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Old 03-12-2013, 10:21 AM   #41
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Sub'd .... And what app are you usin cuz I haven't found a good one yet for stuff like this
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:04 PM   #42
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Sub'd .... And what app are you usin cuz I haven't found a good one yet for stuff like this
I'm using google sketch up and a dxf plugin. DTFtacoma recommended using sketchup (it's free, not to mention easy). It's made life so easy, small learning curve, but after an hour or so...

This is the dxf converter plugin

http://www.guitar-list.com/download-...les-dxf-or-stl

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Old 03-13-2013, 05:06 PM   #43
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Old 03-13-2013, 11:58 PM   #44
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Sketch up


I'm pretty sure he was talking about the paint app though lol
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Old 03-14-2013, 12:15 AM   #45
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I'm using google sketch up and a dxf plugin. DTFtacoma recommended using sketchup (it's free, not to mention easy). It's made life so easy, small learning curve, but after an hour or so...

This is the dxf converter plugin

http://www.guitar-list.com/download-...les-dxf-or-stl

Hope this helps!
http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/tec...up-thread.html

It took me hours to find a .dxf plugin that would actually download and work correctly.

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Sketch up

I'm pretty sure he was talking about the paint app though lol
Yeah I think so, I am also curious.
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:51 AM   #46
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Oh! Whoooops... I'm using a program called sketchbookX for ipad. Just the trial version, but it's a pretty dumbed down version of a computer paint program like photoshop.

And I had trouble getting that dxf plugin to install, I forget what I did, but I got it in using winRaR... I should have paid more attention.
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:10 PM   #47
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got the rest of the pieces chopped out today, and will post pictures up when i can get my ipad hooked up to the interwebz. they came out great! it should be all welded up this thursday and will be painted and on the truck by the weekend!
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:14 PM   #48
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I thought it was suposed to be a "slow" bumper build cam haha. Cant wait to see the finished product, PM incoming.
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:18 PM   #49
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Sub'd. Bumper looks pimp.
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Old 03-26-2013, 04:13 PM   #50
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Here are some shots I snapped today, and a quick vid. Looks kinda like a transformer logo, or some sort of mask. Coooooool















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Old 03-26-2013, 05:50 PM   #51
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Very cool! I can't wait to see this thing all welded up and on the truck!
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Old 03-26-2013, 05:55 PM   #52
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Old 03-26-2013, 06:04 PM   #53
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Very cool! I can't wait to see this thing all welded up and on the truck!
You and me both! But I can see the light at the end of the tunnel

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Sweet, sub'd!
Thanks!


Anyway, got the first piece to the winch plate all drilled up and mounted. I forgot that on my design I made room so the stock recovery points/hooks can still be utilized.



Edit: and just for sh!ts and giggles, here is a life size green sea turtle I'm making out of 20 gauge stainless steel. This is all I have so far, but hopefully by this weekend this guy'll be put together. I'm entering him/her in a art show in 10 days.... Woo crunch time.

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Old 03-26-2013, 10:43 PM   #56
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Here's a shot of a weld. Doing this with a Lincoln invertec v205-t tig welder. Lots of fun! Heat cranked all the way up to penetrate the 5/16" plate... Those two holes I drilled too close, so they are getting plugged, and then re-drilled at a later time... Bummer.

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Old 03-27-2013, 03:28 PM   #59
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Sub'd. This is awesome! Great work man
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