Anybody want 300,000 railroad ties?

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Peter T Davis, Jun 14, 2006.

  1. Peter T Davis

    Peter T Davis Guy Behind the Curtains

  2. Catt

    Catt Guest

    S'pose any of them ties are N scale? :D
  3. Peter T Davis

    Peter T Davis Guy Behind the Curtains

    I'm sure they could be with a fine saw blade and some time. ;)
  4. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    So 30,000 full scale ties makes, what -- ~87 trillion N scale ties, and a big pile of sawdust? ;) :) :D sign1

  5. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

    How much do 'spose they would charge to overnight 'em to me? Seriously though, if I lived closer, that would be something to jump on. Have you seen how much railroad ties go for at construction stores, landscaping yards or nurseries? Easy money. Somebody find me a flat car (or several) and send 'em to Arizona!
  6. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    I was thinking that at $3 a gallon, if we drove there and picked them up, it would cost around $900 in gas and $600 in other expenses. My truck would hold maybe 15, making them around $100 each. There was some guy up on Union Hills Rd. selling them for $10-15 each a while back.

    Yeah, I think I'll pass on this deal thank you.:rolleyes: :rolleyes:

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