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    Sorry one last post - forgot about this one. I...

    Sorry one last post - forgot about this one. I don't listen to this kind of music and literally can't understand it very well, but this is sorta how I feel about music I listen to in my vehicle, I...
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    I haven't bothered to fire up my truck at least...

    I haven't bothered to fire up my truck at least not to pickup any metal at these prices.

    It's not worth it to me to pickup anything unless it's something on the street where I live, or things...
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    It's nice to see that you are thoughtful of other...

    It's nice to see that you are thoughtful of other people but.... hogwash.

    You aren't the only hobby/amateur scrapper out there. You also are not the only one with a career to scrap either.

    ...
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    OK if we are all talking politics - I will share...

    OK if we are all talking politics - I will share my viewpoint, perhaps an unpopular one.

    "You must love your neighbor as yourself" -Matthew 22:39
    Explains why I agree with and like what Mike did...
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    This thead is a question - umm... yeah about that 5-6$ a lb for...

    umm... yeah about that 5-6$ a lb for motherboards. I think I am doing too many things at once - sorry, I try not to be an idiot. :x

    It's still not bad tho' at 3$/lb.

    Here's what I had that day...
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    This thead is a question - No - but I will upload my receipt tonight from my...

    No - but I will upload my receipt tonight from my last load of servers I had disassembled - obsolete Cisco Communications Manager appliances and IBM x336's etc... It was one of my record profitable...
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    This thead is a question - Around here it's 6$/lb for motherboards with...

    Around here it's 6$/lb for motherboards with processors - so I pull it all apart if it's older than 4 years - all I have ever scrapped.
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    This thead is a question - Get a can of insecticide just to be on the safe...

    Get a can of insecticide just to be on the safe side unless roaches don't bother you. I am not kidding. Not saying they are infested, but if they are - and it happens more often than you'd think -...
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    https://www.scrapmetalforum.com/attachment.php?att...

    https://www.scrapmetalforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4315&stc=1

    $85/ton Denver scrap metal recycling. Glad I had more than 200 lbs of ferrous. I couldn't resist picking up some metal...
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    Still holding at $75 a ton. Glad I had 8x's the...

    Still holding at $75 a ton. Glad I had 8x's the $$ in e-waste/non ferrous.
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    I wasn't born in Colorado, only been here since...

    I wasn't born in Colorado, only been here since 1975. I was born in the Midwest section of the United States of America.

    I am happy for that, I like living here, but I didn't decide to be born...
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    $75/ton @ Atlas Iron & Metal of Aurora Glad I...

    $75/ton @ Atlas Iron & Metal of Aurora

    Glad I had mostly non-ferrous - (totaled almost double in $ for what ferrous I had) and also glad I didn't use more than 2 gallons of fuel and less than an...
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    National - I can't speak for the buyer but they should be...

    I can't speak for the buyer but they should be fine unless they are powered on when wet.

    Years ago I used to work in manufacturing and assemble circuit boards, we would clean the solder joints...
  14. :) I know but think about it. Everything needs...

    :) I know but think about it. Everything needs transported. If fuel goes up - so does the price of buying things - and the price of metal will be affected if fuel goes too high because the yard isn't...
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    I could see the smoke even from my house way out...

    I could see the smoke even from my house way out east when the accident first occurred.

    That was awful.

    I will say that I think the fact that the driver had a Green Card and spoke very little...
  16. It does if you use gasoline to collect scrap...

    It does if you use gasoline to collect scrap metal and then sell it, if gas is high and metal is low, that's less profit for you
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    $85/ton at the yard that was previously at...

    $85/ton at the yard that was previously at $100/ton :l

    I'm glad this last load I didn't drive more than a few miles to obtain.

    In fact I might be done with this for a little while. Not sure...
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    $90-$100 a ton here for scrap aka shred - down...

    $90-$100 a ton here for scrap aka shred - down $10 a ton, also aluminum down and gasoline is still up and holding
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    I got a call from the "IRS" the other day on my...

    I got a call from the "IRS" the other day on my cellphone (as if the IRS would actually call a cellphone) - warning me that there has been criminal activity assorted with my social security number....
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    Good use for scrap including plastic ...

    Good use for scrap including plastic


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcKSFEtwyLw
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    I listen to a good variety of music - I am a...

    I listen to a good variety of music - I am a drummer and Piano was my first instrument. Easier to list what I don't listen to regularly.

    Modern "country" = no thanks. 70's and 80's crossover I do...
  22. My next truck will probably be a Taco truck or a...

    My next truck will probably be a Taco truck or a Tundra, although doesn't matter what brand, things can break and things do wear out.
  23. Thread: Al extrusion

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    I know I got robbed where I went so .25/lb seems...

    I know I got robbed where I went so .25/lb seems not so bad after all. I wonder what it was at the place where I normally take my non-ferrous...
  24. Thread: Al extrusion

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    Al extrusion

    What is everyone getting for extrusion? I had 120 lbs. of clean extrusion Saturday but I had to sell it to the yard that pays the least for non-ferrous that stays open till 7pm on Monday-Saturday and...
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    I would keep it if I played Guitar.. actually I...

    I would keep it if I played Guitar.. actually I might anyway and then restore it - and still keep it.

    No one ever throws away drums in working condition that I have seen (plenty of drummers thrown...
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