Originally Posted by thegnu
In most cases they haul away the junk just as they would do with your auto if it was totaled , you could ask them if you could buy it back usually for a mere fraction of original cost , that way you have the salvageable part , give it a shot you've got nothing to loose by not asking .
That's a great thunk. There is a whole lot there that will come in handy for next build.
Could even offer them what it would go for for scrap. Just thinking out loud there.