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  1. Thread: Tool Failure....

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    Butt ...Butt...Butt ... then he would be bare...

    Butt ...Butt...Butt ... then he would be bare arsed ! Not a good look for a guy in his 70's. ;)
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    National - Okay ... well that's fair enough Mike. It is kind...

    Okay ... well that's fair enough Mike. It is kind of apples and oranges.

    I know from experience that the 3.5" HDD's weigh about a pound each so i randomly pulled 10 logic boards out of the bin in...
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    National - I can't recommend Ewasted enough. My shipping...

    I can't recommend Ewasted enough. My shipping costs are about .60 / lb. but every situation is different. Here's my math ... YMMV.

    10lbs hard drives complete.

    Gross profit = 6.50

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  4. Thread: Life

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    I remember the old fable about the tortoise and...

    I remember the old fable about the tortoise and the rabbit from when i was a kid.

    Life has been pretty good. Lots of obstacles to overcome but i've realized most of the goals i set for myself when...
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    This thead is a question - It's all hit or miss for me. The towers & the...

    It's all hit or miss for me. The towers & the desktops seem to hold up pretty well. I finally took an 18 yo e-Machines out of service last year. It was still functional to the purpose of drive wiping...
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    This thead is a question - There is one thing i've noticed. Both Mac and...

    There is one thing i've noticed. Both Mac and Microsoft keep updating their 10x series operating systems. The new revisions are coming out every six months or so ? Anyway ... every new revision...
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    Balance might be the key with a platform scale....

    Balance might be the key with a platform scale. It's just guesswork, but i think the load cell would be placed dead center of the platform.

    Try to imagine a 4 foot by 8 foot platform. Place an...
  8. Thread: PPP Loans

    by hills
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    Unfortunately, that's not the idea. :( The...

    Unfortunately, that's not the idea. :(

    The main purpose is to get tons of newly created money out there and heat up the economy. They are literally throwing it out the door to anyone who will...
  9. Thread: Spring Clean

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    The first day of spring is always special to me...

    The first day of spring is always special to me because i live by the seasons.

    It's a reminder to power up after being in hibernation for the winter.

    Gotta get it in gear and start putting up...
  10. Thread: PPP Loans

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    I was talking with one of the clam diggers last...

    I was talking with one of the clam diggers last year. He's self employed as a one man operation got around 20 K. He just had to write himself a paycheck every week till the amount was expended.

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  11. That's awesome. Looks like you finally hit your...

    That's awesome. Looks like you finally hit your stride. All that hard work & dedication paid off. Way to go !
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    This thead is a question - I totally hear you. Ebay really expands your...

    I totally hear you. Ebay really expands your potential market base from local to national and beyond. Chances are ... if you've got something to sell ... somebody in the world is looking to buy it. ...
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    National - ~ Regrets to Mario for distracting from his...

    ~ Regrets to Mario for distracting from his buyers thread.~

    The company i was working for last year did the changeover from fluorescent to LED lighting. The metal enclosures were left in place up...
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    This thead is a question - There's not much of a re-sell market in this area...

    There's not much of a re-sell market in this area K. When people do buy something ... they buy new ... and they tend to go to the micro devices like an iPhone or iPad mini. I've listed a number of...
  15. This is a how-to thread - Gee ... i tried calling but i couldn't find your...

    Gee ... i tried calling but i couldn't find your number.

    Could you give me a quote on an 80 ton U.S. military Model M1A2 SEPv2 tank ? It broke down in my field yard so the army guys stripped out...
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    This thead is a question - I picked up a couple of Mac G5's this week .......

    I picked up a couple of Mac G5's this week .... really wish i hadn't !

    Also ran across an all in one iMac clone. That was a first. It was funny because the manufacturer didn't even put a name or...
  17. Thread: what did I miss

    by hills
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    Just noticed that the site is back up. Not...

    Just noticed that the site is back up.

    Not knowing too much about this .... i was wondering if it was a DNS attack.

    Any clues as to why it went down ?
  18. Thread: Copper!

    by hills
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    Amazing isn't it ! Current copper spot price is...

    Amazing isn't it ! Current copper spot price is 4.20/lb.

    The Comex and LME warehouse levels have increased somewhat over the last month. They are still near record low levels when you look at the...
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    This thead is a question - I've been wondering what the deal is with the...

    I've been wondering what the deal is with the screens themselves. They just seem to be individual sheets of plastic layered over one another. Is there anything about the sheets that is a hazard ?

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    This thead is a question - I've had fairly good luck repairing quality wide...

    I've had fairly good luck repairing quality wide screen tv's for my own personal use. The power boards tend to blow capacitors around here because the electricity frequently tricks in and out during...
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    Whoo boy ... that's a heck of a score T. If my...

    Whoo boy ... that's a heck of a score T. If my research was right ... bitcoin has gone from roughly 7,200.00 to over 52,000.00 in the last 18 months ?
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    This thead is a question - Personally ... i wouldn't touch them but to each...

    Personally ... i wouldn't touch them but to each their own.

    Some of the flatscreens i've seen coming in were simply damaged in transit. The do need to be handled carefully. It's very easy to...
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    It's not the best answer, but a lot of plastic...

    It's not the best answer, but a lot of plastic here is being used as incinerator fuel to make electricity. We've even been importing recycled plastics from Ireland.

    Technically ... it's not...
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    Dude ... chill out. It's not a big deal. Lol...

    Dude ... chill out. It's not a big deal.

    Lol ... take it from a guy that obsesses over the little unimportant things.

    You know ... like figuring out how to stuff 50 lbs of BB into a 12x12x6...
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    What the others were saying about shipping out by...

    What the others were saying about shipping out by the gaylord -or- having a recycler come in and do the work is your best advise.

    You wouldn't want to strip out the boards for a few reasons:

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