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Sheet metal thickness?

Post by spl310 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:16 pm

What gauge sheet metal is used for the roadster?
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Re: Sheet metal thickness?

Post by C.Costine » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:33 pm

spl310 wrote:
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What gauge sheet metal is used for the roadster?

I settled on 20 gauge when I was making repair parts and pieces for mine.
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Re: Sheet metal thickness?

Post by dads311 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:24 pm

I also used 20 gauge for mine.
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Re: Sheet metal thickness?

Post by greydog » Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:47 pm

Yes. 20ga galvanneal or Paintlok if you can find it.
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Re: Sheet metal thickness?

Post by spl310 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:38 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Sheet metal thickness?

Post by C.Costine » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:08 am

greydog wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:47 pm
Yes. 20ga galvanneal or Paintlok if you can find it.
Dan
An alternative to galvanneal or paintlok is weld-through primer. Any place where I was going to be enclosing a space, prohibiting painting the back side, I primed the back side of the piece that I was welding in with the weld-through primer.
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Re: Sheet metal thickness?

Post by dads311 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:54 am

+1 on the weld through primer
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