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    This thead is a question - You can not take aluminum motors apart by hand...

    You can not take aluminum motors apart by hand fast enough to make it worth your time in America. I have taken apart hundreds of them when they were mixed in with the copper ones I did. You could...
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    i'm wondering if the admin is even still around.

    i'm wondering if the admin is even still around.
  3. It sounds like you might have picked up that last...

    It sounds like you might have picked up that last lesson the hard way.
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    thank you all for the advice. I'd rather not sell...

    thank you all for the advice. I'd rather not sell it if prices are low. but the jewelry shops ya'll mentioned might be something to look into. Its actually a 15 pound (as weighed out on the copper...
  5. your welcome

    your welcome
  6. yes. right now i just relocated to ohio. so i...

    yes. right now i just relocated to ohio. so i just got some storage unit that i rent out that has my welding trailer and other tools in it.
  7. yes. that is pretty much what I was trying to get...

    yes. that is pretty much what I was trying to get at. If someone has room for storage maybe now would be a good time to get into it if they can afford to hold it for when prices go back up....
  8. If you know what you're doing than yes. I used to...

    If you know what you're doing than yes. I used to make $20 an hour or more tearing them up. right now the math doesn't work in my favor. But if your able to get them for the right price than yes....
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    If anyone looked at the price of silver lately...

    If anyone looked at the price of silver lately that tanked too. I got 15 pounds of it i was gonna get rid of for like $4k. to help pay my girlfriends car off. now i'd be lucky to get half that.
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    one of the yards by me shut down completely and...

    one of the yards by me shut down completely and another one is at like half staff 3 days a week. Not too much is changing in my county but down in Columbus I thought the zombies were coming or...
  11. Processing sealed units Instructional.

    I learned how to do this by looking at some of FreonJoe's stuff and Idahoscrapper. I'm not the first one to use a plasma on these and I'm sure I won't be the first. Since many of you are probably out...
  12. This thead is a question - Theres a lot of things that yards post to do...

    Theres a lot of things that yards post to do things "legally" that they don't follow at all. so even if the state says they need you to be 16 or 18 go to the yard any way and see what they do. Even...
  13. yes. that is a good way to find the percentage....

    yes. that is a good way to find the percentage. At the yard I worked at if someone brought in wire and we didn't know the percentage we would cut off about a foot or so strip it and weigh it up on a...
  14. you're welcome. and yes this machine is slightly...

    you're welcome. and yes this machine is slightly better than the entry level ones. I've never personally used the cheaper ones as I got this used from some guy but i've noticed others that use them...
  15. This video is mostly just learning the math. But...

    This video is mostly just learning the math. But I think if I can find more wire here I might make another video focusing on the physical aspect of it.
  16. yes some wire is a pain to strip. Theres a lot of...

    yes some wire is a pain to strip. Theres a lot of labor involved. I used to buy wire from the yard I used to work at and strip it at home. Even paying what the yard sold it for I was still able to...
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    I weld things and do other jobs.

    I weld things and do other jobs.
  18. Stripping Copper Wire, is it worth it?

    I noticed a lot of people online recently, some here some elsewhere, asking about copper wire and if stripping it is worth it or not. So I made a video about it to try and answer some of these...
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    Yeah, I wasn't offended. just tired. When I get...

    Yeah, I wasn't offended. just tired. When I get tired sometimes I can ramble online about things i have some type of passion in. But yeah theres really not much we can do at the yard to stop that...
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    Let me ask you, If you were running a store like...

    Let me ask you, If you were running a store like Lowes selling all kinds of construction material, you place an order for 48,000lbs. of cement blocks. Thats a perfectly normal weight for flatbeds to...
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    hell no they shouldn't turn someone away with a...

    hell no they shouldn't turn someone away with a load that bad. That means the guy then has to drive even further with the said sketchy load. If you really care about safety you'll get him to get it...
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    alot of the pipeline welders bling out their...

    alot of the pipeline welders bling out their trucks with custom self made or horribly over priced premade "pipeliner" grills. check out some pipeline rigs for ideas or tips. most of them though just...
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    when i get back to the states i'll try to find 2...

    when i get back to the states i'll try to find 2 dryers to take apart right next to each other and race myself using the two different methods. generally when i'm just trying to take one apart as...
  24. on that one a bunch of old cast iron radiators....

    on that one a bunch of old cast iron radiators. and some cast poop pipes and about 2/3 of an oil tank and what ever else i could cram into the oil tank. I've also hauled about 1300lbs of sealed units...
  25. I too scrap in a tacoma at times. I've had a 98...

    I too scrap in a tacoma at times. I've had a 98 that rusted out and caught fire when i was cutting it up and a 2017. both 4x4 with 6' beds and 2.7L engines. the new trucks are heavier and more...
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