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- Location: Nunya, Tx
I'm going to build a rear hatch out of aluminum that I can stand on. What thickness will do? Any particular type of aluminum?
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- Joined: 09 Sep 2015, 15:49
5052 aluminum.100 or .90 with double the underside bracing
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- Location: Extreme Southwest Virginia
I personally used 1/8 5052, I run about 280 on a good day lol
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- Location: Houston, TX & Crossville, TN
If you are topping a 3/4 inch piece of exterior plywood, it probably doesn't matter too much.
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