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Post by ColdHouse » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 8:30 am

Has anyone ever noticed that 5 pounds of 11/2 dry wall screws costs the same as 5 pounds of 3 inch drywall screws?

Why is that?


 
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Post by freetown fred » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 8:55 am

No clue other then it is what it is, but I'm on the edge of my chair waitin for some answers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yep, more mental masturbation!!! :o :lol:

 
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Post by ColdHouse » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:12 am

freetown fred wrote:
Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 8:55 am
No clue other then it is what it is, but I'm on the edge of my chair waitin for some answers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yep, more mental masturbation!!! :o :lol:
The simple explanation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! would be that you are paying for the screws by the pound!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
An inquisitive mind!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D might conclude that the profit margin on larger screws is way higher because!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D There is less work and expense in making fewer screws!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
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Post by freetown fred » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:19 am

Simple to you, ridiculous to most!! :lol:

ColdHouse wrote:
Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:12 am
The simple explanation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! would be that you are paying for the screws by the pound!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
An inquisitive mind!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D might conclude that the profit margin on larger screws is way higher because!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D There is less work and expense in making fewer screws!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
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Post by ColdHouse » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:20 am

freetown fred wrote:
Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:19 am
Simple to you, ridiculous to most!! :lol:
No argument from me!!! :lol:

 
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Post by ColdHouse » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:22 am

freetown fred wrote:
Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:19 am
Simple to you, ridiculous to most!! :lol:
If you were a screw manufacturer do you think it would cost you more to make 1,000 individual screws with heads, or 200 individual screws that are just a little longer??? :D

 
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Post by mozz » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:57 am

Raw materials is more of a cost than the labor or time. Some items the packaging and labor cost more.


 
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Post by ColdHouse » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:59 am

freetown fred wrote:
Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 8:55 am
Yep, more mental masturbation!!! :o :lol:
I interpret your using the term "mental masturbation" in your replies an insult and would appreciate it if you wouldn't do that.
Thanks.

 
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Post by freetown fred » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 10:42 am

Nope---I just use it humorously often in other posts--don't take it personal C!!! Toughin up buddy. You'll know when I post an insult!!!!!! :lol:

 
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Post by ColdHouse » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 12:14 pm

mozz wrote:
Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 9:57 am
Raw materials is more of a cost than the labor or time. Some items the packaging and labor cost more.
The raw materials for 5 pounds of screws seems to be the same regardless of the length of the screw. The labor and or machining to make 1,000 screws would seem to be more than to make 200 longer screws.

 
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Post by ColdHouse » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 12:16 pm

freetown fred wrote:
Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 10:42 am
Nope---I just use it humorously often in other posts--don't take it personal C!!! Toughin up buddy. You'll know when I post an insult!!!!!! :lol:
Okay. Please provide me your most recent link showing your common use of the term to someone else.

 
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Post by warminmn » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 12:27 pm

Im only giving a link as I know Fred's techy skills arent as good as mine. The 2nd word cant be searched as I guess it isnt allowed, but the word mental can be. Here are Fred's posts that include the word mental. Im betting its been used more than that by other people too, possibly myself included. Its a somewhat common phrase here used for overthinking something. Anyway... search.php?keywords=mental+&terms=all&author=free ... mit=Search

 
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Post by freetown fred » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 12:39 pm

No they are not W!!!!!!! Damn, he only wanted the latest ;) :clap: :lol: And C, your point is??????????????????????? :roll: :lol:
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Post by ColdHouse » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 12:57 pm

freetown fred wrote:
Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 12:39 pm
And C, your point is??????????????????????? :roll: :lol:
Per your own words: No clue other then it is what it is, but I'm on the edge of my chair waitin for some answers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yep, more mental masturbation!!!

It seems the topic doesn't interest you so why respond?
What is your point??????!!!!!!!! :D :D

 
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Post by freetown fred » Fri. Feb. 10, 2023 1:01 pm

Keep's things rollin C--different perspectives. :) Actually it does interest me.


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