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    Quote Originally Posted by melbakid View Post
    What type of aluminum did you use. It seems every time I try something like this I get stress cracks. I can never remember which type is malleable.
    I just used a little chumk of some mystery aluminum. Probably 6061 but it was not marked and I buy a lot of end cuts at my metal store.

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    Thank you for showing the multitude, a simple way to do this the photos and explanation is just perfect. Regards Beagles.

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