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Posted: 8/14/2007 6:55:32 PM EDT
The FedEx guy delivered some company related equipment to my [small] condo on a wooden pallet. He got the hell outta Dodge before I had a chance to get the boxes unwrapped and give the pallet back to him.

Now I have a wooden pallet in my 1-car garage.

I thought about chucking it in the street in the middle of the night. It's really too big to fit in the condo community's trash compacter.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 6:56:39 PM EDT
Take it to the range and shoot it to pieces.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 6:56:50 PM EDT
Put it out front with a sign that says $5 on it.

Most likely someone will steal it, there is a 20% chance someone might actually pay you for it.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 6:57:26 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 6:57:38 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 6:58:02 PM EDT
Burn it, that's what I'd do.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:01:49 PM EDT
Kill it with fire.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:03:01 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Merrell:
Put it out front with a sign that says $5 on it.

Most likely someone will steal it, there is a 20% chance someone might actually pay you for it.


good call
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:04:14 PM EDT
Diesel fuel + match = Fire
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:04:34 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/14/2007 7:04:57 PM EDT by Ryan1021]

Originally Posted By Redcap:
Kill it with fire.


I remember I was at the beach one time and someone used a couple of those as wood to make a bonfire. The nails were everywhere in the sand.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:04:37 PM EDT
Pie!


Actually, use a crowbar - remove the nails and use it as kindling.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:05:13 PM EDT
Toss a cardboard box on it and sell it as a homeless shelter w/hardwood floors.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:05:56 PM EDT
I can tell you they burn good!
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:06:42 PM EDT
[beavis] fire !!! fire !!! fire !!! [beavis]
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:07:24 PM EDT
Put it on the corner with the rest of my garbage to be picked up.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:08:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Ryan1021:

Originally Posted By Redcap:
Kill it with fire.


I remember I was at the beach one time and someone used a couple of those as wood to make a bonfire. The nails were everywhere in the sand.


Well, they aren't exactly put together with twine and duct tape.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:08:47 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Chizzle:
Diesel fuel + match = Fire


have fun getting that diesel fuel to ignite..........

use gas......... it's easier............
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:10:11 PM EDT

Originally Posted By fsk1290:

Originally Posted By Chizzle:
Diesel fuel + match = Fire


have fun getting that diesel fuel to ignite..........

use gas......... it's easier............


It may be easier, but safer....no....I prefer diesel
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:13:04 PM EDT

Originally Posted By SteyrAUG:
Put it on the corner with the rest of my garbage to be picked up.


Here it wouldn't make it that long, Mexicans come take them, and sell them back to shipping companies.

I remember seeing depots full of pallets in Oklahoma and Texas on i-35 saying they buy and sell pallets. I guess truckers that get stuck with them can pick up some extra change for the nudie booths.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:15:32 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Johnny_Reno:
Toss a cardboard box on it and sell it as a homeless shelter w/hardwood floors.


Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:17:30 PM EDT
Use it to hold up targets until it falls apart.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:18:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/14/2007 7:19:35 PM EDT by sc_beerbarge]
They make good fish attractors. Pull the top slats. Nail them to the sides and sink with cinder blocks in 12-15 ft of water. Great for making Crappie honey holes.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:18:47 PM EDT
I generally take them to the sportmans club and hang targets on them after standing them upright!
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:18:52 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Dr-G:
Actually, use a crowbar - remove the nails and use it as kindling.

Have you ever actually tried this?

The hardwood pallets I've got use twist nails. You'd be better off beating it to pieces with a sledge hammer than trying to get the nails out.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:21:39 PM EDT
Get a bunch of them and build a house.

Don't laugh, I've seen it.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:21:50 PM EDT
don't chuck it on the road, I hit one on the freeway doing about 65 during rush hour traffic this spring, no damage to my truck but about a quarter mile down the road a saw another car with two flats and front end damage
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:22:23 PM EDT
Vitamin G.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:22:25 PM EDT
I am trying to figure out why you don't need it for ammo storage?
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:26:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/14/2007 7:28:12 PM EDT by Noname]
I just cut them up with chainsaw and burn them up in fireplace and/or chuck-em on top of the pile when I'm burning the usual 10-20 cubic yd's of trim every year.

Peoples in KS don't do this...?
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:32:01 PM EDT
First off... it's YOUR pallet, not UPS's. It was supplied by your shipper to ship your good.

A 4' square pallet costs about $20 these days.

Simply carry it out and put in the dumpster.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 7:33:08 PM EDT
Brun em, but watch out for the nails that are left behind.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 8:15:23 PM EDT
Some of those pallets are made of hardwood, something that can be used in a smoker. Ask a friend that has a smoker if he can use it.
Link Posted: 8/14/2007 8:18:34 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Quintin:
Burn it, that's what I'd do.


Maybe a brand new pallet, but one which you have no idea what kind of crud has leaked on to it? I don't think so. Even breathing a clean wood fire ain't particularly good for you, being down wind of a chemical fire is down right nasty.
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