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Old 07-27-2008, 07:38 AM   #1
Chris Brindley
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Tractor Tires

I am looking for any Info on obtaining two tractor tires for my friends gym in Atlanta.
I cannot believe it but yesterday I drove from New Jersey to Atlanta and I didnt see one lying in any farm fields, I was really looking forward to a planned mission to snatch one.
I have checked Craigslist, anybody got suggestions
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Old 07-27-2008, 08:02 AM   #2
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Re: Tractor Tires

Stop by your local rock quarry. Preferably a smaller family owned one if there is one nearby. If not try to find out who does tire changes on equipment and give them a call. I am sure they will let you have one for cheap. I had several and just last week took one to the tire place by my home to get rid of it andthey charged me a seven dollar disposal fee. So if they don't give it to you it will be cheap. If your not having luck finding a tire guy try calling the local CAT dealer and asking who they use. Hope this helps.
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Old 07-27-2008, 08:19 AM   #3
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Re: Tractor Tires

Go to a local tire center and ask if you can take their waste tires. They will have to dispose of them anyway, so they're usually happy to let you take 'em.
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Old 07-27-2008, 08:46 AM   #4
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Re: Tractor Tires

I went under the wanted section of Craigslist and just put that I wanted some tires and did not want to pay. I was contacted the next day by a guy who delivered them to my house. Those big tires cost money to dispose of so he has more than happy to just give them to me. Good luck!
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Old 07-27-2008, 04:58 PM   #5
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Re: Tractor Tires

Thanks everyone I will try the Craigslist idea first, because obviously its the easiest, then I will try the other ways if I cannot get one
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Old 07-27-2008, 08:47 PM   #6
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Re: Tractor Tires

some areas have a group called "freecycle", where people ask for stuff they want, or offer stuff that they want to get rid of, free. i just got an old tractor tire the other day from a lady who had it laying in her field for a while. worth a try.
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Old 07-28-2008, 10:57 AM   #7
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Most farmers don't want old tires taking up room, so they have the tire dealer get rid of them. Instead of talking to farmers, talk to the guy who sells the tire - farm towns will have one.
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Old 07-28-2008, 03:25 PM   #8
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Just remember when you are searching or inquiring to ref dozer tires or excavator tires too, the air kind not solid. There's probably more heavy equipment opportunities than farms out there in Hotlanta. Good Luck!
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Old 07-30-2008, 03:38 AM   #9
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Re: Tractor Tires

Go look in your local rivers and streams. Really.

That's where we found 3.

People would rather pollute than pay to get rid of a tire. Sad but true.

Clean up your local environment and get a tire: win, win.
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Old 07-30-2008, 06:54 AM   #10
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Most commercial truck and tractor tire facilities will gladly give you their old tires.
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