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sliders

made these this weekend. legs are made of 2"x 2" x 11 ga square tubing and the other is 3" x 2" x 11 ga rectangular tubing. had some different angle cuts but you can see it in the pic...

took me a while to get it right...


all of them made and tacked together..


everything tacked together..


crappy cell pic of one of my welds...not the best, not the worst. itll do though..


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Looks pretty good but i like tube sliders better.
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Looks good!
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Those look good.

Are you comin to Boulder Friday? I think Jay wants to hit it up at like 3
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i cant i have to work. you comin to clines the 22nd?
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Great work. Time to go test em out!!
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i will in to weeks. gotta fix my tcase first...
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Those look really good. I'm a fan. How'd you attach them to the frame? Actually weld them up or just bolt on?
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weld them.....i wanted to bolt them on but i couldnt. just ended up not being an option...

i have a pic of it somewhere....just cant find it.

a buddy of mine wants a set kinda similar so when i make his i will make it bolt on.
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Hmm....I like that! Now need to think if I want tube or square sliders...
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i was originally gonna use round tubing but somehow decided to use square tubing. i even have the round stuff still in my garage. oh well.....square is definitely easier to work with
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What kind of welder you have?
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very nice! I like square and round, both have their places. Looks good tho!
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What kind of welder you have?
lincoln. little flux core welder. def gets the job done. if i need a bigger welder i go to my uncles and use his miller.
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Looks like the same sliders that I am thinking of lol. Looks like they are going to cover alot, and save your rockers. Square is the way to go, much easier to work with, and I think it looks better.
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looks great man! i like square sliders a lot.
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I like those a lot! Round or square for me? This just made it a much harder decision.
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Looks good. I really like the square tubing, came out great.
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when could I come down to get a set?

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i cant i have to work. you comin to clines the 22nd?
most likely not.
Im saving money go to to Port A monday-wed, and now on the drop of a hat we're going to Boulder friday, anddd I'm going to be going to college station thursday, so im all booked up to spend all my monies.

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i will in to weeks. gotta fix my tcase first...
what did you do?
i just got some limit straps hoping that cures the problem with my yanking the yoke out
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Looks aiight.
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when could I come down to get a set?



most likely not.
Im saving money go to to Port A monday-wed, and now on the drop of a hat we're going to Boulder friday, anddd I'm going to be going to college station thursday, so im all booked up to spend all my monies.



what did you do?
i just got some limit straps hoping that cures the problem with my yanking the yoke out

if you want to come down and get a set come on. i work a metal building components place now so i get steel for pretty dang cheap. we can make a set in a day now that i have all the measurements. lol

what kind of driveshaft are you runnin?
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Looks good!

I know it doesn't matter too much really for you, but most of the time when doing an angle on two parts (like on your 'legs' to the frame), people bisect the angle, cutting it on each part (you've got a 10* and 15*...should be 12.5* and 12.5* cuts). that way you get two surfaces that are identical and mates up perfectly (one side isn't bigger than the other like you've got it now). Basically makes a nice mating surface and welds better.
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looks nice! how heavy are those things?
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Those look good.

Are you comin to Boulder Friday? I think Jay wants to hit it up at like 3
Boulder Co?
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