Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

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Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby orcy » Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:28 am

Local plumbteck want 360 a length for 4 inch. Tradelink want 540. At around 60 bucks a metre it seems reasonable. Has anyone got any current prices? Anyone interested in going halves in a lenght at around 60 a metre.
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby wynnum1 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:45 am

When you priced the copper pipe was it the same pipe there are different types for different uses .
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby orcy » Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:55 am

Yeah. Its all standard type b for plumbing. Noone much carries anything else as stock unless you are at a specialist boilermakers or hvac type place.
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby Velophile » Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:55 pm

The scrappy in Bayswater had plenty of 4" in stock. Maybe even a full length in the rack up the back.
It's my go to place as they usually have a couple of bins of off cuts too.
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby Kenster » Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:11 pm

From memory, I was paying that for 3inch over a year ago. Sounds a fair price. 60bucks
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby NicolasCor » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:07 pm

60 bucks sounds about right. I've never seen them for much less than that.
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby Professor Green » Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:10 pm

Welcome to the forum NicolasCor.

How about popping into the Welcome Centre and introducing yourself. :handgestures-thumbupleft:

Cheers,
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby pat_00 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:59 pm

Picked up some 50mm copper pipe from recycal in Bayswater. $12 a kilo. They had a fair bit of pipe there in all sizes.
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby Professor Green » Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:07 pm

Welcome to the forum pat_00.

Please pop into the Welcome Centre and introduce yourself. :handgestures-thumbupleft:

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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby Stonemaker1 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:23 pm

You can get 1.5 meters of 4” at BP plumbing supplies at Beenleigh if you pay CASH and smile. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
Cheapest I have found for new copper in Brisbane anyways...
I wanted 1 meter of 1/2 inch and he threw that in for nothing with the 4”, Boss is a real good bloke and pretty much knows what us guys get up to with our copper. :laughing-rolling:

Sorry I should read the thread topic properly and not skim read... MELBOURNE!!!!! Not qld
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby neservice » Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:49 pm

pat_00 wrote:Picked up some 50mm copper pipe from recycal in Bayswater. $12 a kilo. They had a fair bit of pipe there in all sizes.

Hi Pat

Do you recall the name of the place?
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby orcy » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:11 pm

I paid 7 dollars a kilo at my local scrappie in seaford for a bunch of 6, 4 and 2.5 inch stuff. Nice guy. Not a word of english. Cash only. My sort of business :)
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby neservice » Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:53 pm

orcy wrote:I paid 7 dollars a kilo at my local scrappie in seaford for a bunch of 6, 4 and 2.5 inch stuff. Nice guy. Not a word of english. Cash only. My sort of business :)

Do you have the name of the place?
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby orcy » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:20 pm

Not even sure it has a name. Its on frankston gardens dv. Between frankston dandy road and lathams road, on the freeway side of the road. The factory is visible from peninsula link, which is how i found it.
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby neservice » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:24 am

orcy wrote:Not even sure it has a name. Its on frankston gardens dv. Between frankston dandy road and lathams road, on the freeway side of the road. The factory is visible from peninsula link, which is how i found it.

Hey man

I found the name of the joint and rang then this morning, i asked if he had any 3" pipe and he said i have some pipe but not sure if its 3" i asked if he could check and he said no, come down and check yourself. I am in Sunbury so not going to make that trip for nothing
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby bourbonplumbing » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:21 pm

I work for a fairly sizable plumbing company in Melbourne...so i can check what our price on 100mm type B is if you like, i assume it will be a fair bit cheaper, also Reece Hvac stocks higher grade copper if you want it. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby pat_00 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:40 pm

neservice wrote:
pat_00 wrote:Picked up some 50mm copper pipe from Recycal in Bayswater. $12 a kilo. They had a fair bit of pipe there in all sizes.

Hi Pat

Do you recall the name of the place?


Sorry, should have capitalised it. 200ish Canterbury rd.
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby pat_00 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:39 pm

Anybody got an idea where to get cheap copper fittings around Melbourne? Like reducers, elbows etc. Reece and Tradelink are too expensive IMO. I did find an online store, but would prefer somewhere I could pick up.
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Re: Current copper prices. SE melbourne.

Postby scythe » Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:29 am

Look for a "plumber's co-op" there are a few in Vic.
click me

They are usually the cheapest you will find.
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