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Thickness to make frame from? 1/4" or 1/2

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by bkeast17, Nov 21, 2007.

  1. bkeast17

    bkeast17 Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    I am making a frame out of angle iron for a 91 wrangler and a 6.5ft fisher speedcast. I posted before and someone said 1/4" would be thick enough for the angle iron. I have another person telling me 1/2". What thickness should I really go with? I was thinking 1/4" would be ok.
  2. Wicked500R

    Wicked500R Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    1/4" is fine. 1/2 is wayy to heavy.
  3. BoulderBronco

    BoulderBronco Senior Member
    Messages: 233

    1/2" is insane. 1/2" is for a ten story building not a small 6.5' plow. You will be more than ok with 1/4" angle iron.
  4. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239

    way thick

    1/4 is just fine if you build it right unless you want to use a tag axle to hold the plow up !