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    100 lb propane bottles weigh about 70 lbs give or take 2 lbs they are stamped near the top of the tank.



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    One Carp.....They are considered junk fish around here I figured this one is was about 9 or 10 lbs.......To slimy and stinky to put on my scale.
    Lot's of good times shooting carp with a bow, growing up in Minnesota.
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    Toyota Camry 1994 = 3128 lb

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    Craftsman grills (all steel) approx 134 lbs.

    I just turned in 3 this week and thats what they averaged out to be

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    Kohler double basin kitchen porcelain over cast iron sink 87 Lbs.

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    i think the best way to weight the scrap is first we need to fill it in the truck then we can weight the whole truck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibby View Post
    Im not sure about this but I think its a good idea, what do you guys think about bringing a bathroom scale around with you before you purchase an item such as a 40 gal. water heater. You might be able to put a 3-5 gallon bucket(depending on the scale size) on the scale as a stand and then sit the water heater or other object on top of the bucket. it should be somewhat accurate.
    If you want to load 100+ lbs on a scale, go right ahead. :-P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pnutfarmer View Post
    Motherboards and hard drives average just over one pound each.
    I'd say motherboards, yes, hd's are closer to 2 imo.

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    Water heater-150-200
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    Stove-150
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    It's nice when the scrap tells you
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    10' aluminum mesh satellite dish- 120 steel, 54 aluminum.

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    10' aluminum mesh satellite dish- 120 steel, 54 aluminum.
    I take that was without the motor??
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    Wife thinks I weigh a 1/4 of a ton. Fooled her, I only weigh 499 lbs. In all serious, a square foot of 1/4 in. steel weighs 10 lbs.

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    [QUOTE=Mechanic688;205466]I take that was without the motor??[/QUOT

    There was no motor on it, unfortunately.

    I still have the arm because I need to crack open the box. That's going to be maybe 3 more pounds of aluminum. I also just tossed the cord in with my other cables, so that is not included in the total.

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    As an inspector, here's a ruff guide to what things weigh that shouldn't be in loads, Yet some peddlers and vendors alike try to slip things buy all the freegan time. Then often enough of times get pissy when they're asked to put the following back on the truck or take the deduction.

    Deductions guild

    Plywood “1/4 thick 4x8” 15 lbs.
    Plywood “1/2 thick 4x8” 25 lbs.
    Plywood “3/4 thick 4x8” 45 lbs.
    Plywood “1 thick 4x8” 75 lbs.
    Cement 94 lbs per cubic ft.
    Concrete 150 lbs per cubic ft.
    Insulation “fiberglass” 2 lbs per cubic ft
    2x4's 1.28 lbs per ft.
    2x6's 2 lbs per ft.
    2x8's 2.64 lbs per ft.
    2x10's 3.37 lbs per ft.
    2x12's 4.10 lbs per ft.
    4x4's 2.98 lbs per ft.
    6x6's 7.35 lbs per ft.
    6x8's 10.03 lbs per ft.
    Telephone poles 26.67 lbs per ft.
    Hay Bale “dry” 45 lbs
    Hay Bale “wet” 50-100 lbs
    Hay Bale “muddy” 100-150lbs

    Water 8.33 lbs per gl.

    Dirt “Loose dry” 76 lbs per cubic ft.
    Dirt “loose moist” 78 lbs per cubic ft.
    Clay “dry” 100 lbs per cubic ft.
    Clay “wet” 110 lbs per cubic ft.
    Gravel “dry” 105 lbs per cubic ft.
    Gravel “wet” 125 lbs per cubic ft.
    Mud “flowing” 108 lbs per cubic ft.
    Mud “steady” 115 lbs per cubic ft.
    Rock “well blasted” 115 lbs per cubic ft.
    Sand “dry” 97 lbs per cubic ft.
    Sand “wet” 119 lbs per cubic ft.
    Asphalt Shingles 3 lbs per cubic ft.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JusSko77 View Post
    As an inspector, here's a ruff guide to what things weigh that shouldn't be in loads, Yet some peddlers and vendors alike try to slip things buy all the freegan time. Then often enough of times get pissy when they're asked to put the following back on the truck or take the deduction.

    Deductions guild

    Plywood “1/4 thick 4x8” 15 lbs.
    Plywood “1/2 thick 4x8” 25 lbs.
    Plywood “3/4 thick 4x8” 45 lbs.
    Plywood “1 thick 4x8” 75 lbs.
    Cement 94 lbs per cubic ft.
    Concrete 150 lbs per cubic ft.
    Insulation “fiberglass” 2 lbs per cubic ft
    2x4's 1.28 lbs per ft.
    2x6's 2 lbs per ft.
    2x8's 2.64 lbs per ft.
    2x10's 3.37 lbs per ft.
    2x12's 4.10 lbs per ft.
    4x4's 2.98 lbs per ft.
    6x6's 7.35 lbs per ft.
    6x8's 10.03 lbs per ft.
    Telephone poles 26.67 lbs per ft.
    Hay Bale “dry” 45 lbs
    Hay Bale “wet” 50-100 lbs
    Hay Bale “muddy” 100-150lbs

    Water 8.33 lbs per gl.

    Dirt “Loose dry” 76 lbs per cubic ft.
    Dirt “loose moist” 78 lbs per cubic ft.
    Clay “dry” 100 lbs per cubic ft.
    Clay “wet” 110 lbs per cubic ft.
    Gravel “dry” 105 lbs per cubic ft.
    Gravel “wet” 125 lbs per cubic ft.
    Mud “flowing” 108 lbs per cubic ft.
    Mud “steady” 115 lbs per cubic ft.
    Rock “well blasted” 115 lbs per cubic ft.
    Sand “dry” 97 lbs per cubic ft.
    Sand “wet” 119 lbs per cubic ft.
    Asphalt Shingles 3 lbs per cubic ft.
    People try to sneak telephone poles into loads?!?! How in the?! WHAAAAAT? I bet you have some great stories haha

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    You have no idea, I've had guys come in with safes, that they *rolleyes* didn't know the combo, graciously slide it off the trailer, door side up. So, I tipped it to just watch water start pouring out.
    Also, dealt with the guys that have sat there and attempted to argue that the concrete filled 4 drawer filing cabinets where solid metal, hence the weight. *facethud*

    For the most part, most of the peddlers are nice, talk to them with respect, give them the option of take it with them or deduction and everythings cool. But its the douche canoes that really test ones patients. Trying to take items out of the pile that a previous person dropped off, while stating the multimillion dollar mega shredder / pickers won't reclaim items.

    But I basically deal with the big boys now. It's nothing to see 800-10,000 lb deductions on fubar loads.

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    3000 watt computer UPS inc batterys = 46kg, about 100lbs.

    The batterys weighed 15kg, about 33lbs. That's the same as a 330 CCA car battery. About NZ$10 worth.
    I carried it all 20 city blocks in a sack, on my back.


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