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Help with roof and trim please!

Postby dsotto » Mon May 14, 2018 1:38 pm

Hey!
So we were plugging along on our TD but have come to a stall. Nowhere in Fort Worth seems to have aluminium sheeting and I found a place where I could get a 4x10 for $62 for .032 only for them to tell me it's not going to work for my project. Plus there's nothing they have I can use for trim to cover the extra 1/4" (roof is 48 1/2" wide since I have a sandwich wall with 1/4" outside the trailer frame.
On the blogs and build journals I haven't been able to find how to do just the roof in aluminium. I'm thinking maybe forgoing the whole aluminum roof but I still need a type of trim. With my mural design I'm painting I think the aluminum roof will look better plus be more durable. Open to other options though!!
I'll try to get a picture of my design up.
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Re: Help with roof and trim please!

Postby linuxmanxxx » Mon May 14, 2018 1:42 pm

Waco has a trailer manufacturing that has color rolls and will sell it cut to whatever you want. I think it's a little wider but was about 7 years ago I bought it so I'm a little spotty memory wise.

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Re: Help with roof and trim please!

Postby dsotto » Mon May 14, 2018 1:44 pm

Image

Here's the link of the photo doesn't show
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Re: Help with roof and trim please!

Postby linuxmanxxx » Mon May 14, 2018 1:47 pm

Wells Cargo 600 Texas Central Parkway
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Re: Help with roof and trim please!

Postby dsotto » Mon May 14, 2018 1:49 pm

linuxmanxxx wrote:Waco has a trailer manufacturing that has color rolls and will sell it cut to whatever you want. I think it's a little wider but was about 7 years ago I bought it so I'm a little spotty memory wise.

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What do I use for trim? Discount Steel had no idea and didn't think it was possible to use angle iron.
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Re: Help with roof and trim please!

Postby linuxmanxxx » Mon May 14, 2018 1:59 pm

dsotto wrote:
linuxmanxxx wrote:Waco has a trailer manufacturing that has color rolls and will sell it cut to whatever you want. I think it's a little wider but was about 7 years ago I bought it so I'm a little spotty memory wise.

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What do I use for trim? Discount Steel had no idea and didn't think it was possible to use angle iron.
Go to https://www.teardroptrailerparts.com/hi ... -trim.html
Bottom are the ones can be bent and you have to buy the vinyl insert to fill the slot.


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Re: Help with roof and trim please!

Postby aggie79 » Wed May 16, 2018 7:42 am

Try Redneck Trailer Supply in Arlington. Years ago, I bought a Dexter torsion axle and aluminum trim from them.
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