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Thread: Brass

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    Brass

    Is brass worth anything? Is it worth setting aside or should I just scrap it with the rest of the misc. ?



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    Re: Brass

    Mainly talking about brass plumbing

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    Re: Brass

    Yes. Check with your local scrap metal buyer. The last price I got was $1.35lb. Good thing about brass is it doesnt take much to make a pound. Brass is found almost everywhere; especially plumbing fittings.
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    Thanks! My husband and I are new to this and werent sure.
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    Re: Brass

    I LOVE BRASS! Its worth so much for something so small. And its always heavy...I love it when something DOESNT stick to a magnet but IS REALLY HEAVY
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    Re: Brass

    If you have the room try to separate everything you can. I have several 5 gallon buckets, and when I get something in I will try to process it and remove all the non ferrous materials such as copper (including insulated), aluminum, brass, lead, etc. I will then put each of these into its specified bucket, and does not take up much room, and helps keep things organized.
    Last edited by Andrew; 09-20-2010 at 02:46 PM.

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    Wayne, I do the same thing. I mainly use a magnet and anything im not sure about I run the magnet over it. If it doesn't stick and I am still not sure I will take a file to it and scrap off the dirt or crude and you can tell right away. I love seening that bright yellow or copper.


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