Looking for Hat Section for Car frame

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johnpenn74
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Looking for Hat Section for Car frame

Post by johnpenn74 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:56 pm

Has anyone out there had any luck find a roll former that has hat sections that can be used for a frame of a car? I am thinking about 2" tall x 1.5 wide.
The idea is to be a little more prototypical than using 1x2 tube.

The picture is a cushion sill from a N&W caboose in N.Carolina.

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Re: Looking for Hat Section for Car frame

Post by hoppercar » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:12 am

This can be done in a box and pan brake pretty easily

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