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Unread 03-23-2013, 02:40 PM   #16
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You can use 1/8th for a front bumper as long as you have the proper gusseting inside the bumper. Picture an I-beam. The reason why an I-beams so strong is because both horizontal plates are braced by a vertical gusset all the way through. Relatively thin I beams can hold ALOT of weight due to their design. That's my .02 but I could just be an idiot.

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Unread 03-23-2013, 06:01 PM   #17
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Ended up using 3/16" for 15 bucks more

I'm almost done only a few pieces left
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Unread 03-24-2013, 04:48 PM   #18
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Done.





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Unread 03-24-2013, 06:21 PM   #19
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Looks good man.
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Unread 03-25-2013, 09:18 AM   #20
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Strong work sir. Rig looks good !
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Unread 03-25-2013, 10:33 AM   #21
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Thank you guys!
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Unread 03-30-2013, 04:44 PM   #22
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That came out great.......nice job.
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Unread 03-30-2013, 06:28 PM   #23
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Thank u!
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