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    Basically it was this for a short time in NZ, and...

    Basically it was this for a short time in NZ, and if it had rubbish in it, it was 'You pay us'
  2. This thead is a question - Though it would be nice to Broker a...

    Though it would be nice to Broker a deal/connection & make a % on the arrangement.

    I thought i did pretty well when i saved up 330Kgs of Copper #2 over 12 months....
  3. I googled and 'Risers' & 'Backplanes' seem to be...

    I googled and 'Risers' & 'Backplanes' seem to be the same thing except Backplanes might be bigger & have a component or two on them.

    I know what you mean though Eagleice, 'Backplanes' with some...
  4. My kitchen bench, because it is. ( My kitchen...

    My kitchen bench, because it is. ( My kitchen bench.. )
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    I have always made sure theres no plastic in my...

    I have always made sure theres no plastic in my computer & miįrowave cases.

    I can get rid of the plastic in my wheelie bin for 'free' & nobody buys plastic here anyway.

    My cases get filled with...
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    I pick up the small change too. Somebody once...

    I pick up the small change too.
    Somebody once asked me "Why? Its only Ten cents"

    "Yeah" I answered

    "But that Ten cents saves me from getting a $10 parking ticket"
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    I sold some to somebody to use in their security...

    I sold some to somebody to use in their security system.
    I pointed out that using the big flatscreen would 'burn' the image into their screen & ruin it for normal use.
    They can keep one screen on...
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    This thead is a question - I dont make much money off it since its something...

    I dont make much money off it since its something i only do for people i know.
    Fixing broken windows, the ones in Wooden frames.

    Theres legalitys about windows now & people have gone to double <...
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    Late 80's - early 90's was the best years for...

    Late 80's - early 90's was the best years for CPU.
    Thats where the big & easy money is, mostly pink/purple ceramics with Gold.

    Pentium rectangle shaped, Gold capped with bolts out the top of...
  10. Thread: Hello to all

    by eesakiwi
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    Hi Marie, i'm a Kiwi. Welcome and read read &...

    Hi Marie, i'm a Kiwi. Welcome and read read & read, theres plenty of info here & even more experience.

    What sort of scrap are you interested in recycling & what part of the world do you reside in?
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    I worked out that it would take 72 full container...

    I worked out that it would take 72 full container ships full of 40 foot containers, worth of containers standing on their ends, to build a complete wall.
  12. This thead is a question - Yep, i think a proper auctioneer. They know how...

    Yep, i think a proper auctioneer. They know how to handle it, due diligence ( i hate that word, but.. ) insurance & liabilitys.
    At least that way whoever buys it has to remove it & it goes to the...
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    The metal shafts might be sellable on ebay as...

    The metal shafts might be sellable on ebay as 'Round metal stock' for home hobbist engineers.

    I save them up, along with the springs, the ribbon cables, i cut the Gold plated contact ends off the...
  14. NewZealands price for 100 Octane Petrol is...

    NewZealands price for 100 Octane Petrol is US$5.75 a gallon.

    ( NZ$2.35 per Litre 100 octane. 91 octane is NZ$2.02 litre )

    NZ$ 1.00 =. US$ 0.66 cents

    Aluminium domestic is NZ$1.07,. &. ...
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    This is a how-to thread - How is the board actually processed ? Heres my 3...

    How is the board actually processed ? Heres my 3 assumptions ( lol )

    ( 1 )
    I've always thought they get clamped into a sliding jig and theres a spinning Circular disc the size of a record ( 12...
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    This thead is a question - WoW! I'd LOVE to see some photos of what you are...

    WoW! I'd LOVE to see some photos of what you are getting.

    I try and find a escrap buyer, test them out with a few smaller amounts of boards to see what they are specifically wanting, and to find...
  17. When i was burning of the plastic coating ( it...

    When i was burning of the plastic coating ( it was a few years ago.. ) from car wiring looms, where i had taken all of the outer tape & plastic wraping & plugs & little Brass connectors off, ie as...
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    It would be good to know what model catalytic...

    It would be good to know what model catalytic convertor is on a car just by its body tags #

    Then work out what its worth by looking it up on anither programme. Cats' are worth anything from. $10...
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    I dived into one dumpster i had got some good...

    I dived into one dumpster i had got some good stuff from. And found a few 1/2 gallon plastic containers with liquid in them.
    I took the cap off a few to sniff whats inside it & none were proper...
  20. Whats the size of the wire & its insulation? ...

    Whats the size of the wire & its insulation?

    Have you stripped a section of the wire and weighed it, so you can find out your $$ returns before & after stripping it?
    Like, to just figure out how...
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    This thead is a question - I used to sell my Microwave transformer Copper...

    I used to sell my Microwave transformer Copper coils as #2.
    I had cleaned all of the paper & glue off them.
    My 'rule of thumb' for cleaning was, if I started to feel a bit stupid picking off such...
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    Gidday from the South island of NewZealand

    Gidday from the South island of NewZealand
  23. I have that problem in NewZealand too. I'm...

    I have that problem in NewZealand too.
    I'm getting quoted about 1/3 to 1/2 of American prices.

    Their prices for CPU make it worth packing & sending it to America instead.

    They have said they...
  24. Thread: CRT tv

    by eesakiwi
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    I don't do many CRTs now, I might get one a...

    I don't do many CRTs now,
    I might get one a month given to me (dumped) & since I can take my time & also get rid of the waste in my rubbish bin for free.
    It's really just a service for the odd...
  25. Thread: CRT tv

    by eesakiwi
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    The Coppers mostly in the degaussing cable around...

    The Coppers mostly in the degaussing cable around the outer edge of the screen, and the yoke around the rear of the tube.
    There's a little on the board in coils, maybe some Copper heatsinks, most...
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