Yes you can buy a nice bread machine for $10.00.
Most are barely or never used. The bread machine was one of those gimmicky kitchen items 20 years ago that many people bought thinking it was a good idea. Most became shelf queens. Bread machines were given as gifts, listed on wedding registries and sold on infomercials.
So where do you get a bread machine for $10.00?
Thrift stores have them all the time. Sometimes they are new in the box never used, but most of the time only used a few times. The condition of the teflon pan and paddle will be a good indicator if the machine has had much use. If you are not comfortable with buying from a thrift store, Facebook marketplace is an alternative, but pricing will be a little higher depending on the model. Just search on Facebook under the terms “Bread machine for sale”.
What is a good bread machine?
Breadman Machines have been around a long time. Breadman Saturday morning the infomercials sold many machines. These are easy to find and typically good units. On the high side you’ll see them at $20.00 used. Zojirushi makes the best machines, however finding them used for cheap is not easy. If a Zojirushi is sitting in a thrift shop it’s a steal. Cuisinart machines are on the higher side on Facebook marketplace. Take your time, there is no rush there are plenty of units on the used market to pick from.