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    If you have any Audi 1996-2005 ones, id be...

    If you have any Audi 1996-2005 ones, id be interested in buying about 6 of them.
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    This thread has a tip for you - Oranges

    Oranges
  3. Thread: Engine blocks

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    $70 is too much even if its NZ$ & Aluminium. ...

    $70 is too much even if its NZ$ & Aluminium.

    Its not a 'Core price' is it? Like its being sent out to the middle east to be remanufactured into a new engine?
    Maybe if its just for Toyotas or...
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    This thead is a question - You can cut open the fridge compressors for 2 Lbs...

    You can cut open the fridge compressors for 2 Lbs of Copper wire & scrap steel of 2 or 3 grades.
    Good on you for getting the Freon recycled properly.
    Fridges have lots of plastic & foam in them,...
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    Grinding and cutting sparks will melt 8nto glass,...

    Grinding and cutting sparks will melt 8nto glass, like vehicle windows.
    Then it rusts & stands out, ruins wiper blades.
    Then it rusts & expands & might chip out, leaving a hole that ruins wiper...
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    Gidday Logan from NewZealand ( aka Downunder ) ...

    Gidday Logan from NewZealand ( aka Downunder )

    Nonferrous ( non magnetic ) metals, particularly Copper & Brass pay the best $$
    Then Aluminium & Lead & Stainless Steel
    And scrap sheet steel,...
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    Aluminium was once worth more than Gold.

    Aluminium was once worth more than Gold.
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    I have been picking thru a huge pile of rubble...

    I have been picking thru a huge pile of rubble thats come from a two story shopping centre being demolished.
    Got about NZ$160 of Copper wire bare bright, mostly earth cables by the look of it.
    I...
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    My scrapyard ( In NewZealand ) has a huge pile of...

    My scrapyard ( In NewZealand ) has a huge pile of scrap Iron at the moment.
    And their prices for Copper are NZ$7+ which is higher than they have been for a long time.

    Our NZ$ has weakened a...
  10. Thread: Sharpie gate

    by eesakiwi
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    Its gonna have to be a tall wall to keep out the...

    Its gonna have to be a tall wall to keep out the hurricanes. But Trump can do that too.
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    If you know the condition of the car. Like if...

    If you know the condition of the car.
    Like if you know that the alternator, starter motor, gearbox, maybe windscreen, interior, tyres or suspension parts, power steering are good. You can sell...
  12. I sold some Copper wire today, dunno what grade...

    I sold some Copper wire today, dunno what grade it was but its varnish covered Copper wire. Its not #2 like it once was.
    Last time i sold it, a vouple of months ago, they called it 'Burnt Copper...
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    Theres definitely less Gold in post 2003 boards &...

    Theres definitely less Gold in post 2003 boards & chips.
    Theres 1/2 or even 1/4 of the chips on the side ( Zeus ?) board of a plasma & plasma screen TV's are not around anymore anyway.
    The multiple...
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    Rising Gold prices should rejuvenate the Escrap...

    Rising Gold prices should rejuvenate the Escrap market, shouldn't it?

    I expect that a lot of the best escrap, circa 1988- 2002 will be getting a bit harder to find now. Is this whats affecting the...
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    At night i found a gallon sized plastic bottle...

    At night i found a gallon sized plastic bottle inside a dumpster, it had liquid in it so i took a sniff & it just smelt like stale water so i recapped it & left it in there.
    The next day, during...
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    Thats where i was thinking having it run under a...

    Thats where i was thinking having it run under a vacuum could help. Just alcohol production & knowing that it would bring the boiling point of the alcohol in the mix down to speed up the process.
    ...
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    It might be good to d3scribe the thermocouples,...

    It might be good to d3scribe the thermocouples, where they would be used, where are average people likely to find them in common articals.
    How to store them, if you just get the tip part, or that...
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    I have liked Alvin Lee, Bill 'electric' Church,...

    I have liked Alvin Lee, Bill 'electric' Church, Robin Thrower & one night i was at a nightclub & Joe Walsh wandered in & totally blew everybody away.

    Jimis not to bad either ( thats a...
  19. I see used & broken Hitachi 9 inch Angle grinders...

    I see used & broken Hitachi 9 inch Angle grinders being sold on our NZ version of ebay, Trademe.com
    They get good prices & a decient amount of competing bidders.

    I have about 6-7 of them that i...
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    Welcome from the south of pretty much the whole...

    Welcome from the south of pretty much the whole planet. ( New Zealand )
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    Yep, i knew about the safroles roles.. I hear...

    Yep, i knew about the safroles roles.. I hear that sassafrass is pretty common on the upper west coast & i still dont know what it smells like. If its Liquorice, or a clinging citrus smell, or like...
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    Safrole oil from the Sassafras tree roots is...

    Safrole oil from the Sassafras tree roots is worth a lot of money ;->

    Seriously though, some guys in NZ decided to extract oil from wild pine trees ( a nuisance plant if they start growing in the...
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    It costs NZ$100 a Ton to dispose of rubbish here,...

    It costs NZ$100 a Ton to dispose of rubbish here, about US$ 68/Ton = 1000Kgs.
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    This thead is a question - Nah, i know somebody who has crashed 3 planes so...

    Nah, i know somebody who has crashed 3 planes so far... Im not joking.

    I think it wa in his 2nd crash where the plane skidded on wet grass, failed to gain air, clipped a #8 wire farm fence &...
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    This thead is a question - DCM Dichloromethane { sp? ) Would do it, thats...

    DCM Dichloromethane { sp? ) Would do it, thats paint stripper, but theres a big fume hazard witn it & its expensive.
    Alcohols not going to dissolve much.
    I do take that insulation off, but they...
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