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    Prepared still is under 3 foot in length I...

    Prepared still is under 3 foot in length I believe, So an elevator is clean, but not prepared.
  2. Hmmm, fairly tempting. I'm in Batavia so not to...

    Hmmm, fairly tempting. I'm in Batavia so not to far.
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    It does help. So from your experience an...

    It does help. So from your experience an acetylene regulator will handle the propane? Someone was telling me I had to change the orifices inside the regulator. I have probably about a dozen 20lb...
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    I'm well aware you said you don't want to hear...

    I'm well aware you said you don't want to hear about the 3/4 tons, but a scrapper friend of mine just wrecked his 2010 1500 Silverado. He then picked up a 2012 2500hd with the 6.0l. He said after the...
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    Switching fuel for Oxy cutting

    I picked up a torch set up at an auction from one of the gas suppliers by me. I've went and got the oxy and acetylene filled and it was over 100 bucks for the two little tanks. I just about passed...
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    I had the top rated badge for a while. I could...

    I had the top rated badge for a while. I could not keep up with the selling quota that it demands.
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    I've thought about it. I just can't justify the...

    I've thought about it. I just can't justify the price. The blades are cheap and they work could enough for me. If I find a portable band saw at an auction I'm definitely going to pick it up.
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    I thought about using a chop saw for windings. I...

    I thought about using a chop saw for windings. I was worried about the kerf. The blades are at least 3/32" thick. I would think this would take a toll on the blade and the windings
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    I've only found one before. I got it in the...

    I've only found one before. I got it in the socket on the shelf in my room. Its pretty cool. There getting harder and harder to find.
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    Id have to agree. For cutting steel I really like...

    Id have to agree. For cutting steel I really like the metabo slicer. Although I was cutting steel to be fabricated rather then scrapped. It has been really nice for windings because it does not gum...
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    Cutting Eletric Motors

    I've always dreaded cutting motors. It is always my last thing to do during the winter. I've always used a standard cut off wheel and cut one end of the motor off. Kind of dangerous and the blades...
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    Sorry bout the delay. I'm in Illinois just west...

    Sorry bout the delay. I'm in Illinois just west of Chicago.
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    wow I hauled bare bright a week ago and got paid...

    wow I hauled bare bright a week ago and got paid over 2.90 a pound
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    This thread is a serious one - I agree where hoarding is bad. I found myself...

    I agree where hoarding is bad. I found myself clinging to things because they were cool. If its something that I can get resale for I separate it and when its slow I list it. But I have buckets of...
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    If you have transformers that are welded and not...

    If you have transformers that are welded and not the overlapped E & I style, I set a hatchet on the weld and wack it with a bfh. Couple good swings on the edge and it busts open. I do it on a rubber...
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    I started shipping 60 pound boxes to one of the...

    I started shipping 60 pound boxes to one of the buyers in this thread. As I picked up a little more scrap I found my self filling boxes a little quicker. After that I just started filling smaller...
  17. harbor freight has those cheap fold ups. I welded...

    harbor freight has those cheap fold ups. I welded in some angle to brace mine to keep it from flexing. I use it to haul junk around the yard and to an from the field.
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    I just called my yard and the guy said it was...

    I just called my yard and the guy said it was $2.80 for number 1, and 2.60 for number 2. It seems we have gotten the rise already.
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    I noticed it was up. I went and turned it in...

    I noticed it was up. I went and turned it in before it broke $3. My yard was paying $2.58 at the time, I am ready to go turn in some more with the 10 cent jump.
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    I have good luck selling the all in one's on...

    I have good luck selling the all in one's on ebay. I found a guy who seemed to be repairing them. I have sold a couple for 100+ on ebay.
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    I actually got thinking about all the things I...

    I actually got thinking about all the things I have read on here. Somewhere there is a sticky about whether or not it is worth it to go pick something up. I figured that has got to be my question....
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    True. I guess that never even crossed my mind.

    True. I guess that never even crossed my mind.
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    Not to Hijack this, but I was at a local auction...

    Not to Hijack this, but I was at a local auction of a company who makes Sapphire Substrate (I think?). They have 98 furnaces that supposedly held over 1000 pounds plugs of tungsten, We are working...
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    College Scrapper

    Well, This is my second semester attending a local Community College. And I'm taking online Business English. I have to write and IMRD report on a business related question. The examples given are...
  25. i find it quite interesting that no one has...

    i find it quite interesting that no one has brought up the gas powered saws. Its basically a 14" grinder. When I'm out in the field I use the saw to cut up whatever I can, when something is too...
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