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    Best ones to do are scroll and rotary...

    Best ones to do are scroll and rotary compressors, Never found a alum wound one. But the Reciprocating and small fridge, freezer, older dehumidifiers types have a chance of being alum wound.
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    I dont know if these are actually classified as...

    I dont know if these are actually classified as non-ferrous, but anyways......
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    And if your wondering about the tare, they put the gaylord box on the scale.
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    This thead is a question - I do this fulltime and its not easy.

    I do this fulltime and its not easy.
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    This thead is a question - Not everything is worth breaking down. I use to...

    Not everything is worth breaking down. I use to save all my alum to clean it no matter how dirty it was. I got sick of that crap and now AL Breakage is my best friend, Not really but ya know.

    But...
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    Strange happenings here this week.... Shredder...

    Strange happenings here this week....

    Shredder yard down 10/ton now 60/ton
    Non shredder yard up 5/ton, now 70/ton
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    Shred 65/ton in Chicago Heights

    Shred 65/ton in Chicago Heights
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    Im in Thornton Illinois, about 5 miles south from...

    Im in Thornton Illinois, about 5 miles south from Chicago. On a clear day you can see the sears tower from the school / ball fields. I lived in this town my whole life, Alot of the residents have....
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    Welcome from south of Chicago

    Welcome from south of Chicago
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    This thead is a question - When im out I wear high visibility shirts, hats,...

    When im out I wear high visibility shirts, hats, hoodies, ect. Totally pro lol and people know your not on b.s. sneaking around;)
  10. Aaaaaaaaand this is why i dont ship anything...

    Aaaaaaaaand this is why i dont ship anything threw the mail..... Beg my pard
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    Looks like its been sitting inside a barn or...

    Looks like its been sitting inside a barn or someware and years of dust build up and humidity caused this. When the humidity comes the dust holds the moisture and eventually rusts out everything. I...
  12. This thead is a question - With me, i was going to the gas station for...

    With me, i was going to the gas station for cigrits and around the corner was a pile of air ducts, condoit and a fuse box. I grabbed it all for my friend that scrapped a bit but said forget him, ill...
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    Building a reliable customer base in this biz...

    Building a reliable customer base in this biz takes time, along time. Your not ganna go out and meet these people over night, it takes time. Im not talking about silly $10-$20 residential pick ups.
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    They just re did part of Halsted street with...

    They just re did part of Halsted street with recycled shingles. My buddy works at the dump they came from so thats how i know about it. The road looks like flex-seal LOL
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    LOL you took the foam off.

    LOL you took the foam off.
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    As long as a magnet wont stick or pull to the...

    As long as a magnet wont stick or pull to the valves you should be fine. Its most likely just a piece of rubber in there
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    Shred down 10/ton, Now at 70/ton. I didnt sell...

    Shred down 10/ton, Now at 70/ton. I didnt sell any steel, but the pallet place is across the street. And grade A pallets are down now to $2.75 ea, was $3.
    Well now i know what im in store for with...
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    No messing around...

    No messing around today:recycle::recycle::recycle:
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    This is true. Ive sold #2 with heavy paint on it,...

    This is true. Ive sold #2 with heavy paint on it, was mostly white and scale guy gave me #1 for it.
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    Well #2 will be copper motor windings or pipe...

    Well #2 will be copper motor windings or pipe with paint, soder, heavy oxidation, rubber, glue, foam, tar, plastic clips, Stuff like that. and #3 is anything made of sheet like roofing, gutters,...
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    Kss got it, Way to go buddy. Its from a pop...

    Kss got it, Way to go buddy. Its from a pop dispenser.

    Also the flavors were, Sunkist Orange, Sunkist Strawberry and 2 Nesteas
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    Can you guess what this came out of????

    This is a pretty killer piece of scrap i came across on a breakdown. Can you guess what its from??
    Hint: Its out of something you wont come across very often scrapping
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    Nice score. looks like $50 to me. Did you get the...

    Nice score. looks like $50 to me. Did you get the copper tubing from the condenser to the evaporator coil too?

    If you press the brass fill valves or what ever they are called and no gas comes out...
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    Bet there is 2000 lbs of concrete around the atm

    Bet there is 2000 lbs of concrete around the atm
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    Ive had a similar thing happen to me before....I...

    Ive had a similar thing happen to me before....I tried to get an condenser unit, evaporator coil and furnace form a house down the street. I asked one of the guys and he said something similar, "Its...
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