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Unread 04-17-2013, 08:20 AM   #1
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Flatland 4x4

Has anyone looked into Flatland 4x4 I'm seriously considering purchasing the plans for the zj winch bumper, I have a qualified machine shop willing to cut the 1/4" plate
for me but would like to know if its up to par when it comes to the program they send to you to cut the pieces. I can weld so no worries there if this is a good company I will be ordering the rear bumper plans.

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Unread 04-17-2013, 08:51 AM   #2
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I did the flatland bumper, all you need is some patience, lay everything out, tack together, then it comes all together
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Unread 04-17-2013, 08:53 AM   #3
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Whats that bumper weigh?
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Unread 04-17-2013, 10:09 AM   #4
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Not sure about the weight all the pieces get cut from a 4x4 sheet so give or take a few from what that weighs I'm going to guess around 80 to 90 pounds. Thanks sandman92k it looks good on your rig does it come with any instructions on assembly?
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Unread 04-18-2013, 08:22 AM   #5
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No instructions, get your self a cad program so you can view the cad diagrams on a computer, it will help
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Unread 04-18-2013, 01:49 PM   #6
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I did it. They send a CAD program, so make sure your shop has an CAD cutter. It was a pain not having any instructions as a lot of the parts are very similar, but it turned out quite fun as it was like a puzzle with lots of tack welding.
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Unread 04-18-2013, 02:08 PM   #7
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Mines 85# plus the winch, I didn't 'buy' bis plans though because I think it's ridiculous to pay someone to knock off another companies bumper
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Unread 04-18-2013, 06:07 PM   #8
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Mines 85# plus the winch, I didn't 'buy' bis plans though because I think it's ridiculous to pay someone to knock off another companies bumper
Ive been wanting to make a new one for my jeep. Mine is a heavy *****. Wanna try to make something lighter.


....Good thing ill have my plasma cutter paid off soon
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Unread 04-18-2013, 06:32 PM   #9
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I kinda like your design riot, why not just modify it to be lighter?
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Unread 04-18-2013, 06:44 PM   #10
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I kinda like your design riot, why not just modify it to be lighter?
Thanks man

I just posted in your other thread lol. To me, it looks a taste big. Its just a heavy piece is all. I had the same design on my old jeep, t-boned a guy goin about 45mph. It destroyed his car, my jeep too, but not nearly as bad. That bumper didnt even make my airbags go off. It was a tank. Held up really good considering. Haha it was a good test for it. Ill have to do some trimming on it when I trim my fenders. Ill be getting a plasma cutter soon so I can modify it easier so I may keep it. I dunno. Id like to try to sell it and see what I could get for it.
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I did the flatland bumper, all you need is some patience, lay everything out, tack together, then it comes all together
How did you mount your shackle tabs, did you cut a hole and use a fish plate or just weld them to the face?

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Unread 05-09-2013, 01:24 AM   #12
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I'm guessing you used steel plate? How thick?


It looks really nice though i dig it. I'm debating on the flatland bumpers myself.
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