Aluminium or SS blanks/sheets

Discussion in 'General Slingshot Discussions' started by JohnKrakatoa, Jul 14, 2014.

  1. JohnKrakatoa

    JohnKrakatoa Loudest boom on Earth

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    Simple question: where do you get them?

    I cant seem to google any source and I would like a piece to make one slingshot to laminate it with my homemade micarta...:confused:


    Thanks.
     
  2. bigdh2000

    bigdh2000 Administrator

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    Some time back I started a thread with a link to a supplier on eBay. I believe the title is Aluminum Plate. Look at my Dan Squared - Part 2 for how I cut them out and file them to shape.
     

  3. TheDaddy187

    TheDaddy187 Administrator

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    i got mine from ebay... a 200mmx200mmx3mm plate cost me £4

    i should get 3 cores from this... i have already cut one out...
    i just used a coping saw and files to get my desired shape

    TD
     
  4. FilipNilssob

    FilipNilssob Lactose is my Kryptonite

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    I can trade you some. Pm me!
     
  5. JohnKrakatoa

    JohnKrakatoa Loudest boom on Earth

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    I would love something in the range of 6-12mm thick and at least 10x15cm if anyone is up for a trade.
     
  6. FIAAO

    FIAAO Failureisalwaysanoption

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    Where did you get them? Do you know of any swedish supplier?
     
  7. mikemunter

    mikemunter New Member

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    Hello John!!

    I would like to say aluminum is used in numerous industries and is extremely popular amongst engineers, aircraft manufacturers, car manufacturers, in power generation and even MacBooks.

    Aluminium is a lightweight, yet sturdy metal making it a great candidate for machining purposes. Advanced techniques have emerged for machining aluminum over the past few years, the development of high speed machining techniques, along with with fast metal removal strategies have increased aluminum cutting speeds.

    You can get and you can find more about aluminum from here-

    http://www.clintonaluminum.com/

    http://www.lincolnelectric.com/en-us/support/welding-how-to/Pages/tig-welding-aluminum-detail.aspx

    http://www.weldguru.com/tig-welding-aluminum.html

    I hope you have found your answer :)

    Cheers!!