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  1. Thread: 520's Scrap Finds

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    I do imgur for pics https://imgur.com/upload...

    I do imgur for pics

    https://imgur.com/upload

    then after you upload them, right click on the image and you can do "Copy Image Address" or "Open image in new tab" and then grab the url from...
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    My yard is paying $2.90/lb for #2. Which I...

    My yard is paying $2.90/lb for #2. Which I thought was pretty decent. And that is at the "higher paying" yard. My guess is the lower paying yard by me is prob also at similar prices to what this guy...
  3. Thread: Tool Failure....

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    That isn't a law. That is a store policy. A store...

    That isn't a law. That is a store policy. A store can't call the cops on you for trying to return something not in accordance with their policy.

    If anyone can make a policy and call the cops on...
  4. Thread: Tool Failure....

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    What makes you think we arent very busy? ...

    What makes you think we arent very busy?

    Private businesses can choose to accept any return they want for any reason. The burden is on them to decide what requirements they need to accept a...
  5. Thread: Tool Failure....

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    It might violate a stores "return policy" but it...

    It might violate a stores "return policy" but it likely is not illegal or immoral. Interesting story about "return" policies and how dumb they can be. Bought a video game from gamestop once, wanted...
  6. Thread: Tool Failure....

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    Then I got no idea what my other pile of saws are...

    Then I got no idea what my other pile of saws are lol. I didn't think hammer saws were something that existed.....

    Edit: after googling types of saws I think the other ones I have are "multi saws"...
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    National - Aint no mods around here lol.... this is the wild...

    Aint no mods around here lol.... this is the wild west!


    Also, just food for thought, when I first came on to this site, and first went to the buyers thread pages, I looked at the ones with the...
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    National - it was 6.9lbs to be exact, so I would say as a...

    it was 6.9lbs to be exact, so I would say as a good rule of thumb, 7lbs of boards, per 150lbs of drives (mostly desktop 3.5inch drives, if it were mostly laptop drives im sure would be different), or...
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    National - less than 500 drives obviously, this was probably...

    less than 500 drives obviously, this was probably closer to 150-200, this was about 2/3rds of what I have and I still have a few bins of drives I didnt get to yet


    Board only weight - 7lbs...
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    National - Well I didn't count, but I did them all last...

    Well I didn't count, but I did them all last night.

    Taking the drives (without boards) to the yard today for irony aluminum. And I'll weigh the boards. From that we should be able to get some...
  11. Thread: Tool Failure....

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    I have a few hammer saws that I have come across...

    I have a few hammer saws that I have come across in my scrapping journeys that just sit in a pile with other random power tools I have found. What do you use a hammer saw for? I have a few hammer...
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    National - It says $13.50 Hard Drive Boards and $0.65...

    It says
    $13.50 Hard Drive Boards
    and
    $0.65 Hard Drives Complete
    $0.20 Hard Drives w/o Boards

    You would get the most for taking the boards off. and if you ONLY have these few items, it would...
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    I have one of these wildcard88 that I aquired.......

    I have one of these wildcard88 that I aquired.... where do I get my $46k lol
  14. Thread: PPP Loans

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    welp, I applied for it last week, and the money...

    welp, I applied for it last week, and the money hit my account today. Almost seems too good to be true....
  15. Thread: Poshmark

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    I think my wife used before. I think she says its...

    I think my wife used before. I think she says its good for buying, absolute crap for selling.... but dont quote me on that.
  16. Thread: Life

    by kss
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    My motivation is to go out and get that money to...

    My motivation is to go out and get that money to create a great life for myself and my family.

    I am very fortunate that scrapping is only a small portion of my income and that I have a stable...
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    This thead is a question - I know plenty of 10-12 year old computers are...

    I know plenty of 10-12 year old computers are still functional and still have value (as I have sold a ton of them on eBay), but 10-12 years of use out of a computers would be a win in my book. At my...
  18. Thread: PPP Loans

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    Nothing fraudulent here. I completely truthfully...

    Nothing fraudulent here. I completely truthfully filled out the application, and have the tax documents to prove all the numbers and question they asked.

    We are the people who's these are...
  19. Thread: PPP Loans

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    I did end up requesting one. Who turns down free...

    I did end up requesting one. Who turns down free money!

    Is there any reason you cant pay yourself 100% as soon as you get it then request forgiveness later?


    I had not heard that there was...
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    NICE. I do in fact like that. Thats a great...

    NICE. I do in fact like that.

    Thats a great pickup!
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    Not nearly long enough lol.... Maybe... 1 year. I...

    Not nearly long enough lol.... Maybe... 1 year. I am not an incredibly wealthy man, its at about $2k at the moment
  22. yep it sure is. I have it listed as "for part or...

    yep it sure is. I have it listed as "for part or repair / AS-IS" on the bay.... may just give it a few more day and then scrap it if there isnt any interest.... its big and taking up a pretty large...
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    "They" have said that every year lol. but i...

    "They" have said that every year lol.

    but i do throw like $20/wk into it just incase
  24. I threw it up on eBay for a few hundred bucks...

    I threw it up on eBay for a few hundred bucks plus another few hundred to ship it. No interest yet. Will keep it up until the listing expires then scrap if there's no takers
  25. yup, cant beat the flexibility.... plus the other...

    yup, cant beat the flexibility.... plus the other part, which is the variability. Some pickups go way better and get way better stuff....

    One pickups was of ~15 desktops, took an hour to go get...
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