Results 1 to 13 of 13

Public beach access

| Scrap Metal Spots
  1. #1
    carolinajunkman started this thread.
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Greenville SC
    Posts
    114
    Thanks
    12
    Thanked 40 Times in 31 Posts

    Public beach access

    At thebeach last Sun night, I noticed an average of 4 beach chairs at each boardwalk. There was a boardwalk about every 8th house. About a 50/50 mix of steel and aluminum chairs. Good luck.



  2. #2
    carolinajunkman started this thread.
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Greenville SC
    Posts
    114
    Thanks
    12
    Thanked 40 Times in 31 Posts
    Sorry, I should mention that these were leaned up by the trash cans.

  3. #3
    Sirscrapalot's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Mar 2012
    Location
    A sandbar off the atlantic..OBX,NC
    Posts
    6,118
    Thanks
    11,846
    Thanked 8,753 Times in 3,848 Posts
    I grab those a lot when I see them. They are normally broken and left behind by some tourist. The alum ones can add up if you clean them up, but they can be a pain to. the steel ones my yard lets me get by with not removing anything.

    Sirscrapalot - Finds all kinds of neat stuff at the beach accesses.

  4. #4
    rca987's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor

    Member since
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    937
    Thanks
    46
    Thanked 382 Times in 221 Posts
    This is true. Took a family weekend campout at the beach not long ago, and came home with about 25 of broken beach chairs.
    Garbage keyboards > spɹɐoqʎǝʞ ʎɐqǝ

  5. #5
    Geiser093's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor

    Member since
    May 2012
    Location
    Pittsburgh, Pa
    Posts
    355
    Thanks
    157
    Thanked 471 Times in 159 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Sirscrapalot View Post
    I grab those a lot when I see them. They are normally broken and left behind by some tourist. The alum ones can add up if you clean them up, but they can be a pain to. the steel ones my yard lets me get by with not removing anything.

    Sirscrapalot - Finds all kinds of neat stuff at the beach accesses.
    Lawn Chairs no problem, I can send my guy over but be careful he WILL want to SEE the slip from the yard!!!

  6. The Following 3 Users say Thank You for This Post by Geiser093:


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


    Member since
    Mar 2012
    Location
    A sandbar off the atlantic..OBX,NC
    Posts
    6,118
    Thanks
    11,846
    Thanked 8,753 Times in 3,848 Posts
    I'll try and save a few for when you two make it this way. :P While he works on the chairs we can put the traveling cooler to the test.

    An yea most are your general lawn chair type. Nothing fancy. People leave all kinds of stuff after their vacations. I've saved bunches of boogie boards from the trash truck. Perfectly sound, they just didn't want to take it home with them. lol.

    Sirscrapalot - beachcomber

  8. #7
    SMF Badges of Honor

    Member since
    Jul 2012
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    2
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    First Post and new to the forum!!!

    Went to the beach and scored two broken beach chairs... I tried to dismantle them tonight, but they were a little difficult.

    Any easy ideas on how to remove the metal (steel) rivets?

  9. #8
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    593
    Thanks
    324
    Thanked 324 Times in 171 Posts
    Bolt cutters..work like a charm

    make an intro dude..let us know what u r into..escrap farm equipment beach chairs etc

  10. #9
    SMF Badges of Honor




    Member since
    Mar 2012
    Location
    ks
    Posts
    2,165
    Thanks
    2,501
    Thanked 2,115 Times in 884 Posts
    I use a drill bit to drill out them dam rivets, and a 19.2v cratsman 1/4" impact driver
    Alvord iron and salvage
    3rd generation scrapper and dam proud of it

  11. #10
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Georgia
    Posts
    41
    Thanks
    17
    Thanked 15 Times in 11 Posts
    I strike the head of the rivets with my 4 1/2" makita grinder.

  12. #11
    gamedayron's Avatar
    SMF Badges of Honor



    Member since
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    209
    Thanks
    386
    Thanked 246 Times in 61 Posts
    i take mine in as dirty aluminum the yard will take them with the rivets and plastic on

  13. #12
    SMF Badges of Honor




    Member since
    Mar 2012
    Location
    ks
    Posts
    2,165
    Thanks
    2,501
    Thanked 2,115 Times in 884 Posts
    Dozen ways to skin that cat, huh ?

  14. #13
    SMF Badges of Honor


    Member since
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Jersey Shore
    Posts
    204
    Thanks
    75
    Thanked 38 Times in 27 Posts
    I get them all the time. What I do is take a razor to the fabric. Then I either use my grinder to cut the screws holding onto the wood or I use an axe to split the wood. I leave the small pieces of steel right on the chair. Too little to worry about.
    YOSF (You Only Scrap Forever)
    YOLO (You Only Live Once)


  15. Similar threads on the Scrap Metal Forum

    1. New Scrapper in Huntington Beach Ca
      By OCscrapper in forum Introduce yourself
      Replies: 4
      Last Post: 11-22-2012, 12:47 PM
    2. Public asset auctions
      By Rollyrogers33 in forum Auction Talk
      Replies: 18
      Last Post: 10-06-2012, 06:33 PM
    3. Public Surplus
      By maxa in forum Scrap Metal Questions and Answers
      Replies: 33
      Last Post: 02-11-2012, 06:37 AM
    4. Direct TV Access Cards
      By rca987 in forum General Electronics Recycling
      Replies: 14
      Last Post: 06-30-2011, 10:31 AM

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