Aluminum question

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Aluminum question

Postby Gwannybear » Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:52 am

I plan on skinning a Generic Benroy with .040 pre-painted aluminum from harborsales.
The Benroy will go on a NT trailer 5'x8'. My question is has anyone built a Benroy and skinned it with aluminum and what length did they order for the roof? The sides will be
4x8 but I am wondering if I should get 10' or 12' for the roof. I need to know because I want to transport them in my truck and not sure if I could get away with 12'. Thanks
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Re: Aluminum question

Postby MtnDon » Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:09 am

Ask the supplier if the sheets are shipped flat or if they are rolled. I've never bought aluminum in large size sheets but all the sheet steel (metal roofing) I have bought comes rolled when the lengths get to be 10+ feet.
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Re: Aluminum question

Postby Gwannybear » Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:18 am

Harbor Sales ships flat.
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