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    When 'the dollar falls' it falls relative to...

    When 'the dollar falls' it falls relative to other currency. Also, if 'the fed prints mor fiat dollars' [sic], it creates economic force for price inflation. Those two sentances describe two sides...
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    I recently replaced my hoses because there was a...

    I recently replaced my hoses because there was a hole in the oxygen line.
    As I sit here, I wanna say I run the propane at about 6psi and the oxygen at about 20. Sometimes I have trouble keeping the...
  3. Thread: Motorcyle

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    good line. A little rude, but a good line.

    good line. A little rude, but a good line.
  4. Thread: Motorcyle

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    Well buck you too, Proud Mary. I read in the...

    Well buck you too, Proud Mary. I read in the e-scrap forum area that when a scrapper gets into a new type of item, it is good practice to read thru these forums to see if there's anything to watch...
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    I think I was after more of an 'order of...

    I think I was after more of an 'order of operations'. Like:
    Front wheel first, then seat, then motor/trany, then wiring harness, ...
    and any helpful ideas like:
    Set the frame up on a metal milk...
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    The local dump has contract for businesses to...

    The local dump has contract for businesses to take their metal scrap, their appliances, and their tires and probably some other stuff. One thing I am working on right now is permission to go through...
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    OH I'VE THOUGHT about it. Kinda comforting to...

    OH I'VE THOUGHT about it. Kinda comforting to know other people are making a go of it. The dump around here has hours that really SUCK for your average M-F, 9-5 household. They are also open...
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    I think its kind of a matter of scale. If you...

    I think its kind of a matter of scale. If you have a few pieces (<100#) per ton, I think MOST yards around here (Southeast Minnesota) would just let it through. I also heard many years ago that...
  9. Thread: Motorcyle

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    Motorcyle

    I am getting an old motorcylcle this week (free). I took a quick look on my way home today and I think its a mid-80's 250cc class. Anyone have advice about HOW to scrap such a thing? Tires and...
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    How to take the inner wire out? I would tap the...

    How to take the inner wire out? I would tap the outer tube lightly and shake out the white ceramic stuff. Eventually you'd be able to pull out the wire from on end. I cannot imagine that would ever...
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    Actually this thread is encouraging. I can go...

    Actually this thread is encouraging. I can go into a place like this buy it in a way that makes owner satisfied, then still come out awesome myself. I DID know that, but its nice to be reminded...
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    so about $1.25 per pound, #2 insul rate. Hmmm

    so about $1.25 per pound, #2 insul rate. Hmmm
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    Communication wire is below #2 insulated. I get...

    Communication wire is below #2 insulated. I get 30 or 40 cents / lb around here for comm grade wire. Your volume may help the price some.
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    but to answer the original question ...

    I bought a manual tire changer and mounted it on a wooden pallet. It worked 'as advertised' in this video. The very first tire I did took me less than 4 minutes.
    ...
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    Farmers have been trying to coordinate that same...

    Farmers have been trying to coordinate that same meneuver for decades or centuries. It can't work with a large number of commodity suppliers. Some will reenter 'early' if they ever even stop at...
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    Aw, you beat me by 4 minutes. I've been lurking...

    Aw, you beat me by 4 minutes. I've been lurking for a couple weeks too. This forum is a really good resource.
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    Introducing: Haulin Heiny

    This looks like a pretty good forum and community.
    I've been doing scrap on and off for 20 years. I did it as semi-serious moonlighting back in the early 90's. Prepared steel was $60 to $80 back...
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