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Modding Materials help. . .

Discussion in 'Modding' started by HairyEyeball, 14 Mar 2007.

  1. HairyEyeball

    HairyEyeball What's a Dremel?

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    Hi,

    I've been thinking about making a case from scratch for a while now and need someone to point me in the right direction.

    I wanted to use aluminium but i'm unsure of which thickness, grade etc to get.

    Also,

    Where is the best place for me to buy it from and what kind of price would it cost?

    I live in Edgware, Middlesex/London area (UK)

    Any pointers would be a great help.

    Many thanks,
    Trev
     
  2. Bas van der Werff

    Bas van der Werff What's a Dremel?

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    for the frame would squar tubing be a good choice and for the panels is 1mm or 2mm thick alu.
    Hope this helps a bit:)
     
  3. HairyEyeball

    HairyEyeball What's a Dremel?

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    Thanks mate.

    I was thinking of using some angle for the frame rather than tubing.

    Tried searching for alu stockists in my area but don't seem to be having much luck. tut lol
     
  4. merlin 65

    merlin 65 What's a Dremel?

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    square tubing looks loads better and it has angle joiners . search that you,ll find a supplier easy also i think screwfix do alu sheet too
     
  5. Bas van der Werff

    Bas van der Werff What's a Dremel?

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    angle should work fine both L and U shaped will do only the squar tubing is a bit stronger (and a nice place to hide wires ;
     

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