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  1. You can stack a pallet eight feet tall. Any...

    You can stack a pallet eight feet tall. Any amount of any kind of circuit board under 500lbs likely will be less than 4ft tall. If you're already saving up to send a pallet, why not fill the pallet...
  2. If you're depopulating circuit boards, especially...

    If you're depopulating circuit boards, especially old ones like you describe then you're taking some risk of lead contamination because of the solder alone and that's before considering silica dust...
  3. Save up enough ewaste to send a pallet or two....

    Save up enough ewaste to send a pallet or two. There's buyers close enough to you that with a full pallet you'll likely be paying less than .10/lb freight cost
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    This thead is a question - FWIW every place we've sold cat-5 to hasn't...

    FWIW every place we've sold cat-5 to hasn't tripped about the ends precisely because the post-insulation removal non-copper contamination is within the bounds acceptable as #1 for most buyers. But...
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    This thead is a question - By weight the gold recovery is negligible but,...

    By weight the gold recovery is negligible but, depending on their copper buyer, having the ends means they cannot sell the wire as #1 insulated, instead because of the non-copper contaminant on the...
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    Lots of industry buyers/sellers come from sales...

    Lots of industry buyers/sellers come from sales backgrounds with little to no scrap metal experience. Getting hired as a buyer with neither scrap nor sales experience would be a challenge and I don't...
  7. Thinking about it your yard should pay you a bit...

    Thinking about it your yard should pay you a bit more for copper transformers than electric motors too
  8. You'll get more $ for that transformer as weight...

    You'll get more $ for that transformer as weight on a low grade board than as an electric motor.
  9. Almost certainly a transformer. If you post the...

    Almost certainly a transformer. If you post the bottom of the board can confirm
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Good...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Good to have you aboard
  11. One is what they want it to be. The other is the...

    One is what they want it to be. The other is the least it can be.
  12. It's the minimum allowable % of net copper from...

    It's the minimum allowable % of net copper from the gross weight. Gross weight is 100whatevers and the minimum allowable recovery is 96% then the mix you provided needs a copper weight of at least...
  13. Thread: Floor Plans

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    Very strongly suggest identifying your...

    Very strongly suggest identifying your goals/specialities and designing your work and retail spaces around that rather than the other way around.
  14. I wanna know where the acronyms went when it was...

    I wanna know where the acronyms went when it was Long Term Notes' turn?
  15. Congrats on all your success!

    Congrats on all your success!
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! You'll find a huge amount of information in the old threads of the forum on all kinds of scrapping. Make good use of them to maximize your returns and...
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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Tons of info...

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Tons of info about ewaste in the old threads. If you make good use of the search function you'll find tons of opportunities to maximize your returns and minimize...
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!
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    If you have a public price list please consider...

    If you have a public price list please consider starting a buyer's thread in the forum. This forum shows up quite high in search results. Allied is big enough to not need a boost but if you accept...
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! I'm a...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! I'm a buyer for Red Rock Metal Recycling and will be in touch about pricing soon.
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    No problem. The pic might show up fine on a...

    No problem. The pic might show up fine on a desktop but I'm using my phone so only saw the three. The small one can go with mid-grade too if you're mixing all mid grades together. Otherwise I'd put...
  22. With smaller tubes inside larger ones and careful...

    With smaller tubes inside larger ones and careful packing to increase density you might be able to get 1600lbs in a full size gaylord. My expectation when a box like that comes through the door is...
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    Left two are mid-grade, the right one is low...

    Left two are mid-grade, the right one is low grade.
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    Without pics it's tough to grade with certainty....

    Without pics it's tough to grade with certainty. That phone board should be on the high end of mid-grade most likely and you should expect between $1.50-2.15/lb for it if that's right. The keypad and...
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    This thead is a question - Congrats on starting a great initiative and...

    Congrats on starting a great initiative and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Let me second the suggestion to use the forum's search function. A lot of this has been covered in depth in the forum...
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