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  • My first dumpster dive

    I was at work on Wednesday and I was literally taking out the trash when I happened to see this wire rack shelving unit by the dumpster. Immediately I had a light bulb moment! Sure the thing was dirty and I would have to take it apart in order to get it in my hatchback but hey, it was free. So last night me and the man beast set it up after I worked a 12 hour shift...this is how one knows they have a problem

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    3.1.5 Crested Geckos (Pangea, Petri, Pinwheel, Paco, Pistachio, Pepper, Pavi, Pacino, and Pita)
    ~And many other reptiles

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    Great find! Recycling at its best.
    -Will
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    ôResentment is like drinking a poison and waiting for the other person to die." Carrie Fisher

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    • #3
      Thanks Will. I was so shocked that there wasn't a single thing wrong with it.
      3.1.5 Crested Geckos (Pangea, Petri, Pinwheel, Paco, Pistachio, Pepper, Pavi, Pacino, and Pita)
      ~And many other reptiles

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      • #4
        Those shelves are what I use, they're awesome. Great find for sure!
        Melissa - SynergyGeckos Facebook
        My iHerp

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        • #5
          Originally posted by SynergyGeckos View Post
          Those shelves are what I use, they're awesome. Great find for sure!
          How much did you pay for it?
          3.1.5 Crested Geckos (Pangea, Petri, Pinwheel, Paco, Pistachio, Pepper, Pavi, Pacino, and Pita)
          ~And many other reptiles

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          • #6
            That's awesome. Congrats.
            1.0 Dog; 1.0 Leopard Gecko;10.5 Crested Geckos; 1.1Gargoyle Geckos; 1.3 Sarasinorum; 5.3.7PI Chahoua; 2.2 E. Agricolae; 1.1 Nuu Ana, 0.1 Isle E, 0.2 G. Marginata, 1.0 L. Williamsi And interested in a few others

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            • #7
              Those shelves are 18" deep? Impressive find!
              "Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it." -Henry David Thoreau

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              • #8
                Originally posted by MollyAttack View Post
                Those shelves are 18" deep? Impressive find!
                Pretty darn near 18". I can't be more thrilled.
                3.1.5 Crested Geckos (Pangea, Petri, Pinwheel, Paco, Pistachio, Pepper, Pavi, Pacino, and Pita)
                ~And many other reptiles

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                • #9
                  I get mine at Target... the 36" length one goes on sale a lot for around $35. They had them down to $32 last week so I grabbed a spare!
                  Melissa - SynergyGeckos Facebook
                  My iHerp

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                  • #10
                    Nice!!!
                    2.2.4.4 Crested Gecko ( Panchi, Cobar, Jodhaa, Mocha, Poe, Durc, Tivonan, & Stelona.)
                    0.1 Leopard Gecko ( Mehndi )
                    1.0 Tokay Gecko ( Ralphie )
                    2.0 Dogs ( Mel, Buck )
                    0.4 Cats ( Koyo, Lupin, Hope, Flop-Tail )

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                    • #11
                      I have two of different depths, they work like a charm and each shelf can sustain a few hundred pounds, I think! Great find.
                      iHerp
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                      1.2.1 Crested Geckos | 0.1 Leachianus | 1.0 Corn Snake
                      4.2 Ball Pythons | 0.1 Blood Python | 0.1 Hognose

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                      • #12
                        BLAH, Lucky! I paid like 50 for a 72x36x14!
                        1.1 R. Leachianus
                        0.0.1 R. Chahoua
                        1.1.2 R. Ciliatus
                        Along with Uroplatus, Eurydactylodes, Phelsuma and Leopard Geckos

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                        • #13
                          I think I will be buying more of these racks in the future since I still have to get the Sri Lanka and Congo kits.
                          3.1.5 Crested Geckos (Pangea, Petri, Pinwheel, Paco, Pistachio, Pepper, Pavi, Pacino, and Pita)
                          ~And many other reptiles

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                          • #14
                            Awesome find!! Why do people throw out perfectly good items. Crazy.
                            Mrs. Smith's Geckos
                            My iherp
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                            https://www.morphmarket.com/stores/mrssmithsgeckos/
                            Many crested geckos, 0.1 leachie, 1.1 Hog Island boas, 0.0.3 Phyllobates terribilis, 1.1 cats, and 0.1 dog. One husband and one four year old.

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                            • #15
                              I guess we live in a "disposable society".
                              3.1.5 Crested Geckos (Pangea, Petri, Pinwheel, Paco, Pistachio, Pepper, Pavi, Pacino, and Pita)
                              ~And many other reptiles

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