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Old 08-12-2012, 9:54 PM
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how much would a scrap dealer pay for the 10 2x3m gazebo frames our local church want to dispose of

each has about 20 poles of different lengths, i just need an approx price to see if its worth it

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Old 09-12-2012, 1:42 AM
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Depends on what they are made of? Steel is currently trading at around 170 per ton.
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:01 PM
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If they are aluminium, it might be worth it if there's a scrappy nearby. If they are steel, it's probably not worth bothering.

You need to know roughly how much they weigh.

http://www.letsrecycle.com/prices/metals
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Old 10-12-2012, 7:09 PM
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there must be 250 rods, i presume they are steel, must be worth something surely
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You'd have to weigh them to get an idea of what they are worth as scrap.

If they are in good condition, you might get more selling them as replacement frames.
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