Results 1 to 8 of 8

Hello from a new (again) scrapper

| Introduce yourself
  1. #1
    TheLuckyScrapper started this thread.
    SMF Badges of Honor

    Member since
    Jun 2020
    Posts
    1
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 6 Times in 1 Post

    Hello from a new (again) scrapper

    Hey everyone! I'm Mike in Boston and recently started scrapping again as a hobby after realizing how much I missed it. I got out of the Army in 2012 after 10 years on active duty and did not have good luck finding work that A: supported my family and I, and B: allowed for a good work/life balance. I ended up working with some old neighborhood friends who were working in junk removal, demolition and scrapping. I hustled along with them and ended up making enough for rent and food. My favorite was the 2 or 3 nights we'd go out and curb hunt for metal. I've always enjoyed gambling and it seemed to scratch the same itch. Fast forward 8 years....
    I now have a great job that I dreamed of having when I was a kid. I've been a Boston firefighter for about 6 years now and am greatful for it every day. My wife graduated college and has been working in medical research and doing very well and was recently accepted into PA school. Through a few hits of chance, I recently found myself driving a borrowed pick up home one night on trash night and saw some ac's and other "treasure" on the curb. I pulled over, threw it in the back and prepped it for the yard the next day. I was hooked again. I love the excitement of the "hunt" and enjoy the relaxation and satisfaction of taking the stuff apart. It's truly a hobby that I enjoy. Good thing I have fun with it because prices are definitely different than they were in 2012/2013! Anyways I'm happy to be back at it and look forward to being part of a community of like-minded folks. I plan on sharing pictures and stories here, Instagram and hopefully YouTube someday! I look forward to getting to know you folks and learn more about this hobby/field/trade/game or whatever it is to you!
    Cheers,
    -mike

    Last edited by TheLuckyScrapper; 06-27-2020 at 08:20 PM.

  2. The Following 6 Users say Thank You for This Post by TheLuckyScrapper:



  3. #2
    Patriot76's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Buffalo Commons
    Posts
    2,781
    Thanks
    10,032
    Thanked 6,841 Times in 2,129 Posts
    Welcome to SMF and the University of Scrap. That is one of the best intros I have seen and highlights your passion for this lifestyle. Thank you for your service and your continued service to the community. Scrapping should be a stress reliever from your regular trails and tribulations. I look forward to your contributions and participation in this community.

    Good luck.
    Give back more to this world than we take.

  4. #3
    jimicrk's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Tennessee
    Posts
    2,609
    Thanks
    2,773
    Thanked 4,554 Times in 1,739 Posts
    Mike, welcome to the forum.

  5. #4
    gorven's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    370
    Thanks
    836
    Thanked 450 Times in 182 Posts
    Welcome

  6. #5
    APA's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Mar 2016
    Location
    Western Pennsylvania
    Posts
    589
    Thanks
    608
    Thanked 488 Times in 264 Posts
    Thank you for your service in the military and as a firefighter.

  7. #6
    WhiteSquirrel's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor

    Member since
    May 2020
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    101
    Thanks
    17
    Thanked 122 Times in 61 Posts
    Welcome aboard!

  8. #7
    freddylegen's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor

    Member since
    Oct 2020
    Location
    South Dakota
    Posts
    4
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    You really only have to focus in on how to generate income with Instagram and I'm confident you'll be one of them. The way to create cash with Instagram is to promote products which you love using Affiliate links. Then, it is going to be difficult to earn money on the website. Following that, you're going to be in a position to earn money on the website.
    Evidently, you are here in order to learn to make cash with Instagram. Then you can earn cash with Instagram now. You can not earn money if you don't have some product On the flip side, if you need to accomplish a fantastic success in comparison to your product then something needs to be different which is unavailable in the industry. Once you do so, you will be prepared to begin making some money. If you wonder how can you earn money with Instagram I will reveal to you now.
    In case you have followers that are interested in earning money online, share your referral link so they can become affiliates under you for second tier commissions. If you own a lot of followers, you should earn a lot of sales. Many people believe you need a bunch of followers to produce cash with Instagram, but that's not accurate. If you really need to increase followers on Instagram then click the highlighted link. Real followers are the sole way for you to really profit from Instagram. Unlike the ideal selfie, though, to earn cash with Instagram you will have to have many followers that believe you're influential.
    go to these guys

  9. #8
    joesbiz's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor

    Member since
    Oct 2020
    Location
    Connecticut
    Posts
    7
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
    Welcome! I just joined as well. Thank you for all you do!


  10. Similar threads on the Scrap Metal Forum

    1. Replies: 5
      Last Post: 12-02-2016, 11:50 PM
    2. New Scrapper
      By Orion in forum Introduce yourself
      Replies: 2
      Last Post: 12-29-2015, 07:11 PM
    3. New Scrapper here
      By rcvikes80 in forum Introduce yourself
      Replies: 7
      Last Post: 01-24-2013, 09:35 AM
    4. Bigger hammer, jack scrapper, and mike the scrapper
      By jackshmuc in forum Off Topic Discussions
      Replies: 7
      Last Post: 12-04-2012, 01:12 AM
    5. NY Scrapper
      By bigbade in forum Introduce yourself
      Replies: 1
      Last Post: 11-26-2011, 05:50 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

 
Browse the Most Recent Threads
On SMF In THIS CATEGORY.





OR

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

The Scrap Metal Forum

    The Scrap Metal Forum is the #1 scrap metal recycling community in the world. Here we talk about the scrap metal business, making money, where we connect with other scrappers, scrap yards and more.

SMF on Facebook and Twitter

Twitter Facebook