Apparently it's 4h 15m without traffic, might take 6+ hours in traffic.
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Re: What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « Reply #3 on: May 30, 2023, 03:02:27 PM » Author: Bulbman256
Just finished up with Restore #4, got some good PL and tungsten stuff. Currently eating lunch at a local sub place. :bulbman:
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Re: What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « Reply #4 on: May 30, 2023, 04:29:35 PM » Author: funkybulb
Here I  can hit up 3 in  San antonio,  one in Seguine, Tx
  Then New Bransfels ,  then  hit up a canyon lake Thrift
 Store,  then San Marcos restore,  then Village Thrift store
 In wimberly, Tx and finally,  The
  Ben White Restore in Austin
   In one day.
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Re: What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « Reply #5 on: May 30, 2023, 06:35:16 PM » Author: Bulbman256
Finished the run, took me about 6 hours with traffic being pretty nasty in spots. :-\ Managed to get some more cool incans and an NOS lithonia F40 water resistant light with a mark 1 ballast in it. 8)
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Re: What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « Reply #6 on: June 02, 2023, 03:46:39 PM » Author: HomeBrewLamps
Max I've done is 4 and that's mostly due to the distances involved.
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Re: What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « Reply #7 on: June 03, 2023, 08:16:56 AM » Author: Cole D.
They’re so spread out in my part of Florida that I’ve only gotten to one in a day. So far I’ve visited 4, and 3 of those I’ve only visited once, and just within the last year.

I have to say I wasn’t impressed with any of them, the local one actually has a better selection and prices.

I’d like to visit some of the ones in North Florida, but it’s not something I would do unless I was already there for some reason.

I guess Habitats ae like most thrift stores in that you have to visit regularly to find anything. Maybe I just wasn’t at them at the right timing.
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Re: What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « Reply #8 on: June 19, 2023, 11:03:10 PM » Author: icefoglights
I had 9 lined up this last Saturday, but only made it to 6.  I probably could have gotten to 7 or 8 if I had run them in the opposite direction, as the ones at the west end of the line where I started closed at 5, while the ones towards the East that I couldn't make it to closed at 3:30 and 4:30.
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Re: What's the LG record for most restores visited in a day? « Reply #9 on: July 10, 2023, 01:55:39 AM » Author: Richmond2000
2 and NO MORE 
there are ONLY 2 near me and the next one is hours away
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