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  1. Do you have a branch in NewZealand?

    Do you have a branch in NewZealand?
  2. For example, this transformer is 'Stacked'. You...

    For example, this transformer is 'Stacked'. You can see the ' E ' shape stack that the Copper coils wound around the inside finger of the E.
    The other ' I ' shaped stack, the closest side to you,...
  3. Check how the transformer Iron is...

    Check how the transformer Iron is made/assembled.Theres normally two different ways they make them.
    The Iron laminations are either
    1) 'Stacked' & identical shaped laminations are stacked on each...
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    I put all my scrap steel, mostly lightgauge, into...

    I put all my scrap steel, mostly lightgauge, into washing machine casings & computer & microwave cases & stack them up.
    Once theres enough, i organise somebody with a towing vehicle and a trailer &...
  5. This thead is a question - I dont know. But is the powder filled tank pre...

    I dont know.

    But is the powder filled tank pre pressurised?
    Or is it pressurised from the built in CO2 gas bottle After you trigger the extinguisher?

    If its not 'Pre pressurised' then you...
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    A Plasma cutters great for this sort of work. One...

    A Plasma cutters great for this sort of work. One with its own built in air compressor.
    Thats if you intend do be doing a fair amount of work.

    Otherwise its either a oxy/acetylene or oxy/propane...
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    Kia Ora

    Kia Ora
  8. I sold some cans today, a boot load full. Got...

    I sold some cans today, a boot load full.
    Got NZ$8.40 for 14 Kgs @ NZ$0.60/Kg. ( Used to be NZ$1/Kg )

    Also sold
    Stainless steel. 4Kg @ NZ$0.90/Kg = NZ$3.60
    Copper burnt #2 8Kg @ NZ$6.40/Kg =...
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    Quote wiki {The first Zildjian cymbals were...

    Quote wiki {The first Zildjian cymbals were created in 1618 by Avedis Zildjian,[8] an Armenian alchemist who was looking for a way to turn base metal into gold. He made an alloy of tin, copper, and...
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    Kia ora from NewZealand. ( Pronounced "Key...

    Kia ora from NewZealand. ( Pronounced "Key Or-Ah" )
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    Oooooohh NICE !! I have a whole bunch of A4 B5's,...

    Oooooohh NICE !! I have a whole bunch of A4 B5's, only one to scrap out, & a 2.7 Allroad.
    But nice to know, i did think their cats should be worth more, but i didnt know how much.

    On that Audi,...
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    Theres a place in Perth that buys escrap. They...

    Theres a place in Perth that buys escrap. They have good prices too.
    If thats a bit far from you, theres 'Capital Scrap' in the ACT

    I think thats pretty good pricing. From memory a normal...
  13. Gidday from NewZealand. Non ferrous ( metal that...

    Gidday from NewZealand.
    Non ferrous ( metal that a magnet wont stick too ) is where the money is.

    Ferrous $ ( Iron / steel ) is what should cover your petrol money, maybe help with tools expenses...
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    This thread is an urgent one - Dunno, check out the new prices of rods locally....

    Dunno, check out the new prices of rods locally.

    The rods are 8 years or less old , so if they have not got wet & gotten rusty, they will still be good rods.
    The opened ones will probably have...
  15. It will be Aluminium duct tape around a...

    It will be Aluminium duct tape around a transformer or a RF component. Most of the time its a small sheetmetal box soldered onto the board.
    Nothing really dangerous.

    I hope the OP is getting the...
  16. /\ like make a brick wall around the outside of...

    /\ like make a brick wall around the outside of the pallet with power supplys, with the escrap inside it, covered in sheet cardboard wrapped in that Saranwrap stuff?
    I actually think that that would...
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    Welcome from down under, New Zealand ( about as...

    Welcome from down under, New Zealand ( about as far south as you can get unless somebody pays you to go even furthur South )
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    Welcome from NewZealand ( hint, its way down at...

    Welcome from NewZealand ( hint, its way down at the bottom of the map )
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    One way that i figured out was to know your own...

    One way that i figured out was to know your own weight, even going as far as weighing yourself on, say postal scales, or the ones they have at Chemists before setting out to the scrapyard.

    The...
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    Poll: A 'Lot' of computers is 1000 computers. If you...

    A 'Lot' of computers is 1000 computers.
    If you are stripping down computers you would send off 1000 motherboards at a time, in one 'lot'.
    That would get you a 'Lot' of $$ & be worth doing.

    Find...
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    "Not far". LoL, 2000kms is the length of...

    "Not far". LoL, 2000kms is the length of NewZealand !

    America must be HUGE !!

    ( I can drive across NZ in about less than 4 hours.)
  22. Ah ha, i just found out a 'Fadge' is 700D x 700W...

    Ah ha, i just found out a 'Fadge' is 700D x 700W x 1000H
    So, 28 x 28 x 40 inches, thats quite a bit smaller than i thought it was.

    A fadge is a polypropylene sack with 4 flaps, one on each side,...
  23. My guess ( whats a 'Gaylord'? ) Is that a fadge...

    My guess ( whats a 'Gaylord'? ) Is that a fadge would contain about 500 -600 Kgs of Copper #2.
    Thats based on my '9 sacks in a fadge @ 55Kgs a sack'. Now a sacks not a full height ( of the width ) ...
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    t00nces2. How come there's 2 amounts of 'Yellow...

    t00nces2. How come there's 2 amounts of 'Yellow Brass' on the weighmasters ticket?

    I would have thought they would be added together since its the same grade.

    It brings up a situation that...
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    Thanks for that Blackgold12, thats a ingenious...

    Thanks for that Blackgold12, thats a ingenious method of making a granulator.

    I think it is a reamer mounted in the lathe chuck thats doing the cutting.
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