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  1. Thread: What is it.

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    Different windows but it looks similiar....

    Different windows but it looks similiar.
    https://www.classicdriver.com/sites/default/files/styles/two_third_slider/public/cars_images/feed_580865/orig_8882.jpg...
  2. Thread: What is it.

    by eesakiwi
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    Different windows but it looks similiar....

    Different windows but it looks similiar.
    https://www.classicdriver.com/sites/default/files/styles/two_third_slider/public/cars_images/feed_580865/orig_8882.jpg...
  3. Thread: Any idea

    by eesakiwi
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    The metal that I make the most $$ out of, uses...

    The metal that I make the most $$ out of, uses the least space, takes the least time & brings in the most money.

    Is Copper.

    It was 2/3rds of my yearly $$, & 1/2 the total volume & I didn't get...
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    I read last week something about China changing...

    I read last week something about China changing import grades of Copper & trying to move away from 'waste' & to prefer Ingots instead.
    This could have been a reason for the shift in how the metal...
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    It might be another name for "Domestic" & my...

    It might be another name for "Domestic" & my scrap buyer changed Microwave transformer coils to 'Domestic Copper' a few years ago.

    I wasn't happy about it & he said that "It's because of the extra...
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    Thats something I learn about the length of the...

    Thats something I learn about the length of the cord on a 9 inch grinder.
    You want it so that when you use it, the plug & socket of the extension cord is bouncing on the ground.
    If something...
  7. Nice ! I dropped a metal ruler across the bottom...

    Nice !
    I dropped a metal ruler across the bottom 1/2 of a mold once by accident & was quite amused later on to find the indentations of the measurements were very vivid even with it being a average...
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    I still have that UPS supply, I had to shift it...

    I still have that UPS supply, I had to shift it last week to move a cupboard into a different place in the hallway.
    Not long after that post I had sold a LOT of scrap at one time & got NZ$3000 (...
  9. I hope a lot of those are up & on the road now. ...

    I hope a lot of those are up & on the road now.

    Dodge & Plymouth's are a thing of beauty.
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    I found some nice day slot Silver contacts on old...

    I found some nice day slot Silver contacts on old clothes driers start up switches on the motor.

    Once the motors got the drum rolling, a switch operates to turn the heating elements on, it's those...
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    If they are really big, like 6 X 10 or bigger, I...

    If they are really big, like 6 X 10 or bigger, I would try & sell them as Heatsinks, on eBay or such, for BTSV.

    Large heatsinks are ridiculously expensive compared to their scrap value & somebody...
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    That 4 1/2 inch grinder above. Price a 5 inch...

    That 4 1/2 inch grinder above. Price a 5 inch grinder & discs.

    For the difference in diameter of the discs ( I'm not going to work this out )

    Ok, I did.....
    5 inch dia =. ...
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    I found that Heat pump compressors often have...

    I found that Heat pump compressors often have Aluminium windings in them, even if they are Copper, they are a pain to get into & don't return much more Copper than a fridge compressor.

    Most fridge...
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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...
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    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...
  16. 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.
  20. Thread: Plastic Scrap

    by eesakiwi
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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...
  23. 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
    ...
  24. 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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