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Posted May 06, 2013 - 07:38 PM

Customer gave me this the other day, he told me it was the "light weight" stuff ,

it's only 115 pounds per foot, :bigrofl:013.JPG

 

 

I never really gave it much thought, but rail road track is heavy, maybe I should start a poll, how many saw-all blades does it take to cut in half :D  :thumbs:

 


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Posted May 06, 2013 - 07:39 PM

Just one.....a plasma sawzall!


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Posted May 06, 2013 - 07:40 PM

I am guessing at least three blades to cut it in half.

 

Railroad track is definitely some heavy duty stuff. Would make for some good counterbalance weight :D



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Posted May 06, 2013 - 07:44 PM

Nice score ! They make nice anvils  I couldn't tell if it was well worn but  I believe they get very hard from use


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Posted May 06, 2013 - 07:49 PM

I have a saw at work that will cut it ship it here. :D

 

 

http://answers.yahoo...18143727AAb9DJl



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Posted May 06, 2013 - 08:00 PM

I have a saw at work that will cut it ship it here. :D

 

 

http://answers.yahoo...18143727AAb9DJl

 

Don't make me think about shipping that much iron... my wallet hurts just thinking about it and its not even mine to ship!

 

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Posted May 06, 2013 - 08:05 PM

That's one heavy block of steel. It's even got holes pre-drilled for that counter weight bracket.



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Posted May 06, 2013 - 08:11 PM

Don't make me think about shipping that much iron... my wallet hurts just thinking about it and its not even mine to ship!

 

Ben W.

 

Your only looking at around $225 to ship it by truck :D

 

I had 1000 pounds shiped here from Oregon for around $450.


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Posted May 06, 2013 - 08:47 PM

Your only looking at around $225 to ship it by truck  :D

 

I had 1000 pounds shiped here from Oregon for around $450.

 

Must have been a treasure then!

 

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Posted May 06, 2013 - 09:17 PM

Must have been a treasure then!

 

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Posted May 06, 2013 - 09:40 PM

I have about a 20 foot section in the weeds that I have thought about cutting down for a bumper for the dragonfly.



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Posted May 06, 2013 - 09:43 PM

I seen these used as mud truck bumpers....



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Posted May 06, 2013 - 09:56 PM

railroad rails also make a good anvil

good poor man's anvil

 

I have a 6" piece I can move around easier than my regular 200 lbs anvil



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Posted May 07, 2013 - 04:55 AM

I had no idea that track was that heavy. Most of it has long been pulled up here. There is only a main line left now that mostly takes containers from the port of Halifax to points west.



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Posted May 07, 2013 - 05:34 AM

Brian , I think the rails are different weight ratings so you might have only see some of the lighter ones , maybe some RR members will explain better






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