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Old 11-07-2008, 06:36 PM
TrevorW
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A standard vixen style dovetail bar say with a dimensions of 45 x 13 x 300 mm has 175500 cubic mm area whereas the plate I used dimensions are 400 x 150 x 5 mm has 300000 cubic mm of alum the stress is spread over a greater area

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