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Offline starmac

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MD mills status ?
« on: December 24, 2017, 08:51:12 PM »
I have sometime in the last few months heard that MD was either closed for business, or closing in the very near future.
Does anyone know what their status is.
Are they shutting down as in no more parts or anything, or just shutting down the production of the mills?

Offline Ox

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2017, 12:02:14 PM »
That was touched on here a little while ago and I can't remember the details.  Hopefully somebody does know...
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Offline DGDrls

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2017, 02:35:12 PM »
Web Page link above has the following note:

"NOTICE: We are currently relocating and are not manufacturing at this time; however, we are supplying parts during the relocation process. "

I hope they remain open and continue building mills

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2017, 05:43:08 PM »
Hopefully that is the case. It is not the story I had heard, but definitely a better one.

Offline Ox

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2017, 06:58:17 PM »
Well, at least that quote has a positive note about it...
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1989 GMC 3500 4x4 diesel dump and plow truck, 1964 Oliver 1600 Industrial with Parsons loader and backhoe, 1986 Zetor 5211, Cat's Claw sharpener, single tooth setter, homemade Linn Lumber 1900 style mill, old tools

Offline starmac

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2018, 07:59:15 PM »
Frank had a little better knowledge of the situation there.


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Re: Still cutting and drying (not underground, yet)
Reply #4 on: January 18, 2018, 10:40:38 AM
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The owner did shut the operation down at MD mill.  Apparently his kids kicked him out of the buildings and he removed all accumulated parts etc.  I have no addition infor at this time.  I do know he was offed from teo sources to sell.  He refused.  He wanted way too much money for what was available.   

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2020, 06:31:23 AM »
Has anyone heard an update on MDS's staus?

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2021, 11:24:29 AM »
Bump
I've never owned or operated a MD, but it sure seems like someone (manufacturer or investor) would take a short at this "hole" in the market.
To have a 4 side finished board DELIVERED  back to you with each pass, no help and no handling..... wow!
What am I missing?
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