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Old 11-14-2007, 03:22 PM   #1
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Just wondering what a 1000' roll of 10/3 with ground goes for?

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Old 11-14-2007, 04:24 PM   #2
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Retail Price Sheet from Southwire

http://www.southwire.com/Southwire/S...Cu_BW_336R.pdf

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3-5 times what it went for 6 years ago.
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all i can say Wowie price go up a bit for last few years.

but off hand real quick the retail price what stubbie gave to us to read it,

it may change the price to some degrees depending on the area also.

i useally buy it wholesale somehow cheaper than the retail price is but to be fair with every one i can't put the wholesale price here i dont want to get this forum flammed up for that.

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Just curious. Why would 12 - 2 with ground be cheaper than 12 - 2 without ground?
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Just curious. Why would 12 - 2 with ground be cheaper than 12 - 2 without ground?
Supply and demand. Probably a million to one ratio.
Who buys 12/2 NM w/o ground?????? And why?????
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Just wondering what a 1000' roll of 10/3 with ground goes for?
A 250' roll this morning was around $220.
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Thanks for your help guys, we've been cleaning out our storage and have 4 rolls of this stuff we had to buy about 20 years ago. We run trucks and had a claim on it, i think we gave about $300 bucks each for these back then. That would have been a good investment if we'd had to have bought a whole truckload of this stuff, lol.
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okay, i dont understand that price sheet. it lists 1000' 12-2 uf-b for $887, but right now lowes lists 250' for $117, which equals $468 for 1000'

what gives?
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These are net selling prices which reflect taxes paid,shipping costs, and the loss gain from the previous months costs and copper futures fluctuations. I didn't realize I posted a net price sheet. So I can see your confusion. typically the retail price will be considerably lower for the distributor after they use their discount multiplier to obtain the distributers cost.

Unfortunately Southwire is not allowing non-dealers to view the actual retail price. However the cost of copper per ton is through the ceiling.
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Suppliers are provided with multipliers to use against list prices. You don't know what the supplier pays for the materials or how much his mark up is.
They take the list price from the catalog and multiply it by the multiplier they are given for that particular item. Multipliers vary in regard to how much the supplier stocks. Usually a good inventory dictates a good multiplier.
Graybar for example sells wire at the going rate for copper that day. Lowes quoted me a price on some #8 THHN and Graybar's price was about half the cost. It pays to shop around on wire.
Suppliers also have online accounts with the manufacturers. They type in the product key and "blink" THEIR price is shown. Then all they have to do is mark it up. Contractors usually get the very best price, consumers next best and government offices the highest. At least that is what I have seen.

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