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« on: May 11, 2005, 08:39:30 PM »
   I know it's been asked a gajillion times,but I lack the memory,to remember it,and the smarts to find it. anyway,a guy wants some oak 2x6s out of the pallet logs I'm cutting,and I ain't got a clue what to charge him.
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Re: Trailer decking
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2005, 08:50:24 PM »
I charge $1 bf for green decking, usually white ash.

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Re: Trailer decking
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2005, 12:47:58 PM »
We typically charge $.85  for mill run trailer decking. I say mill run, but we keep the junk. We usually only saw oak for deck boards.

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Re: Trailer decking
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2005, 07:26:08 PM »
what kind of log are you sawing? If you have any elm it is excellent but there isn't much around nowdays. Elm twists real bad if not fastened down but it is real tuff even with dozers cleats trying to tear it up.
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Re: Trailer decking
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2005, 07:38:24 PM »
I'll second the Elm, Maple Flats, there just aren't any left big enough now. I did one deck out of White Oak, I had enough logs to keep the best planks for stair treads etc. Charged 1.00 bf for all the rest.  Another I did out of Red Oak was a trade - I did his deck while he dug 200' of ditch & buried 6" pipe for me.
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Re: Trailer decking
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2005, 06:41:10 AM »
I sell red oak trailer decking and truck sides for $1.25 delivered to repeat customers and as much as $2.00 for first timers.
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