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Plastic Cross Ties
« on: October 30, 2013, 05:19:02 PM »
 I don't know if this is old news already dicussed here,but today in Central Florida I saw plastic looking cross ties being laid. I do not know if this is a trial to see if they are better or something special or what? I just thought maybe some of you cross tie fellas might know.   

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Re: Plastic Cross Ties
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2013, 05:46:30 PM »
The older I get I wish my body could Re-Gen.

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Re: Plastic Cross Ties
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2013, 06:19:22 PM »
I always knew that those fake Christmas trees were a bad thing and now look at what has happened.  Plastic seeds have spread and now the plastic trees are being harvested and sawed into ties.

I hope that the Halloween fake corn stalks do not get out of control and they start making plastic GRITS.   :o
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« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2013, 06:41:23 PM »
......... and they start making plastic GRITS.   :o

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Re: Plastic Cross Ties
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2013, 07:13:53 PM »
...and they start making plastic GRITS.   :o
  Start? ::) ;D
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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2013, 07:52:06 PM »
 Thanks Poston so i guess its old news , kinda freaked me out I know alot of good folks make a living sawing them up. Grits are GOOD!! can't food eat fish or bacon without them!! food6

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« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2013, 08:01:48 PM »
Thanks Poston so i guess its old news , kinda freaked me out I know alot of good folks make a living sawing them up. Grits are GOOD!! can't food eat fish or bacon without them!! food6

JMoore......you don't have to thank me. :D I know ZIP - 0 about the Tie business. ;D When I read your question, I just Googled it.  :)
It is a shame though that wood is playing second fiddle to composite. >:(
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« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2013, 08:12:25 PM »
I have only ate grits once in all of the meals I have had in 52 years. So I am proof that it can be done and mighty easy too.  ;D
 I went to a Denny's with the Granddaughter,the waiter mentioned grits,homefries or hash brown.I told him if he wanted a tip,he better not mention that first word again.
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« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2013, 08:22:05 PM »
I think it was the "How its made" show that detailed them making those plastic ties from recycled plastic. I don't think we have much to worry about for a long time as the cost has to be high and theirs a big demand for that same recycled material for textiles. Frank C.
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