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Re: Skid plate project finished ...
Yes, I studied yours, H8. But it looked like someone knew what they were doing with those dimensional enhancments. Thanks for the incentive and inspiration!
And I think now I do wish I'd had 1/4" on hand but I used some 3/16" that I got with a pile of old steel stock at a garage sale. 400-500 lbs. for $ 10.00 and hauling it away [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img].
The stock skid was about 1/8" but was pretty strong due to the complex curves so at first the 3/16" look thick ... and, 1/4" is awfully heavy!
Nice thing about it, in the future I can remake or re-enforce it any way I want.
It did sag slightly under the weight of the 500 lb. NV4500 ... but it just might do.
Is yours made of 1/4", H8? If so, I suspect that fancy trannie belly hump was pieced together? A nice piece of work, in either case [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img][img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]