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Old 02-03-09, 06:55 AM   #1
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Aluminum Specification Question

I'm looking at the possibility of having a custom quill stem adapter made similar to this.

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Which grade of aluminum would be appropriate for this use? Searching the web, I can find round 2024 and 6061 readily available in the appropriate size.

Any Help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Ken
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I would go with the 6061, simply because it is an industrial grade and will probably be cheaper... plus if it ever comes up it's a weldable alloy.
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