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Forum topic by richardwootton posted 07-16-2013 03:01 PM 552 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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richardwootton

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07-16-2013 03:01 PM

There’s a guy about an hour from where I live selling 1700 board feet of Pecan that’s air dried for about 10 years for a dollar a board foot. However he isn’t very keen on selling it in smaller quantities. I told him I’d be willing to take about 200 board feet, but don’t have enough room to store more than that. Do y’all think $1 a board is a pretty decent deal for pecan if he’s willing to break it up to smaller amounts?

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training


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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 07-16-2013 03:03 PM

Yes, and if it’s near So Ill I’d be willing to buy a qty of it…

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#2 posted 07-16-2013 03:05 PM

$1 a foot is gloat worthy.

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richardwootton

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#3 posted 07-16-2013 03:36 PM

It’s in Little Rock, AR, so it’s not too close to southern Illinois. If that’s a gloat worthy buy I certainly hope he’ll be willing to sell me a couple hundred board feet. If I weren’t drying a good bit of Walnut right now I’d be happy to get more.

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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#4 posted 07-16-2013 08:08 PM

I would guess part of the reason why its $1/bd ft is because he just wants it all gone to avoid the headache of selling 100 bd ft here and there and people digging through the pile. Offer $1.50/bd ft and just take directly off the top of the pile, Im guessing you’d have better luck.

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#5 posted 07-16-2013 10:33 PM

Or just offer 1500.00 for the pile. I pay about 2.50 bf for really good fas pecan.

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#6 posted 07-17-2013 02:01 AM

I sell it for $3.00/BF. $1.00 is a very good price. Actually, that is really cheap.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#7 posted 07-17-2013 02:06 AM

$1 a board foot. I’d say tell me where he is PLEASE!!

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#8 posted 07-17-2013 08:45 PM

Maybe think about buying it all off of him and turning around some of it for a profit?

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