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This question is about fabricating a part for my truck. I need

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This question is about fabricating a part for my truck. I need to build a "L" shaped bar that I can stick in my tow hitch. 2" square tube iron works but was wondering if anyone knew of something lighter to fabricate wit that would support a 250 pound load as iron does. It should be able to be "welded" and cost effective to do so. Any ideas?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Joe replied 1 year ago.
The biggest problem is "cost effective" that is only going to be steel, stainless, aluminum and titaninum would all work but cost will be 2-3x more +. Your best option is sticking with steel, 250 lbs is not that much of a load and would handle it just fine with a good welder.

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