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Fence wire rats nest

Postby MtnCows93 » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:11 pm

How to yall go about getting rid of old high tensile wire? ive got several rats nests of it from a oldbulldozed fence. im afraid if i bring it to the scrapyard they will shoot me
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby M.Magis » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:55 pm

Will throwing it in a burn pile take the tension out?
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby Farm Fence Solutions » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:14 pm

If they won’t take it at the scrap yard, put it in the dumpster.
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby fence_it » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:28 pm

Our scrapyard has no problem taking all our old wire. You ought to see the mess we haul in sometimes.
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby MtnCows93 » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:05 pm

Maybe ill take some in with some other scrap and see what happens, i bet burning it would help take the tension out so i could mush it up into a bundle
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby callmefence » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:38 pm

We get .05 per pound. We put everything in the scrap trailer. From pipe to wire to beer cans. Maybe they sort through it idk.
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby pricefarm » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:02 pm

Our scrap yard will not take fencing wire.
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby Silver » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:15 pm

Most any kind of dump garbage dump wants cable and wire cut into 3 foot lengths or less . NEVER put it in a dumpster. For one, steel has to be separated and if a garbage truck comes in with metal in it there will be a fine in levied against the transporter. Reason number two is that even if they miss it at the landfill and it ends up in the garbage pile some poor schmuck on the dozer will end up with it wrapped up in his undercarriage and have to spend a lot of time cutting it out.
This is all if it doesn't get tangled up in the garbage truck in the first place, which is not a good deal either.
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby Dave » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:43 am

On the ranch I am buying there is a pile of old barb wire stacked in the machine shed. I really hope they clean it out before they leave. The really funny part is that I can see several rolls of new wire buried back behind all that old wire. Can't get to the fuel tanks either because of this old wire. Makes no sense to me. Why would you coil up old barb wire and then stack inside.
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby BRYANT » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:44 am

The scrap yard I sell at does not like to take it, says it messes up the shredder. I got a couple places where they packed it in a wash and it seem to help stop the wash, erosion.
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby D2Cat » Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:18 am

Dave wrote:On the ranch I am buying there is a pile of old barb wire stacked in the machine shed. I really hope they clean it out before they leave. The really funny part is that I can see several rolls of new wire buried back behind all that old wire. Can't get to the fuel tanks either because of this old wire. Makes no sense to me. Why would you coil up old barb wire and then stack inside.


Maybe they were trying to make it look better for the buyer! :nod:
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby greybeard » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:15 am

I had a lot of rusty 1" diameter cable to get rid of..scrap place wouldn't take it unless it was cut into short lengths.
What a pita. They also wouldn't take about a dozen old oxy/acet bottles unless they were cut in half. Used to, they would take them if the valves were removed but no longer the case. (I sure wished they had all floated off last year.... )
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby MtnCows93 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:32 am

yea its a pain, i need to clean it up so it doesnt get wrapped around a cows leg
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby Txpiney » Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:39 pm

MtnCows93 wrote:yea its a pain, i need to clean it up so it doesnt get wrapped around a cows leg

That's the best reason. :nod:
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Re: Fence wire rats nest

Postby callmefence » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:43 pm

As soon as this trailer gets full it goes to the scrap yard.

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