Tuftex panels 50% off @ Lowes through 12/13/17

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by h c hennery, Nov 14, 2017.

  1. h c hennery

    h c hennery In the Brooder

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  2. staceyj

    staceyj Free Ranging

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    That's what our run roof is made from.
    So far so good.
     
  3. tigger19687

    tigger19687 Songster

    $16.48 Was $32.97

    THANKS ! I just moved my old carport frame in the coop to hold up the netting. I have some of those panels and was hoping for more.

    Anyone know best way to cut them?
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  4. staceyj

    staceyj Free Ranging

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    We were all set to use a dremmel with a cutting blade but DH said let's make a little notch to get it started.
    He went to take a little chunk out of it with the tin snips he had in his hand. They are so old they belonged to his grandfather!
    Cut it like like butter all the way across!
     
  5. tigger19687

    tigger19687 Songster

    I tried tin snips on the older ones I had and they cracked :(
     
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    staceyj Free Ranging

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    Maybe the thickness of mine had something to do with it?
    Or maybe because they'd gotten brittle with age.
    I used a sharpie to make the cutting line rather than try to freehand it.
    As a plan B The dremmel with a cutting blade works but you need eye protection from the little hot bits of plastic that'll be flying, and also lay the sheet flat on a surface so you can keep your hands steady since the dremmel can hop a bit.
     
  7. br549redneck

    br549redneck In the Brooder

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    $33.00 ea at our lowes not on sale. bummer
     
  8. cjoffutt

    cjoffutt Chirping

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    Darn, not on sale at my Lowes either.
     
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    KikisGirls Reading. Must read more. Premium Member Project Manager

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    At mine:
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  10. cjoffutt

    cjoffutt Chirping

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    for mine. Nor are any of the clear/smoke,white in stock or deliverable. Must be discontinuing them?
     
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