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From where i can get speakers or solar panels or any other kind of used things for free? Answered

i want some things that work and reused things i mentioned in question.

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Mubashirshafi

7 years ago

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Nate Cougill

9 years ago

The panels are often on top of road signs with flashing lights and those tow-away DOT programmable alert signs have really big ones with rechargable batteries inside too!

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orksecurity

9 years ago

Also, some local dumps have a "possibly reusable" area which folks can scavenge from. That's more common in places where folks are bringing in their own trash and can do the sorting themselves rather than the dump having to do it.

Solar panels are Very Unlikely, except _maybe_ for small cells in toys. Speakers are more likely, especially via the reuse services (eg Freecycle). Large motors are fairly likely (washing machines). Switches are very likely.

In some communities, it can be worthwhile to let your neighbors know you're experimenting and ask them to put junk electronics aside for you.

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jeff-o

9 years ago

I see lots of stuff at the side of the road on garbage day.  Everything from speakers to microwaves to boom boxes.  Heck, I've even heard of whole arcade machines being found in dumpsters.  You just have to keep your eyes peeled, and get out there before the other scavengers do.  ;)

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RavingMadStudios

9 years ago

Craigslist and Freecycle are good places to check. Solar panels are probably not going to be very commonly available for free, but you can get tons of electronic components that way.

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Re-design

9 years ago

You can put an ad in your local paper "electronics student needs any old electronics and will pick up".  Some times it work and you get lots of stuff.

Dumpster diving and crusing the streets on trash day and another good way to pick up stuff.