This is the base from an old foot-powered Singer sewing machine. Originally , it would have had a wooden cabinet on top, which housed the sewing machine, and had two small drawers on either side. The sewing machine was ornately engraved and painted.

Today , these are often repurposed as table bases with granite or wood tops.SewingMachineBase

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What do we buy - and not buy?

We have an extensive list of items that we will buy, as well as another of items that we won't, or won't unless you can prove ownership. READ MORE


Can you come to me?

We travel to homes to load and collect junk cars as well as to industrial sites to collect scrap metal.
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Can you help me unload?

We can help you with the unloading of whatever scrap you bring. We have equipment for unloading heavy items.
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What prices do you pay

We determine our prices on the current market price for the material or item.
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What do we buy?

We list many of the items that we buy, and also the items that we will not buy.
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Can you buy my wreck?

We buy all types of junk cars, trucks and commercial vehicles and construction and agricultural equipment.
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What paperwork is there?

Depending on the item, NC law may require proof that you're the owner.  When in doubt, contact us.
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HOURS

Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Last customer will be let in the gate 15 minutes prior to closing.

Saturday 8:00am to 1:00pm
Last customer will be let in the gate half hour prior to closing.


Latest News

Campaign to reach businesses

Campaign to reach businesses

on 14 May 2018 in News & Updates

Always Buying Scrap has begun a six-month long campaign to raise its visibility with businesses both locally and across the ...

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Great Human Race 2018

Great Human Race 2018

on 13 April 2018 in News & Updates

Always Buying Scrap provided a sponsorship to Independent Animal Rescue (IAR) in the Great Human Race in Durham. The run ...

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Theft prevention measures

Theft prevention measures

on 08 March 2018 in News & Updates

Because scrap metal is easily converted to cash, unfortunately it’s a target for theft. Although stolen material represents about ...

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Trump

Trump's tariffs

on 08 March 2018 in News & Updates

Following the president's tweet, questions are being asked: "Should President Trump impose tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum?" And, "How ...

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FIND OF THE WEEK

Bingo machine

Bingo machine

on 18 April 2018 in Unusual Finds

The latest unusual find at Always Buying Scrap is a steel jumbo bingo machine.  For those who may not ...

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Safety Lamp

Safety Lamp

on 06 July 2017 in Unusual Finds

This lantern is an example of the kind of small knicknacks you can find at the yard for decorating your ...

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1953 AEC Double Decker Bus

1953 AEC Double Decker Bus

on 06 July 2017 in Unusual Finds

Seeking a good home One unusual item belonging to Always Buying Scrap is a 1953 AEC (Associated Equipment Company) RT3 double ...

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