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    Yeah it can go both ways if your lucky enough to...

    Yeah it can go both ways if your lucky enough to find a nice condenser unit at the curb. Window units and dehumidifires, always charged
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    Wasnt shred, but cast iron at 120/ton in Chicago...

    Wasnt shred, but cast iron at 120/ton in Chicago Heights Illinois. Dumped it off before the drop happens. 820lbs - $49.20
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    Bad news all..... Word is steel dropping...

    Bad news all..... Word is steel dropping 15-20/ton for feb. Also copper is dropping like a rock, Total copper is down .30/lb here. Its dropped twice in a week. Ins wire down, ACR's down, No change on...
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    If your lucky and sneaky enough.... strip them...

    If your lucky and sneaky enough.... strip them out, leave that crappy circut board in it along with the vga cord still attached, seal it back up, put a peice of paper with "broken" on it, put out...
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    Hearing a down trend on shred for Feb. Hope...

    Hearing a down trend on shred for Feb. Hope buddys wrong but hes usually right.

    Non shredder up 20/ton last week to 100 from 80
    Shredder yard no change, still 100/ton. Guess they didnt raise...
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    Welcome from south of Chicago

    Welcome from south of Chicago
  7. Here is how i do flatscreen tvs. Cut the cord and...

    Here is how i do flatscreen tvs. Cut the cord and leave the whole thing were it sits. then you dont have to deal with the screen or the plastic
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    After many years of doing scrap i learned some...

    After many years of doing scrap i learned some things about dumpsters, best is if your lucky enough to get to know the people/person who has/rents the dumpsters. You wont have to go in the...
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    Welcome from south of Chicago there buds

    Welcome from south of Chicago there buds
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    Update... That truck is still in service.. I seen...

    Update... That truck is still in service.. I seen him at the yard today. I didnt take a pic of the truck cause i had to park next to him and that would have been ignorant of me to take pics standing...
  11. Thread: Hello to all

    by greytruck
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    I never been there, But i know they pay more than...

    I never been there, But i know they pay more than Metro for copper, brass and wire from their facebook posts
  12. Thread: Any thoughts

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    One yard here totally removed the low grade wire...

    One yard here totally removed the low grade wire from their buying list, The other yard was paying .08/lb for that junk wire when prices were decent. Can only imagine what they are paying now
  13. Thread: Hello to all

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    Welcome from Thornton, I use metro recycling in...

    Welcome from Thornton, I use metro recycling in Blue island for my steel. Good luck
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    Checking with the judges......... We have a...

    Checking with the judges.........

    We have a winner! ! ! ! Congrats Patriot76.
    Thank you all for playing......
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    Guess the weight

    Its been awhile since anyone did one of these..... So can you guess what it weighed???
    HINT: there are 2 more water heaters under the other one and the furnace.
    Fact: none of this is from curb....
  16. Thread: Hello

    by greytruck
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    Welcome from south of the big city.

    Welcome from south of the big city.
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    Bronze???

    Bronze???
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    This thread is an urgent one - I thought he bumped that thread a few weeks back...

    I thought he bumped that thread a few weeks back

    Edit: Now i looked back, it was 6 months ago.... were does the time go
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    Most of us here are just dudes with pick up...

    Most of us here are just dudes with pick up trucks.
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    I once brought a load that had a Dodge dart trunk...

    I once brought a load that had a Dodge dart trunk with the plastic reflector bar thing still attached(not the tail lights) and disassembled washer to the non shredder yard. You know, the plastic...
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    I once tore apart a all stainless steel...

    I once tore apart a all stainless steel commercial fridge/chiller unit or what ever it was once. tore all the pannels off, scraped off all the foam, ect ect.

    Pro tip, Dont do that, sell it whole
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    You can go both ways. They both have their ups...

    You can go both ways. They both have their ups and downs. But if your ganna use it for scrapping, go with a cheap brand. Dont spend $100s on a power tool to just wreck it for $5 worth of scrap.
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    This thead is a question - The coil loop things would be Stainless. Or maybe...

    The coil loop things would be Stainless. Or maybe Inconel...
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    Shredder yard up another 15/ton. Now at 100/ton.

    Shredder yard up another 15/ton. Now at 100/ton.
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    Welcome from south of Chicago. Me and my friends...

    Welcome from south of Chicago. Me and my friends use to ride our bikes around and garbage pick stuff for our fort we built in the woods. I dont think kids do that now anymore
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