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    I think he is on about copper heatsinks glued...

    I think he is on about copper heatsinks glued onto the chips themselves. If this is the case, leave them on.
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    Look on the net for a specialist dealer near you...

    Look on the net for a specialist dealer near you and phone a few of them up. Hopefully there will be one not too far from you.
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    You'll need to ask around for a specialist nickel...

    You'll need to ask around for a specialist nickel scrap dealer. You should be getting around $6-7/lb
  4. In the UK they won't come up on a normal Criminal...

    In the UK they won't come up on a normal Criminal Records Background check but will for an enhanced one which is a prerequisite for working with vulnerable people.
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    Yes this works as the aluminium expands more than...

    Yes this works as the aluminium expands more than copper when heated. Then the hammer and punch works a lot easier.
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    I used a tile cutter, this works well and the...

    I used a tile cutter, this works well and the water cooling means the blades lat much longer and no dust particles.
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    At the moment just the ID for scrap procured from...

    At the moment just the ID for scrap procured from the home. Large vans or trucks full of scrap are unlikely to be seen by environment officers as home waste and so if stopped by them, you will need...
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    The price I got at the time was from people in...

    The price I got at the time was from people in the US. I think Gustavus mentioned getting that price amongst others. I weighed some pairs of brackets and they came in at 50-70g for the older ones...
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    Pretty much yes, why what have you found recently?

    Pretty much yes, why what have you found recently?
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    I'm not so sure, when they are contacts the buyer...

    I'm not so sure, when they are contacts the buyer -presumably a home refiner would at least know the approximate yield the contacts would bring. When cast into a bar, dishonest sellers can add extra...
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    You can get contacts this size from fork lift...

    You can get contacts this size from fork lift trucks and big electrical bus bars.
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    It is possible that what you have found is...

    It is possible that what you have found is Beryllium copper, if it is please avoid filing it in and breathing in any of the powder. Is the wire much stronger than normal copper?
  13. I believe he only pays that price with full gold...

    I believe he only pays that price with full gold legs. You will have to ask him how much he will pay with partial or no gold legs.
  14. Hi, you should be the right person to answer...

    Hi, you should be the right person to answer this. Are the brackets that the neodymium magnets are attached to in a computer hard drive made of permalloy/mu-metal? I read they should be but have...
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    sorry, I meant $6.37/lb

    sorry, I meant $6.37/lb
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    It's 9/kg not $9 so works out as $6.37/kg. Not...

    It's 9/kg not $9 so works out as $6.37/kg. Not good, better to stick them on Ebay.
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    500kg is the normal minimum for AWA i'm afraid. ...

    500kg is the normal minimum for AWA i'm afraid. Normally you get about half the price for MB's and such on Ebay with decent amounts but the ram will do fairly well on Ebay.
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    In the UK it's illegal to melt coins of the realm...

    In the UK it's illegal to melt coins of the realm but not to do so outside of the UK. Some people may travel over the channel and melt them in France and it would be ok. There's an article of a guy...
  19. Thread: Projectors

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    Take a while to break down, the case and frame...

    Take a while to break down, the case and frame was magnesium alloy -originally I thought it was plastic as it was so light. Got a small high grade board and a gold dlp chip ($85/lb)
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    Do you know if this is this also for the black...

    Do you know if this is this also for the black cap 486's? Some buyers only pay pentium1 price for these.
  21. Thread: Hi all.

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    Hi there, really good to see you here. Your...

    Hi there, really good to see you here. Your knowledge and input will be greatly appreciated. By the way, I like your new site and it's great that you now can show up to date pricing easier -and on...
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    If you look at the older boards and compare them...

    If you look at the older boards and compare them to the newer ones you can see that the plating is thinner. I think some people only go by the colour of the board because it is just much easier to...
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    It's the black part of the X ray that contains...

    It's the black part of the X ray that contains the silver. The more black on the xray, the more silver.
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    All wire from any motor or transformer is...

    All wire from any motor or transformer is laquered copper and should go in #2 pile but some people seem lucky and their yards accept it as #1. Maybe because they don't notice the slight difference...
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    Welcome back, I will look forward to reading more...

    Welcome back, I will look forward to reading more awesome posts from you in the future.
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