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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.


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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #195 on: October 09, 2016, 11:01:10 AM »
Final product. Just need to paint now. There are some minor changes I would make next time.

Didnt work out?
i'm thinking about getting one. not the prettiest but definitely functional

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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #197 on: October 09, 2016, 11:22:01 AM »
Looking for Schlak ideas.
Was looking for awnings on Amazon but most seem only good for sun/shade. Any other ideas?
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #200 on: October 09, 2016, 12:25:54 PM »
Personal experience with any of them ? I'm in the market
Me too

I was going to buy....
Leiter sukka someone piped up "What it's too expensive, Buy the traditional panel sukka for 3rd of the price, $30 panel",

I was going to buy the traditional panel sukka, someone piped up "What you're buying panels just buy quarter inch 4x8 plywood from home depot let them cut it in half with a few 2x3 for half price",

I was going to buy quarter inch 4x8 plywood from home depot someone piped up "Plywood they bend out of shape from rain and shine, build panels you better off, all you need is wood glue carpenter nails 2x2 and panels the way to go"

I was going to build sukka panels, I searched on ddf and
I built into a deck. I can tell you that the biggest cost is time and that you may be starting late already now.
And ushdadude built one 2 years ago and is still in the market, I'd rather pay three times the price then buing (cheep) every year.

So I'm totally confused..

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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #202 on: October 09, 2016, 01:08:08 PM »
Me too

I was going to buy....
Leiter sukka someone piped up "What it's too expensive, Buy the traditional panel sukka for 3rd of the price, $30 panel",

I was going to buy the traditional panel sukka, someone piped up "What you're buying panels just buy quarter inch 4x8 plywood from home depot let them cut it in half with a few 2x3 for half price",

I was going to buy quarter inch 4x8 plywood from home depot someone piped up "Plywood they bend out of shape from rain and shine, build panels you better off, all you need is wood glue carpenter nails 2x2 and panels the way to go"

I was going to build sukka panels, I searched on ddf and And ushdadude built one 2 years ago and is still in the market, I'd rather pay three times the price then buing (cheep) every year.

So I'm totally confused..
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #203 on: October 09, 2016, 01:50:16 PM »
Didnt work out?

it worked out well that year but the wood warped and turned moldy :(
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #204 on: October 09, 2016, 03:09:36 PM »
anyone have info on pop up sukkahs?
price? where to buy?

Seems jet.com may be best place to buy one, after TRIPLE15 promo code, comes out to $171.50 shipped.

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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #205 on: October 09, 2016, 04:09:15 PM »
Seems jet.com may be best place to buy one, after TRIPLE15 promo code, comes out to $171.50 shipped.
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #206 on: October 09, 2016, 04:15:03 PM »
Me too

I was going to buy....
Leiter sukka someone piped up "What it's too expensive, Buy the traditional panel sukka for 3rd of the price, $30 panel",

I was going to buy the traditional panel sukka, someone piped up "What you're buying panels just buy quarter inch 4x8 plywood from home depot let them cut it in half with a few 2x3 for half price",

I was going to buy quarter inch 4x8 plywood from home depot someone piped up "Plywood they bend out of shape from rain and shine, build panels you better off, all you need is wood glue carpenter nails 2x2 and panels the way to go"

I was going to build sukka panels, I searched on ddf and And ushdadude built one 2 years ago and is still in the market, I'd rather pay three times the price then buing (cheep) every year.

So I'm totally confused..
My opinion. Buy the fiberglass 4ft walls for however much they cost. Buy the standered size they have been making for the past 30 years (back when it was green and yellow. My sukkah has three different style walls, all of them produced many years apart from each other) so you can expand whenever you need to. The brackets and walls are still being made and will probably not stop being made for many many years. Its light and simple to put up, and lasts forever as long as you dont accidentally drop it off your deck and have the fiberglass smash when hitting a blunt object on the ground.

And since I buy bamboo poles and not mats: get bamboo from a nursery for half the price of any sukkah place.
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Re: Best Sukkah?
« Reply #207 on: October 09, 2016, 04:29:46 PM »
My opinion. Buy the fiberglass 4ft walls for however much they cost. Buy the standered size they have been making for the past 30 years (back when it was green and yellow. My sukkah has three different style walls, all of them produced many years apart from each other) so you can expand whenever you need to. The brackets and walls are still being made and will probably not stop being made for many many years. Its light and simple to put up, and lasts forever as long as you dont accidentally drop it off your deck and have the fiberglass smash when hitting a blunt object on the ground.

And since I buy bamboo poles and not mats: get bamboo from a nursery for half the price of any sukkah place.
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« Reply #208 on: October 09, 2016, 04:49:05 PM »
Me too

I was going to buy....
Leiter sukka someone piped up "What it's too expensive, Buy the traditional panel sukka for 3rd of the price, $30 panel",

I was going to buy the traditional panel sukka, someone piped up "What you're buying panels just buy quarter inch 4x8 plywood from home depot let them cut it in half with a few 2x3 for half price",

I was going to buy quarter inch 4x8 plywood from home depot someone piped up "Plywood they bend out of shape from rain and shine, build panels you better off, all you need is wood glue carpenter nails 2x2 and panels the way to go"

I was going to build sukka panels, I searched on ddf and And ushdadude built one 2 years ago and is still in the market, I'd rather pay three times the price then buing (cheep) every year.

So I'm totally confused..
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