Aircraft Spruce online catalog shows 6061T6 in 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/8 for $6.85 per foot, which is another option. The 1 1/2 x 2 is actually cheaper which is probably why Vans supplies this size, though it does not account for the builder effort to cut it down!
Paul vS (yes I'm also a Van)
Building RV-6A #22320 O-320 FP. Wings and tail complete, working on fuselage
Flying my Aeroprakt A-22 STOL and the aero club's RV-9A while I build
Last edited by PaulvS : 04-14-2020 at 06:59 PM.