I get all my aluminum tubing from the source, I get over runs and only
charge me what ever aluminum sells for by the lbs. Comes in all most any
length, I get 20ft ers mostly, can haul it on the pipe rack on my van.
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From: "N9EN@VOYAGER.NET" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "TOWERTALK" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 25, 2003 3:41 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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