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    Value of Capacitors?

    Hello!

    Polecat here, Just wondering if Capacitors are worth removing?



    Do they have any value to them? Should I take them off delicately or be more conservative with my time and not worry about damage?


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    I collect flux capacitors if you find any of those ; )


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    there is a huge range of value in them from $1-70lb and more and a lot of posts on here to help you will that but yes there is value everything in this business has value lol

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    Hello Polecat,
    tantal capacitors are worth removing them, but you will need a lot of them to collect a quantity worth selling.
    Tantal is worth about 235$ / lb and most tantal capacitors are around 25% tantal. So the price I get from my dealer is 50-80$ / lb.
    Not every capacitor is tantal ! google it

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    pictures Roudeleiw?

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    Quote Originally Posted by happyisthealero View Post
    pictures Roudeleiw?
    The "drops" are worth less, the SMD ones are worth more.


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    what are flux capacitors worth and what do they look like.
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    The flux capacitor is the most important part on a delorian and enables it to go 80 mph
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    we refine flux capacitors in-house
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ewasted View Post
    we refine flux capacitors in-house
    These are easy to refurbish just replace the leverite
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    Remember, you also need 1.21 gigawatts to power the flux capacitors.

    How are people storing their tiny circuit board components? Someone mentioned using pill containers, which sounds like a decent idea. Do you keep all the different items in their own containers, or try to lump things?

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    We just had somebody on here the other night that buys Tantalum Capacitors. They ranged from 21.00#-78.00# if I remember right. I think he has a thread in the buyers section.

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    Yep, he's in the buyers section. Florida- Tantalumrecycler

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jillyenator View Post
    Do you keep all the different items in their own containers, or try to lump things?
    I guess you missed this thread:
    http://www.scrapmetalforum.com/day-l...cket-list.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by erewen View Post
    I don't think she's talking "buckets" haha, my thought was more like "baggies" for tiny stuff like that

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    Right; some of these things, esp ewaste, are so tiny. It's confounding. I am using baggies for some things, and prescription containers, and jam jars, and those steel cookie containers that used to have holiday butter cookies in them.

    I will check out the bucket thread now.

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    hek yes, coffee cans, ice cream buckets, peanut tins, the list could be endless

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    There is no wrong bucket/container. I use mason jars for certain items, like eproms. Once it's full I find a larger container. I do that with a lot of things. I have mini OMG IT"S GOLD™ containers for the smaller gold items. Otherwise they get lost in the bigger ones.

    Cookie tins are a good idea. I use those for my gold connecters, parts from harddrives I save. I use a old plunger to hold the discs, that handle is useful! Should see the look I get once it's full an I bring it up stairs to show off to the wife. She just rolls her eyes an tells me she's happy for me. lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHscrapman View Post


    The flux capacitor is the most important part on a delorian and enables it to go 80 mph
    I thought it was 88MPH and don't forget Mr. Fusion. lol

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