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    International - 672D & 673D are aluminum electrolytical...

    672D & 673D are aluminum electrolytical capacitors made by Sprauge, so they are not tantalum capacitors. Sorry that no one else was to State the bad news! Squeeze with a pair of pliers, should be...
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - Check for tantalum capacitors, I would pull them,...

    Check for tantalum capacitors, I would pull them, should be a "no harm/no fowl" to a scrap board buyer.
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    For the last couple of weeks been putting...

    For the last couple of weeks been putting together various playlist on youtube, (normally I build them on my Itunes account). The playlist I'm listening today to, is one I made for Easter. I was...
  4. Hip-O good to hear this is going to work out,...

    Hip-O good to hear this is going to work out, sometimes we go the long way to get home! I have never been a big fan of Harbor Freight, their tools are not going to get you far. Sometimes you need to...
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    EWastePaul - Welcome to SMF, you will find a...

    EWastePaul - Welcome to SMF, you will find a little gold, put it in the "little" gold bucket as you fill your other bigger buckets.
  6. Just really working too many hours. Need to make...

    Just really working too many hours. Need to make time for SMF as I really miss the forum.
  7. Today found a Friden model EC-130 calculator. The...

    Today found a Friden model EC-130 calculator. The first solid state electronic calculator. Weighs 42 pounds and has a CRT display. Sold for more than $2,000 when it came out in 1963. As a desktop, it...
  8. This is simple, I want to go just as I have...

    This is simple, I want to go just as I have lived, simple man. The original crew did it best.
    https://youtu.be/3pMzQsxtYEs
  9. SA Recycling does not do this because they want...

    SA Recycling does not do this because they want to be nice to us scrappers. They are compelled to by a permanent agreement to coperate with the state of California in all matters of enviromental...
  10. Here in Southern Cali. I use SA Recycling (own...

    Here in Southern Cali. I use SA Recycling (own many yards in several states), they are a state certified appliance recycler. There pollicy is to take all appliances, will pay you the scrap metal rate...
  11. It's always a gift from the dumpster gods when...

    It's always a gift from the dumpster gods when you find a old anything in great shape. They just don't make anything like the old stuff!

    I decided last night after doing a little research that...
  12. Scrapping - never know what you will find next!

    Been busy lately, really haven't had much time until this week to post on the forum. Have found some interesting items that for now will just put to the side. A old "brick" car phone, the phone has a...
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    International - Mike - I would say you have tantalum solid...

    Mike - I would say you have tantalum solid electrolyte capacitors. 152D "Tantalex" type made by Sprague (now Vishay). These come in four case sizes (A, B, R, S,). With the following dimensions:
    A -...
  14. We pay $0.05 for each CRV beverage container that...

    We pay $0.05 for each CRV beverage container that is under 24 ounce. For containers over 24 ounces we pay $0.10, this is at point of sale for all retail purchases. We also pay a sales tax on the CRV...
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    Good help is always hard to find, especially if...

    Good help is always hard to find, especially if you want it for nothing. Here it starts with a intro. (Already said) and doing your "homework" (the answers your seeking are here). Give a little by...
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    Some good advice by all so far, I have thought...

    Some good advice by all so far, I have thought there is opportunities and money in the trash business. Getting it is not so easy! First know your competition, may need to know them and how their...
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    "When the going gets tough, the tough get going"....

    "When the going gets tough, the tough get going". I hope he's not going far, but he is the man! Determination and limited resources, redefined.
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    Repurpose. A Nintendo Wii balance board

    Anyone use a Wii balance board as a portable scale? I recently found one in the 100 to 200 cubic yards of commercial waste we process each week. Research has me thinking these can fairly easaly be...
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    There is a good pdf on google, a product...

    There is a good pdf on google, a product information brochure put out by GE. Just about. Their Tungar bulbs.
  20. Yesterday was paid $2.02 per pound, so up a penny!

    Yesterday was paid $2.02 per pound, so up a penny!
  21. Sometimes a old thread comes back to live again,...

    Sometimes a old thread comes back to live again, others we need to......http://deadicatedfans.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Let-it-Goat.jpg
  22. De-railed thread? or thread on a "Crazy Train"?...

    De-railed thread? or thread on a "Crazy Train"?
    http://iruntheinternet.com/lulzdump/images/rails-train-off-wherewearegoing-backtothefuture-1338955001l.jpg?id=
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    This thead is a question - Good thread, info, and dialogue as this is what...

    Good thread, info, and dialogue as this is what makes SMF a great resource for all of us. I'm not ready for a baler yet, but getting there and would be more interested in a more versatile baler...
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    Welcome to SMF, as we both now both have at least...

    Welcome to SMF, as we both now both have at least two shared connections (Calif. residents & SMF members). SMF is a great resource for myself and has benefited me in all aspects related to scrap....
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    To the OP: After checking your post/activity here...

    To the OP: After checking your post/activity here at SMF and seeing the "twisted" direction this post appears to be going. Re-think your methods and how you do your "work". Utilizing a Smoke and...
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