This not meant to take away from local ads and local yard-sales, but if the picking has been slim lately, be sure to expand your horizons.
While I still have not used Craigslist to sell, I constantly browse local listing to see what is out there. When I travel, I use my phone app to locate CL towns in the area and have followed up on a few listings that were just too good to pass up.
Two years ago I contacted a listing in Lebanon and they were asking too much but I asked them to keep my contact info in case they did not sell. About a year later I got an e-mail and bought 750 well cared for albums in covered plastic tubs (they had a value as well), a shelving unit and a working Magnavox stereo console for $200.
Have you tried a scan lately? This is a good time of year for yard-sales and auctions and you never know what you'll find. Searching 45 records in Nashville turned up this listing. http://nashville.craigslist.org/clt/3015... or http://nashville.craigslist.org/gms/3009... or http://nashville.craigslist.org/gms/3017... (old fishing lures and reels, oooooh) I better stop looking. :-)
Facebook now has a yard sale feature and so does eBay, although eBay's "Classified" is not as well supported as Craigslist.