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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...
  5. 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
  10. 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. ...
  17. 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
  21. 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
  22. Thread: The UPS Store

    by Faceball
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    I've heard, so don't quote me, that UPS has a...

    I've heard, so don't quote me, that UPS has a deal with Dish to inspect the return boxes and only send back the higher value DVRs and boxes. All other low value switches and cables are trashed at the...
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    IMGUR posting make sure your image is resized...

    IMGUR posting

    make sure your image is resized to less than 600x340 (optional, i haven't been able to upload large pics)

    copy the DIRECT LINK from your desired picture

    on SMF , in the text...
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    https://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/sustaina...

    https://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/sustainability-center/earth-day/index.html?icid=SustainabilityCenter:topnav:4:earthday:20170901

    I asked about CRT's at my local store and they said no...
  25. Ohio - Welcome Ben! I had the opportunity to work with...

    Welcome Ben!
    I had the opportunity to work with Ben a few weeks ago. I highly recommend him as a vintage buyer. He is a top notch guy, fair and motivated. He is willing to travel and is...
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