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bear73
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join:2001-06-09
Derry, NH
reply to EPS4

Re: Salvage

said by EPS4:

If they could get $600,000 for salvage, then the city would make money by paying just $60,000 to remove them, wouldn't they?
no, they won't. because they can't sell them for a profit in most cases.
perfect example of this: military computer upgrades. Every time US military upgrades their tech, they have to send it to DRMO. and DRMO will "sell" the old computers, printers, monitors to : first, other DOD services, second, other government agencies, third, public education, fourth, auctioned off by the pallett-full.
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hottboiinnc
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join:2003-10-15
Cleveland, OH

Thats the military. Doesnt mean cities work the same way. Many cities actually sell their surplus through an auction they set up themselves.