2008 - Volume #32, Issue #2, Page #08[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Scrap Steel Business Shares Payoff
Most scrap iron dealers are not reputable. They'll take your steel but they won't pay you for it. So I shopped around and found a local scrap metal dealer who operates in a different way.
Greg Lattig, Tower Hill, Ill., has been a scrap metal dealer for 10 years. He splits whatever the steel is worth with the owner, minus his expenses. He showed up with a long trailer with a beaver tail loading ramp for loading his tractor. He loaded up the trailer and paid me a couple hundred dollars.
The lesson I learned: Shop around when looking for a scrap dealer.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, C.F. Marley, P.O. Box 93, Nokomis, Ill. 62075.
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