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Old 02-23-2011, 06:45 PM
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Default Re: Tinsmith's in frame gas tank for cantilever Schwinn.

Originally Posted by jose Pinto View Post
Thanks Dan, I did not know this type of metal tin, but I realized perfectly, excuse my ignorance, but when he says that the gauge plate 28 is referred to 2.8 mm?
Jose this should help to better understand gauge sizes, it is a standardized list different sizes for various metals with inch to metric equivalents. As you can see 28ga metal will range from .0149" or .038mm for simple cold rolled steel to .016" 0r .041mm for galvanized... As this is a nickel plated tin it will most likely be within that spec or slightly thicker... :

If you have problems seeing it here the direct link is:
Standard Gauge Sizing

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