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You might think that after over a decade of stringent rules about what you can and can't bring on a flight that people would stop bringing knives and such to airports. But their mistake can be your prize if you know where to shop.

Airline Sector@AirlineSector
For Sale: Your TSA Confiscated Items. Cheap. TSA sends confiscated and left-behind items off for auction. via @WSJ http://t.co/vJt9jJhv

Ever wonder what happens to all the knives, power tools, snow globes, baseball bats, sunglasses, jewelry and overcoats that get confiscated or left behind at TSA airport checkpoints?

Check eBay or GovDeals.com. Or come to one of the many government-run surplus stores around the country that sell TSA chattel.

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