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    Part timers... What do you do at your "day jobs"?

    I know many of us on here don't scrap full time. Just curious what you guys do for work when you aren't out scrapping!



    I'm an administrative assistant to the owner of a movie theater and property management company. I'm also the webmaster of the two company websites. I also make wire wrap jewelry which is sort of a hobby that pays on occasion.

    How about you guys?

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    Lube tech/tire tech, work 5 1/2 days a week doing that and 7 days a week during harvest.
    Alvord iron and salvage
    3rd generation scrapper and dam proud of it

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    Well, my name on here is pretty literal. I am a peanut farmer and also plant cotton, oats, wheat, corn and sesame seeds. I'm also a demolition contractor currently without any demo projects. That was a big part of my scrap supply, but since the local economy slowed, I don't get that many jobs. I quit going out on the road a few years back and had dropped licenses in other states except Florida. Hopefully, I can make a comeback in that job, but farming's doing pretty good right now so all is well.

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    but farming's doing pretty good right now so all is well
    I see the farmers doing better up here in the past few years. A lot of land that was allowed to go back to bush is being reclaimed for agricultural use. I think demand for corn (ethanol) is driving this.

    Myself, I'm a flooring contractor/retailer.

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    Currently I am the Night Manager at a supermarket/drugstore. Make sure to tell co-workers you scrap, cause you can score alot of scrap / appliances from them.

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    I'm a machinist at a big factory. Everybody knows I scrap. Get's me lots of stuff. My wife is a real estate broker. Get's me ton's of stuff. I get to keep the scrap money though.

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    I am an Agronomist.

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    Full time mechanic/shop forman/shop IT guy/whatever else the boss lady asks of me.

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    Full time student I do all of my scrapping at night and on the weekends.
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    [QUOTE=Otto;144398]. A lot of land that was allowed to go back to bush is being reclaimed for agricultural use. I think demand for corn (ethanol) is driving this. QUOTE] Yes, I think that is true as I'm planting corn this year for the first time in 12 years. Demand for peanuts went up also.

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    Yes, grow more peanuts! I go through a jar of peanut butter a week, and eat peanuts all the time. I guess that's my day job.

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    I'm a full-time computer programmer, and I do software contracting on the side.

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    I am a full time warehouse tech for a multistate home medical equipment company

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    I am a manager at a sporting goods store (run the hunting and fishing department). As you all can imagine it's been just a little busy on the firearm side of things.

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    I work construction, building bridges full time. And play music and scrap part time.

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    I work for boilermakers local 83 out of kansas city. Mechanic, welder, rigger. We build and preform maintenance on powerplants of all types, refineries, paper mills, ships and tanks/vessels. In my free time i do mechanic work, internet sales and scrapping specializing in escrap.
    I buy and sell all types of scrap and escrap. I buy specialty and hard to sell escrap. I buy resale items. PM me or contact me at jghilino@hotmail.com
    I AM ACTIVELY BUYING ESCRAP OF ALL TYPES. BOARDS, RAM, CPUS AND MUCH MORE

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    I am currently a demolition / all around construction person, but used to work in a steel mill running all the heavy equipment.

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    I was a factory worker, then I got my CDL and moved modular homes for 6 months before finally saying no more to my boss when I wasn't being paid correctly. Then I had a temp job until the place closed down and now I'm unemployed.

    Don't know if I'll go back too driving, I loved the big trucks and getting to see the country and Canada but its lonely on the road.

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