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  1. Thread: Salvage TV's

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    This thead is a question - Yea, but that is better than having to PAY to get...

    Yea, but that is better than having to PAY to get rid of dismantled tube TVs. If I could get somewhere to take the tubes and plastic (even for free) after taking the boards, cords, wires, an yokes...
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    Wisconsin | National - I get horrible poison ivy when I get anywhere...

    I get horrible poison ivy when I get anywhere close to it. Also, a quick googling has show this can close airways and mess up your lungs, and digestive track. Not sure if you are joking about eating...
  3. Thread: Salvage TV's

    by kss
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    This thead is a question - If I could get even $0.01/lb locally for CRTs I...

    If I could get even $0.01/lb locally for CRTs I would make a killing. There are literally hundred of them I see for free that I pass on every month because I have no buyers.
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    Picking up trash and helping the environment is a...

    Picking up trash and helping the environment is a very noble cause! Good stuff!

    Depending on the trash type, you may be able to scrap some of it. If you find aluminum cans, those are scrappable...
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    National - Hello E-Wasted, I almost have my large load ready...

    Hello E-Wasted, I almost have my large load ready to send to you. Just have to finish sorting a load I got today of a few hundred lbs of electronics.

    Just one questions, do you have a...
  6. Thread: Salvage TV's

    by kss
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    This thead is a question - You buy salvage cracked sceen tvs? are you...

    You buy salvage cracked sceen tvs? are you looking to buy more tvs off here? or??
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    Sold to a buyer on here, around $3-5/lb

    Sold to a buyer on here, around $3-5/lb
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    I'm mostly not doing this for the money.... As...

    I'm mostly not doing this for the money.... As I've said in this thread. I'm going to try your approach and only do what I like doing. If it isn't fun, why do it! Life's to short for that and the...
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    I see some of them listed for like $10 on eBay......

    I see some of them listed for like $10 on eBay... So not worth a whole lot as reusable cpus. But go on eBay an search for cpu lots or ram lots. I've seen some pull in a ton of money. Sometimes even...
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    Ah crap lol alright. I'll be sure to never pick...

    Ah crap lol alright. I'll be sure to never pick up any railroad tracks then lol.

    Are there any other items that are similarly illegal to scrap? For future reference
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    Guess it all just depends on where you are, local...

    Guess it all just depends on where you are, local laws and scrap yards policies..... I m am 99.9 % sure if I showed up to my yard with a bunch of railroad stuff they wouldn't bat an eye. I could be...
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    You shouldn't need any proof of ownership for...

    You shouldn't need any proof of ownership for rail road tracks. Should be able to just load em up and go to any scrap yard. Really the only thing places should ask for proof for is vehicles as far as...
  13. 15lb from 4 =~ 1125lb from 300.... It would...

    15lb from 4 =~ 1125lb from 300.... It would probably go as #2 copper in as-is condition by me which is $1.80/lb. So yea.... about $2025 in copper alone.... at 15 mins each, thats 75 hours to do...
  14. Hard to tell from the picture. Its either cast...

    Hard to tell from the picture. Its either cast aluminum or plastic. If it feels.... metally.... then its cast alum... im like 80% sure.
  15. Aw man you can do all 300 out of a 20x20 garage!...

    Aw man you can do all 300 out of a 20x20 garage! (Maybe lol)

    Everyone has their own "system" I have essentially 2 piles in my garage, one, along the back wall that is my "queue"... This is...
  16. This may be different around you, at lot of yard...

    This may be different around you, at lot of yard pay different for cast/sheet aluminum, you might have to ask them.... also, that looks "clean" enough to pass as regular aluminum (not dirty aluminum)...
  17. Sounds good! Good luck! Take one apart like,...

    Sounds good! Good luck! Take one apart like, literally as much as you can, so you can see the effort/time it takes to get various parts of it apart and determine what's worth it and what's not, to...
  18. I never signed up for imgur usually you can just...

    I never signed up for imgur usually you can just upload without signing up or anything... Anywho, hard to tell from the picture, but if the casings are non-magnetic, my guess would be that it is cast...
  19. Ah I misread. The transformers are part of the...

    Ah I misread. The transformers are part of the light, not seperate. Either way, I would likely seperate into the following piles...

    Wires/cords
    Brass bits if there is any and they aren't hard to...
  20. Upload a photo to imgur.com and just post in the...

    Upload a photo to imgur.com and just post in the link

    Transformers you have 2 options, scrap whole ($0.08/lb) by me, or get a cutoff wheel so you can cut them in half and get the copper out and...
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    My endgame is.... find treasures off the curb,...

    My endgame is.... find treasures off the curb, save them from the landfill, give them a second life, and maybe make a few bucks. OR become someone who is a go-to guy for electronics recycling. I have...
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    All great rules. Maybe If I spell out my...

    All great rules. Maybe If I spell out my conditions in my posts Ill get less flakes/bad people. I also only meet at a gas station 1.4 miles from my house. I used letgo and CL. I have offerup...
  23. Thread: USB chords

    by kss
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    I keep all the end/plugs on mine and get...

    I keep all the end/plugs on mine and get $0.40..... Never get hassled about it.
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    That seems odd. Still $60-$80/ton here by me...

    That seems odd. Still $60-$80/ton here by me (like it has been for a while). Sure this guy wasnt just trying to pull a fast one on ya? "Sorry they didnt pay any money for it!" (while pocketing the...
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    I agree with this. My wife is a small buisiness...

    I agree with this. My wife is a small buisiness owner and will always bend over backwards for her clients. I would also bend over backwards for any "scrap" clients I have (late night pickup, multiple...
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