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  1. This thread has a tip for you - Yes it is useless to virtually all scrappers and...

    Yes it is useless to virtually all scrappers and yes it is too expensive. With a little practice anyone with a magnet can decipher ferrous from non-ferrous. With an angle grinder and a little...
  2. This thread has a tip for you - Lol you're talking about a multi-thousands dollar...

    Lol you're talking about a multi-thousands dollar piece of equipment that is useless to virtually all scrappers who do not own an entire scrapyard or metal furnace.
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    One of my bosses is Covid-19 positive and exposed...

    One of my bosses is Covid-19 positive and exposed the entire staff so the yard is temporarily closed. So.....yeah
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    This thead is a question - It's hard to tell unless you have one of each...

    It's hard to tell unless you have one of each side by side in a dark room but 316 has a darker, redder spark than 304. Normally though if it doesn't have mill markings and we don't the know the...
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    Nice hauls!

    Nice hauls!
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    Yes. Without pics it's hard to guess what kind of...

    Yes. Without pics it's hard to guess what kind of breakage price but yes without question.
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    Shredders yard can leave you more vulnerable to...

    Shredders yard can leave you more vulnerable to lung ailments because of fine metal particulates. If shredding circuit boards without adequate ventilation it's even worse due to silica particulates...
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    Mike this article was quite startling and...

    Mike this article was quite startling and worrying but also feels grounded and sober. https://t.co/HlOY6wLxNY?amp=1 And for the weather, it hasn't stopped Covid-19 from spreading to warmer and a...
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    Nice score!

    Nice score!
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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!
  11. It's like hills said above. Do the math once you...

    It's like hills said above. Do the math once you have your shipping quotes and if you'll make more sending to your buyer do that. If not sell locally.
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    It's not a lot. Maximum around $5/lb.

    It's not a lot. Maximum around $5/lb.
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    The rail company owns the rails. Contact the rail...

    The rail company owns the rails. Contact the rail company indicated on the rail and get written authorization to scrap or sell the metals. Bring two extra copies of the authorization to the yard you...
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    Still wrong. As in you'd go to jail wrong.

    Still wrong. As in you'd go to jail wrong.
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    Dunno if the laws are the exact same everywhere...

    Dunno if the laws are the exact same everywhere but there should be metal stamping of some kind on each track piece indicating the company. Getting a signed release from that company should be...
  16. Don't clean the paper off. Maybe as much of the...

    Don't clean the paper off. Maybe as much of the outermost layer as comes off quick but that's it. Any place that doesn't buy it as #2 copper will certainly be selling it as #2 copper since the...
  17. *A* branch? So much branches in New Zealand!

    *A* branch? So much branches in New Zealand!
  18. Also where in Florida are you? Company I work for...

    Also where in Florida are you? Company I work for has a yard in JVille.
  19. Yes that is likely cast aluminum. It *could* be...

    Yes that is likely cast aluminum. It *could* be die cast (or magnesium like mentioned above) which also shatters but shouldn't be a problem mixed with your cast Al. If your yard currently pays more...
  20. The transformers may be Al/Cu and not just Cu in...

    The transformers may be Al/Cu and not just Cu in which case they'll be cheaper
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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas in the US!

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas in the US!
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    I mean....it's about what you'd expect except for...

    I mean....it's about what you'd expect except for less manufacturing process scrap and more LED scrap lol
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Dunno...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Dunno where you are in the UK but a couple of fellas recently joined the forum looking to get a chopper going. There might be some synergy there. Will DM...
  24. Thread: Cutting up iron

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    If the question is just the fit and not the...

    If the question is just the fit and not the weight, why not lay it across the top and strap it down? Or at an angle or on its side? But yes a torch will go right through it and the set-up is useful...
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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! If you take...

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! If you take the time to read the old threads you can get a post-doc level scrap education on this forum. Look forward to seeing you around the boards
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