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#1 olcowhand ONLINE  

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Posted November 03, 2010 - 06:00 PM

Took off a load of metal scrap today. Got $190/ton! Had a tad over 2 tons, plus some aluminum cans. $419 total. Now I have pretty much enough to pay off the loan from buying my JBI tractor, tiller, and rotary mower. Gonna feel good to get this paid!

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Posted November 03, 2010 - 06:22 PM

I know what you mean, Its a great feeling when you take in your scrap and get a couple hundred for it.
I mainly scrap aluminum most of it I pick up on the side of the road.
I'll take any extra $$ I can get to fuel this GT addiction LOL

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Posted November 03, 2010 - 06:28 PM

A-ONE Daniel.:thumbs:

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Posted November 03, 2010 - 06:33 PM

That's great Dan! Now you can buy some more GT's LOL!

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Posted November 03, 2010 - 06:37 PM

Great job Daniel. Glad you were able to cash in and help get the loan paid :thumbs:

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Posted November 04, 2010 - 07:42 AM

Thats a decent haul.

Does behind the shed look different now?

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Posted November 04, 2010 - 07:53 AM

Good for you Daniel. It will feel good to get the loan paid off. One thing I am sure of is when you take a load of scrap in everything that could be rescued and reused has already been taken out for future use. Not like some of the loads of scrap I see going down the road around here.

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Posted November 04, 2010 - 08:01 AM

Getting $$ for cleaning up is always good!!! you are putting the $$ to good use too.
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Posted November 04, 2010 - 09:02 AM

Thats a decent haul.

Does behind the shed look different now?


MUCH different Chuck! The Sears decks are at my shop door though, 2 stripped of good parts, 3 more to go. 2 o3 3 deck shells are good & I'll see if there's a market for them as well as the mandrel/spindles.
Yep Mike, anything I or someone else could use got taken off & filed away (in my shop floor for now LOL)
Over a ton was an old home brew trailer I got with my little IH T340 dozer. Axle bearings were locking & just not worth repairing, so I loaded all the smaller stuff, then sat the trailer on top with our payloader.

Edited by olcowhand, November 04, 2010 - 09:36 AM.


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Posted November 04, 2010 - 09:19 AM

filed away (in my shop floor doe now LOL)


Sounds like my filing system. you know what would be nice some files cabinets to store smaller parts.:poke:

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Posted November 04, 2010 - 05:52 PM

I hauled off some alluminum yesterday..closest place was paying .55cents a pound..I just about cried as i was leaving..looking at what was in line to be scrapped...Two trailor loads of old GTs...two or three sears square hood gt's and acouple Green ones..

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Posted November 04, 2010 - 05:55 PM

Could of waited till they were done taking them in then bought em up for scrap prices.

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Posted November 04, 2010 - 06:06 PM

I hauled off some alluminum yesterday..closest place was paying .55cents a pound..I just about cried as i was leaving..looking at what was in line to be scrapped...Two trailor loads of old GTs...two or three sears square hood gt's and acouple Green ones..


My aluminum cans brought 67 cents/pound! I didn't see any GT's, but seen signs they had been some...fuel tanks & other parts laying about.

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Posted November 04, 2010 - 06:21 PM

Could of waited till they were done taking them in then bought em up for scrap prices.


Not at Metal Shreaders Inc...they don't let anything back out the gates..about 5 miles up the road was paying 63 cents for aluminum per pound..i found that out about 5 minutes after leaving..and saw there sign..

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Posted November 04, 2010 - 07:02 PM

I need to take a load over myself.Hope the price is still up.Did take a load of old batteries down and got a hundred bucks.




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