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where can i find diamond plate steel?

i need a sheet of dianomd plate steel to mount my tire changer on

something that dosen't bend or flex

the dimensions are 4X4 feet square, 1/8 or 3/16 inch thick.

dosen't have to be the shiny kind, just plain

anyone know where i can find this locally


also anyone here does welding?

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Menards or Lowes usually has 12 X 24 sheets. Shit is pricey though. I had a friend of mine make an under tail for me out of it.

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CAll someone who does secondary steel sales. Hell, call a junkyard. Steal one from around the city?
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Menards or Lowes usually has 12 X 24 sheets. Shit is pricey though. I had a friend of mine make an under tail for me out of it.
Aren't those aluminum diamond plate?

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Why not just use some plywood or MDF?

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Find a used brake drum from a semi. Fuckers are like 120# of solid steel.
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thanks guys!

i found a sheet of unfinshed diamond floorplate steel to mount my tire changer on to......yay!

if you need steel try this guy at:

lanan products
3909 w harrison ave.
chicago, il 60624

ask for Shalin- tell him Vern sent you...cool guy

hes also a biker that has been introduced to CLSB!

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thanks guys!

i found a sheet of unfinshed diamond floorplate steel to mount my tire changer on to......yay!

if you need steel try this guy at:

lanan products
3909 w harrison ave.
chicago, il 60624

ask for Shalin- tell him Vern sent you...cool guy

hes also a biker that has been introduced to CLSB!
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Cool Breeze - Post a pic of the finished Product amigo
this is the tirechanger i got:

www.nomartirechanger.com

got the classic model

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Nice. I got the same tire changer. Nomar is a top notch company with excellent customer service.

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vern did you ever got the welding done that you needed?

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Aren't those aluminum diamond plate?
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