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    WoW ! That's impressive ! I'd love to see a...

    WoW ! That's impressive !

    I'd love to see a Bronze spike, or Brass. That 'Old world' effect that the Copper spike's got is great.

    I notice ( I have to, I've done some casting metal too..) The...
  2. I first thought that escrap went to refiners who...

    I first thought that escrap went to refiners who seperate every sort of escrap.
    And then clean the ferrous off it & then it would go up big vats of acid in Titanium mesh baskets to removed the...
  3. Ours did. NewZealand. After a shooting here. ...

    Ours did. NewZealand. After a shooting here.

    There's a good Hunting culture here, Deer, pigs, ducks & goat. Possums & such as pests but even wallables ( small kangaroos, a introduced species )...
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    It's a oscillator of some sort. A oldish one. ...

    It's a oscillator of some sort. A oldish one.
    They do have Gold solder around the edges where you can see it and inside there's probably Gold or Gold plated or Silver wires & probably more Gold...
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    'Rearden metal' plant hangers ?

    'Rearden metal' plant hangers ?
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    Our hot water tanks in NewZealand are mostly...

    Our hot water tanks in NewZealand are mostly Copper metal & worth US$30-$60.

    I haven't scrapped in in ages. I have found steel cylinders if they were the gas heater versions.
  7. Thread: Plastic Scrap

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    I have a feeling that some of the plastic...

    I have a feeling that some of the plastic sheeting inside the LCD screens can be sold for craft work.

    A guy i know wanted me to put aside the flatsreens longer thinner outer edge strips because he...
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    This thead is a question - To do the scrapping or the refining? Scrapmetal...

    To do the scrapping or the refining?
    Scrapmetal is mostly work, thats how you get your $$, you earn it. You take something & add value to it with your time & knowledge. Then sell it.
    The more you...
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    Etsy. I just put the bits I find into a...

    Etsy.
    I just put the bits I find into a container & save them up. A friend has a smallish 'Pirates treasure chest' that he puts it all into & his kids ( now Grandchildren ) have fun playing with...
  10. This thead is a question - I'm looking for a HVAC control flap positioner...

    I'm looking for a HVAC control flap positioner motor for a 2003 Audi A4 B6 (right hand drive) climate control system.
    Part No: 8E0 820 043
    ...
  11. Seattle ? You will be in a good area to find a...

    Seattle ?
    You will be in a good area to find a escrap buyer. Try the buyers on scrapmetalforum first. That will probably all you have to do.

    Or, call your local scrapyard. You HAVE to know their...
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    At my yard in NewZealand. #1 is unvarnished...

    At my yard in NewZealand.

    #1 is unvarnished Copper wire, electrical cable with no insulation on it, and Copper pipe clean with no solder etc on it.
    #2 is Copper wire with thin varnish on it only....
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    Yep, that antique method of making charcoal was...

    Yep, that antique method of making charcoal was exactly what he described, circa 1948 Venezuela.

    The stove idea i had was to turn a old woodstove onto its end to make it taller & use less...
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    I took apart a very early Cashflow machine. You...

    I took apart a very early Cashflow machine.
    You might remember the ones with a fluorescent orange screen inside a housing that you could shift up & down depending on your height. For security i...
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    It can be if you get the cars for free or near...

    It can be if you get the cars for free or near free. If you have a way to get rid of the stuff like plastic, glass & padding for free or near free.
    If you can part it out & get 'Better than...
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    At the end of the day there wont be much metal in...

    At the end of the day there wont be much metal in the unit because theres several different grades of metals.
    So unless its being added to other scrapped metal it wouldn't kick thru to the 2Lb...
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    Nice Video ! Thanks for the information on how...

    Nice Video !
    Thanks for the information on how to make Charcoal.
    I have sorta known, but thought it was put into a sealed container & a small fire set in it with a tiny amount if air let in to keep...
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    Theres a clear soft & very sticky silicon sealant...

    Theres a clear soft & very sticky silicon sealant type goo on Sanken type power amplifiers.
    I wanted to get the Silver wires off them to save them up.
    I found that boiling them in Turpentine for a...
  19. That springy Copper is probably Beryllium Copper....

    That springy Copper is probably Beryllium Copper.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beryllium_copper

    My Tech teachers when i did my Apprenticeship told me that in their time one guy had a polished...
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    This thead is a question - Yep you can sell it as scrap. Steel Lathe...

    Yep you can sell it as scrap.
    Steel Lathe turnings is probably the lowest value scrapmetal though. Its got its own category.
    Its got a large surface area, so theres oxidation, has mostly got a...
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    That thing with a screw in it is a saddle clamp...

    That thing with a screw in it is a saddle clamp used to grasp the electrical wire unto the bussbar.
    Theres probably contacts somewhere else in the unit.

    After edit

    Im now thinking that this...
  22. Thread: Thermocouples

    by eesakiwi
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    Not likely, unless its a IC soldering station or...

    Not likely, unless its a IC soldering station or something fancy.

    I now know that I'm unlikely to find a rare earth metal thermocouple. Most of the ones i find are in electronics & are 1/2 Iron.
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    I wouldn't ingot any recyclable metal. Its just...

    I wouldn't ingot any recyclable metal. Its just wasted time & equipment co$t$ & the scrap buyer cannot know whats inside it so you will always get the lowest $ value for it.
    Thats if they would buy...
  24. Sorta, i think that anything past that is...

    Sorta, i think that anything past that is definitely GRF territory though.

    Its not really "refining" & its not much different from plain Gold panning & doesn't involve chemicals in any way so its...
  25. Thread: Hi dear All

    by eesakiwi
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    Gidday Okker, hows things way up there?

    Gidday Okker, hows things way up there?
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