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Galvanized Mailbox....

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Safe to use a galvanized mailbox when doing the "mailbox mod"?

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Never mind....found my answer......No....

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For anyone else that doesn't know.  It's is NOT ok to use galvanized metal when working with food.  When galanized metal is heated, it gives off toxic fumes.

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Originally Posted by Muttt View Post
 

For anyone else that doesn't know.  It's is NOT ok to use galvanized metal when working with food.  When galanized metal is heated, it gives off toxic fumes.

You would think I would have known this from playing with a welder....duhhhh...some days I think I would forget my butt if it were not attached...

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You can always remove the galvanized coating but it's probably easier to return that one and buy a non-galvanized one.

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Originally Posted by freakynorm View Post

You can always remove the galvanized coating but it's probably easier to return that one and buy a non-galvanized one.
The one in our shed was galvanized, I am waiting on an aluminum one to show up...