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    This thread has a tip for you - To be fair ... check out the website listed at...

    To be fair ... check out the website listed at the bottom of the infographic.

    That will put it into context.

    MetalPhil ... Are you an AI forum bot ?

    I was just curious.
  2. Wisconsin | National - Guys i don't have a great deal of insight to...

    Guys i don't have a great deal of insight to offer. It was back to the doctor for me today.

    We certainly live in interesting times. I don't think i've ever seen anything quite like this Covid-19...
  3. Thread: Magnet fishing

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    It truly is a strange old world. A butt plug...

    It truly is a strange old world.

    A butt plug and a collar are everyday tools for training your submissive but a butt plug with a fox tail is just weird. I never did get the cosplay thing.
    ...
  4. Thread: Taking a break?

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    this thread has a poll - It's likely that you'll have to pay tax on...

    It's likely that you'll have to pay tax on unemployment income if you're laid off.

    From what i read, the 1,200.00 $ checks are supposed to start coming in around mid-April. As John said .... put...
  5. Thread: eBay vs Alibaba?

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    Just an opinion, but Alibaba seems more for the...

    Just an opinion, but Alibaba seems more for the purpose of facilitating global trade of Chinese manufactured goods

    Interesting stories on Jack Ma as of late. Alibbaba has made him very wealthy...
  6. Thread: Corona Virus Flu

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    Lol ... check out the fine print. Quote: Great...

    Lol ... check out the fine print.

    Quote: Great on Beef,Pork,Fish, And ANYTHING you want to taste better.

    Jeez ... talk about fun with food. That one's loaded with possibilities ! >:)
  7. Thread: Taking a break?

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    this thread has a poll - It's too early in the investigation. There were...

    It's too early in the investigation. There were very few specifics released to the media. The first incident identified the man,his age, and that apparent cause of death was gunshot. In the second...
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    Maybe contact your buyer ? The one i'm...

    Maybe contact your buyer ?

    The one i'm thinking about may / may not be under a stay at home order.
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    It's amazing what can be done with a few rollers...

    It's amazing what can be done with a few rollers and a bit of ingenuity. There was a 10 x 12 concrete slab on the property when i bought it. The former owners had intended to build a shop there but...
  10. Thread: Taking a break?

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    this thread has a poll - Whew ... this is a wild one. They ordered all...

    Whew ... this is a wild one. They ordered all nonessential businesses here in Maine to shut down. I'll have to talk with the boss but i think it means that we will have to shut down our bottle...
  11. Thread: Taking a break?

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    this thread has a poll - They're trying to push an emergency economic...

    They're trying to push an emergency economic stimulus bill through congress at this moment. That would provide 1,200.00 to just about every adult ASAP. Might offer some measure of relief to folks for...
  12. Thread: Corned Beef....

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    It may be T. Saint Paddy's day is more of an...

    It may be T.

    Saint Paddy's day is more of an Irish Catholic religious holiday. We don't celebrate it here in Maine. My wife picked it up because it was on sale.

    Our grocery supplier...
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    My wife works the checkout at the grocery store....

    My wife works the checkout at the grocery store. They're constantly bleaching the stainless steel and the little conveyor belt because that's a surface that food is set upon.

    A couple of years...
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    It was a weird day today. My first day back after...

    It was a weird day today. My first day back after three days off. Things changed a lot and i was totally off my game.

    We usually run a 60 / 40 ratio of cards & cash. Some days more cash. Some days...
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    this thread has a poll - To my mind: There are six forces that drive...

    To my mind:

    There are six forces that drive PM's & base metals.

    1: Supply

    2: Demand

    3: Market manipulation : ie: The Hunt Bros & more recently the wild prices surrounding Rhodium.
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    This thread has a tip for you - JJ pretty much nailed it. I know one scrapper...

    JJ pretty much nailed it. I know one scrapper that uses a rock to bust transformers apart because he doesn't own a hammer. Another does own a hammer. He uses that for his computer tower breakdowns.
    ...
  17. Thread: Corned Beef....

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    My wife picked a couple of flat cut last week....

    My wife picked a couple of flat cut last week. Yummy !
  18. Thread: Corona Virus Flu

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    Reminds me of: Lol ... what a marketing...

    Reminds me of:

    Lol ... what a marketing disaster !https://www.dietspotlight.com/wp-content/uploads/ayds-diet-candy.jpg
  19. Thread: Corona Virus Flu

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    Running joke where i work: You can pick up...

    Running joke where i work:

    You can pick up free cases of Corona & Lyme at the store these days.

    https://fmobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/corona-2B.jpg
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    A part of what i'm seeing is that ordinary folks...

    A part of what i'm seeing is that ordinary folks are paying with credit cards now. (They usually use debit cards and only spend money they have in the bank.) Traditionally, this time of year, you...
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    I would have to agree with eesakiwi on this. We...

    I would have to agree with eesakiwi on this. We have special bins for cardboard, newsprint, and plastics at our transfer station. I've personally seen the attendants fill the bucket of the loader...
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    This thead is a question - I don't really have the need. The yards in my...

    I don't really have the need. The yards in my area aren't that specialized.

    Take hard drive bodies for instance. They're said to be 6061 or 6063 ? I only know of one yard in the city that makes...
  23. Thread: Corona Virus Flu

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    Not really scrap but closer to the topic of this...

    Not really scrap but closer to the topic of this thread.

    We've been doing a robust business with our grocery stores this week. Volume of sales compared to the same time last year is up so much...
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    This thead is a question - It's pretty straightforward. Use a magnet to...

    It's pretty straightforward.

    Use a magnet to determine if ferrous or non-ferrous.

    Use a file to do a scratch test.

    An ankle grinder can be used for a spark test.

    Identify the metal by...
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    I was just a bit concerned when you mentioned...

    I was just a bit concerned when you mentioned that you were buying items to process. It would be pretty easy to take a beating on that one.

    Win, lose, or break even ... it's all a learning...
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