Billboard tarps...Craigslist Michigan

NitroDave Posted By NitroDave, Oct 29, 2009 at 12:54 PM

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  1. NitroDave

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  2. wendell

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    That is a very good price.
     
  3. Slow1

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    Darn - Sure wish I lived closer so I could get a couple at that price.
     
  4. heppm01

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    Thanks for the tip.

    (Cohoctah? We're practically neighbors. I'm in Deerfield Twp)
     
  5. rustynut

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    anyone check these out yet ?
     
  6. NitroDave

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    I thought about going there on Monday.....

    Anybody interested some ???

    Could do a group buy and get a better price.
     
  7. LLigetfa

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    There is quite a difference in price per sq ft based on the two sizes. I wonder if there's a typo?

    For $100 you get 3360 sq ft with the big ones.
    For $30 you get 2880 sq ft with the smaller ones.
     
  8. rustynut

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    doesnt look like anyone made it out to check these out ?
     
  9. NitroDave

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    Nope...life got in the way again... maybe next time. :down:
     
  10. vwboomer

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    If that was closer I'd have snatched a couple dozen
     
  11. rustynut

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    the smaller ones are standard thickness tarps.
    the larger ones are the thicker ones.
    they have black backs or white backs
    other side was a billboard if i understand correctly
    lined up to pick some up
    will post again after i receive them
    rn
     
  12. NitroDave

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    But the real question.....


    Were you able to get a better price on the large ones????

    I know...I'm a cheap bastich.... :p
     
  13. rustynut

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    ok
    picked up those tarps saturday
    the thick ones are awsome thick
    they appear to be painted on one side, advertisement i'm guessing
    they are better than 70 lbs each
    bought ten of the thick ones (14 x 48)
    quite a handful folded about 3ft by 4ft
    when i asked if he could do me any better on the price he tossed in 5 of the 12 x 24 thin ones
    that was cool, use them for something
    also says that they will soon be switching to a much lighter material.........
    now here's the kicker
    when i got home with them and stacked them up i'm only counting nine!!!
    they were heavy and we were both loading them into the truck
    Sonoma got pretty full & didnt do a count - my bad
    contacted him today
    we'll see what happens from here
    rn
     
  14. rustynut

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    picked up number 10 last nite
    he also threw in an extra 14 x 48 heavy one for my trouble
    rn
     
  15. Slow1

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    You fellows are making me jealous. Anyone willing to check out the cost to ship one or two to MA? PM me if you are willing to give it a try... I expect given the weight it won't be worth it but worth a check.
     
  16. Fuelmaker

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    I have a good friend who works for Park Outdoor (advertising, they own billboards in Central NY state and northern PA). He tells me that used billboard tarps are actually a nuisance for the billboard owners because they are the property of the advertiser and are rarely re-used, so it is awkward to ask a client whether they want to dispose of a tarp they just had printed the month before. As long as you assure the billboard company that you are sensitive to the need to not display the advertising side of the tarp, they will probably be happy to give them away. There are often phone numbers right at the bottom of billboards you could call to find the nearest office, which probably has a bunch of used tarps siting around.
     
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