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Re: Steel Prices

Postby mdwalker » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:47 pm

The prices I posted above still holding steady for my area. Not delivered but they are only about 15 - 20 minutes away. All prices are for hot rolled.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:52 pm

I just purchased 16 gauge P&O 4'x8' for $42 and 14 gauge P&O 4x8 for $45. What are you paying?
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Merica_Metal » Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:06 am

I've gotten a price on $3.25sqft for Galvanneal and I can get it cut in 4x4 for free. So 4x8 sheet of 14ga galvanneal is $104.00.
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:51 pm

Merica_Metal, are you cutting galvanneal with plasma? If so this can be a very risky thing to do.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Merica_Metal » Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:25 pm

little blue choo wrote:Merica_Metal, are you cutting galvanneal with plasma? If so this can be a very risky thing to do.

Rick

I am not currently I've been subbing all my stuff out till I have a machine up and running. However that's pretty much all my friends Messer cuts is galvanneal. Whats the risk? I'm trying to source all my material now as my machine arrives Monday. If anyone knows of any suppliers in the Houston Area please let me know.
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:08 pm

Any time you weld or cut galvanized material with a torch or plasma it gives off some pretty bad fumes. One of my employees got very sick and ended up in the hospital. Goggle it and do a little reading before doing it.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Merica_Metal » Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:13 pm

I'm going to look into CR vs.that. I wear a resperator when I grind on that stuff and the dust gets everywhere... I got some prices back as I talked to a steel supplier today.
This seem right?
14ga CR 4x8 $45.25
16ga CR 4x8 $38.46

1000lbs and they deliver it for free.
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:45 pm

That pricing is not bad. I'm paying 42 for the 16 and $45 for the 14 but I'm buying P&O. It resist rusting for months at a time.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Merica_Metal » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:32 pm

Well I think I might jump on a steel deal that's too good to pass up. Pretty much an investment on my part.
21,887lbs of cold rolled in various sizes. at .21cents a lb.
46x 26.625 all the way up to 50.5 X 120 749 sheets total.

This all started because while I was waiting to be loaded I saw a whole fork lift loaded with 1/8 plate being loaded in the dumpster. I get out look at the plate and its all perfect from what I can tell. Talked to the guys and they said if anything gets a nick or a scratch it scrapped as clients want premium steel.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Largemouthlou » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:15 pm

msc wrote:Wow, you guys are getting some good prices. I am paying about $48 for 14 gauge 4x8,cut in half, for hot rolled steel here in Ft. Lauderdale.

What's the advantage to cold rolled?


Sounds like they are upping your price to compensate for cutting in half?? I was going to have Alro cut some 3/8 steel sheet in half and I about chocked when I saw their cut fee!!

I decided a long time ago to mainly cut aluminum!!
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby SjHeeney » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:18 pm

i pay $22.00 for 4'x8' 16g cold rolled in Alabama and for 11g it's $42.00 for 4'x8' sheet

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby 1hated » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:16 am

SjHeeney wrote:i pay $22.00 for 4'x8' 16g cold rolled in Alabama and for 11g it's $42.00 for 4'x8' sheet



Where at in Alabama?

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby Bobkovacs » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:05 am

SjHeeney wrote:i pay $22.00 for 4'x8' 16g cold rolled in Alabama and for 11g it's $42.00 for 4'x8' sheet


That's almost 1/3 of what it costs here in the Atlanta metro- I'll drive to Alabama for that!

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby rons » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:33 pm

What is the name of your supplier in Alabama ?
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby sbest1 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:11 am

Alberta, Canada 4x8 sheets
CR 16 ga = $55.50
CR 14 ga = $67.65
CR 12 ga = $116.25
HR 3/16" $153
HR 1/4" $212
HR 3/8" $296

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:53 pm

I'm crying BULL!
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby grindergary » Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:48 pm

little blue choo wrote:I'm crying BULL!

?

Alberta, Canada 4x8 sheets
CR 16 ga = $55.50
CR 14 ga = $67.65
CR 12 ga = $116.25
HR 3/16" $153
HR 1/4" $212
HR 3/8" $296

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these are my prices when I buy my sheets. I get some for sbest1 as we work together but in different areas in the province. I can post the sheet if you like.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby ScottF » Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:27 pm

Gary, I think Rick was finding the $22 a sheet price for CR a little hard to believe not yours. At least I know I was.
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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:13 pm

grindergary wrote:
little blue choo wrote:I'm crying BULL!

?

Alberta, Canada 4x8 sheets
CR 16 ga = $55.50
CR 14 ga = $67.65
CR 12 ga = $116.25
HR 3/16" $153
HR 1/4" $212
HR 3/8" $296

Rick,

these are my prices when I buy my sheets. I get some for sbest1 as we work together but in different areas in the province. I can post the sheet if you like.

Gary


Gary I was talking about sjheeney post where he said he was buying 4x8 sheets of16 gauge cold rolled for $22.00 and 11 gauge for $42.00.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby grindergary » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:26 pm

Sorry Rick, I guess I should look at the conversation a little closer.

My apologizes.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby little blue choo » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:21 am

grindergary wrote:Sorry Rick, I guess I should look at the conversation a little closer.

My apologizes.

Gary

No problem my friend.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby rbmgf7 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:17 pm

I made a steel run today and according to my calculation, I just paid exactly 35% more per pound than before. Not sure if this a knee jerk reaction to what's been going on with NAFTA but that's quite the hike overnight.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby islander261 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:53 pm

Hi

Prices in western Washington have gone up about 40% since last November. I buy 5,000lbs at a time so we aren't talking retail here. The latest round of saber rattling out of the other Washington hasn't helped any.

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby dhannahjr45 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:37 am

Here in Eastern Kentucky 14ga CR 4x12 $65.00 a sheet

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Re: Steel Prices

Postby philb86 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:04 pm

Im in the same boat in south western Pa with what feels like the knee jerk reaction, less than a year ago a full sheet of 1/4" was 150$, just this week I was quoted at 250$.


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