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    Dee, you are a wonderful person to have comforted...

    Dee, you are a wonderful person to have comforted your friend right to his final moments. I've been getting an impression of of you from your attitude and language in your posts and I like it. You...
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    Good to Know. On a blacksmithing forum I learned...

    Good to Know. On a blacksmithing forum I learned that tool rental outfits will save up broken or worn out jackhammer bits and give them away instead of trashing them. What might they be worth by the...
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    Show me your favourite scrap pile.

    Here is mine. I love to look over scrap piles and try to identify every single piece.

    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics/scrap/scrappile.jpg
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    Old Radio Tubes

    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics/DSCF8606.jpg

    I saved these radio and tv tubes over some time scrapping. Yesterday I advertised them on a local buy/sell facebook page and...
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    2 inches of wet snow in Vancouver BC and it's...

    2 inches of wet snow in Vancouver BC and it's pandamonium! All-season tires don't cut it, there are wrecks everywhere. I'm 300 miles north of there and the locals know how to prepare their vehicles...
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    [QUOTE=parrothead;54732]Take a look at this link....

    [QUOTE=parrothead;54732]Take a look at this link. This is boardsort. I am not recomending selling to boardsort, but it is a good reference. I actually recomend selling these parts to a forum member....
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    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics...

    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics/wire%20stripper/wiresrtipper.jpg

    stripping inner wires on pull thru DIY stripper.
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    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics...

    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics/scrap/cableprocess.jpg

    cable at different stages of process
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    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics...

    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics/scrap/cutcables.jpg

    cut cables 2' long
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    GGRRRR... photobucket, where are the rest of my...

    GGRRRR... photobucket, where are the rest of my photos????
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    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/hhttp://i8...

    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/hhttp://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics/scrap/cableprocess.jpgowie-pics/scrap/cutcables.jpghttp://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac72/howie-pics/scrap/...
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    [QUOTE=Resourceful;54947]I took a 5/16' dia. 3lb...

    [QUOTE=Resourceful;54947]I took a 5/16' dia. 3lb magnet and stuffed it into the end of a 5" long piece of 3/8" soft copper tube. I'm experimenting with baling the stripped wire to conserve storage...
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    copper magnet

    I took a 5/16' dia. 3lb magnet and stuffed it into the end of a 5" long piece of 3/8" soft copper tube. I'm experimenting with baling the stripped wire to conserve storage space.
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    I would like to see a photo or video of how you...

    I would like to see a photo or video of how you adapted your log splitter to pull the copper out of armatures. I have toyed with the idea of making adapters for my log splitter to do the grunt work...
  15. Looks like a handy tool to have. CMHN posted a...

    Looks like a handy tool to have. CMHN posted a video "stripping wire (DIY wirestripper)" and I have been using one of these since I saw the video. Also, I find it easier and faster to bare about an...
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    I broke down my first microwave oven today....

    I broke down my first microwave oven today. Thanks for the video, especially the information about the magnatron.
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    Corycouch. Parts of that JD track loader could be...

    Corycouch. Parts of that JD track loader could be worth a lot more than scrap value. Some heavy equipment shop might be interested in buying it whole, either to repair or part out. You might save a...
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    Now that's the kind of post I like to read! Happy...

    Now that's the kind of post I like to read! Happy for you. Thanks for sharing your good fortune story.
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    Way to score!

    Way to score!
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    The Harley crowd know the big touring bikes with...

    The Harley crowd know the big touring bikes with hard saddle bags as "baggers", But I don't think you're talking about motorcycles here.
  21. roofermarc, I was going to ask you how I could...

    roofermarc, I was going to ask you how I could "make $3,200.00 with no work" , but after reading your post for the third time, I get it, You made the money when you had no regular work. That was a...
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    All knob and tube I have had anything to do with...

    All knob and tube I have had anything to do with was copper and yes the joints were soldered. I don't know if you can solder aluminum, I doubt it. Aluminum house wiring came in much later and was...
  23. Thank you all for your responses to my rant about...

    Thank you all for your responses to my rant about big business. I respect the right of every person to speak their truth even if it is completely opposite of my belief.
    I have to wonder why it takes...
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    part of a zink anode from an electric hot water...

    part of a zink anode from an electric hot water tank?
  25. It seems that big business has gained the power...

    It seems that big business has gained the power to control most of what goes on and most new legislation has the smell of bigger corporate profits. It has been said that "money makes the world go...
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