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    Funny thing is, I believe the big e-waste company...

    Funny thing is, I believe the big e-waste company that takes my local Staples stuff AND who is contracted by the county is one in the same.
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    My county drop-off was kinda in the middle. I...

    My county drop-off was kinda in the middle. I would take the yoke and all the wire from the CRT but left the brown board. No broken tubes or shell allowed. As long as something was left in the unit,...
  3. Thanks for the pics. Im glad to see someone...

    Thanks for the pics. Im glad to see someone making their equipment work for them.

    In my area, The red and blue would have me over in a split second with no fenders on that trailer tho.
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    National - My 9-5 job was on a shutdown over this past New...

    My 9-5 job was on a shutdown over this past New Year holiday and these guys fit me in for a drop off. We drove 5 hours with 2400 lbs and CFCS made every mile worth it.

    I had a mix bag of...
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    HA !! OOPS yes Al (aluminum) :lol:

    HA !! OOPS yes Al (aluminum)

    :lol:
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    confirmed $155 GT Tin/Shred $165 GT...

    confirmed

    $155 GT Tin/Shred
    $165 GT complete autos

    Au is still low @ 0.29 lb

    This is at the Ithaca transfer yard

    Last I was there in Oct, tin was $78 GT
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    I built my own metal melting furnace thinking the...

    I built my own metal melting furnace thinking the same thing. Clean metal -- more money; doesn't work that way.

    Melting Aluminum is a waste of time unless you are going to cast a product of sorts,...
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    National - I see the Li-Ion market is falling off. Too bad,...

    I see the Li-Ion market is falling off. Too bad, I have a little pile of laptop and cell bats I've been building up.

    Question: Is a laptop considered complete with or without its battery? What...
  9. Colorado | National - I've heard nothing but good things about PTS so i...

    I've heard nothing but good things about PTS so i decided to give him a try.

    Communication was easy and prompt and he answered every question. Smooth transaction and prompt test results. Payout...
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    shocker today: Tin/Shred -- $78 / GT ; down...

    shocker today:

    Tin/Shred -- $78 / GT ; down $15 from Saturday

    Im done with ferrous
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    I was hoping things were on an upturn, guess not;...

    I was hoping things were on an upturn, guess not;

    Tin shred- $92/GT or ~ $0.0409/lb
    Clean Alum - $0.30/lb
    #3 ins wire- $0.17/lb

    @ upstate New York transfer yard
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    Good find. Tons of western and show collectors...

    Good find. Tons of western and show collectors out there would be interested in these.

    collecting-horse-brasses
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    This thead is a question - https://gsaauctions.gov/gsaauctions/aucitsrh/ ...

    https://gsaauctions.gov/gsaauctions/aucitsrh/

    Auctions are an option but may need to travel and can be pricy
  14. I grew up hunting deer in NY with my dad’s Ithaca...

    I grew up hunting deer in NY with my dad’s Ithaca 20g. Now I own a dozen or more assorted shotguns and long rifles. Haven’t shot in a long while but had an interesting turn of events happened this...
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    wow, I got stung today. My local feeder yard...

    wow, I got stung today. My local feeder yard dropped 30 to $120 GT since my last post, 3 weeks ago.

    Lesson ... call your yards before you go !!!
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    I sent in a few spring cleaning loads and cleaned...

    I sent in a few spring cleaning loads and cleaned out the shop a bit. Glad to have some space back and a little fun money.

    Upstate New York prices

    Tin shred @ ~$0.0669 /lb
    ...
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    I didn't know the Empire was finally scrapping...

    I didn't know the Empire was finally scrapping the Death Star. You might want to check better than scrap on a slightly used planetary laser beam. Good find.
    :))

    Seriously tho, it does look like...
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    I did about a 20 minute burn this morning. Lots...

    I did about a 20 minute burn this morning. Lots of white smoke and steam releasing. I tried to keep the temp low at first but towards the end I did crank it up a bit. After a long cool down, I see no...
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    I set up the furnace and did the refractory...

    I set up the furnace and did the refractory cement pour a few days ago. It came out a little soupy but it went smoothly. I pulled the molds this morning and i'm confident in the results. The next...
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    new project, burner and furnace

    Iv'e been scrapping for a few years now and have done so just to earn a little extra money to fund other projects. My newest project has been inspired by my continuing addiction to watching YouTube. ...
  21. Thread: What is it?

    by Faceball
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    orange and green typically point to audio...

    orange and green typically point to audio something . other than that, I don't recognize the connector.
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    Good luck ! ...

    Good luck !

    https://media.giphy.com/media/v0eSTlR8GEWJi/giphy.gif
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    Sometimes those transistor hold down tabs are...

    Sometimes those transistor hold down tabs are copper, brass or stainless. Nice heat sinks. I sell these larger ones at the ham-fests and swap-meets for $3-5 each depending on size. Guys love them for...
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    Upstate shred still feeling the affect of their...

    Upstate shred still feeling the affect of their shredder mishap a while ago I think. Brought in 700# today @ $134/GT .. Down 37 in 2 months. Time to start hording
  25. Thread: What is it

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    Axial piston assembly of sorts I think ...

    Axial piston assembly of sorts I think

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axial_piston_pump
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