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Old 27th November 2010, 11:39 AM
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I would suggest looking at the Rorty Design seats, they seem to be a bit more refined that the book ones. The drawing is available for free at the Rorty web site:

Rorty specifies 2.5 mm 5052 or 5251 ally, which should be equivalent to about 1.2 mm mild steel. Could any engineers confirm or correct?

Update: I found on the internets that substituting ally for steel sheet reduced the weight by a factor of 2, which means that the seats have to use 1.6 mm sheet and will weigh about 9 kg each. flyerncle, you were spot on!
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