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    Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    I would like to buy some small sheets of 2mm & 4mm coroplast for repairs & upkeep of my existing USAircore Knighthawk.

    Where can I buy small quantities of the size sheets that are appropriate for this?
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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    I don't know about 6mm as i have not seen or used it, but your local sign shop may be able to provide you with 2 mm and 4mm which is more commonly used for SPAD aircraft. Another cheap (FREE) source of 4mm is the political signs strewn about our landscape before most every election. I ask the supporting body of the candidate before removing them after the election, and they usually welcome your help in cleaning up the trash . Sometimes there is a common collection point (like our civic center) that helps in the recycling of the signs. You can sometimes pick the color(s) of your choice. Good luck.

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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    I have cultivated friendships with a few local gas stations (buying gas and taking a minute to talk to staff) that have coroplast signs. They let me know when they are going to take them down and throw them away... not a quick source but the price is right.
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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    Home Depots around here have the 4 mm, I would think that would be universal.  The 2mm is harder to find.  I don't know about the 6mm.  Likely a sign shop as has been mentioned.
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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets


    ORIGINAL: spaceworm

    I don't know about 6mm as i have not seen or used it, but your local sign shop may be able to provide you with 2 mm and 4mm which is more commonly used for SPAD aircraft. Another cheap (FREE) source of 4mm is the political signs strewn about our landscape before most every election. I ask the supporting body of the candidate before removing them after the election, and they usually welcome your help in cleaning up the trash . Sometimes there is a common collection point (like our civic center) that helps in the recycling of the signs. You can sometimes pick the color(s) of your choice. Good luck.

    Actually it's 2mm & 6mm that I need. I can buy the 4mm in 24X18" sheets & that's fine for the tailfeathers & such.

    The 2mm is what I need in sheets big enough for wing repair.
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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    Try here
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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    Try Regal Plastic
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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    The problem with Harborsales is they charge about 50 bucks to ship what they used to charge 5 for.  It REALLY bums me out.
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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    ORIGINAL: Clean

    The problem with Harborsales is they charge about 50 bucks to ship what they used to charge 5 for.* It REALLY bums me out.

    I too found this to be very disturbing..... Last time I ordered from harbor @ $50.00 shipping, I bought 10 sheets of 2 mm.to offset the shipping cost. Made for 40 sections of 24 x 48" . Came in 4 boxes. Sounds like it is that price from 1-100 sheets ?

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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    corrugatedplastics.net has worked well for me in the past.

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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets


    ORIGINAL: PatrickCurry

    corrugatedplastics.net has worked well for me in the past.

    Thanks Patrick !!! Just placed a order with this company. Good price for coroplast and shipping only $5.00 UPS. Only gripe is that you have to buy multiple sheets (10) for this price at a certain color.....Still well worth it though.

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    RE: Looking for a Source for Coroplast Sheets

    Glad it worked out for you!  Last time I ordered from them, I ordered one 4x8 sheet in each color and they cut the sheets into four 2x4 sheets for me.  They're really nice folks, though.  

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