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    This thread is a serious one - Everything is going to be fine.

    Everything is going to be fine.
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    I dont mess with floppy drive boards as most are...

    I dont mess with floppy drive boards as most are brown and not worth it (in my experiences). If they are brown they are low grade boards, if they are green they can go in with CD/DVD boards I...
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    International - https://i.imgur.com/6vqienC.jpg I know nothing...

    https://i.imgur.com/6vqienC.jpg

    I know nothing about tantalum or capacitors, or what Tantalum wets are. I would bet MOST people do not. However, that doesn't mean that I don't come across a good...
  4. Thread: Taking a break?

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    this thread has a poll - I would assume so.... But.... That's fine,...

    I would assume so.... But.... That's fine, they'll give you $1200 and you'll owe some percent back at tax time dependent on your marginal tax rate. So really the gov is giving you...
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    International - ah man, I really should take the time to go...

    ah man, I really should take the time to go through all these pages to look at the different pictures. I do agree with the other guy though too, all pictures/categories of everything you take, with...
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    this thread has a poll - I get back a couple thousand bucks a year from...

    I get back a couple thousand bucks a year from credit-card cash back. Its free money for buying stuff I would buy anyway, plus credit cards give better fraud protection. As long as you pay the...
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    I contacted them, there is someone there to...

    I contacted them, there is someone there to accept the pallet, and the frieght company says it should be there today. So all should be good! :)
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    The yards by me (when open lol), one has a...

    The yards by me (when open lol), one has a special category for rotors, and the other will buy them as heavy melt steel (hms or #1 iron at other yards). These prices are usually almost doubles...
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    Hey at least the yards are still open by you :)

    Hey at least the yards are still open by you :)
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    As far as I know, isnt...

    As far as I know, isnt shipping/mailing/logistics/etc all considered "essential" and will remain opened? Regaurdless the person I am shipping to is the one who set up the freight so hopefully it is...
  11. Thread: Taking a break?

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    this thread has a poll - "Prices determined at time of sale due to market...

    "Prices determined at time of sale due to market instability".... IE we know you're boned and the market is boned and it could tank at anytime so we need to offer super low prices so we don't get...
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    this thread has a poll - Right, not bragging at all, being prepared and...

    Right, not bragging at all, being prepared and having a good biz is always a good thing. as long people have enough to get by saved up, or still have income, or can get unemployment, most people can...
  13. Thread: Taking a break?

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    this thread has a poll - I would think at a time like this, if this was...

    I would think at a time like this, if this was your main thing, you would be taking tent poles, curtain rods, etc. Anything you can get your hands on. With scrap prices going down, more volume will...
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    this thread has a poll - thats a real nice vise table wheelie thing ya got...

    thats a real nice vise table wheelie thing ya got there! neat!
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    this thread has a poll - I have also taken a break from curbco. I used to...

    I have also taken a break from curbco. I used to go 3-4 days per week on my way to work. However now I am working from home, so it is not only out of the way to just go out just for trash (and not on...
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    Pallet got picked up today (10 mins ago)! looking...

    Pallet got picked up today (10 mins ago)! looking forward to it getting where its going, and it getting all tallied up!
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    This thread has a tip for you - Also hills is right, if you are trying to sell...

    Also hills is right, if you are trying to sell these things you need to go much much higher up the chain then the ground forces collecting the scrap (mostly who is here). You need yard owners (which...
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    This thread has a tip for you - It is mostly individual scrappers here, and most...

    It is mostly individual scrappers here, and most won't get any difference in price between stainless types, don't deal in enough volume to need to be able to hone in on the exact type to justify the...
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    That is an interesting observation. I always use...

    That is an interesting observation. I always use a credit card and pay it back before any interest hits..... gets me free cashback plus credit cards offer better fraud liability. Credit card puts a...
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    there will be many, if not already, soon. The...

    there will be many, if not already, soon. The yard by me are closed... so... its at least effecting everyone involved in my state (yards, shredders, scrappers, brokers, families of all those, etc)....
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    I am thinking that once it all blows over, people...

    I am thinking that once it all blows over, people will be anxious to get out and spend money, and socialize, etc..... after being quarientiend and cooped up, people will be dying to get out (and...
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    I think I will still come out ahead. A little...

    I think I will still come out ahead. A little less ahead since scrap prices of who I am sending to just went down about 20-30%, BUT thats to be expected with all the rona going around.....

    Should...
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    The best thing to do is invest early, and often....

    The best thing to do is invest early, and often. Set an amount to invest on an interval, and set it and forget it. No one can outsmart the market. Not even companies spending billions trying to, let...
  24. Colorado | National - Hello, wondering if you think any of these video...

    Hello, wondering if you think any of these video cards are worth sending? I can get model numbers if needed... I had a ton more, but already ripped the heat sinks off and sent them off as scrap. If...
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    Yea I will do a tally post afterwards that...

    Yea I will do a tally post afterwards that includes price paid for all the stuff, time to sort/disassemble, total payment, total profits, all the nity gritty. However, due to the corona it seems my...
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