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post #16 of 43 Old 01-06-2014, 08:00 AM
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Thanks guys. That finger injury was such a freak thing. I've been doing this type of work for almost 40 years. It's not like I NEVER get injured....I do. But this one never should have happened.

As far as this project being well thought out.....kinda,but not so much. Much of the work ended up being re-done.And, in the end, I would still change f few things. But....it's done.

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The best part of this thread as a wheeler/hack fabricator is that I know that the pictures make it look like a day or so project. I venture to guess that you have many many hours of hard work and thought into it. Looks awesome.


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The best part of this thread as a wheeler/hack fabricator is that I know that the pictures make it look like a day or so project. I venture to guess that you have many many hours of hard work and thought into it. Looks awesome.
You are correct!! I have no idea how many total hours went into this project because I did it a little at a time, but I'd venture a guess at about 60 hours, not counting installation.

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That bumper is gorgeous! Attention to detail is outstanding.
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BESRK posted it as a sticky for personal iinjuries and safety discussion

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Sorry guys.. I tried to "merge posts" into a "Shop Accident" Sticky.. but I messed it up a bit. Rich's Accident thread is stickied, and Rich's story is included, but his original thread location is showing up as "Deleted".. even though it's just moved.

But yeah.. top of the page has all the details on his accident. I also posted a gratuitous "eye" shot from my last mishap.

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Very nice and absolutely beautiful welds.
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Sorry guys.. I tried to "merge posts" into a "Shop Accident" Sticky.. but I messed it up a bit. Rich's Accident thread is stickied, and Rich's story is included, but his original thread location is showing up as "Deleted".. even though it's just moved.

But yeah.. top of the page has all the details on his accident. I also posted a gratuitous "eye" shot from my last mishap.
Sweet.

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Sweet.
See what you started ?!

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I just wish I had your fab skills.

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post #26 of 43 Old 01-07-2014, 06:54 AM Thread Starter
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It takes skill, but it also takes the right equipment, too.


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'79 CJ5, AMC 360, t-18/d20 twin stick, dana 30/amc20(Mosers), Edelbrock Performer intake, Holley 600, ps/pb, DUI HEI, 'glass tub/1pc. tilt nose, 33x12.50 BFG AT's.

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Yeah, I have a 1946 Hobart TLF-182 AC welder...
the Hobart museum actually asked for detailed pictures of it when I asked for a copy of the owner's manual.

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post #28 of 43 Old 01-07-2014, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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Wow...that's quite a welding machine! Did you send them the pictures? Is it in good shape?


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Sent the pics and I did mod it by putting in a fan to aiding cooling and step up the duty cycle. it is in great shape for being older than my dad. The diagram printed on the metal sheet has come off and I had to write the amp settings on the face of the plastic. They said to avoid trying to rivet the metal plate back on to the bakelite insulation as it might cause it to crack and they obviosly do not make spare parts for this thing any more.
I'll see if I can dig up some pics of it (snowing and dark right now).

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Sounds good. I'd like to see it.


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