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Johnnotestine
09-08-2013, 12:55 PM
I know the global truss aluminum bass plates are 3/8", how thick are the steel base plates (3/8" or 1/4")?

BillESC
09-08-2013, 01:07 PM
I've emailed the manufacturer and should have an answer on Monday.

Johnnotestine
09-08-2013, 04:47 PM
I've emailed the manufacturer and should have an answer on Monday.

Thanks Bill! It's funny they list the thickness for aluminum, but don't list it for steel. My guess is 1/4". I think 3/8" steel in a 3' x 3' might weigh too much to handle easily.

BillESC
09-08-2013, 05:58 PM
I found the answer. 1/4" steel plate weighs in at 10.21 pounds per square foot. A 3x3 base is 9 square feet = 91.89 pounds. Since they are listed on the sites as 90 pounds I suspect it is the cut outs for handles and rounded corners and then the addition of the conical couplers that creates the number.