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Old 05-23-2009, 11:52 AM
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Default Re: 3/4" o.d. tubing

Hi! I'm bumping this thread to get some input on some possibilities I found.

Candidate #1: 3/4" x 1/16" aluminum tubing. Feels too light probably not a good idea. How strong is this stuff?

Candidate #2: 3/4" x 1/16" steel welding tube. I do not know how strong/brittle this type of steel is. Anybody familiar with it?

Candidate #3: Solid 3/4" steel rod. A bit heavy but I have no doubt it will take the load.

So if anybody with a little practical metallurgy experience could give me some feedback here I would appreciate it!

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