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Old 06-10-2015, 10:53 AM
jaydon44 jaydon44 is offline
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Question 5 foot wide aluminum Sheets??

Wonder if anyone has experience with this, I'm building a teardrop camper for hunting/trips/whatever and i've done most my research based on people's experience in the states, the plan is to sheet it with 5 foot wide aluminum...i know you can get it in the states, I'm looking for a source in Southern alberta....even Calgary/Edmonton
i'm located in lethbridge and I've tried the common metal distributors, versteel/valuesteel/national salvage, I'm about to start asking sign making companies and semi trailer repair shops

i would prefer 18-20guage/.040-.032in of 5 foot wide...not picky on coating, by the roll would be good so that the roof is seamless...ill post some pictures to show what I'm talking about

mine is the first pic unfinished, second pic is one that someone else built similar to what i want
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Old 06-10-2015, 10:56 AM
jaydon44 jaydon44 is offline
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i guess i would prefer mill finish over anodized coating just because it is cheaper
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Old 06-10-2015, 11:07 AM
Gamemaster18 Gamemaster18 is offline
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Try Ryerson Metals they have a location in Calgary. 1-800-661-8554
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Old 06-10-2015, 12:00 PM
baz baz is offline
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You can try Metalworks Canada as well, they are in Calgary.
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Old 06-10-2015, 12:14 PM
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Call a truckbody shop. Someone like General truck body, Millron. They build stuff all day long with alum panels.
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Old 06-10-2015, 12:25 PM
Tannerdog Tannerdog is offline
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Try Brooks Industrial Metals.............In Brooks. They can get just about anything (I've bought aluminum there). Also, they cater to small orders where from what I have found, most of the suppliers in the city will only do large orders.
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Old 06-10-2015, 12:26 PM
Kurt505 Kurt505 is offline
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I buy aluminum break shapes from Imark Metals and Lenmak Metals in Edmonton all the time.
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Old 06-10-2015, 03:33 PM
Back Country Hunter Back Country Hunter is offline
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Southland Trailers is in Lethbridge, maybe they would have a lead for you?
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Old 06-10-2015, 04:03 PM
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National RV siding in Edmonton has every color/profile including by the cut length flat


Talk to Norm he's really a helpful guy
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Old 06-10-2015, 04:37 PM
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That looks to be a great little hunting set up.I love the clearance!
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Old 06-10-2015, 04:43 PM
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Try Karen at ASA alloys or Ryerson. Both are in Edmonton and Calgary I think.
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