What do you think about this coup?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by 70monte, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. 70monte

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  2. georgialee

    georgialee Songster

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    It looks great! You could fit 6 standards in there. It's cute, too!


    eta: if you were so inclined you could build something the same size for MUCH MUCH less. Many builders/construction sites have excess lumber - you only have to ask. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

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    It looks really nice. If you are at all handy, you could probably build something for a bit less, with a bigger run. If you are not handy, then it is probably a good deal. It looks very sturdy.
     
  4. dixygirl

    dixygirl Songster

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    How could you possibly lift that and carry it ? Maybe 8 men to lift it onto a trailor? fork lift?
    It looks great though
     
  5. 70monte

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    The guy said that he can move it around though it is a bit heavy. I have a flatbed trailer with a dovetail but I'm not sure if we could lift it on it or not. The guy said he could probably borrow his neighbor's tractor and we have a tractor here to unload it. He hasn't returned my last phone call so I may not get to look at it tomorrow. I do like how it looks though.

    Wayne
     
  6. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Like it was said above, if you are handy you could make your own. But pre-made at that size, it's a pretty good price
     
  7. mikecnorthwest

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    Way too much money in my opinion. If you like it, I wouldn't offer any more than $250 if even that. You can certainly build something much nicer for under $500 but of course it all depends on your individual situation.
     
  8. scarter

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    It looks very nice although you might need to add some ventilation. I only saw that little window. It is a steep price but sometimes you have to pay for convenience. Time is money.
     
  9. Scott

    Scott Ozark Bantams

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    It's nice, but a bit steep price-wise. You could built a similar sized one new for about the same price or less I'd imagine. Then again, that one is already built.
     
  10. sianara

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    Too much money for what you're getting. There's less than $100 in supplies and it's not so complicated that it should have taken $400 in labor. I wouldn't pay more than $100 (at the most) for it JMHO.
     

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