View Full Version : Where to buy metal?

03-24-2013, 04:25 PM
Hello everyone!

I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions at where I can buy metal for sliders, bumpers, etc.? I used to live in Longmont and went to a place there, but now I live in Westminster and am not sure if there is a place that is closer. If anyone knows of a place that would be great. Thanks and I appreciate any help!

03-24-2013, 05:31 PM
There's a thread somewhere discussing this, but I've been using Altitude Steel near Colfax and i25. They usually have a pretty decent scrap selection as well.

03-25-2013, 07:40 AM
Lot's of places in Denver - Depends on what you are after.

New - to order, den-col
scrap and new to order (there scrap is very high quality - i.e. straight, true remnant) Altitude Steel.

03-25-2013, 08:16 AM
I've also had good luck at K & K Surplus, 8381 Brighton Rd., Commerce City for both new and used.

03-25-2013, 08:18 AM
Marmon Keystone
6001 Broadway Phone: 800-525-3034
Denver, CO 80216

They have pretty much everything you would want for DOM and stuff like that.

03-25-2013, 09:41 AM
I like Altitudes scrap pile, it's well organized and priced by the pound.


J Kimmel
03-25-2013, 09:48 AM
I use K&K for scrap type stuff, C&M sells sheets of stuff like aluminum, expanded, etc and I go to Hinton for tube

03-25-2013, 10:09 AM
.. and I go to Hinton for tube

me too. Jim's a good guy tell him RS sent ya so he can add the appropriate up charge... :hill:


03-25-2013, 02:57 PM
A.coworker.recommended tube services..I'll probably check.them.out.this.week

03-25-2013, 04:25 PM
Thanks a ton everyone for the suggestion. I really appreciate the help. And now that I have my welder let the fun begin!

03-25-2013, 05:22 PM
K&K for scrap pieces to practice with that new welder is what i do.

03-25-2013, 10:58 PM
I definitely will start with some scraps to practice. I have welded sliders for my old LC, but they could have looked better.