1989 - Volume #13, Issue #5, Page #17[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Culverts Make Great Barns For Farm Toys
"When our neighbors saw the first one we made, they wanted one for their kids. Later a farm equipment manufacturer wrote a short article about them in a company magazine and we started getting orders from all over the U.S. and Canada," says Alcock, noting that the highlight of his business so far was a 5,600 mile working holiday he took with his family to deliver mini-quonsets to customers in 13 U.S. states.
"Kids Kuansets", as Alcock calls them, come in two sizes - 27 by 49 by 16 in. high and 46 by 76 by 26 in. high. He also makes a wooden garage that measures 24 by 36 in. by 18 in. high and a hip roof barn that measures 24 by 48 in. by 30 in. high. Fuel tanks, grain bins and a grain auger are also available. Your farm name can be painted on any of the structures.
The big quonset sells for $195, the smaller quonset for $91, and the bin set, which consists of 3 bins, a hopper bin and a fuel tank, for $45. The grain auger sells for $15.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Jim Alcock, Box 1767, Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada T0L 0Z0 (ph 403 553-2395).
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