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[This message has been edited by distributor x (edited 05-03-2006).]

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"however when the price of wire drops and I have loaded up on high priced wire, I do lose money as I have to sell at a loss to be competitive. It is not a good situation for anyone"

You sell you material at cost?, you may take a small margin hit, unless you over stocked, but on items like copper wire, all the supply houses here, buy and sell on an index, pretty hard to take a hit, on up or down pricing.

[This message has been edited by LK (edited 05-01-2006).]

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250' 12-2 Southwire RX $58 at Lowes today (Ft Myers Fla)

Greg Fretwell
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5/04/2006.....600KCMil THHN
Cash quote for the day.....$12.00 per foot


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If you guys want to pay shipping..

My prices today..copper Thhn

500 MCM 5.90'
250 MCM 2.80'
600 MCM 6.50'
350 MCM 3.90'
2/0 THHN 1.95'

They were the cheapest, most are around 7.90' for 600 MCM..

In the philly area.
Need a vendor name?


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... I just bought 6000'of 14/2rx @ $190.00/1000' or $47.50/250'
...6000'of 12/2rx @ $490.00/1000' ..$61.25/250'
...1500' of 12/3rx @ $460.00/1000'..$115.00/250'
...1500'of 14/3rx @ $255.00/1000' ..$63.75/250'
...and 500' of 12/2UF@ $90.00/250'
For a Grand total of $5652.45..including sales tax...
My supply house said that today is the last day at those prices,'s only gonna climb from there, so, I stocked up... anyone need any wire??? [Linked Image] [Linked Image]
...I'm definetly gonna have to raise my prices..this is out of control.. [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

...Guess I'll have to sell my blood again...
maybe an organ or two as well,...

[This message has been edited by Attic Rat (edited 05-04-2006).]

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