Not in South Florida!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Miller" <email@example.com>
To: "'Carl - WC4H'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 25, 2003 1:30 PM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Source for aluminum tubing?
> Aluminum round tubing in the 6061 alloy is about the most common, most
> readily available round tubing and is typically stocked in up to 53
> different sizes (a combination of outside diameters and wall
> thicknesses). Since metal suppliers almost always turn away individual
> user customers, you will get better service and prices if you could
> buddy up with some business that is a big aluminum customer and take
> advantage of their purchasing power. Just my $.02 worth!
> Bruce, AA5BH
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com
> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Carl - WC4H
> Sent: Saturday, January 25, 2003 6:03 AM
> To: towertalk
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Source for aluminum tubing?
> 6061-T6 is more expensive than the others. It is also harder to come by
> since less suppliers stock it. Can't say if those prices are good or
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "N9EN@VOYAGER.NET" <email@example.com>
> To: "TOWERTALK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Saturday, January 25, 2003 6:41 AM
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Source for aluminum tubing?
> > Hello T-T'ers,
> > I am looking for a source from which I can purchase
> > aluminum tubing at a "reasonable" price. I checked with
> > one of the Rockford, IL steel & aluminum suppliers and received some
> > prices that I thought were extremely high.
> > I am in the process of putting together an antenna and am
> > in need of the following sizes and quantities of 6061-T6 alloy tubing.
> > All sizes have a wall thickness of 0.058" and are 12' lengths. The
> > prices ahown are the ones that I was quoted by the local supplier.
> > 6 pcs. 1-1/2" OD ($3.65/ft.) $262.80
> > 6 pcs. 1-3/8" OD ($3.30/ft.) $237.60
> > 3 pcs. 1-1/4" OD ($3.00/ft.) $108.00
> > 1 pc. 1" OD ($2.40/ft.) $ 28.80
> > 4 pcs. 7/8" OD ($2.08/ft.) $ 99.84
> > 1 pc. 3/4" OD ($1.83/ft.) $ 21.96
> > 3 pcs. 3/8" OD ($1.42/ft.) $ 51.12
> > Total Price $810.12
> > I realize that Texas Towers sells aluminum tubing but the alloy that
> > they sell is 6063-T832 and I am looking for 6061-T6 alloy tubing.
> > Thanks for any help with this.
> > 73 de Brad, N9EN @ Radio Free Roscoe (IL)...
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