Custom hardware is often not more expensive and often looks better. 8020.com has such a high mark up on joining plates, it makes OpenSimRigs custom plates very competitively priced even though we are making very small quantities at the moment. For example lets look at two ways to design a complex wheel assembly cross brace The first example below shows 6 standard pivot joints costing $124.50 in 15 series, from 8020.net. Now compare that with 2 stainless steel custom plates costing $80 & 4 pivots no arms $8.13 total $113.50. That is a cost saving of $11.00 using custom hardware, and in my opinion the design...