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Old 04-10-2009, 14:18   #1
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Where to Buy Stainless?

Hello All,

Can anyone tell me where i can buy raw stainless by the foot? I live 30 miles south of Jacksonville, Florida

type of things i am looking for is flat bar,round/pipe/tube and some sq. stock. thank you if you can help


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Old 04-10-2009, 14:40   #2
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I used to buy 316L Stainless & Aluminum from the IMS “scrap” bin, at very good prices. Perhaps a little far south for you, but try:

International Marine Supply - IMS Metals

3291 S.W. 11th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Toll free: 888-560-5086
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In tampa Metal Supermarket will have about anything you could want. Will also cut to size.
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Just remember stainless comes in many different alloys (like flavors) and some are not suitable for the ocean environment. Finding 316 is rare and getting rarer and there are even a few flavors of 316 - some better some worse at corrosion resistance.
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Look here for Brass and Stainless Steel tubing and fittings at a pretty good price compared to Marine suppliers. MARKSTAAR - Tubing, Rails and Fittings - Category Details
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Check out, I've never bought there but I met the owner at a bar one time. They are local to Seattle and ship/

316 Stainless (available in Angle, Hex, Pipe, Plate, Rectangle, Round, Sheet, Square, Square Tube, Tube)

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