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Unread 10-03-2011, 08:49 AM   #8696
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Originally Posted by Rodney View Post
That's probably 'cuz you rolled it the wrong way, just like I did! LOL! (See my video in my signature). If you orient the diamond shapes vertically instead of horizontally, the opposite of how I did it in my video, it's roughly 4.2 times easier to bend. I know this because I did a stress analysis with my CAD software in order to see exactly how much harder I had made life for myself.

By the way, I used 9-gauge x 3/4" flattened expanded sheet.

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55 gallon smokin' UDS
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