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    I've mostly retired from scrapping out CRTs,...

    I've mostly retired from scrapping out CRTs, although somehow I have 3 small old TVs with the fake wood look out in my garage right now, I thought maybe someone would like them as a decoration in a...
  2. Great story!! I hope yur not still doing 18 hour...

    Great story!! I hope yur not still doing 18 hour days. Need other parts of life as well!!
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    P76- I think either your bench or even more your...

    P76- I think either your bench or even more your wine rack would bring some serious coin in a big metro area, probably Cali more than NYC with the base materials but who knows. I'd do some research...
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    This thread is an urgent one - Yeah, $1,800 USD but how many hours involved in...

    Yeah, $1,800 USD but how many hours involved in making those gems...? But then again, how do you factor in the pleasure aspect of the people buying them. That alone may make it all worth while.
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    Neat idea, I'll have to remember that one!

    Neat idea, I'll have to remember that one!
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    The scrappers dilemma, where there's more people,...

    The scrappers dilemma, where there's more people, the more scrap but generally the more rules to follow. I would certainly heed t00nces2's advice but I feel for the guys who have to deal with a lot...
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    This thread is an urgent one - Those are beauties!!

    Those are beauties!!
  8. Thanks for sharing there blackgold12. Its been a...

    Thanks for sharing there blackgold12. Its been a while since I've squirrel hunted but I was always amazed how well they were endowed in the nads department per body size...
  9. Yep, that's how a lot of trees get started...

    Yep, that's how a lot of trees get started...
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    Worked in a scrap yard years ago, guy...

    [QUOTE]Worked in a scrap yard years ago, guy drives in with a truck loaded something like the OP, soon as he pulls off the scale the truck broke in half, so the whole thing stayed [QUOTE]

    Irony...
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    :lol::lol:

    :lol::lol:
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    Did they come painted/ non brass color or do you...

    Did they come painted/ non brass color or do you think someone modified them at some point...?
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    Rock on eesakiwi!! You guys are some of the first...

    Rock on eesakiwi!! You guys are some of the first to see the New Years. Enjoy your festival!
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    This thread has a tip for you - Even if taken at the lowest price here (about 20...

    Even if taken at the lowest price here (about 20 cents a pound right now), I would tale it off their hands and spend the hour or so separating it while listening to tv. Good tip!
  15. Wisconsin | National - TJ, I'm glad to hear that you're fighting the...

    TJ, I'm glad to hear that you're fighting the good fight, God bless you man!! I hope you get whole on multiple fronts.

    I would be thinking of stuff I have as e-scrap only, never got into salvaging...
  16. Wisconsin | National - I'm glad to hear that there's been positive...

    I'm glad to hear that there's been positive movement in this story. Merry Christmas!!

    I'm wondering if anyone on here has shipped to TJ this year and gotten paid or has it all been finalizing...
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    Yeah, I need to call my steel yard. Last I...

    Yeah, I need to call my steel yard. Last I checked in either late Oct or early Nov, they were at about $25-30 a ton for their "tin and wire" which is the equivalent to people's "shred" or whatever...
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    It takes all kinds. That guy probably doesn't...

    It takes all kinds. That guy probably doesn't even have vehicle insurance!
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - Was someone in the lady's family a computer...

    Was someone in the lady's family a computer builder or was someone else who had done e-scrap at one time or didn't she offer an explanation...?
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    So, when you're saying $4.60 for copper, you're...

    So, when you're saying $4.60 for copper, you're probably measuring it in kilograms, correct? Your $4.60 divide by 2.2 would be about 2.09 a pound here. Take your Aussie dollar value (69%) of USD and...
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    Extruded alum down to 27 cents here-- have never...

    Extruded alum down to 27 cents here-- have never seen it that low, alum breakage that was always a nickel a pound down to 2 cents, electric motors 3 cents, even Cu is sliding a bit-- #2 is now $1.65....
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    Just don't pop those truck tires at the yard. I...

    Just don't pop those truck tires at the yard. I did that with my kid's old pick-up, took me another 8-10 loads to make it back of the little amount of steel I take in.
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    Nice work! We always like pixs if you can figure...

    Nice work! We always like pixs if you can figure out how to post them nowadays.
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    You must of picked up a lot stuff to amass that...

    You must of picked up a lot stuff to amass that much kangaroo money. I just looked up and the Aussie dollar is worth 69 cents USD so you haul would be $324 here. There must have been a lot of fairly...
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    Hice action1 People really must want to dump...

    Hice action1 People really must want to dump stuff down there. Up here, these stubborn northern Midwestern seldom let things go for cheap...
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