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Unread 02-02-2011, 08:59 PM   #1
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Whats the best place to get metal?

I have never bough metal before, I usually just buy it through my school so I dont know where to get it now that im out of school. Do home improvement stores carry metal? I thought this would be a good place to ask. Thanks

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Unread 02-02-2011, 10:08 PM   #2
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here let me help you.
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=steel+supply+%2C+Wichita%2C+Kansas
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Unread 02-02-2011, 10:12 PM   #3
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Find out where your school gets it. Home improvement places tend to have poor selection and be WAY too expensive.
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Unread 02-03-2011, 06:08 AM   #4
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Although more expensive than my local suppliers, I'll get small quantities of odd-sizes from www.speedymetals.com. They've got a large assortment at "decent" online prices and ship quickly.
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Ive looked around and bought from yalesteel.com a few times. Fast shipping and prices are pretty good. x2 on staying away from Lowes/HD. Its very expensive there.
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Unread 02-03-2011, 08:54 AM   #6
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Depending on what you're looking for, you can probably go by a local welding shop and buy small quantities of whatever you need. That's how I typically get what I need, and I get it cheaper than through the local steel supplier. I actually got all the steel for my rockers + the bending done for an 18 pack.
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I googled it before I asked the question, I didnt get good google results because I didnt know how to word the search. Besides I wanted to ask people on here.
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ahahahah win!

I was wondering the same thing tho so the OP must be telepathic!
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Unread 02-03-2011, 03:05 PM   #10
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I would ask how you did that but you would probably just be a smart *** again.
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Scrap metal yard.
Sheet metal I scourge from old frig, washer, dryers. Roof air conditioning units are great for glavinized stuff.
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Scrap metal yard.
Sheet metal I scourge from old frig, washer, dryers. Roof air conditioning units are great for glavinized stuff.
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