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Old 04-21-2014, 04:47 PM
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And yeah, 3/8" plate. It's not light at all. But I wanted my main front piece to be a nice thick and heavy piece of armor. So I'm pretty happy with it so far. All the other pieces will be fabricated from 1/4" plate.
Looks ! FWIW, I hit my rear bumper 10 times for every time I hit my front bumper. Nothing wrong with going super heavy duty though!
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Old 04-27-2014, 12:49 PM
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I got some more done on my front bumper this Saturday.

I took it off. (It's actually much lighter than I thought)
Spent most of the day welding all the hard to reach places in the back.
Then I welded on the upper deck plates and turn signal housings.





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Old 04-27-2014, 08:27 PM
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Those welds look pretty killer, nice work Travis.
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Those welds look pretty killer, nice work Travis.
Thanks. I'm still learning. But I really enjoy doing this stuff.
Other than watching a bunch of "how to" YouTube videos, Baja1d showed me how to do it and gave me pointers on what to do and what not to do.

After I'm done with this project, I don't know what I'm going to do. I'm gonna have to find something else to build, because I love building and making things from basically nothing but scrap metal.
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Old 07-15-2014, 11:51 PM
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So I just spent the past 8 hours (give or take) putting the finishing touches on the bumper, mounting the winch, and getting it all put back on the truck and welded into place.

I want to say a HUGE THANK YOU to Baja1d for helping my out today. And truthfully, this whole project would never have been possible if it weren't for him.

I'm so stoked to finally have my winch installed.

I'll post some pics tomorrow.
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