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Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by LI Brian, Oct 11, 2001.

  1. LI Brian

    LI Brian Guest
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    I am starting to set up my garage as a work shop. where can I get the best deal on hardware. I have a bolt cabinet, and I don't feel like buying boxes from a hardware store, where can I get the stuff wholsale.
  2. GeoffD

    GeoffD PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 2,266

    Rockwell, makes bulk packages of hardware. Check your yellow pages under fasteners, or industrial supply. I don't know of any national companys are retailers of bulk hardware.

  3. LI Brian

    LI Brian Guest
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    Thanks for the advice I will look them up. I don't know why I didn't think of that.
  4. Alan

    Alan PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,393

    Curtis and Bowman both offer the bolt bin setups with salesmen who travel a route and check/repalce your inventory on a regular basis. Problem is I have no idea how to contact either company. I mow for the local Curtis rep, if I ever catch him at home I'll ask if they have a website or a number yoiu can call to find the local salesman.
  5. CT18fireman

    CT18fireman Banned
    Messages: 2,133

    Be sure to purchase grade 5 minumum hardness for bolts that will be used for automotive and equipment. Bolts sold at Home Depot are not up to this standard. Also if you use a grade 5 bolt remember that you should use all the same grade for bolts, nut and washer in order to acheive the grade rating.
  6. alfman

    alfman Member
    Messages: 32

    If you watch the paper for auctions you might get lucky. A couple of years ago I went to an auction were a small hardware store was closing. I got a great deal on all of their bins and contents. As far as refilling the bins I go to TSC (tractor supply co.) and buy bulk when I need it.
  7. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    don't forget grainger, they have nuts & bolts also