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Old July 29th, 2011, 02:45 PM   #1
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Default Metal Storage Shed

Looking at buying a metal storage building. Nothing huge, or expensive, one of the 8'x10' or 10x14' one's from menards.

Only question is at the pricetag, how do they hold up?
i.e. do they rust out in 3 years? or do they actually hold up for awhile? I'm either dropping the coin on that, of am just going to design and build my own from wood, but i'm sure the metal will still weigh in much less.
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Old July 29th, 2011, 02:50 PM   #2
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Steel Depot one has done well for me for 4 years. Steel is very thin and easily bent/dented. Get help as if you try and assemble it yourself you will bend it up.
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Old July 29th, 2011, 03:08 PM   #3
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The one I bought from sears, Arrow I believe, was a hunk of shit. But it was cheap.

Very flimsy panels, hardware that if you look at it wrong bolts snap, doors didn't slide for shit, etc...

Don't get me wrong, it did its job, but I would have rather spent a few bucks more and gotten something a little nicer.

We now have a 8x8 vinyl one that looks great and was like $600 where as the tin POS was like $450 4 years ago or so.
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