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Need help- welding/ fabbing for rollcage in Northeast PA...

Hi, new guy here...lurked for a while.
I have a 2001 XLT Supercab 4X4, 4.0 and I want to dress her up a bit more. I would eventually like front and rear bumper guards, but can get those commercially.
What I'm having a real problem with is finding somebody who can weld or fab a simple basic roll cage inside the truck. Nothing fancy, just extra protection.
We used to have one guy locally, but he was always backed up with work and recently moved away.
I'm kinda stuck now. I really want to do this, and it would be a great addition to my long-range plans for this truck.
Anybody in Northeast Pa? Anybody even close? Anybody have any help they can pass my way?
Thanks in advance!! (And BTW, great place you guys have here!)...
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I dont know who can help weld up a roll cage, but im trying to sell my manik brush guard set up for a 3inch body lift.....if your dont have a BL you can either weld in 3 inches of metal or buy new brackets.....

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where in NE PA are you
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Wilkes-Barre, about 20 miles south of Scranton...also close to Berwick, Bloomsburg....it's Luzerne County.
You're down by Stroudsburg, if I'm getting it right....not that far. You know anybody who might be able to help?
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its basically East Stroudsburg. call Pocono 4 Wheel Drive Center (570) 424-8864
they might be able to point you in the right direction
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www.atozfabrication.com

Tell Zach (the owner) Carl (the guy in Iraq) sent you. GREAT guy, and he is right down 81 outside of Pottsville.
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THANKS! That might be just the kind of place I'm looking for! I'll check him out asap!
Thanks again!
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Not looking good so far; I got a quote from AtoZ....way too high for my wish list! I can't spend a thousand bucks on this, so I'm gonna probably have to look some more...
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youre gonna spend at least a few hundred on the metal for it alone, and thats being cheap. go DOM like you should and youll spend easily well over a thousand for the metal...
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Rocky- is there any way you can post some pics and a price you're asking for that brush-guard? I'm getting the BL, so I am interested in it if the price (and shipping) works out.
Thanks!
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youre gonna spend at least a few hundred on the metal for it alone, and thats being cheap. go DOM like you should and youll spend easily well over a thousand for the metal...
Yup, if you want the real thing it's gonna be at least 1k. You need frame tie ins, good DOM tubing, etc. It won't be that crap that goes in your bed and does nothing.
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Never go cheap when it is your life....
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Well, I can get the basic roll-bar, and the place that carries them isn't that far away. The problem is getting it in the truck, removing the seats, carpet, etc., bolting it in, and then putting the stuff back in. I don't have a garage, or anything other than some off-street parking (in a very narrow street)....
so, it's more a matter of finding a body shop that can do that, then I'll be okay.
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