The Government shutdown had no effect........

Rowdysdad Posted By Rowdysdad, Oct 1, 2013 at 9:14 PM

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  1. Rowdysdad

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    on my pellet delivery today. Finally got my 4 tons of Somersets that were ordered a month ago.

    I had 5 bags remaining from the 1 1/2 tons that were ordered last year. I should be ready now for the heating season.
     

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    Thanks! Probably not the best looking stack around but it's gonna have to do. ==c

    The pellets were $197 a ton.

    This is the first time I have ever paid to have pellets delivered. I was charged $50 for the 4 tons.

    The delivery guy used the motorized pallet jack to place two of the pallets right where they needed to be. The other 2 pallets were placed about 5 ft away. It saved me a lot of time and sweat only having to hand stack 2 tons instead of all 4.
     
  3. reallyte

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    50$ is cheap I paid 115$ for 3 ton.
     
  4. Rowdysdad

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    Yikes!!

    P.S. Love your avatar.
     
  5. Dana B

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    Ouch! The place I buy from charges a flat rate delivery fee of $10 whether you buy 1 ton or ten, and they drop them right at my bulkhead door.
     
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    50 for the first, + 10 for every additional is common in these parts. 4 tons = 80.

    good deal.
     
  7. Hitch

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    If anyone is considering delivery, you might want to ask your local Lowes. My understanding is that Lowes is switching to a national rental company to manage their loaner trucks. They are in the process of switching now, so the loaners aren't available. My Lowes charges $65 for delivery. I asked if they could take anything off that and their response was free delivery. I was happily surprised!

    It certainly seemed like I was not the first to ask.
     
  8. reallyte

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    Ha thnx. Iv used it for ages. I need to shop around more next Yar. But prices just suck in my area.

    But ya mine was 75$ first ton and 20$ per additional.
     
  9. stayfitz

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    Wow! I recently paid $79 for unlimited delivery at my local Lowes... Free would have been better ;)
     
  10. Rowdysdad

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    The Local Lowes quit handling my preferred pellets which are Somersets. I had to go to a different source which is 25 miles away.
     
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