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    If you always do what you've always done, you'll always be what you've always been.

    Quit complaining and adapt.


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    Well it finally caught up with me here in MA. Shred steel prices finally tanked. Was getting .04 cents a pound and that was already down from a high of .06 cents a pound, but was holding steady. Dropped off 1140 lbs and got paid .0275/lb. I drive around now and see a lot of steel on the road - no takers lol

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    Mmm....pork steaks.

    Yes...this entire thread an the one thing that jumps out is...pork steaks. Which are quite good when done properly. Auminer has good taste in music...I'm not surprised it bleeds over into food. Maybe wrong choice of wording but eh..go with it.

    Sirscrapalot - Pork steaks, an beer. I feel a good one coming on. - Inspired by Auminer if not said...

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    < Smiles >

    It reminds me of old uncle baseoil. He was my dad's great uncle -or- great uncle ... can't quite remember which. He was a real old time Downeast Yankee. Wicked thick Maine accent.

    Anyway his name was Basil but when you add the accent it comes out as base oil. He was actually pretty smart guy and retired a millionaire. Gotta hand it to him ... that man had his wisdoms. They don't make em' like that anymore.He was a man from a bygone era.

    In honor of Uncle Base ... a couple of his favorite quotes:

    1: "Ayuh ... good enough !"

    2: At the end of the workday: " Well boys ... we didn't make much but we sure had fun ! "

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    I am not in the country right now so i may be off by saying this but I have found that when i am actively scrapping when prices drop like they are I seem to make up the difference in volume. when prices drop most people give up. this in turn leaves more for me to acquire. you just gotta out smart the common joe and work harder than your next door neighbor doing the same thing. come up with different attack plans and your good to go. scrap metal is an ever changing game that you gotta adapt to. what worked for you yesterday may not work today. what works today may not work tomorrow. change with the times or get tossed out of the game.

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    Old Uncle Baseoil is going into the quote file.



    His wisdom shall live on.


    Sirscrapalot - Stick with me quote, I'll make you famous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirscrapalot View Post
    Mmm....pork steaks.

    Yes...this entire thread an the one thing that jumps out is...pork steaks. Which are quite good when done properly. Auminer has good taste in music...I'm not surprised it bleeds over into food. Maybe wrong choice of wording but eh..go with it.

    Sirscrapalot - Pork steaks, an beer. I feel a good one coming on. - Inspired by Auminer if not said...

    A couple of dashes of worchestershire, a sprinkle of onion powder, a sprinkle of garlic powder, then 2andahalf sprinkles of Montreal.

    Grill to medium. Add Rolling Rock as needed.

    GNOMZ!!!!!
    Out of clutter, find simplicity. --Albert Einstein

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