What gauge of steel for repairs?

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What gauge of steel for repairs?

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I found some extra unintended ventilation holes in the floorpan of my bus yesterday under in the passenger footwell.

What thickness of steel do I need for the patches?

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For that area 18g
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Thanks MM, your help is most appreciated :ok

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Sadly all I can find in my stock* is 20 gauge, looks like I'll have to take a trip to a supplier.

Any recommended places in the Northeast?

*stock = a couple of sheets propped against the shed wall.

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any small fab works agricultural engineer etc .
20g is a bit thin really, its about what klockers use :lol:
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mm, any chance of a definitive list of what thickness to use in all the different areas? Possibly something that could go in the wiki?
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keytouch wrote:mm, any chance of a definitive list of what thickness to use in all the different areas? Possibly something that could go in the wiki?

+1 on that.
Would be really useful.

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+2 on that
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Will do over weekend
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keytouch wrote:mm, any chance of a definitive list of what thickness to use in all the different areas? Possibly something that could go in the wiki?

EAR ! You lot leave him alone ... I want me bloody van back :evil:

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"patched" or repaired :rofl
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metalmick8y wrote:"patched" or repaired :rofl
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:pimp :rofl

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metalmick8y wrote:Will do over weekend
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Hey Mickey, did you ever get chance for this?
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forgot,will attend
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What gauge of steel for repairs?

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Plasticman wrote:forgot,will attend
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I was just doing a search for this info and wondered - does anyone know if this was answered, perhaps in another thread that I’ve missed?
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