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Old 02-08-2007, 05:04 PM   #1
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2024-T3 aluminum, Sacramento

Where can I purchase a piece of 2024-T3 alclad aircraft aluminum in the Sacramento CA area?

I need to make and polish a 22x20 exterior patch after replacing the original furnace with new Suburban.

Local AS dealer is clueless.
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Old 02-08-2007, 05:45 PM   #2
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Hello. Go to theVAP - The Vintage Airstream Podcast - Home and click the Ambassador page, and then on the contributors page. Tim has an aluminum source for you there, where many restorers get their aluminum.
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Old 02-08-2007, 05:46 PM   #3
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I don't know about locally, but this thread has a number of online sources.
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Old 02-08-2007, 06:15 PM   #4
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Thanks for the links. Looks like I may have to mail order it.
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Old 02-08-2007, 06:19 PM   #5
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Aircraft spruce may not be the cheapest but the will be close. I have dealt with them many times for aircraft parts. They will ship what what you ordered when they say it will be shipped. rare these days.
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Old 02-08-2007, 06:51 PM   #6
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Have you tried the yellow pages for sacatomato? I have purchased Alu from Cordo alum . they are about a block away from the AS dealer off hwy80. You know where all the trailer dealers are heading into Rio Limba. I've got 2024 and 5052 locally in sac from a few other places try the metal section of the Yellow pages. I'ld like to be more help but I now reside in Lodi and do not have your phone book in hand.

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Old 02-08-2007, 08:50 PM   #7
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I do not know what type it is but Blue Collar supply on Florin Perkins Rd has a real good supply of aluminum sheets and all kinds of aluminum and lots of other cool stuff. It is kind of like a surplus store,they also have a pretty good supply of stainless nuts and bolts. have fun
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