Favorite Source for Glass/Epoxy/Foam in the USA?

Discussion in 'Materials' started by CatBuilder, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. CatBuilder

    CatBuilder Previous Member

    Please list your favorite source for glass, foam and laminating epoxy in the USA.

    I'm looking for places with top quality materials, good price, no sales tax and good customer service.


    What's your favorite?
     
  2. rasorinc
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    Raka. May not have foam though.
     
  3. missinginaction
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    I can't speak to the foam but for epoxy and fiberglass materials this guy is hands down my favorite vendor. Always helpful, willing to answer questions and explain, fast shipping and good pricing. Ask for Joe.

    http://www.mertons.com/

    MIA
     
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  5. CatBuilder

    CatBuilder Previous Member

    Thanks for the info! I am working with them all to find out which is the best.
     
  6. P Flados
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    I was shopping around a while back and found

    http://www.infinitycomposites.com/

    Prices and selection are good. I liked the technical content available. I have not dealt with them yet. Unless someone has a reason to the contrary, they looked like a good option.
     
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  7. CatBuilder

    CatBuilder Previous Member

    Ok, I have a really dumb question.

    One of my suppliers I'm getting quotes from here is quoting me a price in yards for triaxial.

    The triaxial weighs 22oz a square yard.

    Now, if the supplier is quoting me in $ per yard on a 50" wide roll, is his price for linear yards, or real, square yards?
     
  8. KnottyBuoyz
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    KnottyBuoyz Provocateur & Raconteur

    Linear
     
  9. souljour2000
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    U.S. Composites............They are located on the east coast of Florida near West Palm Beach...They ship very fast and have a "very- easy- to- figure- out " website for ordering..I have used them 3-4 times now and am very happy.They recently sent me just the 1/2 gallon of slow hardener I needed for my 635 thin resin I has left over. Others in this site have also recommended them.
     
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  11. Foreigner
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    Foreigner Not of this world

    x2 on USC.

    Another good source is Fibre Glast. Awesome website, all products are numbered for quick reference.
     
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