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Unread 08-28-2014, 03:20 PM   #1
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building a tube bumper

looking to have a winch tube bumper built and trying to decide if i need DOM or can use Schedule 20, 40, or 80. is the DOM worth the extra cost? this is all new to me so any help is appreciated.

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Unread 08-28-2014, 07:15 PM   #2
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HREW. seamed tube.

DOM is not necessary for a bumper IMO. but pipe is not teh best choice either, i would (and do) use HREW tube. it has a a welded seam. Cheaper than DOM and comes in the same sizes, where pipe will be sized different
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Unread 08-28-2014, 07:51 PM   #3
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Pipe is ok also. As Underpowered said the sizes are different as 4" pipe is actually 4.5". Schedule 40 is a good choice.
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Unread 08-28-2014, 11:44 PM   #4
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ok, thanks. i'm having one built and he's asking me all these questions about what size i want and it's a lot of info.
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Usually tube bumpers are made from 1.75"x.120 tube. 1.5" or 1.25" is sometimes used for smaller filler pcs with less structural support.
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