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    One way that i figured out was to know your own...

    One way that i figured out was to know your own weight, even going as far as weighing yourself on, say postal scales, or the ones they have at Chemists before setting out to the scrapyard.

    The...
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    Poll: A 'Lot' of computers is 1000 computers. If you...

    A 'Lot' of computers is 1000 computers.
    If you are stripping down computers you would send off 1000 motherboards at a time, in one 'lot'.
    That would get you a 'Lot' of $$ & be worth doing.

    Find...
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    "Not far". LoL, 2000kms is the length of...

    "Not far". LoL, 2000kms is the length of NewZealand !

    America must be HUGE !!

    ( I can drive across NZ in about less than 4 hours.)
  4. Ah ha, i just found out a 'Fadge' is 700D x 700W...

    Ah ha, i just found out a 'Fadge' is 700D x 700W x 1000H
    So, 28 x 28 x 40 inches, thats quite a bit smaller than i thought it was.

    A fadge is a polypropylene sack with 4 flaps, one on each side,...
  5. My guess ( whats a 'Gaylord'? ) Is that a fadge...

    My guess ( whats a 'Gaylord'? ) Is that a fadge would contain about 500 -600 Kgs of Copper #2.
    Thats based on my '9 sacks in a fadge @ 55Kgs a sack'. Now a sacks not a full height ( of the width ) ...
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    t00nces2. How come there's 2 amounts of 'Yellow...

    t00nces2. How come there's 2 amounts of 'Yellow Brass' on the weighmasters ticket?

    I would have thought they would be added together since its the same grade.

    It brings up a situation that...
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    Thanks for that Blackgold12, thats a ingenious...

    Thanks for that Blackgold12, thats a ingenious method of making a granulator.

    I think it is a reamer mounted in the lathe chuck thats doing the cutting.
  8. Thread: Hello!

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    Welcome from way down here in NewZealand. I...

    Welcome from way down here in NewZealand.

    I have just started to sell stuff for 'more than scrap dollar$' that i picked up while scrapping metal.
    Just 2 sales & I'm NZ$846 richer.

    Scrapmetal...
  9. Thread: Hello

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    Welcome from South of everything ( except...

    Welcome from South of everything ( except Antarctica ) AKA ' NewZealand '
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    I think i bought up the "I paid $1499 for this 25...

    I think i bought up the "I paid $1499 for this 25 inch TV in 1992 & sold it for $5. Thats not a $5 profit, thats a $1494 loss.."
    A few years ago. Great in theory, i could offset a lot of taxes on...
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    Hills. We have something like that here, but...

    Hills.
    We have something like that here, but its just called 'lightgauge clean' & 'lightgauge dirty'. So theres 2 different prices per ton.

    With 'Lightgauge dirty' its a lower price & they tack...
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    Lol @ my post above & my theory of a...

    Lol @ my post above & my theory of a electromagnet under the scale.

    Since then i have figured it out & i expect what was happening was this.
    The scales about a foot high & about 4 inches from the...
  13. Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - Yep, welcome too. You will have to make a few...

    Yep, welcome too.
    You will have to make a few more posts before you can post any pics. Read up & you will learn stuff & we can answer any other questions you have.
    What part of the world are you...
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    I sold 121 Lbs of 'Burnt #2 Copper" & got US$ 240...

    I sold 121 Lbs of 'Burnt #2 Copper" & got US$ 240 @ US$ 1.98/ Lb

    Thats 55 Kgs & got NZ$363 @ NZ$6.60 / Kg.

    That paid off my Vet bill ( A check up ) US$ 66, bought some ( American! ) Hills brand...
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    They can be used as a replacement screen for a...

    They can be used as a replacement screen for a home based laptop. Always handy.
    I have seen them used as a secondary entertainment setup using a computer with surround sound.
    Security monitoring,...
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    I have never seen badly loaded trailers/truck...

    I have never seen badly loaded trailers/truck beds like that in NZ. ( Well maybe that one where they seemed to have just strapped 100 bycycles all over a camper van )
    Nothing like what is seen in...
  17. Thread: VCRs

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    The cheaper new record players ruin records the...

    The cheaper new record players ruin records the first time you play it on one.
    The arms not stabilised enough & the needle sways like a drunken driver on a one lane road.
    Hits the sides of the...
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    Theres a tiny chance that in really really old...

    Theres a tiny chance that in really really old microwaves, that they could have a Mercury switch to turn it off if it got tipped over.
    I do think that thats not very likely. They did have a huge...
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    I dont think 'reality shows' are 100% real....

    I dont think 'reality shows' are 100% real. Theres too much chance of the Network or producers getting sued.
    So i think they just run with a theme, based a bit on actual 'storys' & 'renact' them,...
  20. Thread: Light balists

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    I did take some Tar filled ballasts apart once....

    I did take some Tar filled ballasts apart once. But I didnt bother with doing that since then.

    The mess it made was bad, it didnt smell very good either, and since they didnt have ' [ No PCB's ]...
  21. Thread: Hey guys

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    I expect European cars have valuable catalytic...

    I expect European cars have valuable catalytic converters in them.

    Would this be correct anybody?
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    Theres a HUGE amount of info here. When i found...

    Theres a HUGE amount of info here.
    When i found SMF i thought i knew a bit.... But 1/2 of what i did know, was wrong, and the other 1/2, was half right..
    I have seen websites go ( TOTSE ) i dont...
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    [QUOTE=greytruck;298860]Check your math..... ...

    [QUOTE=greytruck;298860]Check your math..... 90/ton x 4 = $360 - $120 difference[/QU

    Thats exactly what i have found out. That 1/3rd of your work gets you 2/3rds of your money.

    But that 2/3rds...
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    Thats 2 great ideas of how to remove a Bronze...

    Thats 2 great ideas of how to remove a Bronze bush from a dead end hole.
    I knew already from older motorbike books, but we got taught at Polytec anyway, how to move them out using a machined...
  25. 13 hp is a bit big for a gokart. 5 hp is good...

    13 hp is a bit big for a gokart.
    5 hp is good for a gokart with 4 strong wheel barrow wheels on it.
    By 'good' in mean 'good enough to get you into trouble' lol.
    My first one was 2 1/2 hp 2...
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