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  1. Thread: Copper!

    by hills
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    Amazing isn't it ! Current copper spot price is...

    Amazing isn't it ! Current copper spot price is 4.20/lb.

    The Comex and LME warehouse levels have increased somewhat over the last month. They are still near record low levels when you look at the...
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    This thead is a question - I've been wondering what the deal is with the...

    I've been wondering what the deal is with the screens themselves. They just seem to be individual sheets of plastic layered over one another. Is there anything about the sheets that is a hazard ?

    ...
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    This thead is a question - I've had fairly good luck repairing quality wide...

    I've had fairly good luck repairing quality wide screen tv's for my own personal use. The power boards tend to blow capacitors around here because the electricity frequently tricks in and out during...
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    Whoo boy ... that's a heck of a score T. If my...

    Whoo boy ... that's a heck of a score T. If my research was right ... bitcoin has gone from roughly 7,200.00 to over 52,000.00 in the last 18 months ?
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    This thead is a question - Personally ... i wouldn't touch them but to each...

    Personally ... i wouldn't touch them but to each their own.

    Some of the flatscreens i've seen coming in were simply damaged in transit. The do need to be handled carefully. It's very easy to...
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    It's not the best answer, but a lot of plastic...

    It's not the best answer, but a lot of plastic here is being used as incinerator fuel to make electricity. We've even been importing recycled plastics from Ireland.

    Technically ... it's not...
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    Dude ... chill out. It's not a big deal. Lol...

    Dude ... chill out. It's not a big deal.

    Lol ... take it from a guy that obsesses over the little unimportant things.

    You know ... like figuring out how to stuff 50 lbs of BB into a 12x12x6...
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    What the others were saying about shipping out by...

    What the others were saying about shipping out by the gaylord -or- having a recycler come in and do the work is your best advise.

    You wouldn't want to strip out the boards for a few reasons:

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    It comes out of my stripping machine straight. I...

    It comes out of my stripping machine straight. I feed it into an 11 1/2" jig and cut to length. All the individual pieces fit tight together in that little box. Admittedly, it's a bit of extra work,...
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    This thead is a question - Thanks NP. I'll try giving them a call sometime...

    Thanks NP. I'll try giving them a call sometime this week.

    You're always welcome to PM me or one of the other members if you run across an "All In One" that might have more than scrap value. You...
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    I put my copper up in 50 lb boxes. Let's say...

    I put my copper up in 50 lb boxes.

    Let's say the tare weight is .75 lbs for the box.

    The total weight will be 50.75 lbs on my scale. The outside of the box is labeled 50 lbs copper.

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    There might be a couple of things. The Chinese...

    There might be a couple of things. The Chinese started buying again.

    Energy prices took another jump this week at the oil company where i work. Home heating oil & kerosene went up. Gasoline went...
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    This thead is a question - I've done more than a few all in ones over the...

    I've done more than a few all in ones over the last few years. It's kind of a mixed bag with them. I had one that i refurbished that easily sold for over 300.00$. There was another one that i...
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    This thead is a question - I think there could be a language barrier ......

    I think there could be a language barrier ... perhaps Asian to English ?

    I have to make the words simple.

    ~ Do not buy DVD drives and monitors. ~
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    < Gentle Laughter > No ... not really a good...

    < Gentle Laughter > No ... not really a good person Jim. I had to learn a lot of this stuff the hard way. I made my mistakes and took my lumps. I would hope that a young fulla coming up would have an...
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    I'm hard put to come up with any one best piece...

    I'm hard put to come up with any one best piece of advise for a younger hand. It's all situational.

    I suppose if anything .... it would be to try and base your relationships on the qualities of...
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    Sticky: Be at peace my friend. It's just the cycle of...

    Be at peace my friend. It's just the cycle of life. Our fathers and grandfathers felt the same way in their time.

    < smiles > I remember grandpa watching the news on black and white TV back in the...
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    The basic categories where i am are: Bare...

    The basic categories where i am are:

    Bare bright: It's solid bare wire that is at least 16 gauge or larger. It's also bare cable which is composed of individual strands that are at least sixteen...
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    I dunno ... i had not heard from a very good...

    I dunno ... i had not heard from a very good friend in his mid 80's in awhile. He dropped me an email the other day asking how things were going. I work with upwards of a hundred people a day. Have...
  20. Thread: Cable Box Boards

    by hills
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    I went through a number of payout reports from...

    I went through a number of payout reports from different loads sent in and mine were classed as mid grade high. There's very little mid grade.
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    this thread has pictures - It's probably not the best way of spending my...

    It's probably not the best way of spending my time but i run mine through the stripper as well.

    Best guess is that most yards would class it as clean aluminum or maybe sheet ?

    Rockaway is...
  22. Thread: Cable Box Boards

    by hills
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    Just an opinion ... lol ... for what little mine...

    Just an opinion ... lol ... for what little mine might be worth. No authority on this.

    Looks like mid-grade because you've got AC to DC changeover happening on the same board as the rest of the...
  23. Thread: Copper!

    by hills
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    Humm ... i was just looking at kitco copper spot....

    Humm ... i was just looking at kitco copper spot.

    http://www.kitconet.com/charts/metals/base/lme-warehouse-copper-5y-Large.gif

    Global production of copper off due to pandemic disruptions ?
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    I dunno .... i was a carpenduh for many years....

    I dunno .... i was a carpenduh for many years. Lol... they used to call us chislers back in the day, for very good reason, but that's another story.

    A chisel is a special purpose cutting tool...
  25. This thead is a question - It's really not such a bad deal if they will give...

    It's really not such a bad deal if they will give you .60 / lb for it.

    If it's coming into the building ... it might be a pressure reducer, a water meter, or a backflow preventer. It could be a...
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