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What to do with old rubbers?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by bendbolden, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. Dec 23, 2011 at 2:51 PM
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    bendbolden

    bendbolden [OP] Come and take them.

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    None but soon......
    Anyone have any good ideas for uses of old tires?:D I am getting duratracs on Tuesday and rather than paying for disposal fees I am just going to keep them. I know I can always burn them or make a tire swing but I'm looking for more creative ideas.
     
  2. Dec 23, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    Rusty 06 4x4

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    Your local landfill will let you drop them off for free to recycle
     
  3. Dec 23, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    Dustyroades

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    Disposal fees? In my jurisdiction disposal is free if you bring it to a designated depot.
     
  4. Dec 23, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    jandrews

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    Totally thought this thread was about an entirely different subject.
     
  5. Dec 23, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    Iceman1183

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    kimo

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    I've seen people use them for planters in their yards. Has to be kind of a rural neighborhood....or it looks too hooky.
     
  7. Dec 23, 2011 at 3:06 PM
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    Warhorseforever

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  8. Dec 23, 2011 at 3:19 PM
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    bendbolden

    bendbolden [OP] Come and take them.

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    Well i went to Walmart and they charged per tire for disposal. Maybe other places don't do that. I am going to a tire shop this time so we will see. Yeah I thought the title added a little humor!
     
  9. Dec 23, 2011 at 3:21 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    People do this to me alot..tell them you want to keep the old ones(if its a fairly large shop) then go in the shop and see who is going to work on hour truck..give them 5$ to throw them in the used tire pile. There ya go, didnt pay disposal fees and you bought someone lunch
     
  10. Dec 23, 2011 at 3:21 PM
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    hetkind

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    pay the disposal fee, it is far cheaper now than later...burning tires is banned in most areas.
     
  11. Dec 23, 2011 at 3:29 PM
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    Joe D

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    Not very creative but our local transfer station takes them for free.

    I'm not sure what or if there is a disposel fee on this side of Memphis.
     
  12. Dec 23, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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    easyeatlanta

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    you could take them to poor children and say merry christmas that is as creative as i can think of
     
  13. Dec 23, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    Yea you turn the rubbers inside out and use em again :anonymous:
     
  14. Dec 23, 2011 at 4:05 PM
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  15. Dec 23, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    Whaa.... nevermind, not even going to ask.
     
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    Toss em into the trash can next to the bed :notsure:
     
  17. Dec 23, 2011 at 4:11 PM
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    Flush em??
     
  18. Dec 23, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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    Bad for the septic system
     
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    :smack:
     
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