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  1. Yeah, I do that with some copper wound motors I...

    Yeah, I do that with some copper wound motors I get from dishwashers. Some of them do not have the shellac coating on them, so it is very easy to remove the string. Then I just cut the windings on...
  2. Next time you get some take at least a medium...

    Next time you get some take at least a medium size one and look at it good, see if you can figure out a way of breaking it down relatively easily to get clean copper. I had some wound motors that had...
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    There are quite a few things zinc is used for. I...

    There are quite a few things zinc is used for. I get most of mine from sink faucets from homes (I have a plumbing client I pick up regularly from). I use an angle grinder with a thin metal cutoff...
  4. I just use plastic soda bottles to hold my...

    I just use plastic soda bottles to hold my screws, bolts and nails. when it is filled, just screw the lid on and toss it in the pile when I take a load in. the yard has seen it, and appreciate it...
  5. I remove ends also, but prefer to use a cordless...

    I remove ends also, but prefer to use a cordless saw
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    Have to agree with auminer on this, I have...

    Have to agree with auminer on this, I have scrapped for many years here in TX, and have never had an issue. I have sold stripped copper wire, insulated copper wire, aluminum/copper ac coils (with...
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    Clean brass, use a magnet though and make sure...

    Clean brass, use a magnet though and make sure none are steel
  8. Moderators, if this thread is against the rules,...

    Moderators, if this thread is against the rules, please delete.
  9. Scrap metal yard south of Ft Worth TX for sale

    The owner of the yard where I take my stuff in has decided to sell his business. He wants 600K, which will include a large excavator, small excavator, fork lift, drive on scales, office, etc. If...
  10. It might be better to let the current situation...

    It might be better to let the current situation on the rotors stand, but still keep your eyes open on any other possible opportunities that are not spoken for. You might can start out with something...
  11. Thread: Jackpot

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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - Very very nice. Just buy her a new ring or...

    Very very nice. Just buy her a new ring or necklace from some of the proceeds, complaint resolved. :)
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    This thead is a question - You can also check Craigslist for people who by...

    You can also check Craigslist for people who by junk cars. Some will buy them without titles.
  13. This is definitely a good heads up about this...

    This is definitely a good heads up about this outfit. I have seen their stores several times, but have never been in there.
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    You are asking if anyone has shipped direct to a...

    You are asking if anyone has shipped direct to a buyer. Ewasted is a buyer. Look at his thread in the buyer section, and you will see his prices and all the satisfied transactions.
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    I forgot to mention you can get the items cheaper...

    I forgot to mention you can get the items cheaper from Harbor Freight if you have one of their common 20% off coupons. The prices I mentioned are without the coupon (or as Ron White would say,...
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    I take apart many compressors, but they are the...

    I take apart many compressors, but they are the ones from refrigerators and freezers. I prefer not to mess with the AC compressors as the windings on the motors have a heavy coating of...
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    A lot of the time I do not worry about whether...

    A lot of the time I do not worry about whether the "cash gain" is worth it or not. As much as anything else, processing scrap for me is therapeutic. If I have had a stressful day, often I will go to...
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    Something you might want to think about is if you...

    Something you might want to think about is if you have room getting a decent used flatbed trailer with rails. You can put your steel on it until you have a full trailer load, then take it in to the...
  19. Any scrappers here in the north Ft Worth area

    Time to time I get calls from the north Fort Worth, TX area (Saginaw, Keller, etc), and with the current price of shred it is too far for me as I would end up using everything I would make in the...
  20. I live in the area, but to be honest would not...

    I live in the area, but to be honest would not want to mess with it due to having to haul off and dispose of the carpet and countertops. In remodels usually the appliances are not in all that good...
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    I live about 15 miles from Joshua (just south of...

    I live about 15 miles from Joshua (just south of Cleburne), and know it and Weatherford pretty well. Joshua is pretty small, about the only places to eat is a Sonic, Dairy Queen, Huddle House and...
  22. Sounds good, I have gotten calls from the Dallas...

    Sounds good, I have gotten calls from the Dallas area. I would like to develop a network in the area, that way if I get a call that is too far for me to go, then I could have an immediate go to...
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    Call the scrap yards in your area.

    Call the scrap yards in your area.
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    Not sure why you say too costly. I can cut open...

    Not sure why you say too costly. I can cut open 30 refrigerator compressors with one stack of 10 wheels from Harbor Freight, and we know those are not the worlds best cutoff wheels, but they do the...
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    I do not use audio streaming like that, but I...

    I do not use audio streaming like that, but I have a ton of music loaded onto it, and use it as a replacement for the ipod.
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