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    I was able to cut - slowly with my 4 1/2 angle...

    I was able to cut - slowly with my 4 1/2 angle grinder (my old 7" angle grinder is one that I killed being impatient) and Sawzall with the torch blade. It's steel not iron, and the table/platform...
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    Been using that too - not a Bosch but using a...

    Been using that too - not a Bosch but using a Milwaukee Sawzall Torch metal cutting blade along with the angle grinder
  3. Thread: USB chords

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    what? I thought it was "All Cows Eat Grass..."...

    what? I thought it was "All Cows Eat Grass..." times have changed I guess... :lol:
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    indeed

    indeed
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    Did you ever teach Piano in the late 1970's in...

    Did you ever teach Piano in the late 1970's in the Denver metro area? I've heard others say "Every Good Boy Does Fine" but the only other person I have ever heard say that - "deserves fudge" was my...
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    Thank you. I knew there was something I was...

    Thank you. I knew there was something I was looking right past. I might just have to get one anyway even if I don't do this kind of work much longer, I know I will use it for something else later on...
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    Cutting up iron

    Any ideas besides using a corded angle grinder to cut a 3 foot high 12 foot long 5 foot wide metal platform - six legs, to fit into a pickup bed? The steel for the "floor" is about 1/4 thick. I...
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    Bacon! ...diabetic on Keto diet, lost 53lbs,...

    Bacon!

    ...diabetic on Keto diet, lost 53lbs, off diabetes, cholesterol and high blood pressure medications now
  9. It was total of ~475lbs just the 5 bare...

    It was total of ~475lbs just the 5 bare transformers (one not pictured - I don't have the ticket on me). I should have stopped and checked back in here before I pulled them from the electrical boxes...
  10. Thanks for the congrats and advise. Do you...

    Thanks for the congrats and advise.

    Do you know who buys them? Suppose I can search here DOH! <slaps own face>. I can hold on to them for a while, they don't take up too much space. Right now my...
  11. Regular made officially permanent / what to do with this stuff?

    I had a regular (had them for 1.5 years now) contact me again yesterday - one less than 5 miles from my house and their "higher ups" made it official that I am the person they contact for removing...
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    Just trying to help my Denver neighbor get $15-20...

    Just trying to help my Denver neighbor get $15-20 more per ton - I hope he saw it if he had another load 1 day later - if it was worth it for him to go 19 miles northeast from Western Metals.
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    I agree, but it was one of the first times I had...

    I agree, but it was one of the first times I had ever even been to a scrapyard. When I picked up the appliance, although I was familiar with how anything refrigerated works, it didn't even dawn on me...
  14. Who buys PSU's in Denver - besides scrapyards?

    Who buys PSU's in Denver - besides scrapyards?
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    People are pretty lax I think on those federal...

    People are pretty lax I think on those federal laws... I am sure plenty of people knowingly and intentionally cut up AC units and what have you with the coolant still in it.

    One of the very first...
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    Still $85/ton at Atlas Metal & Iron of Aurora.

    Still $85/ton at Atlas Metal & Iron of Aurora.
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    It's a part time thing for me as well, I haven't...

    It's a part time thing for me as well, I haven't had to or wanted to search for a while now - especially with the mess going on with my in-laws no time anyway, but I do have regulars that contact me...
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    This thead is a question - That makes sense thanks. I cut the ends off...

    That makes sense thanks.

    I cut the ends off all my wires and cables and the ends they go into my scrap (aka. "shred") pile - unless the ends are brass. I just recall the first time selling Cat5...
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    This thead is a question - Insulated Copper Wire

    Around here Cat5/Cat5e (Ethernet patch cables) goes the same as #2 insulated copper - about .71/lb with the ends (RJ-45 connectors) cut off - not sure why one of the yards wants the gold plated...
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    $85/Ton Atlas Metal & Iron of Aurora $.31/Lb....

    $85/Ton Atlas Metal & Iron of Aurora

    $.31/Lb. "Hard Drives"
    $2.75/lb "Finger Boards"
  21. Best comment in this thread, every word.

    Best comment in this thread, every word.
  22. This squirrel knows where his nuts are.

    This squirrel knows where his nuts are.
  23. Colorado | National - Same for me! I highly recommend.

    Same for me! I highly recommend.
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    You either have $$ or you don't. Car is nearly...

    You either have $$ or you don't. Car is nearly irrelevant. I personally know a millionaire that regularly drives what would be considered "lesser" than my 94 S10 - and I know several people with...
  25. Colorado | National - You have a nice shop. It isn't far from me and I...

    You have a nice shop. It isn't far from me and I drive past there on my commute sometimes. I look forward to working with you further as I will semi-regularly have servers, workstations and parts -...
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