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  1. this thread has a poll - Last year at work I was sorting an aluminum...

    Last year at work I was sorting an aluminum gaylord next to a comrade at work who was sorting a brass gaylord and he found a lovely old menorah that my boss let me keep. Used it last year for Chanukah
  2. I buy cable with the ferrite as 35% recovery...

    I buy cable with the ferrite as 35% recovery insulated wire the same as if it had the connectors on it still. Best to cut them off. And really just cut them off once at the ferrite. By weight you...
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    The US imports over 4 million tons of scrap steel...

    The US imports over 4 million tons of scrap steel annually. For example a large chunk of Caribbean scrap metal is bought by Miami scrapyards. So there is clearly a market for importing. As with any...
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Spend...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Spend some time reading the threads here and you'll be up to speed no time at all!
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    National - Can you send me the link to the google doc?

    Can you send me the link to the google doc?
  6. So get what you need to repair and resell then...

    So get what you need to repair and resell then responsibly recycle that which you can neither repair nor resell like any responsible repair tech should
  7. Most states don't require R2. From a quick look...

    Most states don't require R2. From a quick look at PA's regs it doesn't appear to be necessary. The gov's electronics recycling page has links to esteward and r2 facilities as well as ones without...
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    National - Hey Terry! Is this a current price list?

    Hey Terry! Is this a current price list?
  9. FWIW in all my years selling stuff on-line,...

    FWIW in all my years selling stuff on-line, thousands and thousands of transactions, have only had two packages go missing that I recall. A few marked as delivered that weren't all showed up either...
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Lots...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Lots of folks here who come across older electronics regularly
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Lots...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Lots of folks here who come across older electronics regularly
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    this thread has pictures - Had two other mid-80s Motorolas in the same load...

    Had two other mid-80s Motorolas in the same load but corporate desktop quality, not a mainframe like above. Parting them out instead of scrapping but since am parting them out...here is the...
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    Oh my lol. It's like two different stories

    Oh my lol. It's like two different stories
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    this thread has pictures - Don't need to ask lol. Picked up almost 15000lbs...

    Don't need to ask lol. Picked up almost 15000lbs of material from them
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    this thread has pictures - Vintage Motorola S8000 Mainframe

    Hey all! Got this with a load of e-waste last week. A 1987 Motorola server/mainframe. Gonna try to sell it as is but if I can't, will break it down and shoot pics.

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    Great project! Looking forward to following your...

    Great project! Looking forward to following your progress!
  17. Thread: Copper Grading

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    Not every place even has a #3 Cu category and...

    Not every place even has a #3 Cu category and copper grading varies. At my recent workplace we bought clean sheet (not foil) as #1 and oxidized sheet as #2. Everything in that bucket sounds like easy...
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    Like auminer said, no one can decide how you...

    Like auminer said, no one can decide how you value your time. My personal experience is just sell Al engine blocks and transmissions as is (40-45% Aluminum breakage). Fe engines I wouldn't break down...
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    Brass being always a highly mixed alloy most...

    Brass being always a highly mixed alloy most yards have a higher allowance for 1-2% contamination in clean yellow brass, less to none for specific brass alloys or red brass, hard brass and so on....
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    Where in TN are you? There's a coupla TN folks on...

    Where in TN are you? There's a coupla TN folks on here might could direct you to better local options
  21. Thread: pots and pans

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    Nice revitalization there!

    Nice revitalization there!
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    Best I know there are more unicorns in this world...

    Best I know there are more unicorns in this world than honest governments.
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    I recall racism and xenophobia being met with...

    I recall racism and xenophobia being met with accusations of xenophobia and racism. Testing, tracking, tracing and quarantining is not what the government did nor suggested and that would have...
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    You won't catch me defending the existence of Las...

    You won't catch me defending the existence of Las Vegas lol. Most countries have massive food surpluses. The US for example wastes 30-40% of its food production every year. We currently have problems...
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    "Overpopulation" only makes sense in the context...

    "Overpopulation" only makes sense in the context of overconsumption. Otherwise you'd just be saying, "Meh, is too many people I think." But the vast majority of the world doesn't consume massive...
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