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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  5. 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.
  7. 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...
  11. 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
    ...
  13. 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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    indeed i do=) thats also why i strip most wires...

    indeed i do=) thats also why i strip most wires 24gauge solid wire and anything that is higher than that i just take in insulated no stripping 25 gauge for me lol. cat 3 wire is the highest gauge i...
  18. Thread: about plastics

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    so what kind of plastic is a dishwasher tub made...

    so what kind of plastic is a dishwasher tub made of?
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    question about steel math

    took 15lbs of steel in and it said .97 cents it said 0.065 on price why is it done that way instead of just using .06 then it would be 6 cents a lb.
  20. Thread: Compressors

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    i found out if the steel has anykind of aluminum...

    i found out if the steel has anykind of aluminum on it its considered breakage and you get .10 a lb instead of .06 lb of steel. so if its got the tiniest bit of ali i count it as breakage.
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    i have seen that the one i found though was a...

    i have seen that the one i found though was a charger for a laptop a brick i think its called? only ever had one.
  22. Thread: about plastics

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    about plastics

    i was wondering about plastic waste from recycle. is there a place that buys it and gives you money? i was also wondering about dishwasher plastic considering most of it is plastic except for some...
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    i really wanted to strip it to=(

    i really wanted to strip it to=(
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    ah i see thanks for the info=)

    ah i see thanks for the info=)
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    ah yeah unfortunately the guy didnt want to sell...

    ah yeah unfortunately the guy didnt want to sell it=(
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