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Old November 1st, 2007, 09:57 AM   #1
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Junk car batteries worth money?

Is there a place to take old car batteries for cash? I saw an ad on craigslist offering $9 each for used car batteries and I'm trying to figure out if it's a deal or what they get out of buying used car batteries? I know scrap but I doubt there is $9 in scrap in a car battery?
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Old November 1st, 2007, 10:01 AM   #2
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Keep them, most battery places, including autozone/napa/etc require a core now, so they are worth 20 bucks to you when you buy a new one.
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Old November 1st, 2007, 10:08 AM   #3
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I think the most you would get for a scrap battery is $3 or $4 at any recycling/scrap yard. Its been a year or two since I took one back, so its just a guess.
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Old November 1st, 2007, 10:13 AM   #4
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There is a battery place on either 10 or 11 mile before I75 that gives you $4-5each for them.
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Old November 1st, 2007, 11:46 AM   #5
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Keep them, most battery places, including autozone/napa/etc require a core now, so they are worth 20 bucks to you when you buy a new one.
At least at murrays its only $8 for a core.
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Old November 1st, 2007, 11:49 AM   #6
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I know a guy that took a trailer load of batteries to a place and got about 6 bucks a peice for them. His friend died, and he ran a salvage yard, with no one to take it over, my buddy is helping clean the place up for his wife. He took about 500 batteries.
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Old November 1st, 2007, 11:49 AM   #7
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Yea but my dad has like 20 old ones, so he'd save a couple for when he buys a new one for the core, but all the rest at $9 a pop? Sounds good to me, the craigslist people e-mailed back and said it's $9 no matter what. I guess I shouldn't care how they are making money as long as I get $9 each for them.
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Old November 1st, 2007, 11:57 AM   #8
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what if they are selling them to bad people and they are making things that hurt people with them
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Old November 1st, 2007, 12:04 PM   #9
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what if they are selling them to bad people and they are making things that hurt people with them
If Bin Laden or some other rab shows up I'll kick him out.
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Old November 1st, 2007, 12:07 PM   #10
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i can't find a place around here to get rid of batterys at, i had about 5 of 'em laying around, nobody would take them locally.
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Old November 1st, 2007, 12:29 PM   #11
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Call Padno's. Up north the yards have been giving $8. Might even try on M-82 auto on Beach and M-82.
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Old November 1st, 2007, 01:24 PM   #12
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i thought they shut down m-82 after zimmermans bought them
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Old November 1st, 2007, 01:36 PM   #13
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I know a guy that took a trailer load of batteries to a place and got about 6 bucks a peice for them. His friend died, and he ran a salvage yard, with no one to take it over, my buddy is helping clean the place up for his wife. He took about 500 batteries.
where is at at ill go and take all the dan 60 cus i am hard core...lol
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Old November 1st, 2007, 01:39 PM   #14
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i thought they shut down m-82 after zimmermans bought them
zimmermans opened up with scales. I just scrapped out a car there 2 weeks ago. I live a mile from there.
BTW 4.00 each at 82
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Old November 1st, 2007, 02:06 PM   #15
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autozone has a 12 dollar core on auto batteries

10 on lawn and garden, they want the lead out of them.
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