3mm Aluminium Treadplate

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  1. zaskar

    zaskar Funster

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    Anyone know where I can buy sheets of it, preferably in the Cheshire area?
    Cheers!:BigGrin:
     
  2. sinbad1

    sinbad1 Deleted User

    You could try these quick delivery Splashbacks


    regards
     
  3. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    You could try the larger B&Q stores, they stock all sorts of profile ally and sheet.. I bought perforated ally sheet for a new grill on the RV .. worth a look
     
  4. Terry

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    Hi try asking at your local steel stockists,if you do not know of any ask the local gate / fence maker to put you in touch :thumb:
    terry
     
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    Try your local Landrover specialist, Landy owners seem to stick Chequer plate everywhere. There is some on E-Bay
     
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    I bought some off Ebay.
     
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    Looking at the info provided you should source some easily.
    Once you have it, if you need to cut it, use a jigsaw with medium size teeth. Use as good quality blade as you can afford, use jigsaw on a medium speed, this will help prevent heat build up and clogging of the blade. Good luck. If you have any problems, either sourcing material or cutting please give us a ring or pm me. Just a note, some grades of aluminium chequer plate will crack and brake when folded.
     
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    Thanks Sinbad.I've been looking too for sheet metal stockists.:thumb:
     
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