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  1. They likely do. Large purchasers probably make...

    They likely do. Large purchasers probably make enough of a margin on the labor to cover any back end surplus stock ncosts
  2. Yup! In fact just a few minutes ago a customer...

    Yup! In fact just a few minutes ago a customer here in Las Vegas in the US brought in around 800lbs of Cat-5 wire unused and still in boxes. Happens all the time with both copper and aluminum wire....
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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Looking...

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Looking forward to seeing you around the boards!
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    This thread has a tip for you - Very useful. Thanks and don't forget to introduce...

    Very useful. Thanks and don't forget to introduce yourself!
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    Ugh. Sure he should worry about his own safety...

    Ugh. Sure he should worry about his own safety but what really gets me is I don't see anything warning other vehicles about the tremendous overhang. That's super dangerous!
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! We...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! We chop wire at the yard I work at too!
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    The biggest non-magnetron danger with older...

    The biggest non-magnetron danger with older microwaves is....to your back lol. Some of those devils are weirdly balanced and just heavy enough to make for awkward lifting
  8. Thread: Hello everyone,

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    What part of Turkey are you in?

    What part of Turkey are you in?
  9. Thread: Hello everyone,

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    Hey there! With that kind of weight and with the...

    Hey there! With that kind of weight and with the evident complete lack of experience you're gonna wanna contact one of the larger scrapyards in Istanbul or Ankara and ask them to broker a sale.
  10. Thread: Hey guys

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    So I guess a scrap converter is the only part of...

    So I guess a scrap converter is the only part of a Lambo I could afford lol
  11. Thread: Hey Everyone

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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Patriot gave...

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Patriot gave some great advice on how to make the best use of the forum!
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    Did the folks you're getting it from have just...

    Did the folks you're getting it from have just one person operating it? You'll still need one more person at least to operate it to cut the ends and swap gaylords/supersacks. Really interested in...
  13. Thread: Hey guys

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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Hope...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! Hope prices go up soon too! Steel hasn't been great for a while but it's really the pits right now!
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    Since aluminum prices tanked it's lower on our...

    Since aluminum prices tanked it's lower on our priority list and we've reconfigured our chopper setups for wire instead. Our particular ACR shredding setup required one person to chop off the ends...
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    Hey went and double checked the maths and you'll...

    Hey went and double checked the maths and you'll likely exceed 50% *only* if including the larger multi-stack rads. Otherwise between 45-50%.
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - Nice one! Congrats!

    Nice one! Congrats!
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    Hey there. We shred them where I work. Your...

    Hey there. We shred them where I work. Your recovery should average at least 50% copper by weight with the triple stacks and higher having better recovery but being harder to shred. Preshredding...
  18. Thread: Hello all

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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!
  19. Thread: Light balists

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    If cutting open sealed units and ballasts takes...

    If cutting open sealed units and ballasts takes you awhile then you're not actually getting more money, not if you count your time as valuable. Without an efficient way to clean compressors or...
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    Should clarify that not every yard even has a...

    Should clarify that not every yard even has a 6061 price. Sometimes will sell as old sheet (clean aluminum sheet) or mlcc (100% clean unpainted alumimum) which is another argument against stripping....
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    The tubes are often but not always 6061 aluminum...

    The tubes are often but not always 6061 aluminum which, along with 6063, does have an extrusion premium. Only on the most massive scales does it make even a little sense to separate them and then...
  22. Thread: Hi All!

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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!
  23. Thread: Light balists

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    By 12oz you're referring to copper, yes? If so...

    By 12oz you're referring to copper, yes? If so that sounds about right but no it's not always that much, there is dramatically less in electronic ballasts which have recovery more like a computer...
  24. Thread: Hello

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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!
  25. Thread: Ram question

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    The main concern about sending for greater than...

    The main concern about sending for greater than scrap value is the size of the ram. By and large buyers are looking for 2gb and larger modules. What they came out of isn't so important so don't worry...
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