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Schach- http://cordetroit.com/news/crc-schach-mat-information/
http://www.crcweb.org/Schach.pdf

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http://www.leishevbasukkah.com/
http://www.sensiblesukkah.com/
http://www.leiterssukkah.com/
http://sukkah.com/
http://www.sukkahdepot.com/
http://www.sukkot.com/
http://www.sukkahrentals.com/
http://sukkahoutlet.com/product-category/sukkah-styles/ez-sukkahs/



Wood
Pros: Cheap
         Easy to change shape or size as your needs for space change
         DIY - most people would be able to build it from scratch or make modifications (e.g. add windows)
         Can be converted to chazzon ish (replace metal screws with peg screws)
         Can integrate a schlock to the structure
Cons: Heavy, Can warp over time. (note: if you use enough fasteners and are also careful to assemble it balanced this can be minimized)
         Needs lots of storage space

Fiberglass
Pros: Easy Setup (on level ground)
         Length/width is reconfigurable (you just need to buy a few 2x4 beams if you change layout)
Cons: Expensive
         Greenhouse effect on hot days (need to budget for several open/shut windows)
         Connection threads can become bent even with proper storage (need to budget for the odd panel replacement here and there)
         Can Crack or Break

Canvas
Pros: Setup in minutes
Cons: Not accepted by all poskim
         Poor protection from cold Weather
         Wind Can be bothersome.

Author Topic: Best Sukkah?  (Read 36561 times)

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Re: Sukkah
« Reply #75 on: August 13, 2013, 02:35:19 PM »
To save some time for anyone out there seeing the ad on the DD homepage for sensiblesukkah.com, I was curious as to their pricing for this wonderful sounding Sukkah.

Just to give you an idea, an 8x8 costs $1,600.00!!   Very "Sensible" indeed! ::)

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Re: Sukkah
« Reply #76 on: August 29, 2013, 06:06:56 PM »
On a related note, where can I find large schach mats on the cheap? We're talking about a space ~16x16, so it'll probably have to be at least 2 fairly large mats. If it's in the NY metro area I can pick up to save on shipping, otherwise shipping would have to factor into the cheap requirement.

skyguy, not sure if you still need the mats you were looking for. But, if you are, National Sukkah Outlet has a store in Queens @ 141-24  Jewel Ave. and have 8 x 8 mats for $65 ea. Probably have 8 x 16 as well but those would be quite heavy & don't know that price.

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Re: Sukkah
« Reply #77 on: August 29, 2013, 09:04:59 PM »
skyguy, not sure if you still need the mats you were looking for. But, if you are, National Sukkah Outlet has a store in Queens @ 141-24  Jewel Ave. and have 8 x 8 mats for $65 ea. Probably have 8 x 16 as well but those would be quite heavy & don't know that price.

Funny you should mention them, that's who I went with in the end. They actually have 6x16's, which go for $129 on their website, but when I called them they slashed the prices without me even bargaining. I'm picking up 3 (it's always good to overlap at least a list when you have multiple along their width) of them for around $260 when they arrive at the Jewel Ave store.

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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #78 on: September 17, 2013, 01:17:25 PM »
I'm almost bald after trying to come up with an idea for a shlock.
Any good ideas?
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #79 on: September 17, 2013, 03:00:28 PM »
I'm almost bald after trying to come up with an idea for a shlock.
Any good ideas?
Try building this one.
http://www.google.com/patents/US6024153

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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #80 on: September 09, 2014, 12:21:16 AM »
Bump - that time of year again. We finally have a house and a place to build a sukkah - now we just need a sukkah. I plan to go modular, not canvas. I've been to see Leiter's and Sukkah Depot, and hope to check out Sukkah Center tomorrow, but they basically all seem the same. Any pros or cons between any of them, or recommendations for which will hold up the best? I've read through the thread, but didn't get much clarity from it. Dan - are you happy with your Leiter's after 3 years?

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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #81 on: September 16, 2014, 11:01:18 AM »
Has anyone had experience with the Wonder Sukkah?  It is made out of plastic and snaps together similar to lego.

I have only found one place that sells it - Boro Park Lumber - and they want 1300 for a 4x6 without schach.
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #82 on: September 16, 2014, 11:10:53 AM »
Has anyone had experience with the Wonder Sukkah?  It is made out of plastic and snaps together similar to lego.

I have only found one place that sells it - Boro Park Lumber - and they want 1300 for a 4x6 without schach.

I'm just loving it. It does require more storage than other sukkas because it's 2 pc. Panels. Also the schlepping is harder because you need to schlep double. Otherwise, it's the best investment.

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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #83 on: September 16, 2014, 11:25:32 AM »
Has anyone had experience with the Wonder Sukkah?  It is made out of plastic and snaps together similar to lego.

I have only found one place that sells it - Boro Park Lumber - and they want 1300 for a 4x6 without schach.
Wow. That's a lot of cash
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #84 on: September 16, 2014, 11:28:47 AM »
I have the Leiter Sukkah. It's a pleasure to build, I pretty much do it myself with a bit of help from my wife.
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #85 on: September 16, 2014, 11:44:40 AM »
I'm just loving it. It does require more storage than other sukkas because it's 2 pc. Panels. Also the schlepping is harder because you need to schlep double. Otherwise, it's the best investment.

Where did you buy yours?  I looked online but couldn't find any information for it.  The only thing I found was a YouTube video showing how to build it.  That being said, I can't see spending 1300+ on it when I can get an ease lock for 450 which includes schach.
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #86 on: September 16, 2014, 11:54:15 AM »
Where did you buy yours?  I looked online but couldn't find any information for it.  The only thing I found was a YouTube video showing how to build it.  That being said, I can't see spending 1300+ on it when I can get an ease lock for 450 which includes schach.

They are the manufacturers so you can't buy it anywhere else. I'm not familiar with other brands, but my Sukkah 13X10 takes an hour start to finish with the walls part less than 15 minutes.

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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #87 on: September 17, 2014, 01:20:12 PM »
Any suggestions on where to get the best deal on a 4x6 easelock?  TIA
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #88 on: September 17, 2014, 02:59:51 PM »
I have an 8x6 EZ Succah. Asking 270.
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=31970.0

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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #89 on: September 17, 2014, 03:05:09 PM »
I have an 8x6 EZ Succah. Asking 270.
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=31970.0

Looking specifically for 4x6 and probably will not consider used.
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