What do you guys think of owning a vending machine?
It looks like it takes (realistically) one year to break even.
Assume you spend $1,500 and can earn $25/week. It would take 60 weeks before you actually cover your costs.
However, after those 60 weeks, you've got $100/month. Double your money in just over 2 years?
I can see how they make money. I can also see how they'd fail. Ideally, I look at it as a buy and hold investment. Your only real problem will be if your machine breaks or is vandalized.
Stupid Idea? Smart Idea? Takes a long time but definitely makes money idea?
In particular, looking at this: