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    This thread has a tip for you - There are 12.8 cans of SPAM products eaten every...

    There are 12.8 cans of SPAM products eaten every second.

    SPAM products are sold in 44 countries around the world.
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    ...what happens when the little fish start to eat...

    ...what happens when the little fish start to eat bigger fish and become a larger fishes? I am not saying I am said successful fish but...

    This is what I get for saying: "I'm done with this for...
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    Turns out it's just one yard that's that low -...

    Turns out it's just one yard that's that low - $60/ton at Denver Scrap Metal Recycling. $40/ton Atlas Metal and Iron of Aurora.

    I know because I got contacted by a bunch more "regulars" - and they...
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    Easy decision for me, especially as a...

    Easy decision for me, especially as a hobby/part-timer. I don't like clutter. I found the metal once, I can always find it again. I won't hold on to it, it's not going to run out.
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    Those words I am now eating taste like the copper...

    Those words I am now eating taste like the copper pipe I have to pickup tomorrow night from a "regular".
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    well... people are already offering cause no one...

    well... people are already offering cause no one is picking anything up - one of many I have seen recently

    https://www.scrapmetalforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4389&stc=1
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    I know it's not worth it for me now, the last few...

    I know it's not worth it for me now, the last few times I have been at the yard in recent months, there are less and less people - because of dropping metal prices, and I do pass the same yards...
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    I thought I saw a yard closed during it's normal...

    I thought I saw a yard closed during it's normal hours, but it was just that no one was there to sell anything.

    When I sold my copper and motors this morning, usually there is a line before they...
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    This morning in my car on my commute to work I...

    This morning in my car on my commute to work I took in 171lbs of electric motors and a little #1 copper (3lbs). I asked what scrap (aka "shred") was at - $40/ton or .02/lb. I was also told they were...
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    I feel no shame in collecting metal and e-waste...

    I feel no shame in collecting metal and e-waste part time, or if I had to/wanted to I would feel no shame doing it full time either. I would feel genuine shame doing nothing or something dishonest...
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    :D I don't care who you are or what you say,...

    :D

    I don't care who you are or what you say, that's funny.

    Pot calling the kettle black maybe (this isn't me or my truck) but..

    https://mdbhayes.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/overload.jpg
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    Is it prostitution or something similar? :lol: ...

    Is it prostitution or something similar? :lol:

    If so then yes, otherwise, probably not.
  13. Sounds like a typical tool that wants to get free...

    Sounds like a typical tool that wants to get free labor.

    Examples:

    "Free 10 year old landscape rock - you remove - you load, you haul..."
    "Free broken stove - must move down 3 flights of...
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    what comes around goes around

    Last spring I picked up an "infrared" grill (while recycling) that I really like to cook with, no flare ups, perfect temp regulation and perfect grill marks. Moisture is retained and steaks come out...
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    This thead is a question - They didn't even ask me... just have to have...

    They didn't even ask me... just have to have "processors" on them.
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    I'd love to setup my drums and join that guy...

    I'd love to setup my drums and join that guy playing that song.
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    this thread has pictures - Congrats on the new truck! Nice that it has a...

    Congrats on the new truck! Nice that it has a lift gate.

    At least this didn't happen:
    ...
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    Still holding $60-65 a ton here. I was told it's...

    Still holding $60-65 a ton here. I was told it's supposed to go down even more.

    Bums me out because with one of my "regulars" - I don't want to lose them - I hauled 6 loads in 4 hours Saturday...
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    With metal being down so low - it's an especially...

    With metal being down so low - it's an especially good idea even if you don't have much time to refurbish or sell items.
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    ...so I guess it could be much worse.

    ...so I guess it could be much worse.
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    What's the record low price for "shred"?

    $60 - $65 per ton around here now. I am just wondering if this is close to record lows over the past 10 years.
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    Down to $60 a ton Atlas Metal and Iron of Aurora....

    Down to $60 a ton Atlas Metal and Iron of Aurora.

    Explains why today on curbs everywhere NOTHING is being picked up. I watched known scrappers drive by appliances and other metal on curbs nearby. ...
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    Sorry one last post - forgot about this one. I...

    Sorry one last post - forgot about this one. I don't listen to this kind of music and literally can't understand it very well, but this is sorta how I feel about music I listen to in my vehicle, I...
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    I haven't bothered to fire up my truck at least...

    I haven't bothered to fire up my truck at least not to pickup any metal at these prices.

    It's not worth it to me to pickup anything unless it's something on the street where I live, or things...
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    It's nice to see that you are thoughtful of other...

    It's nice to see that you are thoughtful of other people but.... hogwash.

    You aren't the only hobby/amateur scrapper out there. You also are not the only one with a career to scrap either.

    ...
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