Cost of building my own RV carport?

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Old 03-25-20, 01:10 PM
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Cost of building my own RV carport?

I have a quote for $2950 for a 14' high metal carport for my RV. My roommate, who is handy and very enthusiastic about DIY, thinks he can do one for $1000. Is he being realistic? He intends to buy pipes, corners, connectors, anchors and roofing at the hardware store. Has anyone done this? Any advice much appreciated.
 
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Old 03-25-20, 02:10 PM
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Add up the cost of materials and see what you get. I don't think pipe & connectors will be as strong as a square tube framed pre-fab carport but it all depends on exactly what materials your friend plans to use and how.
 
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