Here is my .02
1. Thrifting to make purely money is a fad that will eventually die out.
2. The guys that are into here like Spoo, Dm7. Mainy, Capnwes are still looking for stuff for themselves. I don't begrudge any of them for what they do, I've dealt with them all and they are good dudes.
3. Thrift stores are going to price stuff up regardless of this thread. It blows my mind how the one GW near me marks anything of value. List time I was in there they had Lionel...