April 26th, 2010, 11:39 AM
Punched square tubing
Let's help each other out and state what the tubing was called and the price you paid per foot. I know I can get it from McMaster but want other sources.
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April 26th, 2010, 01:21 PM
Local True Value: "peforated tubing" comes in 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" demension and costs $31.00 for 8'. Hard to swallow at that price. Went to county highway shop and asked for damaged perforated square tubing. Gave me all I wanted (2"x2" demension) from damaged street signs and such. Best deal going ....free!!
April 26th, 2010, 03:47 PM
Here's where I get mine. You can buy it by the inch if you want. TYD in the lengths you want or buy it pre-cut in different lengths
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April 26th, 2010, 04:01 PM
The stuff I bought at Lowes went by the name of Perf-Steel and had a label with SteelWorks on it.
A four foot piece was $15.97 for 1.5" x 1.5"
The 1.25 was just a bit cheaper, around $13.00.
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April 26th, 2010, 05:44 PM
Lowe's has that stuff?! I have been to Home Depot and Lowe's and a couple steel companies within an hour of me and noone seems to know what "perf-steel" or "punched-steel" tubing is or where to find some...
I will have to order some in I guess... I have been holding off finishing my homemade "coil-spring compressor" till I could find some of this to add for quick length adjustments... Thanks guys.
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April 27th, 2010, 07:28 AM
Perforated steel. Farm & Fleet and Menards in WI.
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April 27th, 2010, 07:09 PM
i work at a steel processing compnay and can not figure out what you are refering to.. expanded metal or tubing.
April 28th, 2010, 11:00 PM
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April 28th, 2010, 11:53 PM
Got mine at Lowes yesterday 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 19.00 for 4'
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