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    A new yard just opened (Got Scrap? We pay more)...

    A new yard just opened (Got Scrap? We pay more) and they are paying 160/ton while mine is at 140/ton. Interesting.......
  2. Thread: Gold fever!

    by greytruck
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    Sorry Jimmy, i just had to post this lol. i know...

    Sorry Jimmy, i just had to post this lol. i know how much you love this guy......

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHcEwz67A_M&list=PLFe3PcZOKEoDvcyzHP0W9-aVIauuw4X-I&index=31
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    This is a how-to thread - I dont know how it is in everyone else's neck of...

    I dont know how it is in everyone else's neck of the woods.... but here no scrap yards buy Cats. Got to find a core buyer.
  4. Thread: New members

    by greytruck
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    Welcome from south of Chicago

    Welcome from south of Chicago
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    Well what happened to me to get my attention on...

    Well what happened to me to get my attention on this subject was that pre Covid that the shredder yard always payed more for steel, not so much for copper, brass, ect. But the smaller yard started to...
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    I learned from a guy that the bigger yards dont...

    I learned from a guy that the bigger yards dont always pay the most. i use to think they did. He also said that yards in the "cities" pay less for stuff because of the poverty levels and can get away...
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    Shred down another 40/ton. Now at 140/ton. Im...

    Shred down another 40/ton. Now at 140/ton. Im actually happy, to much competition out there. i see scrappers every ware i go now a days.... So Bye Bye little leaguers, wanna be's and soccer dad...
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    ^^^^^^^exactly^^^^^^^^

    ^^^^^^^exactly^^^^^^^^
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    Total weight of 696lbs. JJ wins for the closest...

    Total weight of 696lbs. JJ wins for the closest without going over. Thanks all for playing. I was guessing around 500 myself. That big green one had to be 120lbs by its self
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    Guess The Weight - Sealed Units

    Ran in some sealed units in today. Can anyone guess the weight????
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  11. Thread: New job

    by greytruck
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    Hammer down

    Hammer down
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    this thread has pictures - 900 lbs

    900 lbs
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    Yeah i use to take everything and leave nothing...

    Yeah i use to take everything and leave nothing for the other guys.... but as time passed i didnt have time to deal with all that half garbage scrap and started getting "Customers" that call me.......
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    Shred down 40/ton. Was 220 now 180/ton. :&

    Shred down 40/ton. Was 220 now 180/ton. :&
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    2 municipalitys in my area have no savaging laws...

    2 municipalitys in my area have no savaging laws so that could be the case.
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    This thead is a question - Welcome from south of Chicago..... Im no torch...

    Welcome from south of Chicago..... Im no torch guy either, but we had a member who was. he has treads with pics of his work.

    Heres one of them...
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    Same here.... they go as batteries with sub pump...

    Same here.... they go as batteries with sub pump back up, auto, and marine batteries. I was getting $10 a auto/marine batterie but the owner of that yard found out what his competitor yard was paying...
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    rant thread - Back in my tv days, i would cut it b4 removing it...

    Back in my tv days, i would cut it b4 removing it to see if it was copper or alum.
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    For me, Alum transformers stay in what ever they came in. Dont bother. its pretty much dirty aluminum anyways. to much tape, glue, and other junk stuck to it.

    And wouldnt using a torch be quite...
  20. Torch and something to knock them off when the...

    Torch and something to knock them off when the carbide turns red. My buddy did this years ago (2010 or 2011) when carbide was $13/lb, But that was for saw blade teeth. i would think it would work the...
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    Heads up jimi, That should be bare bright not #1....

    Heads up jimi, That should be bare bright not #1. Why down grade it after all that work stripping it, just remove the buss bar copper. that should be #1 or have its own category.

    By the way i...
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    I was looking to add another pick up truck and...

    I was looking to add another pick up truck and trailor to my fleet. But why drop 50K on a new truck (not a 20yr old beater truck) to beat the hell out of it but thats what they are made for. I was...
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    Yes i found that the curb has become a waste of...

    Yes i found that the curb has become a waste of time. I moved onto dumpsters and got in with the companys cause they see me everyday around the same time. Any one can do garbage routs and race around...
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    This thead is a question - Sometimes you just have to move on with those. i...

    Sometimes you just have to move on with those. i get alot of those but it seems sometimes the hot water line hose melts a bit into the SS mesh and it wont budge. Just be happy with the brass ends....
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    this thread has a poll - You forgot your hash tags or failed 3rd grade...

    You forgot your hash tags or failed 3rd grade english class LOL ##########################################################
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