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Brian Todd Hassler 08-10-2006 06:59 AM

just curious where you would purchase one of those big tires that I see people flipping in so many workouts. any help would be appreciated

Sean McDaniel 08-10-2006 08:44 AM

Purchasing a new one would be very expensive - they can run over $4,000. However, once they're used and can no longer be re-tread, it costs the tire company money to get rid of them, so they're usually quite happy to give them to you. I got mine from Les Schwab - just explained what I was looking for and waited a few weeks until one showed up. Didn't cost a penny.

Jeremy Jones 08-10-2006 01:21 PM

Find a large equipment renter / owner. Ask them for an old tire or two.

Bring a truck.

Lynne Pitts 08-10-2006 04:09 PM

Moving to Equipment.

George Brothers 08-11-2006 06:17 PM

brian
go to your nearest tire place.
they may have a tire to give you or they can point you in the right direction.
you should not have to pay anything since the tire place would have to pay a recycling fee.
you may get some funny looks but it should be easy for you to get a 100-200 lb tire for free.
but you do have to supply your own pickup truck.

Brian Todd Hassler 08-12-2006 10:03 AM

thx everybody for the information i appreciate it

Dan Strametz 08-14-2006 10:14 AM

or if you don't live to far you can flip it home! You may get funny looks now!


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