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Old 10-05-2018, 11:49 PM
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I go dumpster diving occasionally, sure didn't expect to find anything like this.

Five 1" thick 12" square chunks of crystal clear plexi, they have a mirror backing and fit within a frame. Must have been used for some kind of display ,,, Quite a nice haul that I will eventually put to use.

Pays to keep your eyes open and go off the beaten path, probably over $100 worth of material here.
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Old 10-15-2018, 02:25 PM
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Although not as good a deal as free, I just found a fabricator that uses 1", 1.25", 1.5", and 2" thick cast acrylic.
I can purchase it for a $1 a lb. I'm working on getting a couple hundred lbs.
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Old 10-15-2018, 07:07 PM
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I once bought out the plexi of a closing bank for dirt cheap, I had thick plexi coming out of my ears.
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Old 10-15-2018, 08:47 PM
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I've got a 4' x 4' piece of 1-1/2" acrylic leftover from a job at my previous employer. That one piece is over a hundred pounds.
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Old 10-16-2018, 03:48 PM
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I've got a 4' x 4' piece of 1-1/2" acrylic leftover from a job at my previous employer. That one piece is over a hundred pounds.
WOW! This guy said a 1" thick piece, 12"x12" weighs 6.16 lbs.
He also gave me a contact for a guy that uses thicknesses up to 4". That would be cool to make a post with all four sides engraved or do a wrap for a fourth axis, then light it from each end. It would look cool in a kitchen or bathroom, or even a bar.
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