my winter build

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by zipper421, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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    putting the frame together today
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    my wife says it looks pretty square :lol3
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  2. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    That swing arm pivot is very nice, probably over kill but very nice ! plug welded in the frame !!!!!!! You must have a very large dog your planning on hauling around. Don't tell me let me guess your building a work sidecar your mounting a Lincoln SA 200 and several hundred feet of welding cable and your going pipe-lining ? Your a credit to your father.DB
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  3. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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    i am always a frade it wont be strong enough
    Mr. overkill
    thanks
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  4. Bobmws

    Bobmws Curmudgeon At Large

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    When I see work like this I just want to give away all my tools and padlock my garage........ :bow

    Don't form a line, that was rhetorical!
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  5. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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    i see stuff on here every day that i drool over.
    some times i wish i had deeeeep pockets so i could just buy what i wanted.
    but what fun would that be.
    Anyhow here is a pic of my body template
    in black marker you can see a ural outline i wanted to go bigger
    what do you guys think
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  6. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    I'd put more slope in the front end trying for a bit more aero nose, and make it a bit wider than the stock Ural, anyway to reduce the area or make it move through the air easier, but that's just my opinion.DB

    In another thinner life I rode bicycle allot, at 20 mph 20% of the riders effort is overcoming air pressure (wind) at 30 mph its about 60% anything you can do to smooth the flow helps save energy.Your a creative guy have at it.db
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  7. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    That all sure looks familiar Zipper....LOL.
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  8. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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    i got the body from you Claude
    i want more room
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  9. MILLENNIUM FALCON

    MILLENNIUM FALCON Been here awhile

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    Its looking great man.....................now you're the one making all the progress! I hope to get back in the shop this week to work on mine. Keep up the good work.
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  10. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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    let me no when you want me to order the tube
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  11. DJ1

    DJ1 Chopper Jockey

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    are you using a Miller F-series Arcstation? Any thoughts, I've been debating on whether to bite the bullet and pick one up. My table is 24"X36"X1/2" plate about knee high, while I can move it, its not real portable.
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  12. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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    its a 30 fx arcstation
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  13. DRONE

    DRONE Dog Chauffeur

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    I have no idea what you just said, but if you live on the Wet side of Washington then it sounds like you're somebody I should become friends with. :D Always wanted a friend with a metal shop in his garage! :rofl
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  14. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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    Thanks for all your time yesterday it was much appreciated.
    Also thanks for your very attractive offer the wife and i are talking it over
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  15. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Very nice Zipper, apparently St Claude likes your work as do I, hanging out where I do I see allot of other peoples half measures( fabrication) and your work is first class.DB
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  16. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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  17. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    that little arcstation top is only 3/16s I believe I''d work on my skills building some legs for your table.db
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  18. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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    its ok for light stuff and its mobile
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  19. DJ1

    DJ1 Chopper Jockey

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    Thanks db, the skills aren't a problem, adding another 20lbs to a table that is already 150-175lbs and has solid legs isn't going to make it any easier to move. :D Most of my stuff is portable so I can work away from my little shack, taking my table is a chore. The Arcstation may be the ticket and I would have more work space with both of them. :evil

    Zipper, sorry for the semi hijack of your thread, love the swingarm work, it solidifies the ideas that I had with my design. Looking forward to more.
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  20. zipper421

    zipper421 Been here awhile

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    no problem
    i have over used that table and its not warped or fallen appart
    it was a good investment
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