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Old 04-29-2014, 10:36 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by gbaglo View Post
Any idea of the completed weight?
Is that aluminum?
No, I didn't weigh it, too much of a rush getting ready to leave for Moab in a couple of days. I usually follow Colin Chapmans' design rational "add lightness" but I was too pushed for time to reduce the weight by selectively removing unneeded material from the plywood. I could have used 1/2" plywood but I had some nice 3/4" maple so it got used. The weight difference is probably the same as the two unneeded pieces of angle iron, that used to support the battery, that I removed.

The front, back and top are 1/16" aluminum.


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Old 04-30-2014, 05:44 PM   #12
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That is a beautiful job. You'll be at Moab? Great. Must compare boxes.

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