SCRAP NEWS | Month: November 2020

7 Cyber Monday Deals Scrappers Shouldn’t Miss

Cyber Monday is here. And while we are in the middle of a global pandemic, there is still plenty of scrap to be had, so having the right tools and ways to get scrap is important. Below we have collected some of the best Cyber Monday Deals for Scrappers. WORKPRO 32-piece Reciprocating Saw Blade Set – […]

Preparing For Storms & Collecting Scrap Metal

Hurricanes and Tornado's cause damage and produce scrap

During the later months in the Summer and the early months of Fall in the North America region, it’s usually storm season for hurricanes and tropical storms. Some historic storms like Sandy that slammed the East Coast, put scrappers in a position to not only collect scrap metal, but also provide assistance to their community during […]

4 Products For Staying Warm Working Outside

Use this zippo hand warmer to warm your hands quickly

It is that time of year when the majority of the US and Canada are engulfed in the Arctic Air blasts and we are trying to keep warm every way possible. In the scrap metal industry, whether you work at a scrap yard or you are a scrapper hunting for scrap, most of the day […]

Holiday Week Scrap News – 11/25/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Gobble Gobble Copper Gobble!!! First and foremost we would like to wish you a very Happy and Safe Thanksgiving. Wow, 2020 has been quite the roller coaster and we have been happy to see the markets climbing towards the end of the year, as vaccinations are […]

Metal Monday: Older Materials For Scrap

Today we are going to talk about great scrap items that can be used for more then just scrap…but as decorative designs and even as antique items. Old metal items like cast iron stoves, radiators, bathtubs, and even chairs are some of the most sought after items for reuse for antiques and for other decorative […]

6 Scrap Metal Items To Collect Around Christmas

Holiday lights

“Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant,” said the Grinch. Did you know that all of those old strands of Christmas lights are worth money? Instead of getting upset whenever that strand of lights doesn’t work anymore think about how you can recycle them and make a little extra cash! If only the Grinch […]

New iScrap App Update is Available for Download

The all new iScrap App is now available for download. The iScrap Team is excited to bring new features to the most popular app in scrap. Over the course of the last few years, we have been listening to what the scrappers and most passionate users are looking for: MORE SCRAP PRICES. After updating our app a […]

Gold Recovery Instructions & Video for RAM Boards

How to recover gold from Memory boards

With our friend Mike the Scrapper recently putting up some great videos about gold refining, he decided to share the written instructions so you could follow along and see the procedure in action. Like Mike states in the video, please do NOT attempt this at home. These are serious chemicals and could cause a lot of damage […]

4 Things To Avoid At Your Scrap Yard

Drive slow to avoid getting nails and screws in your tires

When you are traveling to the scrap yard, the last thing you want to worry about is a flat tire, broken exhaust, or other costly damage to your vehicle. If you’re like other scrappers, you rely heavily on the quality of your truck or vehicle to bring you back and forth to work or the […]

The Ultimate Scrapper’s Holiday Wish List

Finding referrals or ideas on tools is not always the easiest thing. It is sometimes so hard to find a scrapper a great holiday gift so we wanted to help put our Top 10 gifts into one spot (Most of these can be used year round though!) in order to help you find out about […]

Scrap Prices React To Vaccine News – 11/18/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day to All!  We hope that you, your friends and your families are continuing to be busy, healthy, and safe. With so many things going on right now we know that it’s fun to just talk about scrap sometimes that’s what we intend to do today. […]

Metal Monday: Drill Bits for Scrap

iScrappers….What’s going on!?!?!?! We cant believe that the weekend went so quick again and here we are on Mondays, but Metal Mondays is in full effect today! A lot of people ask about about drill bits and the different types of bits that are out there. The most common drill bit is a hard steel […]