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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 10-07-2009, 07:52 PM Thread Starter
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I am going to build a metal roof for my rhino soon. I have read much info on the threads here and other sites as to how to go about it. My question is: Aluminum vs Steel sheet metal. Obviousy steel is heavier. I am planning to powder coat it black. pros and cons please. I was thinking .065 thick. will aluminum dent easier? Is the weight of the steel a major issue? Please give me some advice...Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 10-07-2009, 09:32 PM
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Use alluminum it is lighter you can leave it raw and it will never rust also easier to fabricate with than steel pretty durable about denting bakersfield rhino inc 661 399 0034

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Mine has Line-X 'd and has rubber mounts to keep the rattles to a minimum.
The Line-X likely adds a little weight but she's already a pig so what's a few extra pounds

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Why would you be getting dents in your ROOF? Aluminum is so much lighter and that's what we need in these overweighted / underpowered UTV's that we drive.

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Why would you be getting dents in your ROOF? Aluminum is so much lighter and that's what we need in these overweighted / underpowered UTV's that we drive.
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come on Jimmy- think with your dipstick. lol

Cant we all get along? lol
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lol....Thats what always gets me in trouble!

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lol....Thats what always gets me in trouble!
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.050 3033 aluminum


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