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mower blade shortage

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by budracin, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. budracin

    budracin LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Messages: 29

    anyone else heard about this???....I bought a set of mulch blades for my scag, the dealer says that I should stock up on them because steel is going to be in short supply. Causing a shortage. He had a small supply himself. Seems all of our steel is being sent overseas to china and the middle east. I have been dealing with him for a dozen years and he's never seen it this bad.
  2. Avery

    Avery LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,389

    Don't know about a steel shortage but my dealer did run out of Atomic's for awhile. I was hating life having to run high lifts again. Nothing but clump tossers......
  3. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,309

    Yup its true!!! Spoke with two local steel yards when i built sides for my dump truck, they both said there is a huge buliding boom in Asia and they are buying it up quick. A sheet of mesh cost me 2 times what it did last year. Went from $40 to $80!!!!!!

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