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#1 Ryan313 OFFLINE  

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 06:42 PM

How do you guys who have binders filled with manuals keep them in the binder? I would like to put all of the Power King manuals I have into a binder. Most of them are single sheets, I don't want to punch holes in them because I don't want the holes to rip. I will punch holes in the packets I have though. I wanted to get those plastic sheets where you put one page into each sheet protector. I looked at walmart and it is $10 bucks for a pack of 25. I have between 60 and 70. That means $30 just to put them into a binder. I am just curious as to how you guys do it.

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 06:45 PM

Opps, wrong forum. Can a mod move this to the "Garden Tractor Forum" section? Thanks.

Edited by Ryan313, October 03, 2012 - 06:46 PM.


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Posted October 03, 2012 - 06:49 PM

I used to try and get everything in a binder with sleeve sheet protectors but since I have stacks and stacks of manuals it would cost probably $300 to get them all in sleeves and in binders. I just decided to separate the manuals by Brand/Model and put them into boxes that are labeled.

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 06:50 PM

Ryan I used the plastic inserts but I don't think they cost that much?? Many of my manuals had holes in them...but the bulletins etc did not or were not sturdy enough that I wanted to protect them....the plastic inserts have done a good job protecting them so far. Yes..I had 30-40 of those sheets as well. $10 does sound high to me as well.

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 06:52 PM

I used to try and get everything in a binder with sleeve sheet protectors but since I have stacks and stacks of manuals it would cost probably $300 to get them all in sleeves and in binders. I just decided to separate the manuals by Brand/Model and put them into boxes that are labeled.


I don't have enough to make it worth putting into boxes. When I was working on the '64 for Tesie last fall I was given all of the manuals for it. They are still in the envelopes from when they where mailed to her when she and her husband bought the tractor new.

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 07:42 PM

http://www.walmart.c...-100ct/14935270

Just looked on the Walmart site...they offer these 100 ct for $9.97

May have to order them.....

Edited by sacsr, October 03, 2012 - 07:42 PM.


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Posted October 03, 2012 - 07:42 PM

Ryan I use the plastic page protectors as well, one for each manual. I keep them all organized in one of those plastic file holder boxes that has a lid and carrying handle. I use pieces of cardboard tablet packer as dividers with colored tabs, in between each of the different attachments such as the mower deck manuals, snowthrower manuals, tractors, blades, and other attachments. So far so good. Keeps them all protected and organized. I'd recommend staying away from cardboard box storage, as the cardboard draws moisture, and it's easily chewable by mice and other critters.

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 08:22 PM

At the moment mine are in a file cabinet in my office.

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 08:32 PM

I use the plastic page protectors also. Got all of mine on garage sales and from auctions. Its cheaper buying used.

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 08:36 PM

I use the plastic page protectors,and put them in binders.I buy the stuff at walmart.Usually august when they have all the back to school stuff dirt cheap.

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 09:01 PM

I use the sheet protectors when I can get that organized. Do you have a Sam's Club near you?

http://www.samsclub....&navAction=push
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Posted October 03, 2012 - 09:07 PM

0maybe I did not look hard enough at walmart. I saw those ones and no others, they could have sold them. I have to make a run to walmart tomorrow so I will look again while I am there.

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 09:17 PM

Now that was easy!!

http://www.staples.c...-1&fromUrl=home

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Posted October 03, 2012 - 09:28 PM

0maybe I did not look hard enough at walmart. I saw those ones and no others, they could have sold them. I have to make a run to walmart tomorrow so I will look again while I am there.


Ryan it may not have been in store. Might have to order it on line and have it delivered to the store. But it looks like there are some choices.



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Posted October 03, 2012 - 10:25 PM

A lot of my manuals require the "high capacity" sheet protectors. I get mine at Office Max.




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