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    This thead is a question - My business partner had a great opportunity and...

    My business partner had a great opportunity and moved away from the area. So I'm a bit overwhelmed just keeping up with the business already built. When me and the e-commerce partner find another...
  2. Thread: Scrap prices

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    this thread has a poll - Depends on the yard, the quantity, and whether or...

    Depends on the yard, the quantity, and whether or not you have a business license
  3. For normal size cans, 32 can per pounds. So...

    For normal size cans, 32 can per pounds. So either $1.60 or $3.20/lb, both dramatically above the scrap price.
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    Local commercial pricing is between $85-125/gt...

    Local commercial pricing is between $85-125/gt for shred. Cast Fe varying wildly between $145-280.
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    This thread has a tip for you - The forum does have an admin but the only thing...

    The forum does have an admin but the only thing they do is approve paid seller ads. Otherwise they ignore the site entirely. For around two years now
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    The only one I've used is Recycling Operations...

    The only one I've used is Recycling Operations Manager which is pretty easy to use and adaptable but depending how small your operation is, might be an unnecessary cost.
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    This thead is a question - Things that will cause the wire to swerve off the...

    Things that will cause the wire to swerve off the blade:
    1. Too much pressure
    2. Too little pressure
    3. Wire kinked
    4. Pieces too heavy (long) causing the wire to rotate post-blade
    5. Blade dull...
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    3 ton and 5 ton units do not necesssarily have...

    3 ton and 5 ton units do not necesssarily have the same size compressor across various brands and generations so that's not a good way to guess recovery. You should expect 5-10% copper recovery in a...
  9. Thread: AC radiators

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    Talk to a buyer at the yard and let them know...

    Talk to a buyer at the yard and let them know what's up. If you can regularly bring in 30 ACRs at a time they might even give you a price bump. It's not a big quantity on its own but would be a few...
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    Those percentages are correct. It's basically...

    Those percentages are correct. It's basically like a transformer if you stuck a steel rod through it and surrounded it with a steel case. I've seen motors with extruded aluminum but it's pretty...
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    Should still be breakage price with them.

    Should still be breakage price with them.
  12. National - Yeah whole lotta everything in the tank right now!

    Yeah whole lotta everything in the tank right now!
  13. This thead is a question - Hi and welcome to the forum! In my experience the...

    Hi and welcome to the forum! In my experience the yards big enough to have a gun aren't interested in selling small quantities and some are prohibited by statute and/or internal policy from selling...
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    Nice! Thanks for posting your results!

    Nice! Thanks for posting your results!
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    Just look down homie

    Just look down homie
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    ACSR isn't magnetic per se, it's that it has a...

    ACSR isn't magnetic per se, it's that it has a steel core (the SR is 'steel reinforced'). The outer part of it is the same nonmagnetic EC wire as insulated aluminum and ACSR recovers only a little...
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    In a just world nickel bronze would be priced to...

    In a just world nickel bronze would be priced to yellow brass at least what stainless steel is regular steel, with a scrap value a bit over $4. But it's hard to arrange a sale for it with less than...
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    It's definitely brass and not die cast (which can...

    It's definitely brass and not die cast (which can look white also depending on the light)? If definitely brass there should be no problem to put it with the yellow brass.
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    These aren't German-to-English grammar mistakes...

    These aren't German-to-English grammar mistakes nor translation errors. Dunno what the deal is but it's at least part fiction
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    This thread is a serious one - Even by spambot standards this is pretty off...

    Even by spambot standards this is pretty off target
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    Yeah I'm gonna sell below $100/gt for tin by the...

    Yeah I'm gonna sell below $100/gt for tin by the end of the week at commercial pricing, meaning probably below $50 for public scale price. Oddly I'm still selling cast fe over $300
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! I...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! I second gorven's recommendations. For what it's worth, posh vehicles don't necessarily have high-value convertors. Porsche's have foil convertors for...
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    This thead is a question - If they're required to use a blancco system...

    If they're required to use a blancco system though you'd want as few blancco devices as possible bc $$$$$$$ lol
  24. Thread: Hello New Here

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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! At least one...

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! At least one other Wisconsin-based yard is on the forum too. Looking forward to seeing you around the boards
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    A reminder to use the search function, especially...

    A reminder to use the search function, especially for common scrap. You even replied on this thread...
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