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    Our yard just put steel up by $10/ ton Heavy...

    Our yard just put steel up by $10/ ton

    Heavy is gonna be $160/ton

    Light $80/ ton


    no movement on anything else...
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    This is a how-to thread - where i work we deal in tons , ferrous and non...

    where i work we deal in tons , ferrous and non ferrous and ive applied that knowledge to my own scrap hustle...just trying to up my game,
    if anybody is interested for recovery weights or anything...
  3. Ah ha, i just found out a 'Fadge' is 700D x 700W...

    Ah ha, i just found out a 'Fadge' is 700D x 700W x 1000H
    So, 28 x 28 x 40 inches, thats quite a bit smaller than i thought it was.

    A fadge is a polypropylene sack with 4 flaps, one on each side,...
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    This is a how-to thread - Weights Formulas

    So. Dunno about other guys on here but i'm always on the hunt for good info regarding weights.
    Some of you might know some might not, info is king and be the difference between a good day scrapping...
  5. Market prices aside, its driven by supply and...

    Market prices aside, its driven by supply and demand. If everyone hoards, supply drops and demand goes up, prices would get a bit better.
    Then everyone cashes in and supply goes up, demand is met...
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    might seem like a silly question but what do you...

    might seem like a silly question but what do you mean $5/hundred ??
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    all my prices are in dollarydoos so you may have...

    all my prices are in dollarydoos so you may have to convert.

    still getting 140 a ton for heavy gauge and 70 a ton for light gauge

    alloy is holding at .60c for domstic and .80c for cast and a...
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    HMS heavy metal scrap? im not too far away...

    HMS heavy metal scrap?
    im not too far away across the drink and fuel prices here are killing us atm.
    at least you guys buy escrap, im sneaking it in with light gauge atm cos in the whole state i...
  9. yeah mate i ask all the time... my uncles farm is...

    yeah mate i ask all the time... my uncles farm is a popular one.
    you know the type, all covered in scabs and talking really fast, or falling over and talking really slow..
    i do have the right to...
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    tOmato tomAto

    Just curious, what do you call your scrap from your part of the world?

    Eg here in aust we have light gauge (roofing tin, white goods ect...) and i think I've worked out that's what some people...
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    now, its easy for me to keep my calm, all i do is...

    now, its easy for me to keep my calm, all i do is point to a random bit of rubbish they have on the curb and tell them ts worth a couple of hunred to the rght person, the try not laugh as the take it...
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    we do roadside twice a year.. yeah all weights in...

    we do roadside twice a year.. yeah all weights in kg. got lucky and most of it was in one spot. get a bit from the tip every now and again, $1 per sink and ill only grab the ones with any brass...
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    cheers, im getting $4.6 for my burnt copper (out...

    cheers, im getting $4.6 for my burnt copper (out of motors) and .75c for my cast ally and $1.5 for my low grade wire, .70 for my stainless
    $1 for extrude ally. mamaged to fit it all in one ute...
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    just as a bit of a background, i've been employed...

    just as a bit of a background, i've been employed at a commercial scrap yard for 5 yrs now and my parents are jewelers for 40+ yrs so have a bit of help,
    not gonna cocky it and see what happens lol....
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    i actually found this site firs, regesterd but...

    i actually found this site firs, regesterd but cant contribute content for some reason, tried emailing the guy who runs it but no answer so kept looking then found this palce :)
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    hey thanks heaps, ive heard of hokes but never...

    hey thanks heaps, ive heard of hokes but never found a place to d/l...got a copy and wll have a thorough read, your a legend mate
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    south west/west australia

    south west/west australia
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    sorry was tying to reply to a comment but ended...

    sorry was tying to reply to a comment but ended up here,,, my bad
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    i had considered that but theirs no one near me...

    i had considered that but theirs no one near me that buys boards as is, the guys that pay for light gauge throw it in under that and at $70 ton its not worth it.
    but i can source reasonable amounts...
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    gold recovery

    hello everyone.
    dunno if anyone here has already asked or if its been posted, but is anyone into cold recovery from electronics?
    i know alot of people say you need bulk for it to be worth while but...
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    latest run

    well, thought id drop a line about my latest run.. we got roadside on at the moment so lotta people out and about.
    usually i leave the light gauge and stuff for the bloke with bigger transport, and...
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    hey mate, thanks for saying hi :)

    hey mate, thanks for saying hi :)
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    g'day from wa

    Hello fellow scrappers.
    Thanks for the add, new here obviously and keen to see what kind of scraping happens around the world, im employed in a scrap yard here in western Australia and get a bit of...
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