Gold Battle Begins
Season 5, Episode 12
Episode guide
Black Out!
Gold Day in Hell

Gold Battle Begins was the 12th episode of Season 5 of Hardcore Pawn. It originally aired on February 7, 2012.


A customer complained that he got a television instead of a TV stand when she redeemed her pawn, leading to Les to blame Seth for not properly watching over his crew; Seth, however, contended that the merchandising system needs changing, but Les refuses to yield. But things escalate when a customer got the wrong Xbox 360 out of hock. Also: a Wisconsin man stuck in Detroit tries to sell his daughter's ring to pay for trailer repairs, but became very displeased when he learns that it's nowhere as valuable. A transgendered woman tries to buy a ring for a marriage proposal, which she practices on Bobby J., but things went sour very quick when her credit card is rejected, and Ashley accidentally calls her "sir". A man sells a Detroit Free Press front page of Adolf Hitler's death, but learns that the item is not as valuable as he thought. A man sells his jewellery for money to bring his fiancee, a mail-order bride from the Ukraine, to Detroit.


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