Tower project materials needed

Discussion in 'Materials' started by Jleworth, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Jleworth
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    Jleworth New Member

    Hey guys, I want to build a half tower for my 22' walk-around but I am having trouble finding a source for 1.5" and 1" anodized aluminum pipe (sch. 40). I live in the Tampa FL area, does anyone out there have any idea where to get it? I need about 30' of the 1.5" and about 15' of the 1". Thanks
  2. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Your local welding shop will be able to order the stuff you need. If you're in need of strength and a salt water environment, then you want 6061 T-6. It's weldable and durable. If you have a lot of bending to do and strength isn't as big a consideration then you want 6361 T-6.
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