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hansi530

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what size tube for exo cage
« on: Feb 19, 2013, 09:12:47 PM »
im gonna build an exo cage for my rig and i was wondering what every one is using for there cages i was considering 1 3/4 .175 wall hrew not sure if thats over kill or not enough any input would be great thanks  :beer:
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Re: what size tube for exo cage
« Reply #1 on: Feb 19, 2013, 09:45:48 PM »
Its definitely not overkill

Its what most seem to use, it seems to have the most bang vs buck when it comes to strength

The size of the tube gives more to strength than the wall thickness does, and DOM isnt invincible, but it is stronger

The design of your cage and the welds are going to be the number 1 factor in how it performs

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Re: what size tube for exo cage
« Reply #2 on: Feb 19, 2013, 10:42:33 PM »
Yeah I would run Dom but Im running a little low on funding but I'm gonna run it through my cab so I can get some good triangualtion and keep it from bending into the cab
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Re: what size tube for exo cage
« Reply #3 on: Feb 08, 2015, 11:47:15 AM »
1.75x.120 DOM is probably your best option. Don't skimp on safety, plus it will last longer.

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Re: what size tube for exo cage
« Reply #4 on: Mar 09, 2015, 03:09:43 PM »
1.75 120 wall is the way to go it can't be over kill when it come to a roll cage and safety

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Re: what size tube for exo cage
« Reply #5 on: Jul 16, 2016, 04:09:18 PM »
I used 1 3/4 .120 dom and it holds up really well when flopped and everything

 
 
 
 
 

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