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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 11th, 11, 02:20 PM Thread Starter
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Where to buy metal remnants in near Boston?

I need to get some sheet metal and a few other piece of material to fab some parts for my car. I recently moved from CA to MA and don't know of any metal yards that might have remnant material for sale. I knew of several where I used to live but don't know of any north of Boston. Can anyone refer me to a metal yard that sells remnants? I only need a few small pieces so I don't want to buy a whole sheet.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 11th, 11, 02:22 PM
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Re: Where to buy metal remnants in near Boston?

Good question. I've bought small sheets of 18-22 gauge metal from Lowe's or Home Depot but I'd like to know a better source also.

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 11th, 11, 02:37 PM
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Re: Where to buy metal remnants in near Boston?

Find a standard hood cheap, lots of flat metal there!

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 11th, 11, 03:01 PM
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Re: Where to buy metal remnants in near Boston?

Just go to any metal supply yard or steel fabrication shop, I use several, one of which is large industrial with whom I'm on good rapport, and it's basically self serve depending on the material requirements. Forget H.D, or Lowes, it's far too expensive. Or go to a bodyshop, we never cared if someone wanted to grab a hood or other piece of scrap.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 11th, 11, 06:32 PM
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Re: Where to buy metal remnants in near Boston?

There's a place in Medford .. By the meadow glen mall... I don't remember the name... They have lots of scrap or can cut you what you need in whatever gauge you need it....
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 11th, 11, 08:52 PM
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THAT PLace is called CENTRAL STEEL in the phone book . THERE is also CAPONE METALS i believe they are in Everett or Revere I cant remember its been years since i bought sheet metal . ALEX
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 12th, 11, 09:40 AM
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Re: Where to buy metal remnants in near Boston?

Don't know about your area but good places to ask are local machine shops, fab shops, heating and cooling installers.

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