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Old 05-05-2009, 12:41 AM   #1
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Stainless steel is coming down BIG TIME!

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Old 05-05-2009, 12:44 AM   #2
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Just my curiuosity, but how do you know this to be true?

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Old 05-05-2009, 02:55 AM   #3
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I have been pricing ss for 8 months now. A 55 gallon drum was 650 and now its 450.

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Old 05-05-2009, 03:20 PM   #4
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All metal prices have come down due to the global recession. Copper is much cheaper than it was for a while. Scrap yards and recycling centers are losing money or not selling do to lack of demand.

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Old 05-05-2009, 03:25 PM   #5
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My buddy owns a scrap yard, I could get the latest prices if anyone is interested. I'd just need to know what you are looking for...

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Old 05-05-2009, 06:06 PM   #6
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The Iron Is Hot....it Is Time To Strike!!!
I wouldnt mind knowing copper and ss. 304

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Old 05-05-2009, 06:27 PM   #7
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Copper is much cheaper than it was for a while. Scrap yards and recycling centers are losing money or not selling do to lack of demand.
Copper tubing prices at HD / Lowes were absolutely ridiculous there for awhile. I suspect some of the LHBS stores are getting pinched as well. I know the one by me makes/sells their own chillers, and if they had bought the tubing while the prices were high, they pretty much have to sell them at that price, or take a huge hit.
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Old 05-05-2009, 08:46 PM   #8
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Would like to know current ss prices-too

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Old 05-06-2009, 02:03 AM   #9
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interested in prices! for ****s and giggles

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