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  1. Thread: Light balists

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    Thanks for the tip. Good to know=). Its more of a...

    Thanks for the tip. Good to know=). Its more of a hobby now since i got a job ugh. Gotta do something to add money to it the pay sucks lol i get 291 foe 40hrs its cause im single they take out a...
  2. Thread: Light balists

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    Ok here it is copper transformers i had 2 inside...

    Ok here it is copper transformers i had 2 inside the balist i got 7.2oz of #2. The total weight was 3lb 2.6oz. I just put the tar back in with the steel. It is messy though but it gives me more...
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    Aluminum ac coils

    How often do you guys come across ali window ac units with ali fins and tubes? Do you strip the ali tubes from the ali fins? Would the tubes be extruded. Or sheet and why? I have yet to come across...
  4. Thread: Light balists

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    Recycle place here will buy em as sealed unit. I...

    Recycle place here will buy em as sealed unit. I take the xopper out of sealed units always takes a while but i like more money lol.
  5. Thread: Light balists

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    Light balists

    Hi i was wondering i did 2 balists and got 12oz i was wondering if that was true for all of them? They were not pcb ones od course dont want cancer=). One i have now is 3lbs something oz whole with...
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    Oh ok thanks that sounds promising ill give a...

    Oh ok thanks that sounds promising ill give a update if all goes well or not either way. I have no problem cleaning up piles of metals lol. I get to do that at my new job they want to scrap it...
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    Buying insulated wire from a electrician

    I was wondering if i could just go into a electrician place or plumbing place and buy the scrap stuff they have and what to pay and still make a profit? Should i give them a card to will that help...
  8. Oh wow thanks. So im getting ripped wow. Not that...

    Oh wow thanks. So im getting ripped wow. Not that i do alot of things with boards anyway tho. At least i can get rid of them in a good way instead of putting them in the recycle.
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    How do you tell if its a swamp cooler or a ac? Do...

    How do you tell if its a swamp cooler or a ac? Do they both have exhaust vents to vent outside? Anything in a swamp cooler to recycle?
  10. Garage sales what do you look for and for what price to pay?

    Going to go garage saling next week. What do you guys look for and what prices are good to pay for stuff? I paid 30$ for jumper cables extension cords and other misc wires got 12lbs bb. And some #2...
  11. Moved to rochester indiana went to scrap yard got these prices.

    Hi been a while. Moved to rochester indiana thought id have more clients nothing so far=(. Took in my scrsp i saved up from when we moved. Copper was good 2$ insulated wires still number 3 even...
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    Scrapping portable ac.

    Hi was wondering if anyone has scraped a portable ac the kind that you have to vent with a hose? Does it differ than other ac units and is refrigerant inside? Thanks. Tried to find videos but i guess...
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    was wondering about taxes?

    obviously im getting cash from scrapping. i heard from a guy that you have to pay taxes for scrapping is that true? i had no idea i thought since it was cash and not checks that it was tax free? by...
  14. wow nothing like getting copper bars they are...

    wow nothing like getting copper bars they are just like gold lol. change in a printer thats pretty cool to. only found change in a dryer and also in the dryer door.
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    yes hopefully so.

    yes hopefully so.
  16. what things have you found in things you have taken apart and resold?

    i once found a cast iron pan in a stove i took apart and sold it for 15$ didnt know cast iron pans were a hot item lol. what have you guys found in scrap to resell?
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    indeed and when i start getting calls i will say...

    indeed and when i start getting calls i will say what i get. the best kind of things are the things you get often. i dont see it as a limitation i see it as exercise and saving money not using gas=)...
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    wow that is something for sure.

    wow that is something for sure.
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    yeah i quit doing them to much of a hassel. got a...

    yeah i quit doing them to much of a hassel. got a huge crt that has to go to the hazard disposal place im gona take the copper out of it when we get a flat screen tv to replace it. i figure i mite as...
  20. Thread: wire questions

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    wire questions

    i bought a spool of 100ft 14 stranded and it was 1lb stripped. i paid 10.70 for it but hey at least i know now lol. i was wondering if u have 14 solid 100ft if it also is 1lb stripped or is it more?...
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    vista print cards is this enough info?

    i have the card as follows


    my name recycling logo

    owner michaels scrap removal
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  22. Thread: about plastics

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    wow thats cool. what a background some people on...

    wow thats cool. what a background some people on here have just amazing! what is a chemist doing scrapping ? dont they make a crap ton of money?
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    questions about vista print?

    im going to get the 500 cards and have everything standard. i was wondering what kind of design i should use? i saw a review on vista print that said it was blurry and unreadable and the paper was...
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    no not complaining about the price just was...

    no not complaining about the price just was wondering why they did it that way and not whole numbers lol.
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    love the funny pictures.

    love the funny pictures.
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