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    8 cents/pound for xmas lights gives me a sad....

    8 cents/pound for xmas lights gives me a sad. I've got a boatload of them ;(

    I have some very old receipts with xmas lights at 35 a pound December 2012
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    Was that copper aluminum from the pool heater? ...

    Was that copper aluminum from the pool heater?

    I've not seen a pool heater that wasn't #2 cu.

    Trying to fill in my knowledge base!
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    I don't go to the yard at all unless I am already...

    I don't go to the yard at all unless I am already going to be going to that area in the company truck. Mileage is a moot point for me.,
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    Pool heaters are rare as hens teeth! Good score!...

    Pool heaters are rare as hens teeth! Good score!

    I've been scrapping actively, putting 800-ish miles a week on a truck through residential hoods where people with more dollars than sense reside......
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    Did that. A couple months later they realized the...

    Did that. A couple months later they realized the "gold mine" they were giving me and decided to do it themselves.

    They even had the audacity to think I would show them the ropes! LOLOL

    I was...
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    If he's been holding on to them for over seven...

    If he's been holding on to them for over seven years since this thread was last active, then he probably isn't selling.

    Unless you just bumped this thread with your first ever post just to get a...
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    3 cents a pound here in DFW this morning. ...

    3 cents a pound here in DFW this morning.

    https://i.postimg.cc/W3PQdjC5/2019-11-09-08-36-31.jpg
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    Better hope that those roll offs weren't there...

    Better hope that those roll offs weren't there specifically to put those steel pieces in for recycling by the builder.

    Did you as for permission? look around for cameras?

    I get that it's...
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    Truth be told, with the fact that nearly every...

    Truth be told, with the fact that nearly every dryer I find lately has copper-coated-aluminum windings in the motor, and those barely pay over shred here, the main reason for removing the back is to...
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    Next dryer I get, I'ma get my toolbox ad drill...

    Next dryer I get, I'ma get my toolbox ad drill out, and set them beside the dryer... start this video... remove all the pertinent screws & bolts with the proper tools, cut out the harness... unbolt...
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    It's Florida... old people go there to die & the...

    It's Florida... old people go there to die & the kids just want to be rid of their ""junk"".

    sad,

    Dem plates, tho... hmmmmmmmmmmmmm
  12. Fascinating the halves and Ikes are $20 a pound...

    Fascinating the halves and Ikes are $20 a pound as well.
  13. 40 years I've checked the date on every coin in...

    40 years I've checked the date on every coin in my possession. Current count on silver coinage from pocket change is 4 quarters, 13 dimes, and 11 war nickels. They're pretty rare... I can't even...
  14. Dunno. I only have 4 of them. :)

    Dunno. I only have 4 of them. :)
  15. The corner packy was going to put it in their...

    The corner packy was going to put it in their dumpster!!!

    I was like, "Let me help you lift that.... Into my truck!"
  16. Which is worth more? 1 pound of quarters or 1 pound of dimes?

    Actually... it's a trick question.

    So... a quarter weighs 5.670 grams, a dime weighs 2.268 grams, a nickel weighs 5.00 grams, a copper penny (81 & before) weighs 3.11 grams, and a copper coated...
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    Before I ask this question, I know how some...

    Before I ask this question, I know how some people will react to it and want to jump my @$$ for even suggesting that intentionally polluting to save a buck should be a capital offense.Let me just...
  18. Nah, I'm good for now... saddens me to ponder the...

    Nah, I'm good for now... saddens me to ponder the swans hitting a smelter, though! :(

    Perhaps if the missus & I head to FL in the not-too-distant-future, we can meet up & share a few hops-based...
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    DANG!!! THEM'S PURDY!!! Not $180 purdy, at...

    DANG!!! THEM'S PURDY!!!

    Not $180 purdy, at least to me... but dang purdy none the less!!!
  20. I'd pay you MTS for those ducks/swans if shipping...

    I'd pay you MTS for those ducks/swans if shipping wasn't an issue. Still trying to figure out what the object(s) in the upper right is/are...

    https://i.postimg.cc/zGHsjG6g/bQjoahK1.jpg
  21. I'm not sure copper would be a viable material to...

    I'm not sure copper would be a viable material to stockpile for a SHTF scenario.

    Presumably, in such a scenario, there'd be mass chaos... power outages...roads clogged with cars that you can't...
  22. Thread: Cheap Silver

    by auminer
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    Well... easy come, easy go. I suppose we can all...

    Well... easy come, easy go. I suppose we can all take a lesson from this and be more careful. I really didn't know that there were so many silver fakers out there. Thank you for taking one for the...
  23. I edited the video for brevity... the previous...

    I edited the video for brevity... the previous 3-4 minutes would have told you even more about how oddly he was moving. Probably his first time at a scrapyard, he clearly didn't know what to do/where...
  24. Thread: Copper at work

    by auminer
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    Talking $@!+ when you have ZERO CLUE will get you...

    Talking $@!+ when you have ZERO CLUE will get you involuntary dental procedures.

    At least it will here in Texas. Apparently Canuckistan has different rules.

    Feel free to come down here & spout...
  25. Could the forklift driver have prevented the...

    Could the forklift driver have prevented the accident? Yes. He could have stopped when the pickup stopped in mid-backup.... and he probably should have been honking as he was crossing the yard....
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