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    smart cards

    I have a few (3 or 4 right now) smart cards from cable / sat boxes with that little gold square. Is there an easy way to get that gold off (or just scrape it)? Is it worth the time?



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    1200 cards = 1lb of the square gold bit = 1g of Gold

    Is it worth it?......

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    So does this mean these are one of those things we should just keep throwing into a sandwich bag on a shelf somewhere and maybe one day we'll have enough to send in?????

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    I started saving sim cards this week.

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    Smart cards and sim cards just go in a tin can. By the time I get enough to cash in maybe gold will be up to 2000.00

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    I keep all of mine. If they are smart cards I trim them up and put them in a ziplock. I'll be ahead of the game when their value goes up. If you think they aren't worth it you can send them to me and I'll pay shipping.

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    if anyone wants to give up sim cards let me know i resell them at a higher rate than refining them yields or selling to a scrapper, the satelite reciever box smart/access cards you are talking about go for $4 each on ebay so its probably not worth selling them or processing them as scrap, i dont consider satellite receiver cards to be scrap, but thats just my 2 cents

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    Quote Originally Posted by jghilino View Post
    if anyone wants to give up sim cards let me know i resell them at a higher rate than refining them yields or selling to a scrapper, the satelite reciever box smart/access cards you are talking about go for $4 each on ebay so its probably not worth selling them or processing them as scrap, i dont consider satellite receiver cards to be scrap, but thats just my 2 cents
    I had a couple of lots on Ebay and Ebay cancelled my auction because they stated it was illegal to sell them, didn't matter that I posted them for gold recovery only.
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    i see over 50 listings of these on ebay right now

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    At this point I am NOT interested in messing with E-bay. If you want them I will mail them to you for a buck each. (I only see 1 right now - I have 3 or so - my 5 year old must have found them)


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