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Old 10-23-2007, 10:38 PM
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I've looked at the offerings of those companies countless times. Speedway's catalogs are normally close by when I am planning. Nice stuff, but just not what I am looking for.

CRS as in "Cold Rolled Steel"? I would be using 4130 Flat Stock; .250 and .500 thicknesses.

I could just model the axle and have it cut from 6061 or 7075 billet, but that runs up the cost and strays too far from the theme and method I chose. With the high-end fabricated axle, I'd have about $250 in materials, and about $350 in services (laser cutting, TIG welding, etc.). Of course, that' not counting my labor, but that's one of love.

Last edited by toddshotrods; 10-23-2007 at 11:51 PM. Reason: wrong info - typos
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