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Unread 12-02-2009, 05:04 PM   #46
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is there any bracing on the back/under side?

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Unread 12-02-2009, 05:08 PM   #47
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yep, this pick shows the backing plate for the top row, then there is a similar one for the bottom row. it it 2x.25 stainless steel.
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Unread 12-07-2009, 04:51 PM   #48
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fab is finally done on these sliders!!!







and the pair together!
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Unread 12-07-2009, 08:31 PM   #49
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Man that is some fantastic work you have done.
You can't buy stuff like that with the touches of your own.
Makes it one of a kind.

Again really fantastic
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Unread 12-08-2009, 08:30 AM   #50
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so you only need one(1"?) spacer on the bottem and the rest sits on the body to be bolted on?
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Unread 12-08-2009, 10:17 AM   #51
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its actually 3/4". the sliders mount to the body between the 1st and 2nd body mount, then it slopes away after the second. which is why i used the spacer.
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Unread 12-08-2009, 04:39 PM   #52
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looking good-- you have talent. i did something similar but much more simple-- plain old 1/4" angle iron under the bottom edge. It's perfect to pivot around big rocks and even better place to slap in a hi-lift should the need arise, but i wonder with the angled boat side can a high-lift grab properly? Are the steps solid enough to support weight of the rig?

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Unread 12-08-2009, 06:00 PM   #53
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before i added the the tubes i was able to lift from the cut out around the front body mount with out any deflection of the rocker or tub but now i had just planned on lifting off the tubes. we have put tubes of the same material on many sliders in the past, xj, tj, yj and even an fsj on 38s and to my knowledge no one has crushed a tube. they are burned in hot and so is the plate because i knew they would see a ton of leverage all the way out there so im not worried about them holding up to a lot more then a hilift jack. if I have a problem i can redo them with .25 wall i suppose...

thanks everyone for the kind words!
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Unread 12-15-2009, 10:51 PM   #54
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really amazing man, props
coming from another guy who isn't afraid to make stuff too
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Unread 02-15-2010, 05:01 PM   #55
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its been a long time since ive done anything to these bc ive been building tube fenders and havent been wheelin so these have just been sitting around till my fenders were ready to paint too

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Unread 02-15-2010, 05:02 PM   #56
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just primer atm... but heres whats been part of the delay

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Unread 02-15-2010, 05:14 PM   #57
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So I will buy a set of sliders, start marketing now, great job on them.
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Unread 02-15-2010, 05:21 PM   #58
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lol, thanks, but being in college i barely have enough time to work on my own stuff let alone start a business... ntm these comprise of design components from already available products so marketing these would be unethincal imo...

but thanks for the compliment!
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Unread 02-16-2010, 08:42 PM   #59
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ntm these comprise of design components from already available products so marketing these would be unethincal imo...
Thats how business gets done. Its also why we have a patent process. Look around at jeep parts they are all basically the same with a few tweeks here and there. Sometimes someone comes along with a totaly new design and then it will be copied and re-made until someone else thinks up something new and it all starts over again.

You did a great job with this!
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Unread 08-04-2010, 04:38 PM   #60
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just thought I'd let ya know, I copied these dimension to a t and Im in the process of getting my steel bent.

Can't wait to see how they turn out, I will be sure to post some pics
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