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Is this a good deal on Hardware Cloth

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by JoieD, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. JoieD

    JoieD Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Wimberleytexaschick

    Wimberleytexaschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My local fence store is $185 for 150 feet of 48" tall hardware cloth. Not a great deal, but gives you an idea...
     
  4. JoieD

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  5. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Galvanized after weld is a better product than galvanized before weld. Galvanizing is the process of coating wire with zinc to protect it from rusting. If the wire is galvanized before it's welded, the welding process burns off some of the zinc coating, making it more prone to rust at those points. And since those weld points are the connections between the horizontal and vertical wires. that's exactly the place where you least want your wire to rust through.

    I bought some GAW wire from Amazon to finish the apron on my run and was pretty displeased with the quality of the wire. Some of the welds popped apart as I was installing the apron!

    I buy all of my wire from W.A. Davidson in Florida, and have been pretty satisfied with the quality. I get the vinyl coated stuff.
     
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  7. JoieD

    JoieD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info and the links. I found what I needed and at a good price!
     
  8. ChickEngineer

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    I was able to get 50' of 1/2" X 36"from Ace Hardware for $50.29 plus tax.
     
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  9. JoieD

    JoieD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went with the 48" 1/2 x 1/2 50ft for 70.00 from csnstores.com. I bought 2 rolls. Free shipping and I don't think they charged me tax.
     
  10. farmerinKC

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    I went with the 48" 1/2 x 1/2 50ft for 70.00 from csnstores.com. I bought 2 rolls. Free shipping and I don't think they charged me tax.

    That sounds like a good price.​
     

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