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Old 4th March 2012, 07:50 PM   #1
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Default Unknown copper plate - too soft for making a case?

I came across some nice looking copper plate at the scrap yard. There's no way of knowing what alloy it is. It's about 3/8" by 18" by 18" and available at spot copper prices. I was considering this for a Class A amp case.

Is copper too soft? Will I get all sorts of dents and scratches in the case if I get the wrong alloy?
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Old 4th March 2012, 09:29 PM   #2
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I love copper !!!

Very nice find!
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Old 5th March 2012, 05:12 AM   #3
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I love copper !!!

Very nice find!
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Do you have any case pics posted?
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Old 5th March 2012, 05:35 AM   #4
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Just see how easily it dents compared to aluminum, should give you an idea.
If it "looks good" now, it's likely an alloy.
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Old 5th March 2012, 06:47 AM   #5
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Just see how easily it dents compared to aluminum, should give you an idea.
If it "looks good" now, it's likely an alloy.
I don't own it, I was considering the buy.
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even if you buy it to make bussbar out of
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