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    I throw my alum cans in with my other...

    I throw my alum cans in with my other non-extruded alum and get $0.28/lb
    I just got $0.45/lb for clean extruded
    Light iron (including appliances and whatever else) $0.04/lb
    unprepared iron...
  2. Ive found a ton of gems in my area mostly because...

    Ive found a ton of gems in my area mostly because it is a very well off suburban area.... so Ive found numerous bikes that were $100-300 in resale as is that were just tossed out at the curb. Found...
  3. In one go, maybe $300ish (including scrap and...

    In one go, maybe $300ish (including scrap and resale items).... on average probably $50
  4. This thead is a question - What a strange question to ask.

    What a strange question to ask.
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    Don't worry about anything, glad to have you....

    Don't worry about anything, glad to have you. Good luck with your scrapping ventures!
  6. This thead is a question - If they are stainless and you take them apart...

    If they are stainless and you take them apart they might be worth around $5-10 in stainless steel each. If they are not stainless and/or you don't take them apart they are worth like $1-2 each as...
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    It will need a floor and most likely side stakes....

    It will need a floor and most likely side stakes. It is bolt together parts with a vin/title. The tractor supply one (the cheaper mesh one) has a mesh floor, but for anyone doing any scrapping or...
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    We are here to help, but yes I agree. We can't...

    We are here to help, but yes I agree. We can't spoon feed everything to everyone. "Read read read" ... Search search search, google google google. All the answers the OP or anyone seeks are our there...
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    You really arent losing out on much pretty much....

    You really arent losing out on much pretty much. The only advantages is another 1 foot of space (4x8 vs 5x8), and the ramp. And if youre just hauling scrap the ramp doesnt supper matter. And funny...
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    If you get enough stuff, and have time, a small...

    If you get enough stuff, and have time, a small storage locker is not that expensive, and a place you can keep the stuff while waiting to strip it down. Probably about $50/m or so you can find a...
  11. Thread: We're all RICH!!!!

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    Im not, I was quoting the ridiculousness of the...

    Im not, I was quoting the ridiculousness of the articles speculation.

    It said "copper could reach $6000 and ounce" .... 6000 per 1 oz == $96,000 per 16oz (1lb).... which is off by a lot. I said...
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    I considered getting a hf trailer, but for a few...

    I considered getting a hf trailer, but for a few bucks more got a tractor supply 5x8 trailer with ramp for $675 (before tags tax and title) already assembled and ready to go with a coupon. I heard...
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    Working from home for my day job due to covid so...

    Working from home for my day job due to covid so that eliminates an hour a day of commuting and some getting ready time for work. Which leaves more time for scrapping. Plus me and my wife already had...
  14. Thread: Blades for sawzall

    by kss
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    Blades are like tires, they will wear down. You...

    Blades are like tires, they will wear down. You will mess them up. That's just how it goes.
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    The story of your growth is super cool to hear. I...

    The story of your growth is super cool to hear. I don't think I'll be able to scale that large do to e-waste recycling needing special certifications and permits in my state technically.... That puts...
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    Just ended up flopping them over the tailgate and...

    Just ended up flopping them over the tailgate and rachet strapping them down, then loaded stuff on top on the portion in the bed by the cab. Worked out fine they just stuck out the back a lot over...
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    They are projector screens with alum housings...

    They are projector screens with alum housings that are 12ft long. When I broke down the last one, The aluminum makes up about 50lbs, the rest is the screen and innards.
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    Any advice on best way to load 12ft long items

    I am doing a pick up tomorrow of I think 6ish 100lb, 12ft long, extruded aluminum objects. So like 1ftx1ft, square, and 12ft long, 100lbs each.

    I have my truck with 6ft bed, ~8ft bed with the...
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    A couple things I don't strip the wire, and I...

    A couple things

    I don't strip the wire, and I am assuming you probably shouldn't either by the amount you have. There are vids on youtube that in some circumstance you actually get LESS money by...
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    >>a pile of ewaste has been collected sitting on...

    >>a pile of ewaste has been collected sitting on a 8x40 gooseneck 4 ft. high with no plans



    If it's good stuff, could be your retirement plan lol
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    >old metal cabinets, washers, dryers, ACs can...

    >old metal cabinets, washers, dryers, ACs

    can all go to the local scrap yard, for like $0.03-0.05/lb

    >tvs and monitors

    good luck finding somewhere that will take these.... the only thing ive...
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    I've found that the angle grinder works much...

    I've found that the angle grinder works much better. A plug in ryobi 4" angle grinder from home depot is $40 and a 10pack of metal cut off disks from harbor freight is like $10... Once I got an angle...
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    Yea maximizing profitability is part of the fun,...

    Yea maximizing profitability is part of the fun, but for me I'm not doing it entirely for the money. Just like taking stuff apart and finding trash treasures and saving the earth by keeping stuff out...
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    This is a how-to thread - 500kg/1100lbs doesnt seem like all that big of a...

    500kg/1100lbs doesnt seem like all that big of a foundry is needed. Thats about 50 car rotors of weight. Stacked up, that could fit in a 3'x3' easily.

    I also dont know anything about this so im...
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    Oh yea, I've used the buyers on here many times....

    Oh yea, I've used the buyers on here many times. I like taking things apart and this is not a typical load for me so definitely will take the time to take apart and maximize the earnings. If loads...
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