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  1. Thread: Introduction

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    Welcome to the forum. This is a great time to...

    Welcome to the forum. This is a great time to start in this business, if you can make it now, you will be thrilled when prices rebound.
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    The use of a propane tree for heater, grill, and...

    The use of a propane tree for heater, grill, and lantern is common in hunting camps. I do not know about using a tree with your torch. Make sure your fire extinguisher is full and you can use it to...
  3. This thead is a question - Matheson is my choice for liquid oxygen. They...

    Matheson is my choice for liquid oxygen. They have provided tanker trucks when the need arises. We were burning through 25 regular tanks a day and this was cost effective using petrogen torches. ...
  4. Wyoming builds their walls with lead and Walmart...

    Wyoming builds their walls with lead and Walmart will not stop them.
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    Beautiful pictures and I am surprised they are...

    Beautiful pictures and I am surprised they are that far south this time of the year.
  6. A cordless combo kit has helped maximize a load,...

    A cordless combo kit has helped maximize a load, saved loading and unloading, and allowed removal of non-ferrous on site. A set with a saw zaw, impact wrench, impact driver, skill saw, flashlight,...
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    I will drink to that.

    I will drink to that.
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    The best example of A.I. is found in Washington...

    The best example of A.I. is found in Washington D.C. This supports mikeinro's warning. Notice there is no mention of which side of the fence I think the grass is greener. By the way it is hard to...
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    rant thread - Maybe turn in a damage report to the power...

    Maybe turn in a damage report to the power company in addition to the other ideas. Our internet provider just provided two months free service for their screw up, leaving ruts in the yard with a...
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    ting They are great targets for sighting in...

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    They are great targets for sighting in guns. Come to think of it, so are gas tanks and tires. Using lead bullets prevents the chance of an explosion. Now that I think of it, a gun is my...
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    Welcome to the forum. We are all small time here...

    Welcome to the forum. We are all small time here as we scrap our way to millions. Good luck to you.
  12. I would start by rechecking your ground. If...

    I would start by rechecking your ground. If there is paint, rust, etc. this could be the malfunction. Sometimes you can strike the ground clamp and ensure you have a good connection. This is an...
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    Thanks Hobo. Walmart has been busy in the PR...

    Thanks Hobo. Walmart has been busy in the PR department, recycling car seats and banning guns in the same week. What will they think of next? Maybe they will close all their stores in Texas.
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    You might want to start your own introduction...

    You might want to start your own introduction thread. This person was only on here one day and few will see that you joined.
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    This thead is a question - Another popular method for cutting sheet aluminum...

    Another popular method for cutting sheet aluminum is to use coat hangers attached to the positive lead of a stick welder and cranking it up. This is cheaper than using welding rod in the same...
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    All of my scrap profits use to go into expanding...

    All of my scrap profits use to go into expanding the business. A new business plan is in place to simplify my operation. I am still stockpiling, but selling my tractor trailer, ton and a half...
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    I have torn down many vehicles and farm...

    I have torn down many vehicles and farm machinery. When you compare the direct relationship between time and money, no. A perspective of how things work, yes it is a money maker. Because of the...
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    This thead is a question - My experience with a torch and aluminum has not...

    My experience with a torch and aluminum has not been positive in the past. Could you explain the process you use including the settings. Maybe a video would be valuable.
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    This thead is a question - To answer one question invites other questions as...

    To answer one question invites other questions as far as doing it yourself. If you enjoy this type of work, can make a little cash, and learn something, in my mind yes. I would not use a torch on...
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    I use a combination claw and rake. It does a...

    I use a combination claw and rake. It does a great job cleaning out shelter belts for hunters and wildlife and works well for appliances. It is also used to load heavy steel, but it is not made for...
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    I wonder how Old Dude is doing?

    I wonder how Old Dude is doing?
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    Within a year of admitting the flaw with their...

    Within a year of admitting the flaw with their ghost cities, the machine in China took a U-turn. I am sure the big scrap dealers planned for the downturn, it was those that do not comprehend the...
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    Maybe wait for my siblings, nieces, sons, and...

    Maybe wait for my siblings, nieces, sons, and nephews get together for Christmas. We rent a large cabin that will sleep all. Setting the alarm clocks throughout the entire facility to ring at...
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    Glad you joined us here at SMF and thank you for...

    Glad you joined us here at SMF and thank you for your service. Please introduce yourself as well at: https://www.scrapmetalforum.com/off-topic-discussions/10302-service-members-roll-call.html.
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    It is easy to cut the radiator line and drain it...

    It is easy to cut the radiator line and drain it into a bucket. Using a funnel and gas can makes it more efficient. Taking the motor out does not seem time or labor efficient unless the engine runs...
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