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Old 09-24-2010, 08:31 PM   #1
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Started building my own sliders today!

Like the title says... started building my own sliders today. I decided to go with 2" square 1/8" wall for durability and ease of making (i dont have a pipe bender)

I will post pics momentarily. they are coming out pretty good if i do say so myself...
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Old 09-24-2010, 08:35 PM   #3
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Old 09-26-2010, 02:59 PM   #7
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does anyone have pics on how there sliders are mounted??? It seems like itll be tough to get 4 supports under the reg cab...
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Those look awesome Roland! Nice work dude!!
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Those look awesome Roland! Nice work dude!!

thanks!!!


im so torn about 3 or 4 supports... i only have maybe 4' of frame... 1 support per foot seems excessive...

anyone have any suggestions?
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does anyone have pics on how there sliders are mounted??? It seems like itll be tough to get 4 supports under the reg cab...

Nice job Yoy, I wouldn't know where to start.....Rep for having the courage and skills involved.

Here is a pic of how the gusset plates on my Stubbs SKO-HD's went on.

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I need to start welding again, that looks like a fun project.
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Old 09-26-2010, 03:41 PM   #12
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Those are sweet! I think 3 supports with scab plates and gussets should be plenty.
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Those look real sharp buddy, I might have to take on this project
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very nice
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Very nice.................wish I had the welding talent.............
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Looks good - I can't wait to get a welder and torch in my shop. Those sliders look stout. I'm curious how your going to moung them - weld or bolt?
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Looks good - I can't wait to get a welder and torch in my shop. Those sliders look stout. I'm curious how your going to moung them - weld or bolt?

weld...

not the prettiest weld but im using flux core wire. kinda splattery/ dirty looking... hopefully ive got good penetration, if you look at the "heat ring" i think ive got good depth...i hope

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weld...

not the prettiest weld but im using flux core wire. kinda splattery/ dirty looking... hopefully ive got good penetration, if you look at the "heat ring" i think ive got good depth...i hope

looks great.
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looks great.
thank!!!

im no pro welder...self taught actually, but due to engineering edumacation i know what to do... had to figure out how to do it on my own...

ran out of wire... done for the night...
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