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  1. Nevada | National - Pricing updated. A few examples: Bare bright:...

    Pricing updated. A few examples:

    Bare bright: $2.70
    Electric Motors: $.17
    Yellow brass: $1.69
    Stainless 316: $.59
    Mid-grade/peripheral circuit board mix: $1.85

    As always I can give a nudge...
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    It really depends. I can tell you for example...

    It really depends. I can tell you for example that two different public yards here in Las Vegas average a $.65ish/lb margin for bare bright and around .20-25 for 6063 bare. A couple of others have...
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    A sawzall is a brand name. The type of saw is...

    A sawzall is a brand name. The type of saw is called a reciprocating saw and the reciprocation creates recoil that basically your arm absorbs a lot of. Natural recoil from its proper use is more than...
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    If you're getting relatively small coils a...

    If you're getting relatively small coils a grinder with a cutting blade works good. If getting multilayer radiators though the grinder is simply gonna run out of blade length.
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    Bandsaw or hacksaw definitely better for cutting...

    Bandsaw or hacksaw definitely better for cutting ends. No matter the sawzall brand or blade you're gonna want something to keep the coils secure while you cut. The more they vibrate the more of the...
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    This is a how-to thread - Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! I...

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas! I have exactly zero useful experience to offer but this certainly sounds like a fascinating project and I wish you luck!
  7. Am coming at it from the perspective of someone...

    Am coming at it from the perspective of someone who's day job is scrap metal so take that into consideration. But from an income perspective and a aggregate recycling mass perspective, all...
  8. Luckily there are several reputable buyers on...

    Luckily there are several reputable buyers on this forum within quick shipping distance of you that are happy to do a sort and settle if you don't have time to separate everything perfectly. And if...
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - The property manager has his own business that...

    The property manager has his own business that I've now brought on as a client along with two neighboring auto shops including one that had 500ish lbs of 6061. So not only won't they be changing...
  10. Nice one! Looks like a lotta great boards in...

    Nice one! Looks like a lotta great boards in there. Should be a nice payday for you!
  11. Nevada | National - Now accepting CRTs for free. Any quantity you can...

    Now accepting CRTs for free. Any quantity you can ship I can handle so if you can charge a disposal fee that is more than what it costs to ship them to me that's $ for you.
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - Are a few like that! And the strategy you laid...

    Are a few like that! And the strategy you laid out is the one already planned for anything I can't sell whole. It's a good reminder and good especially for anyone reading this thread who has no...
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - It's some kind of air hockey table!

    It's some kind of air hockey table!
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - Gaming warehouse cleanout

    Got a nice call today!
  15. Nevada | National - This might be a problem if you bring in small...

    This might be a problem if you bring in small quantities. But I don't see it as likely if you have enough material that it would make sense to ship freight anyway.
  16. Nevada | National - While I would very much like to buy your...

    While I would very much like to buy your materials, you can always email me just to get a nice PDF price sheet to use to argue up your local pricing if mine is significantly higher for non-ferrous!...
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    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!

    Hi and welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!
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    This thead is a question - You can find a little info in older threads about...

    You can find a little info in older threads about these but the short answer is they're for sure worth the time. Some have a good amount of copper, some - especially ones from a couple decades ago -...
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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas. You'll find...

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas. You'll find a post-grad degree worth of recycling knowledge if you take the time to search the old threads
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    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!

    Welcome to the forum from Las Vegas!
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    Congratulations! Looking forward to seeing what...

    Congratulations! Looking forward to seeing what adventures you have with it
  22. Colorado | National - We're an LLC here so it all goes in the books...

    We're an LLC here so it all goes in the books anyway. But I agree lol
  23. Colorado | National - Yeah it was a good one for sure! Didn't double my...

    Yeah it was a good one for sure! Didn't double my money or anything but still had a nice margin too!
  24. Nevada | National - Updated non-ferrous pricing and gave a little...

    Updated non-ferrous pricing and gave a little bump to power boards and low-grade boards. Couple examples accurate as of 15 Oct:

    Bare bright: $2.59
    Romex: $1.41
    6063 Bare: $.53
    Red brass: $1.75...
  25. Wisconsin | National - Late posting this but had another good exchange...

    Late posting this but had another good exchange of greater than scrap value CPUs and motherboards with armygreywolf a couple months back. Good communication and pricing.
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