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    I need some creative suggestions. I'm tired of putting these in the scrap bin.

    Inline 6 cylinder cranks forged steel. I get plenty of them. 5 or more a week.

    Put you're redneck thinking cap on. A Fence? A sculpture of some type? Mail Box Poles?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Infomaniac View Post
    I need some creative suggestions. I'm tired of putting these in the scrap bin.

    Inline 6 cylinder cranks forged steel. I get plenty of them. 5 or more a week.

    Put you're redneck thinking cap on. A Fence? A sculpture of some type? Mail Box Poles?

    Ebay...you could be a rip off artist and sell them as "usable cores".
    Well, it's art isn't it?
    (LOL...J/K of course)
    No scrap value?
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    Quote Originally Posted by steelcomp View Post
    Ebay...you could be a rip off artist and sell them as "usable cores".
    Well, it's art isn't it?
    (LOL...J/K of course)
    No scrap value?

    Scrap is in the dirt right now. Seems a waste if they could be made into a work of art. lol

    And ... they are not really junk. The customer will not use them undersized. They go in field equipment and they only want standard size bearings in their spare parts inventory.

    Would not be ethical to sell them for use in engines. We are supposed to scrap them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Infomaniac View Post
    Scrap is in the dirt right now. Seems a waste if they could be made into a work of art. lol

    And ... they are not really junk. The customer will not use them undersized. They go in field equipment and they only want standard size bearings in their spare parts inventory.

    Would not be ethical to sell them for use in engines. We are supposed to scrap them.
    Seems a shame. Learning to stock one extra set of .010 bearings at the cost of a crank shouldn't be that hard.
    I've seen some poretty cool crank art, or like you said...legs for a heavy layout table or something.
    Maybe a wind chime? Hang a few of them with some really big air bottles
    with the bottoms cut out. Trim the bottles or cranks to length for tone, or use small/big ones. They actually make a real nice sound....
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    Quote Originally Posted by steelcomp View Post
    Maybe a wind chime? Hang a few of them with some really big air bottles
    with the bottoms cut out. Trim the bottles or cranks to length for tone, or use small/big ones. They actually make a real nice sound....
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    Quote Originally Posted by gn7 View Post
    For where? Kansas, South Florida
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    Quote Originally Posted by Infomaniac View Post
    And ... they are not really junk. The customer will not use them undersized. They go in field equipment and they only want standard size bearings in their spare parts inventory.

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    You have a customer that has money to burn... man that sounds like a shame.

    On the wind chime .....what do they weigh ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sleeper CP View Post
    You have a customer that has money to burn... man that sounds like a shame.

    On the wind chime .....what do they weigh ?

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    They weigh a lot !!

    Actually that is standard industry practice for oil or gas field engines. The field service guys have to carry spare parts in a service truck and the engines might be quite a long way from anywhere.

    Some cranks for pumps or compressors we weld and grind back to standard. These would be to much $$ for that. (Asian) cranks are pretty cheap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Infomaniac View Post
    They weigh a lot !!

    Actually that is standard industry practice for oil or gas field engines. The field service guys have to carry spare parts in a service truck and the engines might be quite a long way from anywhere.

    Some cranks for pumps or compressors we weld and grind back to standard. These would be to much $$ for that. (Asian) cranks are pretty cheap.
    So are some of the "women"

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    Recycled art.

    Both of those terms are big right now, so use the cranks to weld together for art.

    If you can't use them for that there, how much do you think it would cost to ship them to CA? I need "scraps" for a huge art project, but don't have a lot of money.

    Before everyone starts offering to mail me their old underwear or something similar to recycle, it has to be unique, and it has to weld with a standard welder. A pallet of cranks would be unique, and would weld.
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    Lamps. or maybe coffee table legs??? Mailbox posts would be great depending on where you live (like not my neighbor...lol) Tire blocks for the trailer who knows...
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