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    The thing about the board recycling up North is...

    The thing about the board recycling up North is true. I used to live where that copper smelter is located. By the way, they have an arsenic issue over there since they recycle PCBs.

    About the...
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    It also depend on which buyers the scrap yards...

    It also depend on which buyers the scrap yards got. There are the international/national market prices, but they don't always reflect what's paid locally. Our shred price we got is usually half what...
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    Seeing such prices, it hurts! Shred: CDN 150 /...

    Seeing such prices, it hurts!

    Shred: CDN 150 / mt or USD 106 / ton
    Copper #2: CDN 3.31 / lbs or USD 2.57 / lbs
    AL / CU Rads: CDN 1.36 / lbs or USD 1.06 / lbs
    Ext. Aluminium: CDN 1.00 / lbs or...
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    Today I talked to the prospect board buyer I...

    Today I talked to the prospect board buyer I mentioned earlier this week and he seems very picky about what he actually buys (vs what's on his buy price list - local, but cheap prices too). I guess...
  5. Today in the Montreal area: - Shred is CDN 150 /...

    Today in the Montreal area:
    - Shred is CDN 150 / mt (USD 106 / ton)
    - Gas is CAD 2.149 / liter (USD 6.20 / gallon)
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    Not sure it is really cost-effective to ship them...

    Not sure it is really cost-effective to ship them down to the U.S., but I forget to mention that I've got a new local buyer for circuit boards. The issue is they don't pay much. It would buy them...
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    Cable / Satellite boxes as a whole is about Cdn...

    Cable / Satellite boxes as a whole is about Cdn 20 / lb at my neck of the woods. If you remove the boards from the boxes, Boardsort said on their forums that they buy them as pheriphral boards @ USD...
  8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_T6XMDg53g

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_T6XMDg53g
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    After something like three years, I kicked myself...

    After something like three years, I kicked myself in the **** and I just bought a Garmin dash cam. Instructions included in the box are useless and it was hard to detect and pair it with my cellphone...
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    Also, there is more shred entering on the market...

    Also, there is more shred entering on the market after the snow melt, thaw weight restrictions are over, spring cleanups are done and building construction returns to full throttle. Many factors to...
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    You can also post pictures here (use an external...

    You can also post pictures here (use an external site such as imgur.com to get a link) as well.
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    Down 25% at CAD 150 / MT today. Local prices went...

    Down 25% at CAD 150 / MT today. Local prices went up after everybody else, but they were faster to fall. By the time of the year, a price drop was expected, but I suspect another decline to follow.
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    For something the size of microwave transformer...

    For something the size of microwave transformer or larger, that's what I usually do, if I cannot break the weld. The issue is that I am stuck with a bucket of smaller 2"-3" ones from PCBs and the...
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    Welcome from Montreal. You'll find tons of info...

    Welcome from Montreal. You'll find tons of info by searching the old threads. If you have more questions, post them and we'll do our best to answer them.
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    The method the most often heard is using a...

    The method the most often heard is using a punch/chisel and hammer on the weld, but it rarely take consideration that most of the small transformers I got are mostly all I and E interlaced. In that...
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    This thead is a question - The yard I sell to buys them as rotors.

    The yard I sell to buys them as rotors.
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    Since we're talking about breakage, are your...

    Since we're talking about breakage, are your yards giving a miscellaneous copper or brass breakage rate or are they always trying to sort it in lower value grades (i.e. rotors, transfos, ferrous...
  18. Add to my to do list: - Take more drugs. What...

    Add to my to do list:
    - Take more drugs.

    What I listen is usually quite eclectic. My current stations are pretty much all indie/alternative, hard rock, classic hip hop and classic country.
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    I think that I remember an old thread where some...

    I think that I remember an old thread where some members were interested to buy some. I am not sure, but it was for precious metals exploration or extraction, I can't remember. Anyway, I don't think...
  20. Sorry, but I tried, but I still can't get what...

    Sorry, but I tried, but I still can't get what makes them that cool. Maybe someday if someone helps me to like them. I know that's not a popular opinion, but you can't say that I am not honest. :)
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    Welcome from Montreal. Burnt copper is always...

    Welcome from Montreal. Burnt copper is always number 2 here, but as it was previously mentioned above, some jurisdictions has banned it. The State of Washington is a good example. If you're from UK...
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    I did what Hills suggested me. It worked well,...

    I did what Hills suggested me. It worked well, but I had a surprise. After making a lengthwise cut in the brass pipes, I found that both brass and plastic had teeth that locked between them. I needed...
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    That's what I was to reply as well, but... "let...

    That's what I was to reply as well, but... "let it go, let it go"... :)
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    I got that S/S sink and after removing everything...

    I got that S/S sink and after removing everything ferrous (brackets, drain...), the main part is some kind of mixed alloy. Some parts are totally non-magnetic and some are lightly magnetic. It is...
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    At one of the yards I go, I even had a 5 months...

    At one of the yards I go, I even had a 5 months pregnant woman as scale person / buyer. Weird.

    Also, is there a way to separate the brass screw from the cheap plastic pipe that go to the valves...
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