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    This thead is a question - Guys: It's not to be contrary but i have to...

    Guys:

    It's not to be contrary but i have to disagree with ya on this one.

    I've lived in the city and i've lived in the country. It seems like you have more trouble with more of a police...
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    I just wasn't sure about what was involved. I had...

    I just wasn't sure about what was involved. I had a 5 kw powermate w/ 10hp B&S motor that i bought back in "98". Gotta say that it was a pretty good machine and rendered years of faithful service....
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    That's a pretty good project. Are you going to do...

    That's a pretty good project. Are you going to do the valve seats ?

    Just picked up a Generac 5500 XL and Powermate 6250 along with a couple of Craftsman lawn tractors this morning. An elder gent...
  4. Thread: gold recovery

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    It's out of context, so it's hard for me to...

    It's out of context, so it's hard for me to comprehend what i'm looking at. I don't have any direct experience with refining. I do get the concept of the container being vibrated to settle the...
  5. Thread: gold recovery

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    I was thinking about that. I think there's a...

    I was thinking about that. I think there's a water vortex centrifuge of sorts before the shaker table ?

    I've got time for study today. They have a series of videos out for promotional purposes....
  6. Thread: gold recovery

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    There's nothing wrong with being the renaissance...

    There's nothing wrong with being the renaissance man if that's what you want to do ... but ... it's a bit out of synch with the real world we live in. It's not that functional.

    Times have changed...
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    I found this one on youtube. It really gives you...

    I found this one on youtube. It really gives you an appreciation of the experts and the level of knowledge that it takes to do the refining job.

    Whew .... way out of my wheelhouse !
    ...
  8. Thread: gold recovery

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    You might check this out. It's the Australian...

    You might check this out. It's the Australian version of SMF. The guy running it seems a decent sort.

    Scrap Forum - Scrap Metal Forum
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    I would recommend shipping them to a buyer as...

    I would recommend shipping them to a buyer as well.Everything that i've seen so far points to the idea that the circuit boards are best processed by the ton in an industrial setting. It's the economy...
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    It's all good ... whatever works in your...

    It's all good ... whatever works in your situation.

    Take a look at that little glass nipple on the end of the picture tube. Drape a towel or blanket around the picture tube ... just to be on the...
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    I'm still learning too. So much of it is...

    I'm still learning too. So much of it is experimental.

    I tried a microwave for the first time recently. There didn't seem to be very much for my particular situation. It's not feasible to do steel...
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    There's sort of a learning curve with this. The...

    There's sort of a learning curve with this. The basic idea is to make money with it. Some items go straight to scrap and others can be re-sold for better than scrap. The thing is that you have to be...
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    Sorry i missed this one T. Some of my regular...

    Sorry i missed this one T. Some of my regular workdays run 13 hrs. There are days on end that i don't get a chance to log in.

    I'm on one of the coastal islands not too far from Bar Harbor....
  14. I try to refrain from recommending one buyer over...

    I try to refrain from recommending one buyer over another here on the forum.

    That said:

    I've been pretty happy with Ewasted. They arrange shipping through FedEx and deduct the cost from your...
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    All that bashing and pounding is hard on the...

    All that bashing and pounding is hard on the body. It takes it's toll but you may not realize it till you're in your 50's or 60's.

    Advil is your friend ! :)
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    Well ... you were saying that the warehouse was...

    Well ... you were saying that the warehouse was idle for a year after which you shut down. I don't think you were alone in this. A lot of guys went under. We lost a very active buyer here about six...
  17. It seems pretty straightforward. You know your...

    It seems pretty straightforward.

    You know your per pound shipping costs to Boardsort. Deduct that number from what they're paying to get your net profit. Compare that to what you are getting...
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    Ohh yeah ... heard about that. The California Air...

    Ohh yeah ... heard about that. The California Air Resources Board has a new three billion project in the works. They're going to mount huge smog pumps and catalytic converters on the back of flatbed...
  19. This thread is an urgent one - The gondolas & endcaps are pretty...

    The gondolas & endcaps are pretty straightforward.

    As for layout ... it would depend on what kind of a retail establishment it is. You might try Googling store layout ideas as a beginning.

    ...
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    Some of it depends on where you are. We have a...

    Some of it depends on where you are. We have a lot of elder people that come to stay with us for up to nine months out of the year here in Maine. We call them seasonal residents or summer people.
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    Aww ... man ... sorry. Hate to be the Debbie...

    Aww ... man ... sorry. Hate to be the Debbie Downer but i've been looking for that seasonal " bump " for a number of years now. It never seems to materialize. Just guesswork, but there seem to be a...
  22. It's just a thought: A pair of ramps can be...

    It's just a thought:

    A pair of ramps can be pretty handy for getting heavy items up into the bed of a pickup truck.

    You've got to use your noggin when you're doing it .. but .. you can rig up...
  23. Thread: Jeff From Texas

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    Nothing is impossible ... except dribbling a...

    Nothing is impossible ... except dribbling a football.:)

    Welcome to the forum.
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    * A journey of a thousand miles begins with the...

    * A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. *

    * Talk is cheap ... action is precious. *

    Go chase that dream man !

    Stop making excuses and get it done !

    Build it one...
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    It's one in the same Rog. The basic idea...

    It's one in the same Rog.

    The basic idea really isn't bad. If scrap cast prices are in the tank ... do something "value added".

    It is quite an investment of time and money to get it all set up...
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