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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:08 PM   #1036
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I've been looking at that as well. I sent them an email seeing if I could get it in bare aluminum.

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Hmm... They used to offer it, along with chrome. Guess they didn't sell well enough.

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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:11 PM   #1037
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How thick was it?

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3/16" I think. Aluminum isn't suited for my wheeling. My old trail-gear bumpers took way harder hits without a scratch. Wish I had not sold them to Clay.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:15 PM   #1038
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Hmm... They used to offer it, along with chrome. Guess they didn't sell well enough.
Dunno. And the end caps are only steel.

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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:44 PM   #1039
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Dunno. And the end caps are only steel.

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Accessories have always been steel afaik.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:48 PM   #1040
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Accessories have always been steel afaik.
Kinda sucks. Bare steel looks different than bare aluminum

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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:56 PM   #1041
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I think the idea is to have the steel black on the bare aluminum. Contrast
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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:56 PM   #1042
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Design matters just as much as materials when building bumpers.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 07:02 PM   #1043
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I think the idea is to have the steel black on the bare aluminum. Contrast
Hm. Good point.

Don't know what I want.

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Unread 05-12-2013, 07:19 PM   #1044
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Don't waste your money on a savvy bumper. Just cut down the stock bumper and it honestly looks fine, and it's approach angle you can't beat. If you have to have a bumper get something cheap as hell. If you have any welding skills you can make one pretty damn easily
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Unread 05-12-2013, 07:35 PM   #1045
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It's so pretty though I've been meaning to cut my stock one down but haven't.

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Unread 05-12-2013, 07:59 PM   #1046
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I remember when I cared about looks and made purchases accordingly. Lots of wasted money!
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Unread 05-12-2013, 08:24 PM   #1047
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Unread 05-12-2013, 08:34 PM   #1048
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MC framebuilt in aluminum?
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Unread 05-12-2013, 09:09 PM   #1049
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MC framebuilt in aluminum?
I got mine in rolled steel. $140 shipped. Cheap and you can build it paycheck by paycheck if you wanted.
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I got mine in rolled steel. $140 shipped. Cheap and you can build it paycheck by paycheck if you wanted.
Until you realize how much it costs to mount simple shackles
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