newsLETTER 05-02-2024


DIY Airplane; a Log Dog…a what!?!; Metal Panels…need your ideas!

May 2nd, 2024 | Please feel free to forward to a colleague. SUBSCRIBE

Customer Project: One of our customers purchased some Aluminum Tubing to create his own airplane. Harry, we LOVE your creativity!!

Aluminum Tubing.  

Dimensions: Various

L: Arizona, Colorado, & South Carolina

Q:  How can these Expanded Metal Panels be “repurposed”?

Expanded Metal Panels.

Dimensions: Length: Varies | Width: 4′ | Height: 2-3/8″

L: Texas

Our Customers: “Using these Linear Guides enhances the performance of my portable circular saw when paired with log dogs in the sawmill, guaranteeing straight and precise cuts.” Donald in Pennsylvania

Donald, we appreciate your business!!

Gudel Linear Guides.

Dimensions: Length: 40-9/16″ | Width: 3/4″ | Height: 1-1/8″

L: South Carolina

Our Customers: “I love the Firehose I got to use as webbing for my old patio chairs! It adds a unique, rustic touch and is super durable and weather-resistant. Highly recommend!”Chris in Colorado

Chris, we appreciate your business!!

Fire Hoses.

Dimensions: Various


Customer Project: “We will be using these Cobra Roadway Lights for our RV parking lot to help brighten the area and enhance security.”Phil in Montana

We’re grateful for your business, Phil!!

LED Cobra Head Roadway Light.

Lumens: 17,064


Your Ideas: “I used the Cardboard Cores as internal forms/molds to make a small, CHEAP poured concrete rocket stove. When you light your first fire, the cardboard burns away and leaves a perfectly formed concrete tunnel that will never warp, rust, or collapse.”Eric in Georgia

Eric, that is GENIUS!!

Our Customers: “As a teacher, purchasing Isolation Gowns for my art class has been a game-changer. My students can unleash their creativity without worrying about getting their clothes dirty!”Scott in Illinois

Scott, thanks for choosing us!!

Isolation Gowns.

Size: 130 x 140 cm

200 Gowns Per Case


AFTER:  “You should sell this to some Park and Rec district to heat their indoor swimming pool.”Jacob in Utah


BEFORE: “We have a big, new $125,000 boiler we were going to install for a hot water heater at a school.  The boiler tipped over in our truck. Because of the scratches, the manufacturer sent a new boiler. I can’t believe they replaced it!?!  Anyway, are you interested in the scratched boiler?”Dennis


Q: Do you have scratch & dent equipment or machinery that you’d like to deal on?  If “yes,” we’re interested in talking to you!!  Call Damon @ 720.615.0281

** Got Unwanted Stuff?  We might be able to Help! **
Contact Us @ 720-615-0281

re·pur·posed·MA·TE·RI·ALS (noun) – castoffs and discards; byproducts and waste that have value “as is” to a second, unrelated industry.

Customer Project: Utilizing a Military S-250 Communication Shelter, one of our customers plans to further customize his camper, incorporating Aluminum Composite Panels. We appreciate your business, Tom!

Aluminum Composite Panels.  

Dimensions: Various

L: South Carolina

In celebration of Earth Week, we’ve asked our staff what their favorite customer “repurposes” are!


Staff Favorite: PVC used for a structure base on a Zeppelin was our Arizona branch manager’s favorite “repurpose”, by far! We quite agree with you, Thomas!

PVC Pipe.

Dimensions: Various

L: Arizona, Colorado, & Texas

Our Customers: Buffalo Wild Wings has bought several used Gym Floors from us over the years to incorporate into the interior design of their sports themed restaurants!

Gym Flooring.

Dimensions: Various

L: Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Ohio, & South Carolina

Staff Favorite: “One of my favorites is more of a reuse. Brian Riggs bought Field Hockey Turf and made an indoor sporting event center type of venue.”Chase in Ohio

We Asked & You Answered:  We reached out to YOU, our amazing community, for suggestions on what to name our trusty tool cart that our warehouse associate, Russell, engineered. And the responses were nothing short of fantastic!


“Dolly Carton”Danielle from our Facebook page


“The Russ Bus”Rebekah from our Facebook page


“Wheelie Nelson”Danielle from our Facebook page

Customer Project: “I purchased one of your Electrostatic Backpack Sprayers to spray cleaning compound on gravestones in a historic cemetery to guarantee a respectful restoration.”Robert in Pennsylvania

We value your business and efforts, Robert!!

Backpack Sprayer.  

Capacity: 2.1 Gallon


Staff Favorite: Creating home décor from Wine Barrel Staves is our Iowa branch manager’s favorite “repurpose” story.  Jessi, we are loving your choice!!

Wine Barrels.

Capacity: 59 Gallons

Location: All Locations

Substitution: “I saw this product online and figured buying a piece of Conveyor Belting at a fraction of the cost would do the same thing.”Ralph in Minnesota

Conveyor Belts.

Dimensions: Various

L: All Locations

New Video: One of our new company videos.