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Old 01-03-2013, 06:56 PM   #11
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Re: What did you do with your seats?

It is very wise to re-use the foam in the bus seats. If you were to buy new foam, you would be frightened at the cost.

Also the metal frames can be made into many things. A welding device would most likely be needed. However, if you are clever, you can get by with a hack saw and bolts and nuts.

A HACK SAW? Yeah, I know that that is unreasonable. I would use a jig saw or a sawzall with a metal blade, then I would use a hammer to flatten the ends with a big hammer.

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Old 01-13-2013, 05:52 PM   #12
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I'd take a few off your hands. But your probably nowhere near Nebraska
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:41 PM   #13
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Re: What did you do with your seats?

If I get a bus in or near Nebraska, I'll keep you in mind.
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Old 01-14-2013, 06:09 PM   #14
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Re: What did you do with your seats?

I tore mine apart, trash for the cushions and scrapper for the frames... I build a lot of stuff out of steel and the seat frames were worth more to me as scrap... They are a pain to store and takes a lot of work to cut them up for material...

As far as new foam goes, the Home Depot up here has bunkbed sized 4" thick 30"x74" for $20... Fred Meyer has a bunch of sizes for reasonable prices...

The wheel chair lift is sitting behind the shed for now... I have some ideas for using the hydraulics... And the expanded metal will get used for something, that stuff is spendy...
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Re: What did you do with your seats?

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I tore mine apart, trash for the cushions and scrapper for the frames... I build a lot of stuff out of steel and the seat frames were worth more to me as scrap... They are a pain to store and takes a lot of work to cut them up for material...

As far as new foam goes, the Home Depot up here has bunkbed sized 4" thick 30"x74" for $20... Fred Meyer has a bunch of sizes for reasonable prices...

The wheel chair lift is sitting behind the shed for now... I have some ideas for using the hydraulics... And the expanded metal will get used for something, that stuff is spendy...
Do you have a link to the foam?I looked on website and my Google-foo must be off today
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:19 PM   #16
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I saw them at the store, not online... Lorna might have info about them since she works there... Next time i'm there I'll take a pic of the sku#...
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Cool,thanks
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Old 11-29-2017, 12:18 PM   #18
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interesting scales

I sold 20 pounds of pecans yesterday for $18.00 (90 cents/pound). I don't even water the tree. The only effort spent by me on those pecans was picking them up off of the ground and delivering them to the pecan buyer.

I sold my 800 pounds of steel seats in May for $50.56 (a little more than 6 cents a pound). Lots more effort on my part and on the part of the folks that created the steel.

Economy of scale, I guess.
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By the time we had half the seats out some dudes came and asked if they could take em!
Saved me from having to even haul them to the road!
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