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Old 11-23-2013, 10:59 AM
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Hey all, I am looking to make my own aluminum chassis for a sandrail I'm planning to build. I was wondering what type of aluminum to use, what thickness and how I would cut it as well as how I would drill the holes so the screws are flush with the chassis (I know the name of what it's called, but I can't quite remeber it ). Any tips are appreciated
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Old 11-23-2013, 11:59 AM
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Its called countersinking the screw heads. As far as aluminum, 7075 for a final would be best, but something cheaper would be better for prototyping might be better. 3mm minimum or 2.5 with a top deck of some sort (or top bracing)
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Old 11-23-2013, 01:04 PM
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Countersinking! That's the word I was looking for haha. Could you show me what a top deck looks like?
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Old 11-23-2013, 01:31 PM
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do you have a picture of how the sandrail/chassis will look? (maybe cad rendering)
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