Urban Treasure Hunting 'Sometimes You Just Gotta Manhandle That Scrap'

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Howdy, y'all! My name is Mike and I absolutely love scavenging for free stuff, random treasures, lost valuables and other interesting artifacts. I mainly rock the dumpster diving scene but can be found digging through trash curbside as well as scavenging the river bottoms for lost treasures in the summer months. Join me on my epic voyages!

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In a nutshell, I ‘m an avid dumpster diver, scrapper, picker, treasure hunter and underwater connoisseur. I prowl the city streets in search of dumpster loot, curbside treasures & scrap metal as well as scour the river bottoms for lost valuables during the summer months when I can scrounge up enough money for gas. Be sure to stay subscribed to stay up to date with my latest expeditions, y'all!

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Mike, You are doing a good job. To keeping these useful items, out of the landfill.

Author — Cindy Rogers

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you battling those filing cabinets reminded me of my big score today on my way home from wataburger. on the side of the highway I found a aluminum 4 panel 2 car garage door. Heavy as all get out and still all together. This old man struggled with it for seems like 15 minutes just trying to get it in the truck. then it was sticking out the back about 3 feet so had to strap it down for the 5 mile ride home. great score but it was a battle.

Author — mark taylor

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Mike I hope your getting a lot of ad money because there are a lot of them. Thanks for the adventure, I always enjoy them.

Author — AdamosDad

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Oh goodness!!! Your argument with the blue jay is priceless!!!!

Author — Betty

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That’s a vintage table my grandfather had one when I was little and I’m 50. Mike you can sell all those plastic storage containers at your garage sales not just the Pyrex, people will buy them!

Author — My friend Ore The Shepherd

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Love watching your videos it makes my day.... We all know you're busy but we all wait patiently for your videos keep doing what you're doing be safe and have fun

Author — dava morales

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Mannn, I follow a lot of dumpsterdivers here on Youtube, but this is hardcore....always saving the best for last!

Author — 65angelfish

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that gecko was tryin to save you 15% on your car insurance

Author — reticent e ville

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I love this video you have a great finds today Mike! Good job! God bless you always!

Author — Solinda Ferrer

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Keep it up, I love watching you. You have a great sense of humor!

Author — Laura J.

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Hey Mike!
Love you videos
We're always seeing you pick up old tool cases. It makes me wonder. Do you get anything for them? You must sell them. A lot of construction crews throw them out as soon as they get the new tools.

Author — Dan Ostler

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Anyone else hold yer breath when that dust starts flying?

Author — EB A

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Haven’t seen one of those clown hose attachment toys in a long time. It’s missing the hat that Would shoot in the air.


Those dry erase boards make great signs for yard sales and stuff. Keep on keepin on.

Author — Silvershard

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I normally don't like clowns as a collectibles genre, but a vintage one? Okay. Saved from the trash? Oh, heck, yeah. Hope the dogs love it.

Author — CrabOfDoom

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Been watching you for about a month now, and I can't go a garbage day now without looking at the piles and thinking, There's some Scrappitty Scrap! lol, Maybe if I get a place with more space I can scrap myself one day... I'm in Canada, so no future competition for you! lol

Author — David

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That bamboo wood tray fits over your bath and the bit that folds out is for your iPad tablet .... the ends pull out so they can fit any size bath ... great find I bought one here in the uk for £30 so I’m guessing around $40 ?

Author — Elizabeth Rose

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Greetings Mike. Those were amazing treasures that you got. Urban treasures @ its best, yippee. Great sending that boys some treasures. Be safe, healthy &blessed.

Author — carren woods

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What a haul!!!! great night of scrapping. I cannot wait to get back to it myself. I was in hospital now home recuperating 6-8 more weeks of sitting around... it is killing me.

Author — Donald Reitz

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Always the best Trash and cash findings. Scrapping money's is always good.

Author — Connie (Azorean Island Girl )

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Lv the videos mikeverry entertaining as always, love the way u have put the clips on the side of dottie to hold ur skatebored and stick, verry inventive, stay strong brother and see u in your next adventure and stay safe untill ur next amazing adventure piece

Author — The boltonian explorer