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    I don't know why it posted the pictures twice???

    I don't know why it posted the pictures twice???
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    packed as usual

    Here's some older shots of where I scrap. It's a bit cleaner now.
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    This is a how-to thread - APA is excellent. Was fast and honest!

    APA is excellent. Was fast and honest!
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    Welcome aboard from western MA. Since you do not...

    Welcome aboard from western MA. Since you do not have a lot of storage available, I recommend that you get some trash barrels for the wire and for loose parts (like aluminum, copper, brass,...
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    $180.00 a ton for #1 iron in South Windsor,...

    $180.00 a ton for #1 iron in South Windsor, CT...... Not to shabby :p
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    Going UP!!!

    Prices have been inching up at my CT yard I visit.https://www.scrapmetalforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4683&stc=1
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    That's gonna take some work. Good luck and keep...

    That's gonna take some work. Good luck and keep us posted
  8. So after the PM's are removed because of the...

    So after the PM's are removed because of the copper, who removes the nickel. aluminum, tin, lead, etc.??? When you smelt a PC board, all those metals have to end up somewhere.
  9. So is Tantalum and other rare earth elements lost...

    So is Tantalum and other rare earth elements lost in the process and just dumped as slag? Or is it sold to someone that removes other metals than the PMG's that were removed by the refineries? There...
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    this thread has a poll - I must say that I feel a bit guilty, as being in...

    I must say that I feel a bit guilty, as being in the cleaning business has given me job security during this pandemic. I've never been busier and the scrapping side has been busy too, especially...
  11. I'm in. That sounds like a reasonable idea, as...

    I'm in. That sounds like a reasonable idea, as does the 5oz of gold theory. Worth a try ;)
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    My spot

    My space is @1400sq ft in an old mill. Not a lot of room, but enough to start with. These pictures are when I finally got the spot I wanted and rushed to get all this in. It's a lot cleaner now and...
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    this thread has pictures - In mint shape too. Beautiful. Ask them if they...

    In mint shape too. Beautiful. Ask them if they have any other goodies lol
  14. California - Also they are SSI brand machinery. Not real...

    Also they are SSI brand machinery. Not real knowledgeable on shredders/hammermills but from what I've read SSI is a top brand. Only a select few have the building available to house those units. They...
  15. I'm guessing zinc also. But Aluminum can also be...

    I'm guessing zinc also. But Aluminum can also be heavy when in a solid piece like that.
  16. Small smelter w/ crucible that has small holes on...

    Small smelter w/ crucible that has small holes on one side.... Pour into water and it makes BB's....... Store in 5 gallon pails with screw on tops..... Save for a rainy day. Can you tell I have been...
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    Pipe organ reed

    Pipe organ reed
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    That sucks. Hope you get back to it soon. This...

    That sucks. Hope you get back to it soon. This virus is really screwing up the economy! I haven't checked in on my local yard in two weeks. Maybe they are closed too???? I've been rearranging the...
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    this thread has a poll - I can wait. I've been holding on to my better...

    I can wait. I've been holding on to my better metals for a while now anyhow. The steel is the only thing I let go of. But the wild bull may change my mind :)
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    Is it possible that the soft metal is Indium? I...

    Is it possible that the soft metal is Indium? I know it is used in some CPU's.
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    I love getting lots like that, especially if they...

    I love getting lots like that, especially if they are so close by. Nice score. I usually breakdown the largest items first, so that I can have some breathing room. lol Not only did you get this...
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    800 lbs

    800 lbs
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    What a great score. The old stuff is really hard...

    What a great score. The old stuff is really hard to get. I had a similar haul of old chips and boards. I've been so busy that I haven't researched any of it. Keep it to the side until you research...
  24. For me, I usually do what Kss mentioned. Get rid...

    For me, I usually do what Kss mentioned. Get rid of the casing right off the bat. Throw the innards to the side in a box. Go to the scrap yard and get rid of that aluminum. Get the next batch and...
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    exactly!!!!

    exactly!!!!
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