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#1 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 19 June 2015 - 09:54 AM

An article in FDTimes gives the background to dolly track and the materials used.

 

http://www.fdtimes.c...ut-dolly-track/


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#2 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 19 June 2015 - 10:52 AM

I'm afraid when I built track it didn't occur to me to use anything but aluminium, simply because the steel would rust. Stainless would suffer similar catastrophic failure (snapping) as aluminium.

 

And I suspect I'm not doing anything even nearly large enough to need the strength.


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