Author Topic: Casting metals  (Read 2771 times)

Offline PTsideshow

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Casting metals
« on: January 21, 2012, 10:56:48 AM »
This outfit is new to me, with free shipping  on 5 to 15 pounds it might be a good one for the hard to find casting material.
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Offline Lew_Merrick_PE

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Re: Casting metals
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2012, 01:27:53 PM »
PT -- $10/lb for aluminum?  Extruded 6061-T6 bar stock costs $6/lb at my local distributor (though my Chinese competitors are paying closer to $0.50/lb).  I grant you it has been 3-4 years, but I paid less than $3/lb for AA208 casting aluminum.  Many of the "deals" I see today are like going to the grocery store and paying $6000/ton for lettuce that I know farmers are only getting paid $50/ton to produce...

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Re: Casting metals
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2012, 02:21:14 PM »
I was thinking of the other items listed rather than the common stuff.
"The internet just a figment, of my imagination!' 
 
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Raise the Dead!
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Re: Casting metals
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2012, 04:31:53 PM »
Dam shame there not in the UK Glen  :(

Those Nickel squares are a good price  :thumbup:


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