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    With the way the board sizes are decreasing I...

    With the way the board sizes are decreasing I could see the scrap electronics prices going through the floor while the per pound prices on boards increases. What I'm finding is that the newer boards...
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    The tough part is knowing how thick the gold is...

    The tough part is knowing how thick the gold is on the board. How many pounds of these do you have?
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - Cisco Catalyst 6500

    About 3 weeks ago I was approached by a local call center that was shutting down their local operations. As a result, they were cleaning all of their old electronics out. Long story short I got 5000...
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    National - A few new items have been added! -IC Chips:...

    A few new items have been added!

    -IC Chips: Dallas Chips (typically say dallas, timekeeper, zeropower, sram, ect.): $0.75/lb

    -Trimmed Ram Sticks (fingers missing): $6.00/lb

    -Appliance Relay...
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    National - Sorry about that. I got really really behind with...

    Sorry about that. I got really really behind with work and school this past month. If it does not come in by the end of the week please let me know and I'll get another one issued.
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    National - Prices have increased! Ceramic IC Chips have also...

    Prices have increased! Ceramic IC Chips have also been added as a separate item. If you are planning to send in a shipment of IC chips feel free to send them in mixed. We'll sort them for you!
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    National - Feel free to send them mixed. I can sort them out...

    Feel free to send them mixed. I can sort them out when the box arrives. If you do not mix the regulators into the chips the bottom price would be $5.00/lb. feel free to send me some pictures of the...
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    National - For the time being all appliance parts are off of...

    For the time being all appliance parts are off of the buying list. We are working very hard to get those back up on the list, but it may take up to 6 months. If you currently have a box of parts I...
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    At this point practically any hustle beats the...

    At this point practically any hustle beats the current scrap prices.
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    How fried is fried on the boards? A picture would...

    How fried is fried on the boards? A picture would be interesting. You would be surprised to find how simple some of the fixes are on some of those oven boards.

    I've tried my lot with various...
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    Sell, sell, sell! In times like this year where...

    Sell, sell, sell! In times like this year where scrap prices are very low and continuing to drop selling is the best method of making money. For items such as the ones mentioned above you may also...
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    The lowest I've ever seen prices around here was...

    The lowest I've ever seen prices around here was $0.01/lb $20 a ton around 9 or 10 years ago. I was a little guy around 9 or 10 so my parents took me to the yard to get rid of some junk that was...
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    National - I have reached the quantity of rambus I was...

    I have reached the quantity of rambus I was looking to get. Thank you everyone who sent shipments in so quickly! I will be re-evaluating my rambus prices and adjusting them accordingly in the next...
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    I like to take the approach that the scrap yard...

    I like to take the approach that the scrap yard was going to buy the complete unit with the plastic before I took it apart so why would adding the plastic back into the case be an issue? I would...
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    I sort my material into the following categories:


    Initial Sort (when material first comes in the door)

    1. separate initial material into the disassembly and resale/reuse piles. Disassembly...
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    National - I have officially reached the maximum number of...

    I have officially reached the maximum number of appliance parts I can handle. As a result, I will not be buying any more appliance parts for the remainder of the month. I will still be buying ewaste...
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    National - A few prices have been increased: RAMBUS:...

    A few prices have been increased:

    RAMBUS: $8.00/lb

    IC Chips (pins on 2 sides): $5.00/lb

    IC Chips (flat packs): $5.25/lb
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    I remember that lot. There were some interesting...

    I remember that lot. There were some interesting pieces in there. When I saw the K5's I knew they were way too cool to do $5 per unit so I ended up paying $15-$18 on them.
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    This thead is a question - Microwaves, microwaves, microwaves. Most of the...

    Microwaves, microwaves, microwaves. Most of the used appliance shops around here hate doing them so I get them for $5-$20 per unit (based on what the extent of repairs are needed when I work on them)...
  20. This thead is a question - I'm not too sure how it works in Maryland, but...

    I'm not too sure how it works in Maryland, but couldn't she just fill out a salvage title form if she's looking to keep it?
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - I am planning to resell most of it. I've found...

    I am planning to resell most of it. I've found that the yards around here don't have very good prices for copper. The smaller pieces (3' or less) I'll just set aside until prices go up a little.
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - Fun With Some Copper Pipe

    I work in a shop complex where several business rent out warehouse spaces. One of the larger companies that is currently occupying 15,000 SF in one of the warehouses needed more space so they bought...
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    National - I am looking to start buying some quantities of...

    I am looking to start buying some quantities of laptops. I need around 50 or so for this first round. The price on each complete unit (HDD can be missing) is $1.50/lb. I will also buy incomplete...
  24. This thread is a serious one - I'm glad you caught it before any damage was...

    I'm glad you caught it before any damage was done. Especially since you know ebay would have sided with them even with a mountain of proof that they were scamming you. Is it just me or has the number...
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    This thead is a question - First off, welcome to the forum. This is...

    First off, welcome to the forum. This is definitely a great place to learn about scrap circuit boards and their respective values. Please be extremely careful with those tubes that say radiation. I...
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