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6 TV Shows Scrappers Will Love

When the scrap yards are closed and the sun drops, sometimes it’s nice to kick up our feet and relax with some fun TV shows that scrappers just love. Below we have a list of some of our favorite TV shows we watch during our pastime and can learn a thing of two from for […]

Top Products For Our Favorite Season: Grilling

Most of the time we like to talk about different items that we are able to scrap and sell and make some extra money on, but today we wanted to talk about some of the items that we like to use going into the summer months. Grills – Summer’s Best Friend We are a big […]

Ice Boat Made with Saw Blade Motor

And who said Winter was over? This guy invented his own mode of transportation on the iced-overI lakes and ponds in his area. What do you get when you combine, a cold winter, some creativity, and old machines? Usually you wouldn’t think it would be a Sled Ice Machine made with a saw blade. This […]

Building The World In Scrap: Shanghai 1989 vs. 2010

A lot of people ask us about where all of the scrap metal in the US and Canada goes to after you drop it off to your scrap yard…and that answer can vary depending on the material and the location. Where Does Your Scrap Metal Go? But overwhelmingly since the mid 1990’s a lot of […]

6 Tops Life Hacks For Handymen

Do you call yourself a handyman or Mr. Fix It? Well the iScrap App Team may have some handy work that could put your to shame. While searching for some of the best tricks for scrapping, we found some interesting and definitely questionable life hacks done by handymen on the internet. While some of these are […]

Different Kinds of CPU Chips For Scrap

Many scrappers and community members in our forum have asked us how to determine the differences in CPU chips when they are working with their e-scrap because it is not an easy thing to do…so let’s go over how to do it and how you should sort and separate your CPUs to maximize your profits […]

Detroit: A City of Misfortune & Missing Metal

The city of Detroit is a reflection of what the US economy has been struggling with over the last few years. Bankruptcy, crime, displacement of citizens, and also scrap metal theft. In this New York Times article, you can follow the journey of those most affected by the economic downtime and how it has affected them. […]

Big Mac Meets Molten Copper (VIDEO)

melted copper poured on hamburger

Man Pours Liquid Copper on Big Mac Hamburger A YouTuber, Tito4re, recently wanted to conduct an experiment to see what would happen when he poured molten copper on a McDonald’s Big Mac Hamburger Sandwich. He takes a bit of copper wire and scrap and begins to melt it in his own foundry. Copper’s melting point […]

What is Aluminum Extrusion?

Over the years we’ve been asked dozens if not hundreds of times about aluminum extrusion. If you were talking specifically about cars then you might only mention cars, that’s a similar analogy to aluminum extrusion. There are all different types of aluminum products that are made just like there are different vehicle types. What Is […]

Importance To Take Pictures Of Your Scrap Metal

how to take pictures of scrap

This tip may not have to do with sorting or separating metal, but it does have to do with making money. One great idea is ALWAYS to ask questions and take pictures or videos. When you go to your local scrap yard, or a new scrap yard that you find through the iScrap App, ask […]

Rating Scrap Items To Take Apart

The guts of a computer tower are easy to remove

Some of the most difficult things to take apart while scrapping can be worth your time and money if you do it the right way. But knowing how to take them apart and what goes into it, can be the most difficult challenge. The iScrap App Team has ranked some of the most common scrap […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Did You Know? – Scrap Metal Facts

Aluminum can recycling

The iScrap App Team knows that our fans like to make money scrapping, but did you know all of that recycling actually has some pretty everlasting effects on the environment too? We have put together some of our favorite facts and figures to share about scrap metal. There are many scrap metal facts that by […]