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    Picked up a really cool mirror. The guy had a...

    Picked up a really cool mirror. The guy had a decent price on it and I asked for better and he took it. I got it for $30 on Saturday and flipped it tonight for $100. I also bought a pac and play...
  2. We are being many happies to help you.

    We are being many happies to help you.
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    I am wondering if I may have gotten you started...

    I am wondering if I may have gotten you started on the thirty day guarantee? I started doing that a few years back and mentioned it here in a thread about selling and a couple of the guys thanked me...
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    Use a trailer.

    Use a trailer.
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    My cutoff is $20. I have a few "rules" for sales....

    My cutoff is $20. I have a few "rules" for sales.
    1. Sales don't make me mad, they are entertainment.
    2. I have to be able to sell the item for 1/2 to 1/3 the cost of a new and still make 10x my...
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    I have said it before and I will say it again....

    I have said it before and I will say it again. Most of the scrap I get I buy from yard sales. The rest is just opportunity. I don't really deal in steel, it just isn't worth it. It may pile up some...
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    Howdy neighbor. Welcome to the SMF. Tear it up!

    Howdy neighbor. Welcome to the SMF. Tear it up!
  8. Too bad they couldn't get it to Florida. I bet...

    Too bad they couldn't get it to Florida. I bet that was the boat they wanted as a ferry across Tampa Bay.
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    Here is the result from the AC/ool heater I...

    Here is the result from the AC/ool heater I picked up...
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    It would seem.

    It would seem.
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    I checked it out. The pumped Freon is worth...

    I checked it out. The pumped Freon is worth nothing. There is no guarantee it is not spoiled by contaminants.
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    Just a Quick Heads Up....

    I have gotten two pool heater/AC compressor units left on the side of the road sealed and full of Freon. It would seem that installers are letting the scrappers or garbage trucks worry about...
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    Cajun boiled peanuts.... THE perfect beer food...

    Cajun boiled peanuts.... THE perfect beer food snack.
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    What do you know about being a sales agent for...

    What do you know about being a sales agent for anything? What do you know about scrap metal in general?

    First, you would need to be able to identify a SELLER of scrap metal and a BUYER of scrap...
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    Toy Taco Todd.... I love the truck. An '01 with...

    Toy Taco Todd.... I love the truck. An '01 with 286K and runs like a little sewing machine..... AND, when I bought it new in '01, they gave me free tires for life! 8 sets so far!
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    Poll: Where is your time best spent? If you have 35...

    Where is your time best spent? If you have 35 dump truck loads of computer towers dumped in your driveway every day, it would be a waste of your time to for you to deconstruct and depopulate each and...
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    This thead is a question - How deep is half a hole?

    How deep is half a hole?
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    This thead is a question - If I understand your question correctly, you are...

    If I understand your question correctly, you are asking how many Kg of gold there is in a desktop or a stick of ram or a video card or... The amount of gold in Kg in a large desktop computer would...
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    The reason there are two brass weights is there...

    The reason there are two brass weights is there was a new guy there who started picking off the trailer before I could even get out of the truck. He grabbed one of the candle sticks and was checking...
  20. I look for stuff I feel I can use, or stuff I...

    I look for stuff I feel I can use, or stuff I think is really cool, or stuff I think I can use for my home repair biz or stuff I think I can flip. Todat I cought a straw broom and a polished brass...
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    Took a load in today. Cleaning off the trailer...

    Took a load in today. Cleaning off the trailer and getting rid of clutter. You will notice I got $80 for the brass candlesticks I got a couple weeks ago.

    https://i.imgur.com/U4Q3pvH.jpg
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    This is a how-to thread - You're talking about bigger throughput than I...

    You're talking about bigger throughput than I work with. Interesting isea, though.
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    I would have to say, if there is any old time...

    I would have to say, if there is any old time performer that I used to watch from my younger days that I really really miss, Johnny Carson would be him. At the time he retired, he had been the...
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    I think it would be a lot of work for little...

    I think it would be a lot of work for little return. Best case, 330# of clean bare bright... eh, $2 a pound=$600 and I don't think you would realize anywhere near that. 300# @ $0.80/# would be about...
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    I am no tax expert, but I have no financial gain....

    I am no tax expert, but I have no financial gain. The yard weighs what I bring in and pays me exactly what it is worth... We are even. No gain either way. Now, if my labor added value and they paid...
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