Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by jamesA, May 30, 2007.
No spoiling it, Jamie.
I recycled 217 pounds of wiring and 17 pounds of copper piping.
did you strip it first.. i'd say about $55 unstripped
i took 2 truck loads of copper wire and got about $90-110.. its was about 6 yrs ago so i cant really remember
I won't spoil it either. I already know.
There's another 3 boxes under the ones in the back that you can't see btw.
thats nice to know now.. my answer changed
i dont know how it is in Indiana, but here.. yea right.. i took about 3 times that amount and didnt even come close to $500
I based my answer based on an article that said recycled copper was 3.75 a pound. I subtracted for the weight of the wire insulation and still came up with $689, so I rounded down a few hundred because that seemed WAY too high.
You made at least several hundo.
Forgot to put that in.
Klyph was way high, and you were slightly low.
Copper wire is 45 cents a pound, and copper piping is 2.20 a pound here.
I thought Klyph was from Alaska...? Well, either way, they're stealing copper from schools and things... I guess it's worth a lot? Bah.
if its stripped you can make a lot off of it.. thats not stripped and neither was mine.. i started to, but i realized i'd be there for the rest of my life doing it.. so i just took it in
Dude, wait, what?
Kick ass. Glad to see Math is taught up there in Alaska.
way to go, mathemetician!
Your first guess of 500 was waaaaaaaay high.
Yeah I know. 217 pounds worth of grounding wire, 25 pairs, cat5, cat 3, speaker wire, jumper wire... um... I have more important things to do than strip that all back.
i'm sure that copper piping got you quite a bit more.. mine was all wrapped wire, so i didnt get shit for how much i took in.. i took the wire from a 5'x4'x6' trailor that was full.. i would have just pulled the trailor, but the tires were shot and would blown out on my 5 min down the road
I OWN 3RD GRADE MATH! WOOOOOT!
It was a stoner joke, nm.
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