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    I was told they negotiated on the trucks as well....

    I was told they negotiated on the trucks as well. From my understanding, the older the truck or trailer, the more their willing to negotiate to get it off the lot.

    The managers at the uhaul...
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    Belsons is a great yard, been going there since I...

    Belsons is a great yard, been going there since I was a little kid earning pocket money(about 20 years). Very friendly and best prices in the area for steel and copper.

    Acme out of Kankakee is...
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    Tip: Cheap double axle car trailers...

    Havenít been on it quite a while as I drive big rigs 14 hours a day but decided to get back into scrapping due to burn out being on the road.

    I was in search of a good trailer, preferably a car...
  4. Help me make this trailer as light as possible!!!

    Need some assistance on rebuilding this trailer I just picked up cheap. I'll be using my small car to pull out and will be picking up escrap with it. Looking to have a max load of 700lbs, so the...
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    Arvinmeritor usa 2571601 16804

    Arvinmeritor usa
    2571601 16804
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    Forklift Cat?

    Hey guys, been a while since I've scrapped, but lately I've been getting some kickbacks from my boss and want to delve back into this hobby since I got a dirt cheap truck from work.

    Currently my...
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    Give me a tire hammer, 2 tire bars, and about 20...

    Give me a tire hammer, 2 tire bars, and about 20 seconds and I'll have that tire off the rim without having to smash anything.

    $150 worth of hand tools are a must for anyone taking a tire off a...
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    I currently work at a tire retread and service...

    I currently work at a tire retread and service shop and I can give an insight of how the chain works from my limited knowledge.

    We charge the customer $2.50 to $10 per tire for a disposal fee,...
  9. Sorry for the late response, busy work schedule....

    Sorry for the late response, busy work schedule.

    After getting it home and going over it, it appears to be a Yamaha YG5T trailmaster 80. Looks like more work than I expected. Currently cleaning...
  10. Can someone identify this mid 1960s motorcycle?

    Got a chance to purchase this bike real cheap from my bosses friend, the problem being is Im not sure what model it is. After some research I thinking it might be a Yamaha Trailmaster 80/100, but...
  11. Finally back and gave the local curb siders a tough time

    Well after a large string of bad luck, Im back in the scrapping game. Pretty much got stuck with no car and no cash for a few months but luck changed when I borrowed $500, bought a grand prix with a...
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    Saturn parted out

    After receiving my newer Honda civic courtesy of my mom, I decided to part out my 97 Saturn SL2. Resale of parts was really high and part removal was simple. Engine took a whole 2 hours to remove....
  13. Illinois | Items Wanted - Automatic Transmission for Saturn S Series

    My transmission just went out so I am hoping a car hauler guy in the Chicagoland region might have taken a 95-2001 Saturn SC2/SL2/SW2 in with a good auto trans. Looking to spend $75-150 depending on...
  14. Previously working in a steel barrel factory,...

    Previously working in a steel barrel factory, there were several liners available for steel barrels. All of which were burnt on in a 1 Million BTU furnace. The barrels actually have quite a bit of...
  15. Thanks hobo, I knew I forgot something. lol

    Thanks hobo, I knew I forgot something. lol
  16. Radioshack Trade In Promo. Get something for the misses!

    Always love promotions from radioshack seeing as how I use to work there. This is a good way to get the misses something special, or even yourself.

    Radioshack currently has a trade in program that...
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    Scrapping out of a car 101

    I have been seeing more and more post on how some people do not have access to a truck. As some of you already know, I scrap out of my small Saturn Sl2, which is a pretty tiny car. Is it my most...
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    The radiator has a Plastic Top and I believe...

    The radiator has a Plastic Top and I believe bottom but the main part is still aluminum, the cat should be a high value from what I reseached. The exhaust is Stainless on a saturn.
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    National - Another easy transaction, delivered the box to...

    Another easy transaction, delivered the box to fedex on Monday, got a check in the mail Saturday evening. Very easy and pleasant to deal with!
  20. This thead is a question - Not sure about the legal aspects, but if my job...

    Not sure about the legal aspects, but if my job required me to scrap/dispose of something that may have meant something to someone at sometime, then so be it. After the banks foreclosed on my...
  21. I understand that, but seeing as how I was...

    I understand that, but seeing as how I was cleared by the doctor after a quick recovery its not like Im looking for a free ticket. If I really wanted to I probably could have milked workers comp for...
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    Rather than a mini van, why not a Buick...

    Rather than a mini van, why not a Buick Roadmaster wagon with the tow package? Near 30mpg on the highway, 5000LBs towing capacity, RWD, Lots of aftermarket performance/suspension, Very roomy on the...
  23. Learned not to file a Workers Comp Claim....

    Well I have been working through a temp agency for the past 2 months until I got hurt 3 weeks ago. The accident was not my fault and I stressed my rotator cup enough where I could not do the job for...
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    Well the tank is 35LBs 12oz and reading up on...

    Well the tank is 35LBs 12oz and reading up on google, the tank itself weighs in at 5 to 6lbs. Seems like a full tank. Meeting the guy tomorrow to sell this thing lol.
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    I hate freon, except....

    when I find a brand new 30LBs Cylinder in the garbage lol. Seen like 3lbs of metal laying in someones garbage and a card board box. Looked in the box and found the tank still in the box. Looked on...
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