San Diego County Sheriff Old ASTREA Helicopters Auction for N131TZ - N150JD - N535WK - N5108E - N958TR - N972PC in 2022

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San Diego County Sheriff Old ASTREA Helicopters Auction for N131TZ - N150JD - N535WK - N5108E - N958TR - N972PC in 2022

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The San Diego County Sheriff's Department, Aerial Support to Regional Enforcement Agencies (ASTREA) is pursuing the services of an Experienced Helicopter Auctioneer to auction off Four (4) MD 500 series helicopters, Two (2) Bell 407 helicopter as well as other various aircraft parts and electronics.


RFP 10067 EXPERIENCED HELICOPTER AUCTIONEER / Full Auction Info
https://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov/Solicita ... User=Guest


2.1 Various circumstances at Sheriff's ASTREA may require the four (4) MD 500 series helicopters, two (2) Bell
407 helicopter, and other various aircraft parts and electronics to be auctioned off at separate/various times.

2.3. Vendor shall know how to determine the current market values of MD 500 series helicopters, Bell 407
helicopters, aircraft parts, and electronics.

2.4. Vendor shall determine an appraised value of the MD 500 series helicopters, Bell 407 helicopter, aircraft parts,
and electronics with ASTREA before the auction begins.

2.6. Vendor shall have the ability to perform the auction in person at the Sheriff's ASTREA facility located at 1745
North Marshall Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020 and via the vendor’s provided internet.

N131TZ - 2000 MD 369FF - Serial Number: 0142FF - 10845 hours - (April,2022 Auction & SOLD)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N131TZ
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N131TZ

N150JD - 2000 MD 369FF - Serial Number: 0710FF - 10725 hours - (Original Serial Number: 0545E) - (June,2022 Auction & SOLD)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N150JD
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N150JD

N535WK - 2000 MD 369FF - Serial Number: 0138FF - 11939 hours - - (July,2022 Auction)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N535WK
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N535WK

N5108E - 1981 Hughes 369D - Serial Number: 811075D - 9818 hours - (April,2022 Auction & SOLD)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N5108E
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N5108E

N958TR - 2007 Bell 407 - Serial Number: 53770 - 6277 hours - (April,2022 Auction & SOLD)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N958TR
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N958TR

N972PC - 2014 Bell 407GX - Serial Number: 54527 - 3100 hours - (June,2022 Auction & SOLD)
(Aircraft will need to be de-registered and assisgned another tail number. N972PC will be reserved for ASTREA.
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... Txt=N972PC
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N972PC

PROJECTED VALUE OF ITEMs
FOUR (4) MD 500 SERIES HELICOPTERS $4,000,000.00
TWO (2) BELL 407 HELICOPTER $2,000,000.00
MISC AIRCRAFT PARTS $250,000.00
MISC AIRCRAFT ELECTRONICS $250,000.00

The auction reserve amounts shall be set for each aircraft as follows:
a. Bell 407 GX at 1.7 million dollars.
b. Bell 407 at 1.5 million dollars.
c. MD 500 F at 1 million dollars each.
d. MD 500 D at $500,000.00.
https://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov/Attachme ... dum_04.pdf

Aircraft Info
https://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov/Attachme ... dum_02.pdf

RFP 10067 - EXPERIENCED HELICOPTER AUCTIONEER
PRE-PROPOSAL VIA MICROSOFT TEAMS, MAY 4, 2021
The County received notice of intent to attend and/or confirmation of attendance to the pre-proposal conference
In alphabetical order of Company/Organization
NAME TITLE EMAIL COMPANY / ORGANIZATION
1 Torres, Art VP of Sales [email protected] US Auctions
2 Weber, Jason Pacific Region Representative [email protected] GoveDeals.com

RFP 10067 - EXPERIENCED HELICOPTER AUCTIONEER
SITE VISIT - Sign in Sheet, MAY 11, 2021
In alphabetical order of Company/Organization
NAME TITLE EMAIL COMPANY / ORGANIZATION
1 Alford, Craig IS Manager [email protected] Ken Porter Auctions
2 Camarena, Armando CEO [email protected] US Actions
3 Camarena, David Asst to CEO US Actions
4 Govoreau, Gene Operations Manager [email protected] Ken Porter Auctions
6 Torres, Art VP Sales US Actions
7 Weber, Jason Pacific Region Representative [email protected] GoveDeals.com
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Re: San Diego County Sheriff Old ASTREA Helicopters Auction for N131TZ - N150JD - N535WK - N5108E - N958TR - N972PC in 2

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Notice of Intent to Award
Date Posted: From 11/3/2021 to 11/19/2021
Solicitation Description Closing Date
RFP 10067 EXPERIENCED HELICOPTER AUCTIONEER 6/4/2021 3:00:00 PM

November 3, 2021
NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) 10067
EXPERIENCED HELICOPTER AUCTIONEER

The County of San Diego has completed its evaluation of proposals received in response to Request for Proposals for the above referenced services. Subject to successful negotiations, the County intends to award a contract to:

LIQUIDITY SERVICES OPERATIONS, LLC
100 CAPITOL COMMERCE BLVD, SUITE 110
MONTGOMERY, AL. 36117

This notice shall remain posted for five business days, from November 3, 2021 through November 9, 2021, and no award will be made during this period.

If you have any questions, please contact Fernando Aparicio, Procurement Contracting Specialist at (858) 505-6426, or by email at [email protected]

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LIQUIDITY SERVICES OPERATIONS LLC DBA GOVDEALS
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Re: San Diego County Sheriff Old ASTREA Helicopters Auction for N131TZ - N150JD - N535WK - N5108E - N958TR - N972PC in 2

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San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Partners with GovDeals to sell Three Helicopters
The county plans to purchase additional helicopters with the funds from the sale
April 06, 2022 13:08 ET

Each helicopter is currently at auction until April 28th and San Diego County is asking all potential buyers to pay a refundable $5,000 bid deposit prior to placing a bid on any of the helicopters.

Scheduled inspections are planned for April 20th and serious buyers are encouraged to inspect the aircraft and logbooks prior to placing any bids.

San Diego County Sheriff Department's Auctions - helicopters
https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=M ... ngWithin=1

https://www.globenewswire.com/en/news-r ... pters.html

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N131TZ - 2000 MD 369 FF Helicopter
VIN/Serial: 0142FF
Auction Ends: 4/28/22 5:00 PM ET

MD 369 FF Helicopter
This is a model 369FF MD Helicopter.
Its last flight was 8/5/20.
Cycles: 27438
Hobbs: 845.3

This helicopter went thru a scheduled 100 hour inspections check. This was a requirement by the sheriffs department.

See attached maintenance report for further info.

Owned and Operated by the County of San Diego. Operated under Part FAR 91. (this is for all of our helicopters) Aerospace Filtration Engine Inlet Barrier System. Cargo hook with On Board Systems load cell. Fargo Auxiliary Fuel Tank. Facet engine Scavenge oil filter systems. Bendix King KI525 HSI Directional Gyro System. GNS430 NAV/GPS/COM. Pneumatic door opener system. Meeker Aviation Rapid door removal hinges. Artex 3000 ELT 406 MHz System. Dual Audio mixers. Aviation Specialties Unlimited Night Vision system. NAT PA Systems. GTX Garmin Transponder. Bendix King KRA-10A Radar Altimeter. Heli-Tech Seat Pan Access Panels. Bendix King Radar Altimeter KRA-10A.

https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=M ... 000MD369FF


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N5108E - 1981 MD 369 D Helicopter
VIN/Serial: 811075D
Auction Ends: 4/28/22 6:00 PM ET

MD 369 D Helicopter
Its last flight was 12/6/19.

Cycles: 22256

Hobbs: 9594

This helicopter went thru a scheduled 100 hour inspections check. This was a requirement by the sheriffs department.

See attached maintenance report for further info.

Bendix King KY 196 VHF Radio. GNS 430 Gamin VHF / GPS Radio. GTX Garmin Transponder. NAT PA System. Airborne Monitor / Mount. Bendix King KRA-10A Radar Altimeter system. Technisonic TDFM-7300 Transceiver Radio. A1066-1082 Fargo Aux Fuel Tank. 1741300 Facet Engine Scavenge Oil Filter system. AFS Engine Barrier Filtration System. 500-535-138 AAI Raingutter Kit. Dual Audio Mixers. Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc Night Vision System. Artex 3000 ELT 406 MHz System. Cargo hook with loadcell indicator. Meeker Aviation Rapid cabin door removal hinges. Pneumatic door opener system.

https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=M ... 1981MD369D


Questions and Answers
Q: Why is San Diego selling these beautiful Helicopters? (4/2/22 4:36 AM)
A: We are attempting to purchase an additional 407 GXi in order to have a uniform fleet of helicopters for patrol. Additionally, it is difficult and expensive to have pilots trained and proficient in multiple different platforms (D model, F model, 407 analog, 407 GX, 407 GXi). Thank you for your question. (4/4/22 10:28 AM)

Q: Since the last flight, has this rotorcraft been ground ran on a regular basis? (4/2/22 10:43 PM)
A: After each helicopter was removed from service, they were defueled and stored in our hangar. They have engine oil etc, but no fuel. They have not been run since being removed from service, but they each flew missions on the day they were removed from service. (4/4/22 10:24 AM)

Q: Any damage history on either of the MDs? Is there a component list with times remaining? (4/8/22 5:39 PM)
A: I updated this answer after researching the previous owners log book. The only helicopter that we did not buy brand new was N108D, which we purchased used and that came with damage history. We purchased it in 1995 with about 1785 flight hours. Per the log book from the previous owner regarding damage history, " 1989 - Helicopter sustained hard landing due to PC inlet line failure" Flt hours. 1699. Overhaul completed prior to returning to service. Sold to SD Sheriff with approximately 1785 hours. It currently has just under 10,000 hours, so we know there has not been any damage in the last 8,000 hours. N131TZ does not have any damage history and we have owned it since new. Yes, all of the helicopters have a component tracking sheet and complete set of log books. (4/11/22 11:22 AM)

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N958TR - 2007 Bell 407 Helicopter
VIN/Serial: 53770
Auction Ends: 4/28/22 4:00 PM ET

Bell 407 Helicopter
Its last flight was 3/28/21

Cycles: 14490

Hobbs: 5301

Rinns: 14490

This helicopter went thru a scheduled 100 hour inspections check. This was a requirement by the sheriffs department.

See attached maintenance report for further info.

Garmin GNS530 GPS/NAV/COMM system. Bendix comm KY196A. Technisonic TDFM-136 Radio. Technisonic TDFM-7300 Multi-band radio. Dual audio panels. Garmin Transponder. Artex ELT System 406MHZ. AirComm Air Conditioning system. Aerospace Filtration systems, Engine air barrier filter. Bendix King KI525 HSI Directional Gyro system. Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc Night Vision System. Dart Aerospace high skid gear. Dart Aerospace high slop avionics console. On Board systems cargo hook with load cell indicator. AMU50-001 Digital Audio system. Wire Strike kit. Bendix King KRA-405B Radar Altimeter. Meeker Aviation AFT Searchlight mount. Meeker Aviation nose camera mount. Airborne Display monitors. Aeronautical Accessories Rubber Mounted Chin Windows. Aeronautical Accessories Flightsteps. PA speaker. All four Main Rotor Blades refinished by Bell Helicopters with high visibility forestry markings on top. The blades have 0 time on them since refinishing, essentially new blades.

https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=M ... 007BELL407

Questions and Answers
Q: 1). Date of Last annual. 2). Any known issues? 3). Damage History?... including Over-torque events? 4). Aircraft flyable condition as of last mission? Flyable Now? ( out of annual or mechanical issues) (3/30/22 6:11 PM)
A: 1) 4/21/2020. It was last flown on 3/28/2021, and then we let the annual expire as we knew we would be sending it to auction. 2) No known issues. (This aircraft was the favorite 407 among most of the pilots) 3) No damage history and no over-torque events. 4) Aircraft was in flyable condition as of last mission. It would require an annual inspection to be flyable now along with the 2 year transponder certification. You are welcome to come to inspect it and go over the log books on April 20th or another date that works for everyone. (3/30/22 7:07 PM)

Q: Reserve price? (3/31/22 3:43 AM)
A: We do not disclose reserves. You are welcome to make a bid to see if the reserve is met. (3/31/22 12:48 PM)

Q: I see all three of these helicopters have not been flying for some time. Have they been ground run or preserved as per the aircraft and power plant maintenance instructions? (3/31/22 4:16 PM)
A: After each helicopter was removed from service, they were defueled and stored in our hangar. They have engine oil etc, but no fuel. They have not been run since being removed from service, but they each flew missions on the day they were removed from service. (4/1/22 1:50 PM)

Q: I see the San Diego Sheriff Department has 3 aircraft listed. We are interested in all 3 aircraft. Is there a way we could bid all 3 in one simple deal? (4/1/22 5:21 PM)
A: I will defer to GovDeals to answer this question. (4/4/22 10:23 AM)

Q: has this helicopter been maintained in House or at a Bell Service Center? If Service Center, Which one please? (4/8/22 6:02 PM)
A: All maintenance has been completed in house. Aero Maritime completed engine overhauls per the maintenance schedule. The blades currently on the 407 now were refurbished at Bell and have no time on them since. (4/11/22 11:15 AM)

Q: Is there a Bell Litter kit installed? Can you provide an ECU download? (4/11/22 6:54 PM)
A: Answered this in response to your next question. Additionally, the equipment list was added to the auction page. (4/12/22 3:41 PM)

Q: Is there a Bell Litter kit installed? Can you provide an ECU download? Can you post an equipment list with a 337 listing? (4/11/22 7:00 PM)
A: 1) There is not a Bell Litter kit installed 2) We have been consistently downloading our current fleet of 407 GXi's and the file is too big to email. If you would like to download the ECU yourself, our DOM said that could be accommodated on 4/20 (or other date agreeable). 3) We will email GovDeals a copy of the equipment list, but the 337 listings are all on a disk directly from the FAA. The FAA should be able to provide you (or anyone) with the disk for that tail number. We have disks for all of the aircraft we are auctioning, which would be available to view or copy on 4/20. I will email GovDeals the equipment list today, so I would expect it to be added to the listing ASAP. (4/11/22 7:35 PM)

Q: According to the time remaining report. The master assembly transmission assembly freewheeling unit and tail rotor gearbox assembly are coming due in about a year is that correct? (4/12/22 10:44 AM)
A: The next 60 month / 2500 hour Airframe Inspection is due on June 30, 2022 with 1213.0 hours remaining. (4/12/22 3:42 PM)

Q: weight and balance report doesn't show total weight can we get the total weight please? (4/19/22 10:17 AM)
A: I have sent Gov Deals documents to upload. W&B and equipment list. Some of the larger/heavier items have since been removed (FLIR camera and Searchlight etc). (4/19/22 10:55 AM)
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Re: San Diego County Sheriff Old ASTREA Helicopters Auction for N131TZ - N150JD - N535WK - N5108E - N958TR - N972PC in 2

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The auction winners for the 3 ASTREA helicopters:
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2007 Bell 407 Helicopter - VIN/Serial: 53770 - N958TR
Auction Closed
Number of Bids: 49
High Bidder: f*********e
Sold Amount: $1,860,000.00
Tax (8.250000%): $158,820.75
Buyer's Premium (3.50%):$65,100.00
Total Price: $2,083,920.75
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1981 MD 369 D Helicopter - VIN/Serial: 811075D / N5108E
Number of Bids: 70
Auction Closed
High Bidder: b********2
Sold Amount: $790,000.00
Tax (8.250000%): $67,456.13
Buyer's Premium (3.50%): $27,650.00
Total Price: $885,106.13
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2000 MD 369 FF Helicopter VIN/Serial: 0142FF / N131TZ
Number of Bids: 31
Auction Closed
High Bidder: m*****z
Sold Amount: $1,300,000.00
Buyer's Premium (3.50%):$45,500.00
Total Price: $1,345,500.00
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Check back later this year for the other ASTREA helicopters auction.
https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=M ... ngWithin=1
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Re: San Diego County Sheriff Old ASTREA Helicopters Auction for N131TZ - N150JD - N535WK - N5108E - N958TR - N972PC in 2

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The old ASTREA helicopter flew away today.
N131TZ arrived at Yuma Intl (NYL) at 12:56 MST from Gillespie Fld (SEE) after 1:00 en route
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N13 ... /KSEE/KNYL

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The old ASTREA helicopter is in Northern California.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N958TR

N958TR (B407) departed Redding Muni (RDD) at 15:13 PDT
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N95 ... 2213Z/KRDD

N958TR arrived at Redding Muni (RDD) at 15:29 PDT from Redding Muni (RDD) after 0:16 en route
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N95 ... /KRDD/KRDD

N958TR arrived at Redding Muni (RDD) at 16:58 PDT from Redding Muni (RDD) after 0:05 en route https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N95 ... /KRDD/KRDD
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Re: San Diego County Sheriff Old ASTREA Helicopters Auction for N131TZ - N150JD - N535WK - N5108E - N958TR - N972PC in 2

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The other two helicopters up for auction now…

N972PC - 2014 Bell 407GX Helicopter
VIN/Serial: 54527
Cycles: 6024
Hobbs: 3239.2

Auction Ends: 6/9/22 3:30 PM ET
https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=M ... ctid=21901

GovDeals: 2014 Bell 407GX Helicopter - YouTube Video
https://youtu.be/p7Z7zVxs58s

Questions and Answers
Q: Hello, The attached run sheet shows engine time remaining before overhaul is 0.5 hours. Is this accurate? If so, is there a spare engine that comes with the helicopter? Or will the cost of overhauling the unit be covered? Thanks (5/13/22 6:58 PM)
A: Our records show 0.5 hours remaining on the turbine, which is a 2000 hour overhaul. We did not plan to leave it with 0.5, we would have rather leave it with a few hours but due to maintenance on other helicopters, we were forced to use this up to the end. It is a 1st and 2nd stage overhaul, not '4 wheel change', so it'll be less expensive. There is not a spare engine included (nor do we own one). (5/16/22 1:05 PM)

Q: Hello, can you summarize what incident occurred at TAFT 2128.0 Hours that caused several drivetrain/engine components to be replaced before their scheduled removals? (5/18/22 12:47 PM)
A: This was an engine overspeed by maintenance staff conducting the Manual/Auto Fadec Override test. The engine (compressor/turbine/gearbox etc) was removed and overhauled by Aero Maritime (AZ). (5/18/22 5:07 PM)

Q: Hello, does the helicopter come with an inventory of spares that you may have? (5/18/22 12:48 PM)
A: No spares are included with the purchase of this helicopter. It is sold as-is. We are currently operating a fleet of 407 GXi's, so the majority of spare parts would still be used for patrol support. The helicopter was mission capable the day it was removed from service. (5/18/22 2:44 PM)

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N150JD - 2000 MD 369 FF Helicopter
VIN/Serial: 0710FF
Cycles: 24717
Hobbs: 720.2

Auction Ends: 6/9/22 4:30 PM ET
This is a model 369FF MD Helicopter.
It was an E model that was converted to an F model.
Its last flight was 10/25/20.

GovDeals: MD 369 FF Helicopter
https://youtu.be/kvniV_EvnUA

https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=M ... ctid=21901

Questions and Answers
Q: How much time is left on blades? Do any spares of any nature come with aircraft? (5/10/22 4:24 PM)
A: 448.9 hours left on the blades. No spares are included, the helicopter is sold as is. You are welcome to come take a look at it and all of the records during the inspection day or any day that we agree upon, just reach out. Thanks. (5/16/22 1:06 PM
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Re: San Diego County Sheriff Old ASTREA Helicopters Auction for N131TZ - N150JD - N535WK - N5108E - N958TR - N972PC in 2

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N150JD - 2000 MD 369 FF Helicopter
VIN/Serial: 0710FF
Sold Amount: $962,500.00
Buyer's Premium (3.50%):$33,687.50
Total Price: $996,187.50

The old ASTREA helicopter left today, for its new home somewhere…
First flight this year!

N150JD departed Gillespie Fld (SEE) at 15:41 PDT

N150JD arrived at Yuma Intl (NYL) at 16:51 MST from Gillespie Fld (SEE) after 1:10 en route
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N150JD

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N972PC - 2014 Bell 407GX Helicopter
VIN/Serial: 54527
Sold Amount: $1,675,000.00
Tax (8.250000%): $143,024.06
Buyer's Premium (3.50%):$58,625.00
Total Price: $1,876,649.06

N972PC tracking stopped near Kingman, AZ at 16:53 MST from North Las Vegas (VGT)

N972PC (B407) departed Gillespie Fld (SEE) at 12:52 PDT

N972PC (B407) departed North Las Vegas (VGT) at 16:21 PDT

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N972PC
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Re: San Diego County Sheriff Old ASTREA Helicopters Auction for N131TZ - N150JD - N535WK - N5108E - N958TR - N972PC in 2

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The last of the old ASTREA helicopter to be auction off…

N535WK - 2000 MD 369 FF Helicopter
VIN/Serial: 0138
Auction Ends: 7/14/22 4:00 PM ET
https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=M ... ctid=21901
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