Milk Crate?

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Re: Milk Crate?

#16 Post by fishingbyfly » Sun Dec 07, 2014 11:54 pm

Your in the Macarthur region there are about 5 just before the Brooks Road of ramp on the Hume Hwy that you could grab for free if your interested.

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Re: Milk Crate?

#17 Post by Wombat280 » Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:34 am

In NSW they ( the Milk distributors had a round up of crates and a number of people got large fines for having them in their possession They carry a sign stating fines for unauthorized possession. Reject Shops sell a fold down model and I have seen other outlets with the same ridge milk crate designs Cheap Cheap
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Re: Milk Crate?

#18 Post by MattoTarpon » Mon Dec 08, 2014 11:08 am

get on the site mr chop they sell them for cheap we got them from these guys for work.
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Re: Milk Crate?

#19 Post by Dreamweaver » Mon Dec 08, 2014 5:58 pm

Bunnings has suitable crates you can use. Also you could try you local tip.

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Re: Milk Crate?

#20 Post by Sway9 » Mon Dec 08, 2014 9:40 pm

I have about 10 stacked out the front of my work at the moment. My old boss told the milko, take them next time your here or I'm dumping them, landed 3 free ones I use them for rod racks, 38mm pvc pipe and your set
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Re: Milk Crate?

#21 Post by Dodge » Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:08 pm

Wombat280 wrote: They carry a sign stating fines for unauthorized possession.
This is why all kayak fishing workshops should have a 4" grinder or blow torch ...... what sign???

Shopping baskets do the same thing as crates, and need similar collecting techniques as crate recoveries.
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Re: Milk Crate?

#22 Post by Jerryx4 » Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:43 pm


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Re: Milk Crate?

#23 Post by Sway9 » Thu Dec 11, 2014 8:20 pm

Funny this thread came up. I got to work today and there's 8 crates missing
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Re: Milk Crate?

#24 Post by ua5qb » Thu Dec 11, 2014 11:23 pm


Hmm talk about self incrimination! Slow it down and you can pick out the ergo...

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Re: Milk Crate?

#25 Post by Armish » Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:59 pm

I got mine from the local servo down the road. Each time i go there i just ask if i can take a few 9 times out of 10 they say yes. TIP try and find the ones with 4 closed sides. Most have 3 sides and one side with a massive gap in it for some reason. Just ask. If you don't ask you don't get. Simple as that.

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Re: Milk Crate?

#26 Post by Gazzaguru » Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:57 pm

Check out grandpas garage or other old relatives. Most people from that era never wasted anything and they make great storage boxes. My old man has several in his garage and they were the heavier duty type which housed glass milk bottles. I have plenty as well and use them for a variety of things including use as a stepladder. Don,t try this at work though. The do gooder police will probably try and get you sacked lol. Gaz
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Re: Milk Crate?

#27 Post by Wombat280 » Thu Jan 07, 2016 11:41 am

Buy them it's far cheaper than the fines for tea leafing them. When the dairy companies find they are running out they start to crack down on pocession.

By the way most loading docks have CCTV for that reason
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Re: Milk Crate?

#28 Post by Plakkyboat » Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:10 pm

Availability shouldn't be an issue however the short answers to how much do they cost is likely to be as follows...
Legal crates = not much :grin:
Illegal crates = more than it's worth if you get caught :smart:

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