Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

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Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by Snakeoil » Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:15 pm

Friend sent a text telling me they had TP at the local hardware store. That's a first! Next thought was lets blow the cobwebs out of the Ural.

Fired right up. Ran a little rough until it burned up the fogging oil. Then ran as if I'd riddened it yesterday.

It was nice to be out if only for a short ride. TP was made in USA and of recycled paper. 99 cents a roll. Not bad, considering.
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Re: Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by Lofty » Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:48 pm

A local convenience store had 14 cases (I counted) of off-brand toilet tissue in stock when I was there two days ago. Individual rolls of 220 grit for 79¢ each. My current inventory of emergency stock is the real thing -- Scott 1000 -- so I walked past the shelves with my chin held high and my toned glutes intact. :wink: :lol:
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Post by Desantnik-VDV » Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:04 pm

Snakeoil wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:15 pm

It was nice to be out if only for a short ride. TP was made in USA and of recycled paper. 99 cents a roll. Not bad, considering.
Rob,

Recycled? Hopefully, it was not made of previously used toilet paper. :D

Hardware stores usually have TP. You can even find some at the Napa auto parts stores.
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Post by RC20 » Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:36 pm

Sure not true up here.

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Re: Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by n3303j » Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:52 am

Feline Pine Kitty Litter is also getting scarce. Guess folks are exploring the alternatives?
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Re: Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by tx2sturgis » Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:45 am

A local fast food place was running a special: A free roll of toilet paper with every $10 purchase.

No, I'm not shitting you. Ooops....poor choice of terms.

At any rate, a friend of mine bought $30 worth of food for himself just to get 3 rolls of TP.

An ancient curse stated: May you live in interesting times.

I believe this qualifies.



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Post by El queso » Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:51 am

Are TP shortages still a thing?
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Post by Waffl6 » Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:01 pm

El queso wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:51 am
Are TP shortages still a thing?
Definitely still a thing in Southern Maryland/Northern Virginia.
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Re: Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by a1930ford » Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:05 pm

Me, I always send my wife out to do the shopping for our essential items. She seems to always avoid the hoarders when she arrives and parks at the front door, too. :-)
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Re: Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by GHGoodwin » Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:31 pm

TP at hardware store.... flat sheets....assorted grits (textures)... what could go wrong ????
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Re: Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by jaybird » Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:26 pm

n3303j wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:52 am
Feline Pine Kitty Litter is also getting scarce. Guess folks are exploring the alternatives?
Try this;

https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/produ ... _vc=-10005

Way cheaper. Just make sure you don’t get a bag that got wet in handling.

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Re: Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by Lee Pape » Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:41 am

I went to one of the area Walmart stores on Tuesday morning. The employees there were stocking toilet paper by the pallets full. The toilet paper isle was blocked off but from what I could see there had to be enough toilet paper cases stacked on pallets to stock the store to pre-hoarding levels and then some.
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Re: Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by bratmanxj » Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:31 am

Riding buddy of mine manages a few local small grocery stores. I get weekly texts from him asking if we're short on anything and pictures of the pallets before they stock. I never thought it would be a thing to say "I Got A Guy" when it comes to toilet paper.
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Re: Toilet paper at hardware store - Ural to the rescue

Post by Happytrails » Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:35 am

Think they switched from hoarding TP to hoarding meat. Last time I went to stores they had already been devastated with very little left. :o
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