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Old 05-10-2012, 09:16 PM   #11
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Down here 1 1/2 sqare 16gauge is like 4 bucks a foot. Alot cheaper and would give you a plenty strong frame

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Old 05-11-2012, 12:38 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by ebstauffer View Post
I'd buy it all at once but Im counting on individual purchases passing below the radar of the household ways & means committee.

Lol I cant stop laughing at this because its so true in my household as well.
SWMBO: Are you sure that brewing is cheaper than buying your own?
Me: Yes sweetie! We save tons of money!!!!

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Old 05-11-2012, 01:43 PM   #13
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I got a quite a nice pile of tube stock I took from the scrap pile at work. And there is a metal recycling place down the road that often has some standard sizes laying around.

Maybe you should see if you have a scarp yard to save some $$. The local place once had 2x4x1/8 from a surplus transaction. That scrapyard is like a box of chocolates </ForrestGump>

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