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    The NewZealand $ exchange rate moves around a bit...

    The NewZealand $ exchange rate moves around a bit against the US$.

    Most of the time its about NZ$1.00 = US$0.66 cents, easy to work out @ 2/3rds US$.
    Sometimes as high as US$0.70 cents, nice @...
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    Hi, Welcome from NewZealand. The South of the...

    Hi, Welcome from NewZealand. The South of the South of the South, of the South.
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    This thead is a question - Using a small file to file thru the outside Oxide...

    Using a small file to file thru the outside Oxide layer will get you a window into the real metal.
    The filed surface is rough and has a better surface area so you can see the parent metals colour...
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    I think the idea looks good on paper, but will...

    I think the idea looks good on paper, but will get canned in the end.
  5. Thread: Next step?

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    This thead is a question - Short if free cellphone recycling in shops. I...

    Short if free cellphone recycling in shops. I dont see a dissapearing of 'the middle man'.
    Doing what you are doing and keep building up contact's is about it unless you become a broker & exporting...
  6. Thanks. We are having sorta the same problem here...

    Thanks. We are having sorta the same problem here in my part of NZ.
    We have 2 big plastic rubbish bins, one is for recycling waste, glass bottles, tins, plastic bottles and paper/cardboard, & a few...
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    Aaaaaaannd. I have a sack of IC chips, about 25...

    Aaaaaaannd.
    I have a sack of IC chips, about 25 Kgs. The flatpacks & the normal legged chips have been seperated.
    The BGA chips, ball grid arrays, with the tiny Gold-plated corner on them are...
  8. Im sorta suprised about the sorting the glass...

    Im sorta suprised about the sorting the glass bottles by colour. Unless they start regulating the type of glass into just one sort/grade or glass for each colour.
    Like theres probably 20 different...
  9. A glass stubbie bottle (340mls) & a Aluminium can...

    A glass stubbie bottle (340mls) & a Aluminium can costs the same to make.
    But the Aluminium can can be recycled 12 times for the same cost it cost to make it in the first place.

    The glass stubbie...
  10. Getting rid of glass would be good. Making more...

    Getting rid of glass would be good.
    Making more aluminium cans would be great, lower weight = cheaper transport and chilling costs.
    They both cost the same to make.
    I like the idea thats used in...
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    National - A car parts place near me has a small tester & if...

    A car parts place near me has a small tester & if you push a button on the key fob, and a red light on the tester flashes, then the key fobs sending a signal.

    Thats about all that i can tell you....
  12. Thread: Introduction

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    Welcome from a group of islands close to...

    Welcome from a group of islands close to Antartica. ( Hint, its NewZealand )
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    Welcome from as far away as NewZealand ( far...

    Welcome from as far away as NewZealand ( far downunder )
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    If you have any Audi 1996-2005 ones, id be...

    If you have any Audi 1996-2005 ones, id be interested in buying about 6 of them.
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    This thread has a tip for you - Oranges

    Oranges
  16. Thread: Engine blocks

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    $70 is too much even if its NZ$ & Aluminium. ...

    $70 is too much even if its NZ$ & Aluminium.

    Its not a 'Core price' is it? Like its being sent out to the middle east to be remanufactured into a new engine?
    Maybe if its just for Toyotas or...
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    This thead is a question - You can cut open the fridge compressors for 2 Lbs...

    You can cut open the fridge compressors for 2 Lbs of Copper wire & scrap steel of 2 or 3 grades.
    Good on you for getting the Freon recycled properly.
    Fridges have lots of plastic & foam in them,...
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    Grinding and cutting sparks will melt 8nto glass,...

    Grinding and cutting sparks will melt 8nto glass, like vehicle windows.
    Then it rusts & stands out, ruins wiper blades.
    Then it rusts & expands & might chip out, leaving a hole that ruins wiper...
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    Gidday Logan from NewZealand ( aka Downunder ) ...

    Gidday Logan from NewZealand ( aka Downunder )

    Nonferrous ( non magnetic ) metals, particularly Copper & Brass pay the best $$
    Then Aluminium & Lead & Stainless Steel
    And scrap sheet steel,...
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    Aluminium was once worth more than Gold.

    Aluminium was once worth more than Gold.
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    I have been picking thru a huge pile of rubble...

    I have been picking thru a huge pile of rubble thats come from a two story shopping centre being demolished.
    Got about NZ$160 of Copper wire bare bright, mostly earth cables by the look of it.
    I...
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    My scrapyard ( In NewZealand ) has a huge pile of...

    My scrapyard ( In NewZealand ) has a huge pile of scrap Iron at the moment.
    And their prices for Copper are NZ$7+ which is higher than they have been for a long time.

    Our NZ$ has weakened a...
  23. Thread: Sharpie gate

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    Its gonna have to be a tall wall to keep out the...

    Its gonna have to be a tall wall to keep out the hurricanes. But Trump can do that too.
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    If you know the condition of the car. Like if...

    If you know the condition of the car.
    Like if you know that the alternator, starter motor, gearbox, maybe windscreen, interior, tyres or suspension parts, power steering are good. You can sell...
  25. I sold some Copper wire today, dunno what grade...

    I sold some Copper wire today, dunno what grade it was but its varnish covered Copper wire. Its not #2 like it once was.
    Last time i sold it, a vouple of months ago, they called it 'Burnt Copper...
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