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Chassis floor

After much debate I decided to use 1mm mild steel sheet for the floor, partly because I had the material and partly because I felt it offered superior strength with minimal extra weight.  I also didn't like the idea of turning the bottom rails into swiss cheese by drilling all those holes in the frame to mount an aluminium floor.  However, in hindsight, if I ever built another Locost I would consider aluminium for the floor as I was disappointed with the amount of distortion that I had to rectify in the steel floor due to the welding process.

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