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Old April 30th, 2009, 10:56 AM
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80mm x 40mm x 3mm box section steel

Anyone know of a source for mm size steel in this country?
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Old April 30th, 2009, 11:03 AM
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whatcha going to do with it ?
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Old April 30th, 2009, 11:05 AM
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Old April 30th, 2009, 11:08 AM
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convert it to sae and use 1/4 inch for the thickness.
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Old April 30th, 2009, 11:10 AM
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Well i'm trying to use some specific end caps that are sized for mm material.
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Try these people:
http://metricmetal.com/products/rec59.htm
May have to ring them, I didn't see 80x30
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Old April 30th, 2009, 12:23 PM
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Thanks Tom. I called and yes they do have it...........$20.65 /lf. Yikes.
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Thanks Tom. I called and yes they do have it...........$20.65 /lf. Yikes.
Holy Crap! Sounds like those end caps aren't so special now, are they? What type of cap are they, can you post a pic?
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Are you trying to put those TD5 bumper end caps on these?
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Negative on the bumper caps.............
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You sure are fancy for a boy from the country.
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Yup, we can do it just like you boys from the 'burbs
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What's the advantage of add on caps, as opposed to forming over the end of the slider and welding it closed?
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What's the advantage of add on caps, as opposed to forming over the end of the slider and welding it closed?
It is just for looks.
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Like I said - "fancy". Get cheap steel locally and do something like I did

http://lhsw.com/gallery/janeyRockSliders/DSC02974

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