I took my monthly load of scrap copper and brass to the scrap yard yesterday. Not completly to my surprise the srap prices went down due to the economy. But my surprise was how much. last month i got 2.65 a lb. for #1 copper. this month it went down to 1.25 a lb. i checked online with my wholesaler and the price of copper is holding steady while scrap price has dropped more than half. since copper is a commodity im curious what you guys are paying for new and getting for scrap in your parts of the country.