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Unread 11-13-2012, 11:23 AM   #1
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Best place to buy steel in the Boise area?

I am tired of welding on the floor so need to build a Welding Table. Looking for 3/8" plate cut to 2'x4'. Pacific Recycling only sells full sheets 4'x8'.
THX Doug

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Unread 11-14-2012, 11:45 AM   #2
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Have you tried Pacific Steel in Nampa-just north of the Interstate off Franklin exit?

Possibly call Farwest Steel off Broadway/Enterprise?
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Unread 11-14-2012, 11:58 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply Tumbleweed. I will call Farwest Steel. I did the Pacific thing but was looking for something in Boise(Dont get out to the Canyon very often)
THX Doug
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Unread 11-19-2012, 05:23 PM   #4
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I havent personally checked them out but heard good stuff about Jack's Metal Works in garden city. Also theres a place called Lasasco i believe. Its off of emerald (executive) near the pacific pride fuel station. Dont go there around noon as the whole shop appearantly takes lunch at the same time, and i wasnt able to get anything from them.
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Unread 11-20-2012, 08:33 AM   #5
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Jack's is a little steep on prices but can cut or bend what you want. Watch the "per cut" price. I got something there I needed cut, and the prices were outrageous. I had some rockers bent there that came out well but they were one of the few that could bend them. I use them as a last choice, or if I need it bent.
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Unread 01-12-2013, 05:35 PM   #6
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Whenever I'm in the area I go to Pacific Steel in Boise (off Emerald?) and see what they have in the scrap pile. I built the majority of my XJ with recycled steel from that place - so much that I sometimes call it "Project Recycled".
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Unread 01-26-2013, 10:42 AM   #7
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Yah jacks was steep! I bought a sheet of tread plate for my dad and some some 6in circles I wanted for shooting targets. 6 of em were $49! But she misread her writing and gave them to me for 29! Thumbsup thanks for the tip chili - ill have to check it out
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Unread 05-03-2013, 06:48 PM   #8
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If you're still lookin for distributors inthe area let me know. I work in metal sales currently and deal with lots of places locally. I'll steer you inthe right direction
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Unread 05-06-2013, 08:20 AM   #9
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Yes please....point away. I will need a place that can sell and shear/cut plate steal. Idaho steal and recycling in Boise does not.
THX Doug
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Unread 05-06-2013, 01:15 PM   #10
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Gem state meTals for smaller cut to size orders. Far west for big orders ($200-250 minimum).
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