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Old 01-06-2013, 06:57 PM   #61
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that looks bad ass man! so clean! that'll be cool in action
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Old 01-07-2013, 05:29 PM   #64
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:14 AM   #66
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Love your build gramps! This young grasshopper has much to learn
Thanks! Oh and for the record for all I am just the old guy from the Colorado group. Apparently 37 makes me a grandpa.
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Old 01-08-2013, 01:22 PM   #67
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Thanks! Oh and for the record for all I am just the old guy from the Colorado group. Apparently 37 makes me a grandpa.

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Old 01-09-2013, 01:04 PM   #68
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Eric what did you use to chop your exhaust behind the axle?
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:37 PM   #69
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Thanks! Oh and for the record for all I am just the old guy from the Colorado group. Apparently 37 makes me a grandpa.
Dang it's a good thing they don't know I'm almost 33, I would be like the dirty uncle! I seriously thought with the way they all gave you shit that you were in your 50's or something.
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:48 PM   #70
Do you even wheel Bro?
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Build has come along very nicely!
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Old 01-09-2013, 03:08 PM   #71
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Eric what did you use to chop your exhaust behind the axle?
Sawz All. If I get to wiring it will be on Sunday. If you want to bring me some new metal blades for my Dewalt Sawz All (since we dulled the last one trying to cut through your bumper ends) we can cut off your Exhaust end too.
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Dang it's a good thing they don't know I'm almost 33, I would be like the dirty uncle! I seriously thought with the way they all gave you shit that you were in your 50's or something.
Yeah I don't even move like an old man so I don't know why. Damn kids.
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Old 01-09-2013, 03:39 PM   #72
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Thanks man! Now to wire it up.
You can write it up while doing it to my runner. Ill bring the brisket.
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:04 PM   #73
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What time Sunday?
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Very slick setup! I like what you did with the winch controls man... looks like it belongs there!
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:37 PM   #75
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What time Sunday?
Probably in the afternoon but will let you know.
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:42 PM   #77
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The switches look bad ass for sure though!
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Old 01-09-2013, 07:02 PM   #78
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Probably in the afternoon but will let you know.

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Old 01-19-2013, 07:25 PM   #79
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OK today got the winch box relocated. After 2.5 hours of parts running finally got enough 2 gauge wire and ends to get it started. 2Ga wire these days is not cheap and especially when you need 8' of each.



Took a while to figure out the mount location but fit right in there nice and tight.



Thought I had long enough wire runs to go from the box to the inside of the cab but I didn't. So the ends are mounted to the right wires and next weekend I will work on the wires in to the cab switches. But the winch is back up an running on the remote for now.

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Rockgecko03 (Ben) came by this afternoon with the finishing parts needed for the new bed rack. We mocked up the hi lift and the Rotopax mounts so that we could get some measurements. After that he finished welding up the pieces and making some refinements. Now it is up to me to drill some additional holes that are needed and then grind it all down to get it ready for Powder Coat.

This pic will make more sense when you see it in the future.


This thing will be awesome once it is completed. Thanks for the great creation Ben!
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