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    this thread has pictures - After stockpiling non-ferrous for 10 years I am...

    After stockpiling non-ferrous for 10 years I am looking at unloading a 45 ft. flatbed. At that price it might be worth a trip to cash in and retire.
  2. Your statement "is this how i would like to spend...

    Your statement "is this how i would like to spend my last day on earth ?" puts everything in perspective. To add to it, what I do not do today, someone else will have to do tomorrow. This is just...
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    Welcome to SMF. You are allowed to advertise if...

    Welcome to SMF. You are allowed to advertise if you buy a membership. As far as looking for a partner without without a membership, that would be okay as far as I am concerned. Good luck.
  4. My previous statement was not meant to be...

    My previous statement was not meant to be political. I am just fed up with both political parties and being independent seems like you just bounce between the two. Libertarian seems like a good...
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    Hate to be the pessimist, but 223 lbs. Hope I am...

    Hate to be the pessimist, but 223 lbs. Hope I am wrong for your benefit.
  6. There is little doubt that Covid causes anxiety,...

    There is little doubt that Covid causes anxiety, stress, and confusion for a lot of individuals. Lack of honesty, knowledge, or the unknown impacted the vast majority. Who and what to believe was...
  7. It sounds like you might have a little bit of...

    It sounds like you might have a little bit of knowledge to share. Please do not be shy. Welcome aboard.
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    This thead is a question - Welcome to SMF and the source of all information...

    Welcome to SMF and the source of all information on scrapping. Our library is full of information that you might find useful. Use the advanced search bar in the upper right hand corner of this page...
  9. Thread: New guy here

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    Impressive story about your initiation into...

    Impressive story about your initiation into scrapping. So how long were you at Ft. Hood, what was your MO in the army? Where did you transfer?
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    Learned the hard way not to try to climb these. ...

    Learned the hard way not to try to climb these. You will sink up to your axles. Needed a winch to escape before the authorities arrived.
  11. Thread: New job

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    Congrats. If you step out of the truck at these...

    Congrats. If you step out of the truck at these yards (assuming this includes refineries as well) the education you can share on the forum would be a gold mine. Good luck on this adventure.
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    this thread has pictures - 753 lbs. The transfer case threw me off so the...

    753 lbs. The transfer case threw me off so the middle of the road is the guess.
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    There would be a different strategy, if I had to...

    There would be a different strategy, if I had to make a living doing this.

    To give perspective I am a one man crew except a power plant where I served as a consultant and community water tanks...
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    The learning curve is steep when first starting...

    The learning curve is steep when first starting out and I think most adjust in time. Some considerations in addition to those already mentioned include the education on how things work, the value of...
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    Loved the power wagons. Wish I had one. It is...

    Loved the power wagons. Wish I had one. It is also easy to relate to grandpa's addiction, my wife will attest to that.
  16. Thread: New Member

    by Patriot76
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    Welcome to the forum. What type of materials do...

    Welcome to the forum. What type of materials do you plan to scrap, reuse, sell, etc? I hope you fine this community informative.
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    Very nice and creative. Maybe you can detail the...

    Very nice and creative. Maybe you can detail the process for all of us that like to steal ideas.
  18. Thread: Gold intro

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    Welcome to SMF. Since we deal with all types of...

    Welcome to SMF. Since we deal with all types of metals and minerals, specific discussions on gold is pretty hit and miss. There is some mention of gold forums in the archives. Most of my knowledge...
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    This thead is a question - I have done quit a bit of burning, using oxygen...

    I have done quit a bit of burning, using oxygen and propane mostly. Also have experience with natural gas, gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. One thread that might be helpful is:...
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    by Patriot76
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    Welcome to the forum. Start by visiting our...

    Welcome to the forum. Start by visiting our library using the advanced search button on the topic of your choice. Good luck.
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    I love the game of chess, but finding opponents...

    I love the game of chess, but finding opponents to play in person in this part of the country is almost more challenging than the game itself. I generally play against the computer on various apps...
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    This thead is a question - Skid steer with tracks and grapple bucket.

    Skid steer with tracks and grapple bucket.
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    I am n the same ballpark, I use a diamond blade...

    I am n the same ballpark, I use a diamond blade cutting wheel on my grinder for everything.
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    It is an assumption based on previous statements....

    It is an assumption based on previous statements. Regardless that would be a strategy to limit liability and taxes.
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    Best guess based on previous threads it was...

    Best guess based on previous threads it was bought through his LLC and it will be depreciated through his business. So goes the US tax merry go round. Accountants are worth their weight in gold -...
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