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 Post subject: Re: Error Tolerance?
PostPosted: December 2, 2020, 2:23 pm 
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JAMADOR wrote:
If a big price gap, then off to figure out if my miter saw is sufficient (with proper blade/disc), or if I should look into a more metal oriented cutting tool.


Let us know what you come up with. I'm thinking along the same lines!

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PostPosted: December 3, 2020, 11:35 am 
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Following further into this.

What do you guys consider to be a 'good' price for the steel for frame construction? Would be nice to have a frame of reference when making some calls for quotes.


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PostPosted: December 3, 2020, 1:00 pm 
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JAMADOR wrote:
What do you guys consider to be a 'good' price for the steel for frame construction? Would be nice to have a frame of reference when making some calls for quotes.
I've been using Online Metals and picking it up at their local warehouse to avoid shipping charges. They happen to have a 25% discount running today, but I usually get 10-15% off by being a frequent buyer. Good website for sizing and pricing.

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