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  1. Ive pulled the pins from these and sold on eBay...

    Ive pulled the pins from these and sold on eBay as "Scrap Silver Plated Brass". I can't remember what the pins were bid up to but it was way more than scrap value.
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    Put a file to the big silver colored piece of...

    Put a file to the big silver colored piece of metal. Might be copper. I have come across similar pieces that were solid copper with some sort of metal plating.
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    This thead is a question - Thanks. I have a few cats in storage. I should...

    Thanks. I have a few cats in storage. I should probably sell them.
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    This thead is a question - 1711848 11238630 000

    1711848

    11238630 000
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    This thead is a question - Catalytic Converter BMW Exotic?

    I have this BMW cat. From what I have researched online this is considered a Foreign Exotic Cat? I cut into it to make sure it was full. From what I understand this cat is pretty valuable. What...
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    There is a lot of alum on that x-ray machine. ...

    There is a lot of alum on that x-ray machine. Pretty much the whole thing is non-magnetic. Grab a magnet!!
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    This thread has a tip for you - FYI - Time to ramp up eBay sales

    With everybody sitting at home with too much time... eBay sales are taking off. If you have items to list on eBay, now is the time to put them in front of an audience.
  8. Thread: Taking a break?

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    this thread has a poll - I'll consider myself lucky. I work for myself...

    I'll consider myself lucky. I work for myself and I voluntarily worked part time for the past year. I call it a "staybattical". So now I'm backed up 3 months with work; 6 months if I continue to...
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    This thead is a question - Gross ton = 2240 lbs Net Ton = 2000 Difference...

    Gross ton = 2240 lbs
    Net Ton = 2000
    Difference = 240 lbs

    Sounds like the yard is purchasing the ferrous metals using the gross ton weight (2240). And purchasing the non-ferrous on using lbs...
  10. Mostly copper tubing cut to approx 2 ft in...

    Mostly copper tubing cut to approx 2 ft in length. I have most packed in smaller boxes for easier handling
  11. 48 x 40 x 36” Standard Gaylord Size. 39 cubic...

    48 x 40 x 36” Standard Gaylord Size. 39 cubic feet.
  12. I have been "stockpiling" copper and brass for...

    I have been "stockpiling" copper and brass for 4-6 years. I have over a ton saved (everything included). I call it my "emergency fund". I have a mental checklist when I will sell. When any of these...
  13. That does not wreak the chain?

    That does not wreak the chain?
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    National - I am ready to ship a pallet. We have been...

    I am ready to ship a pallet. We have been emailing each other from one email on my phone. I am going to start emailing you from a different email from my work computer - jdrush83@hotmail.com ...
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    This thread is a serious one - Not sure if this will help but I learned through...

    Not sure if this will help but I learned through refurbishing a laptop that if you unplug an electronic from it's power source and hold the power button it will drain the capacitors of electric...
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    I was reading through this old thread and it...

    I was reading through this old thread and it reminded me that I lost a 1 oz silver bar from my wallet a few days ago. It was a gift (yankee swap) and has been in my wallet for years. I am bummed...
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    I just checked eBay for "sold" lots of flatware. ...

    I just checked eBay for "sold" lots of flatware. There were eight and a half pages worth sold today, 1/20. There is quite a market for flatware. I guess forks are in demand.:&
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    I want to update the pricing as follows: ...

    I want to update the pricing as follows:

    Price from the original post -

    So it started out at 27.8 LBS at $.41/lb = $11.40
    Broke down we had 3.5 lbs of copper at $3.50/lb = $12.25
    .25 lbs...
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    National - I am getting ready to ship a pallet of circuit...

    I am getting ready to ship a pallet of circuit boards to Cash for Computer Scrap. It should be ready to ship within the next two weeks. I am hoping it will weigh up to 2000 lbs (probably will weigh...
  20. I wouldn't consider $1,000,000,000 a trivial...

    I wouldn't consider $1,000,000,000 a trivial thing. Or a small thing. I don't play the lottery often but I can afford to spend twenty dollars for a very slim chance to will a bill. I don't expect...
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    Do you have business cards? Hand a business card...

    Do you have business cards? Hand a business card every time you bring their mail. And tell them you scrap. "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down that wall.." :)
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    Maybe, if you have the time, post the number of...

    Maybe, if you have the time, post the number of hours of work and the total payout. Or the value of each separate component and time? (this is where one learns how to make money) Averages are ok. ...
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    I would check with the buyer about the...

    I would check with the buyer about the transformers
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    You are saying dental x-ray machines have...

    You are saying dental x-ray machines have precious metals in them? I have picked up 3 so far and have been breaking them down and just scrapping the parts. I have one in sitting in my back yard...
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    This thead is a question - I am a little bummed out about it. When I first...

    I am a little bummed out about it. When I first pick up the exhaust systems I set them aside for a couple weeks until I had time to cut them up. I did that, scrapped them and a week later the guy...
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