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Old 06-26-2011
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PAshooters Bumper Build

So I finally got around to building my bumper because my original was bent from a deer hit and was rusting through.

I modeled it off of wolfman00's old bumper that is now mothman999's.

Its made from a skeleton of 1 inch square tubing thats 1/8" thick.
Here's pictures while we were still getting the skeleton built.
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It was all done with a Lincoln Electric Eagle 10,000. I am lucky enough to have a pap whos a gas line welder, so his beads are very nice.

We have it mostly covered now with 10 gauge steel and after that I plan on bondoing it to make all the imperfections go out of it and then hurculining it.
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cant wait to see it!
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WellWe got all the welding and grinding done. Tomorrow I plan on bondoing it and painting it.
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Looking forward to the finished pics! Good idea using the 1x1's for the frame of it... I never thought of that. I guess it would make it possible to use a thinner plate on top if it's reinforced well in behind like that.
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Its currently drying and then being mounted up again, but here are some pics.
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Looks good, but very big.
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Do you plan on putting a winch up there?
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holy big bumper! looks good man
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It is a little big, but i may put a winch in it. I think once I put my 3 hellas back on and add the light hoop itll look slightly smaller
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Its all painted. My first try with bondo wasnt a very good one haha
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And a side view of the finished product.
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And one from the front.
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I think if you trimmed about 3 inches off it, it would look perfect. Just sticks out a little too far for my liking.
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It is a little farther than I planned on, but it was a design as you build type of deal. Ill probably rebuild it eventually and fix the dimensions a little.
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not bad for a first time man
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