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06-06-2012, 08:04 AM
Picked up a Big Chunk (NOT BILLET!!!!) of 8 inch diameter Aluminumn that was 6 plus Feet Long for $110 dollars, That equals .30 cents a Pound .Im feeling pretty Smug today about it, Went to the <etal supermarket to buy some other material and I was quoted 1700 plus for this size Chunk of Ally.

06-06-2012, 08:10 AM
lol, have you got it under your pillow......or is it your pillow :D

06-06-2012, 11:43 AM
Now you can justify a huge lathe (tell wife you can make a *&&^%$&^$) and a bigger bandsaw:D

06-06-2012, 07:21 PM
You mean $.30 per pound, or .30 cents per pound?

06-06-2012, 08:25 PM
How did you get it in your truck, Hercules?

06-06-2012, 08:33 PM
Now that was a steal. Around here aluminum is over $3.00 a pound to buy at scrap yard. and new who knows.

Jim Shaper
06-06-2012, 10:47 PM
I've got a piece like that that's 50" or so I paid 200 for a couple years back. Was just thinking I should put it on CL and make some money.