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    To answer previous questions about dropping scrap...

    To answer previous questions about dropping scrap metal at ewaste facility was that I didn't have a lot time and I had two kinds of things to sell. First was gutted DVD, CD, and A drives. Second...
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    He quoted me a price. Whether he low balled me...

    He quoted me a price. Whether he low balled me or not. He said he would buy shred at a penny and a half. Sure it sucked but it was shred and he [B]bought[B] it. He buys white plastic at .12/lb...
  3. This thead is a question - Sold a 4-in-1 to a neighbor for one of his...

    Sold a 4-in-1 to a neighbor for one of his coworkers at $40 and got a dozen cupcakes from lady who gets to use it exclusively.
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    I think I pissed off a buyer today.

    I went to a local e-scrap buyer today with 200 DVD CPU players (no boards), 50 A driuve (no boards), 75 power supplies (no wires) and 4misc electronic devices. I got paid $4 for a 35 inch flat...
  5. Getting your foot in door even when they have said no

    A new of approach for places that have told me no to put in a bin for recycling. I have been collecting dog treat plastic jars for new approach. I have successfully gotten 2 of 15 places that over...
  6. Last month in unit and closing my LLC.

    I am closing my business officially and plan to keep going on the side. Luckily, I have one IT company left feeding me scrap every 3 - 4 weeks. The owner of IT company has been watching the market...
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    Shady people at the yard

    I went to PSC here in Columbus, Oh and sold off a couple hundred pounds of scrap steel. The price is low I don't even call around anymore and just head to PSC. As I was unloading there was one yard...
  8. Scrap yards cutting corners or common problems?

    Went to my usually yard, PSC, when they first opened and the scale going in to he pile had an error signal across the screen. Going out of the yard the other sign worked. The week before I went to...
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    Geez! My wife flipped out when I had HD tear...

    Geez! My wife flipped out when I had HD tear down in front of the TV. Good Luck!
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    PSC is the largest yard here in Columbus, Oh and...

    PSC is the largest yard here in Columbus, Oh and it appears to have a large draw of people. It takes 30 to 45 min now to get through the non-ferruous line. They pay the best price in town on most...
  11. How long will we have to hoard copper for...

    How long will we have to hoard copper for anyways?

    Copper down to fresh six-year low after China market falls | MINING.com

    The only hope of long-term construction that will need any materials...
  12. I had a connection a few years ago that was...

    I had a connection a few years ago that was tossing me stripped out flat screens. He also told me he had a connection that was buying up laptops in large quantities as long as they had web cameras. ...
  13. I can't find the post from a few years ago on...

    I can't find the post from a few years ago on here about Ewaste and its dismissal ending. But soon technology will push a lot of us Ewaste scrapers out. You have to adapt your recycling or close...
  14. Got a call from IT repair guy closing shop!!!

    I have lost a lot of regular pick ups do to dumb reasons. Companies don't like getting cash from small recyclers. They like giving it for FREE to large recyclers!!! I was getting 40-60 cellphones...
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    Made friends with a contractor.

    Last week I meet a contractor who was out walking his dog in my neighborhood. My son loves dogs and wanted to meet his dog. We crossed over the street and approached them. We exchange business...
  16. rant thread - A scrap yard near my place paid .02 a month ago. ...

    A scrap yard near my place paid .02 a month ago. Saturday they were closed with a sign thanking their patrons for years of great service. The nearest hub for them is a hour away.
  17. this thread has a poll - If I every go to McD's I only get the grilled...

    If I every go to McD's I only get the grilled chicken. Figured it was the nearest thing to healthy there. Wendy's spicy chicken sandwich, fried. Costco is the spot I usually go if am not packing...
  18. Retirement...What is your magic number?

    My magic number is 86!

    The other day I spoke with my financial advisor about the possibility of actually retiring. Now I know that realistically I will have to work until I am probably dead. The...
  19. This thead is a question - Is it better to sell the pins on eBay or through...

    Is it better to sell the pins on eBay or through a gold buyer (a real deal buyer, not pawn shop or we buy gold here place)?
  20. Call me sadistic, but I was hoping for a little...

    Call me sadistic, but I was hoping for a little electrocution from snipping wires right away from the "TV MOBO"!

    Too bad he didn't remind the boys and girls out there in YouTube land about...
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    They left him high and dry. I admit it is tough...

    They left him high and dry. I admit it is tough out there and everyone is trying to make it one way or another. Its hard to admit but it is happening everywhere.

    Last week I was at my plastic...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xhm0uG1JUz4 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xhm0uG1JUz4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IfzRf1DtxQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7NJcJ_2RoA
    "Its all in the reflexes" Jack Burton, "I'll be your...
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    This thread is an urgent one - That is insane!!! Nice Truck!!!

    That is insane!!!

    Nice Truck!!!
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    I took all six appliances in after stripping...

    I took all six appliances in after stripping everything from knobs to motors. I am very lucky because my dryer at home has a broken bar for the tumbler and I scrapped the same model. I stripped all...
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    this thread has a poll - I wish I smelled like money. Shred prices had...

    I wish I smelled like money. Shred prices had dropped .02 cents on Thursday. 100/gt now.
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