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Old 11-03-2011, 06:00 AM
 
Location: Islip,NY
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Never been to an 84 lumber but I pass by the one in Islip all the time and it's closed and all the wood in the lot is gone. Did they file chapter 11? I wonder what they are going to put there in it's place?
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Old 11-03-2011, 06:07 AM
 
Location: Smithtown, NY
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The one in Smithtown closed a couple of years ago as did the Nassau/Suffolk lumber yard. 84 had low prices, especially on moulding, I was sorry to see them go.
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Old 11-03-2011, 08:36 AM
 
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Another company lost by the Republican administration!
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Old 11-03-2011, 09:52 AM
 
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Another company lost by the Republican administration!
Duuuuhwhat?
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Old 11-03-2011, 11:35 AM
 
Location: Island of long
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It didnt stand a chance with Lowes and Home Depot being 3 miles away.
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Old 11-03-2011, 12:25 PM
 
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Lowes and Home Depot must be Republicans too then.
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Old 11-03-2011, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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It didnt stand a chance with Lowes and Home Depot being 3 miles away.
It's deja vu all over again -- I believe this was something I addressed in yesterday's Lowes thread.
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Old 11-03-2011, 01:05 PM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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Never been to an 84 lumber but I pass by the one in Islip all the time and it's closed and all the wood in the lot is gone. Did they file chapter 11? I wonder what they are going to put there in it's place?
I see East Islip Lumber is still hanging in there, but for how much longer?
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Old 11-03-2011, 02:49 PM
 
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lumber yards sell high quality wood where as lowes and home depot sell a lesser quality product. thats why its cheaper.
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Old 11-03-2011, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Island of long
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And in times like this you bet Moderator cut: language removed that construction owners don't care about the quality if wood. Its all about being the lowest bidder.


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lumber yards sell high quality wood where as lowes and home depot sell a lesser quality product. thats why its cheaper.
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