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#1925547 - Thu Oct 14 2010 11:08 AM Central PA Fur Buyers
snappertrapper Offline
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Registered: Sat Feb 20 2010
Posts: 787
Loc: Central PA
Anyone know of some? I'm in Mifflin County. I know of Dutch Elsesser in McAllisterville and that's it. Also, if you get a number of a buyer do you just give them a call or how's that work? Thanks guys

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#1926090 - Thu Oct 14 2010 05:14 PM Re: Central PA Fur Buyers [Re: snappertrapper]
LindenHunter Offline
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Registered: Wed Dec 16 2009
Posts: 188
Loc: Lycoming
I just met a guy from Washingtonville that I bought some traps from.He is also a fur buyer.

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#1927585 - Fri Oct 15 2010 01:54 PM Re: Central PA Fur Buyers [Re: LindenHunter]
beerthirty68 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 02 2008
Posts: 112
Loc: PA
All my furs are headed directly to Canada (Fur Harvesters).
Last year a guys sold coons to a local fur buyer and averaged $5.56 for good coon. I averaged $16.74. It's a no-brainer for me. I tend to watch the market more too.

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#1928336 - Fri Oct 15 2010 09:57 PM Re: Central PA Fur Buyers [Re: beerthirty68]
Big Daddy Rabbit Offline
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Registered: Tue Sep 26 2006
Posts: 208
Loc: Shippensburg Pa
For me Canada is the way to go also.....Last year my local fur buyer quoted me at $ 1.00 for early fox....Maybe $5.00 for later better goods. I averaged 14.12 in Canada with early Fox and $16.50 for the prime coon I sent up. I will continue to buy my supplies from my local fur buyer....but as far as selling fur....I'm sending it north.
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#1928696 - Sat Oct 16 2010 11:09 AM Re: Central PA Fur Buyers [Re: Big Daddy Rabbit]
Dcoleinpa Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 22 2009
Posts: 74
Loc: PA
wow that is quite a difference

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#1929117 - Sat Oct 16 2010 06:57 PM Re: Central PA Fur Buyers [Re: Dcoleinpa]
cyaukey Offline
newbie

Registered: Wed Jan 14 2009
Posts: 9
Loc: scpa
are you "canada" guys taking commission and shipping into consideration?

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#1929186 - Sat Oct 16 2010 07:38 PM Re: Central PA Fur Buyers [Re: cyaukey]
Big Daddy Rabbit Offline
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Registered: Tue Sep 26 2006
Posts: 208
Loc: Shippensburg Pa
They ain't charging $13.12 for shipping and commision per pelt !!
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#1929582 - Sun Oct 17 2010 12:08 AM Re: Central PA Fur Buyers [Re: Big Daddy Rabbit]
trapping rookie Offline
journeyman

Registered: Wed Sep 08 2010
Posts: 65
Loc: Central PA
Not to highjack but anyone know a buyer in Blair county or somewhere close. Only my second year and just got my friend into trapping this year could realy use someone to show us how pelts are put up right.
Thanks in advanced
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