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Old 11-28-2010, 10:36 AM
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Just wondering what thre going rate for fat lighter is. I've got a bunch of iy cut up already and I have a few stumps that haven't been cut.
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Old 11-28-2010, 11:06 AM
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Dunno. I do know a gent who made Millions selling his to LL Bean years ago..

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Old 11-28-2010, 11:35 AM
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Check Georgia Farm Bulletin.
http://www.agr.state.ga.us/mbads/
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Old 11-29-2010, 03:09 PM
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Orvis gets about $4/lb for the stuff. When I worked at Orvis years ago, you wouldn't believe how fast that stuff sold.
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Orvis gets about $4/lb for the stuff. When I worked at Orvis years ago, you wouldn't believe how fast that stuff sold.
Ive seen it anywhere from $1.50/pound - $2.50/pound so i figured in between at $2.00 a pound would be a good price. I got it listed on Craigslist yesterday and so far no bites!
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Old 12-01-2010, 02:06 PM
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Ive seen it anywhere from $1.50/pound - $2.50/pound so i figured in between at $2.00 a pound would be a good price. I got it listed on Craigslist yesterday and so far no bites!
Let me offer a marketing suggestion.

See how much will fit in a USPS large fixed rate priority mail box. I'm guessing 10-15 lbs. easy. Then list on Atlanta, Macon, even San Francisco CL for poundage plus postage. State that it's the exact same as sold by L.L. Bean for big bucks.

You can print the labels and postage on-line, so there's a minimum of hassle.
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Old 12-01-2010, 02:16 PM
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25 and the others offer great advise,
Really the sky's the limit. It's mostly about how you can creatively market it and what your costs are (shipping, time, etc.). Put some pretty ribbon on it and slang it for the holidays!!
I sure do love some fat lighter though. Its romantic just thinking about that southern pine smell.
Good luck,
J.T.
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We melted a metal drum with a big ol stump of fat lighter
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New LL Bean catalog has it in cardboard boxes 35 lbs. for $39.95 with free shipping.
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I've got 50 million pine cones and can't get anyone to pick them up for free, Wal-Mart sells them. Go figure ? LOL
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Last I saw at the local flea market was $6 for a bundle, and it was probably around 2 pounds.
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Let me offer a marketing suggestion.

See how much will fit in a USPS large fixed rate priority mail box. I'm guessing 10-15 lbs. easy. Then list on Atlanta, Macon, even San Francisco CL for poundage plus postage. State that it's the exact same as sold by L.L. Bean for big bucks.

You can print the labels and postage on-line, so there's a minimum of hassle.

Thanks for the advice! never thought to do it that way

Im not trying to make a fortune just trying to make some extra money to offset part of my tractor purchase!
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Old 12-02-2010, 10:55 AM
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You can also find someone tha sells fire wood and work with them on it. I sold some to a place in Lithonia at a bulk price of $100. Probably was too cheap on my end, but I have a ton of it and always bring more home. They bundled it and sold it with their fire wood.
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I sell it. I use a one gallon coffee can to gauge my bundles about 12 to 14 inches long pack it in that coffee can and wrap it with clear tape when your done I get $5.00 a bundle and can't keep up I take it to produce stands and farmer markets. Hope this help you out...
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:25 AM
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This thread had me looking all around the stand for it this morning Spotted lots but was to lazy to carry any back to the truck..
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