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Bagged Products

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by River Hill, Oct 15, 2002.

  1. River Hill

    River Hill Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    What are you guys paying for bagged products. For example Rock Salt, Calcium, and others? Do you normally get a better price by the pallet? Also how much do you bill your customers per bag of product? I know around here most clients get billed around $12.00 for salt and $20.00 for Calcium.
  2. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    potassiam 6.00 a bag 16.00 applyed
  3. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    I just picked up 30 10kg bags of rock salt for $1.50each:nod: It was on clearance, reg $3.50/bag. I would get more but I got no room. Great price for around hereThumbs Up
    I usually get 20kg but whatever is cheaper. What you guys paying for bags this year? Untreated Rock salt I'm talking.

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  4. Fourbycb

    Fourbycb Senior Member
    Messages: 578

    Calicum for $ 8-9.00 a bag 18.00 applied
    Rock Salt $ 6.50 a bag 15.00 applied that is per pallet purchase price
  5. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    10 yr old thread.someone is bored
  6. csi.northcoast

    csi.northcoast Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    i think we all are
  7. muffy189

    muffy189 Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    haha i just caught that myself. and ya im bored too. lol.
  8. 2ExploreSnow

    2ExploreSnow Member
    Messages: 64

    So much for an old thread, it still is on top of list...

    Dollar General store -- bagged salt $1.50 a bag. That may be for their 20lb size.
  9. peterng

    peterng Senior Member
    Messages: 249

    I paid $8.50/bag for a 40kg (88lb) bag by the pallet from Home Depot. $9/bag individually from the same spot. Once they ran out I could get product for similar pricing but it was not as nice of a product. dirty, sticky rock salt. Not much different than straight bagged product whereas the other product (sifto) was clearly refined, consistenly sized white particles. Flowed very nicely.

    $14/bag for 50lb mag of magnesium (enviromelt)

    $10/bag 44lb bag for a product called jet blu which is NaCl coated with runway deicer. Not bad but doesn't work down to the lower temps the Mag can achieve.

    We certainly pay a little more for product up here in these smaller markets compared to big city. I spend a lot of time sourcing suppliers. Shipping is the big product cost. Wholesale pricing at the source is obviously favorable but the source is never nearby for me.
  10. wewille

    wewille Senior Member
    Messages: 311

    20 pallets at $171.00 per pallet. 50lb bags.
  11. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    how many in a pallet?
  12. wewille

    wewille Senior Member
    Messages: 311

    49 bags/pallet