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John Stevenson07/01/2016 14:12:53
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No pie and a pint for a bit.

This got delivered this morning.

PB1 Phossy bronze, 2" OD, 7/8" Id, 30" long

So the quiz, forget the carriage and VAT, how much ?

Frances IoM07/01/2016 14:17:55
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Ady107/01/2016 14:23:42
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50 squid

Spurry07/01/2016 14:31:15
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Not sure if you had to pay extra for the hole, I reckon I would have cost me over 300 squids. But I guess you could pay about 200.

The reason for mentioning the hole was because I was looking for some tube 63.5 OD x 45mm bore, and was quoted £75 per metre. Solid bright was £40 per metre... so it seems holes in metal are Very expensive.


Michael Gilligan07/01/2016 14:37:28
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Did Martin Connelly's contact buy the bit from the middle ?




Oops, no ... his was PB102 blush

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 07/01/2016 14:41:07

Gray07/01/2016 14:37:57
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'bout £120 I'd guess without the VAT and del

Edited By Graeme W on 07/01/2016 14:39:21

Neil Wyatt07/01/2016 14:43:54
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Knowing John he swapped it for a rusty bit of EN1A down the pub


Michael Briggs07/01/2016 14:51:36
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My guestimate is £320, is the hole for a security chain ?


Chris Evans 607/01/2016 14:59:39
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£345 I have just scrounged a foot of 1 3/4" from where I used to work, the old boss was feeling generous !

JasonB07/01/2016 16:12:33
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Took in in lue of the £2 Ketan owes yousmile p

ASF07/01/2016 16:34:00
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about £140, or more, or less

jason udall07/01/2016 16:41:27
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2" with 7/8"..contiuous cast
Well thats about a kilo
Last I looked about ? 15/kg for 1000 kg
David Clark 107/01/2016 17:08:01
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mechman4807/01/2016 17:25:35
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£126 ?

Kettrinboy07/01/2016 17:36:47
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At Metals 4U a metre of 2" x 1 " bore PB1 bronze tube is £253 so using that as a guide I reckon that bit would be say 210 quid.

Gray07/01/2016 18:26:42
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just noticed the typo in my price, more like £220

Edited By Graeme W on 07/01/2016 18:26:56

Steve Withnell07/01/2016 19:34:45
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50p - you persuaded some poor sod that it was a reject sash weight because it had a hole in it laugh


Johnboy2507/01/2016 20:19:46
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Two shillings and six pence?

Rik Shaw07/01/2016 21:45:18
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"Ouch" - is his remark indicating that the purchase price hurt. I gather from the remarks about the OP from people who seem to know him is that he is possibly a bit of a cheapskate (a bit like me!). Which leads me to ask myself what would make me go "ouch" faced with a similar purchase. I would say somewhere between £12-£17.


Split Pin07/01/2016 22:24:51
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I paid £227 for 36" of 2 1/4" X 1 1/4" PB1 in June 2014 so should be between £225/250,
Scrap price for bronze/ copper has dropped over the last twelve months so the price for new shouldn't have increased much


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