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Gas Tank Skids Group buy... any interest?

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by MetalMiller, Jul 6, 2010.

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  1. Jul 6, 2010 at 7:05 AM
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    MetalMiller

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    I am toying with a gas tank skid design and have a prototype on order. I need to know if there is enough interest for a batch of these or even a group buy if enough people are interested. It will be made of either 10gauge or 3/16 carbon steel and will be a bolt on design. I will post pics as soon as I get one in and fit it up. I am aiming to make these cheaper and just as strong or stronger than other skids.

    I have access to a hy-def plasma cutter that makes some pretty sexy cuts and a CNC pressbrake so repeatability is a piece of cake. As with most other things though, setup time is the killer... so the more I can order at once, the better deal I can get. Please let me know if interested!

    I'll have prices and pics up soon!
     
  2. Jul 6, 2010 at 7:09 AM
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    rob1

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  3. Jul 6, 2010 at 7:10 AM
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    Chad

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    Good idea! I'm sure this will go over well on here :thumbsup:

    :popcorn:
     
  4. Jul 6, 2010 at 7:11 AM
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    Paul's TRD

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    yeah, would be interested for sure.
     
  5. Jul 6, 2010 at 7:36 AM
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    Anyone in the Houston area have a 2nd gen without the extended bed?
     
  6. Jul 6, 2010 at 9:08 AM
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    Love the idea!

    Subscribed....
     
  7. Jul 6, 2010 at 9:10 AM
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    bakerla

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    doh!
     
  8. Jul 6, 2010 at 9:11 AM
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    s10nick

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    if the price is right i would be in
     
  9. Jul 6, 2010 at 9:12 AM
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    might be in. waiting on finished product
     
  11. Jul 6, 2010 at 9:15 AM
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    Im interested, just waiting for a price and pic
     
  12. Jul 6, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    The pricing will definately be competitive... Out of curiousity, how many of you guys have a regular bed vs extended bed?
     
  13. Jul 6, 2010 at 10:18 AM
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    subscribed to see finished product.
     
  14. Jul 6, 2010 at 11:17 AM
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    I am very interested and I have the long wheel base.
    jason
     
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    Interested...I have a short bed.
     
  16. Jul 6, 2010 at 11:34 AM
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  17. Jul 6, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    I've got the short bed
     
  18. Jul 6, 2010 at 12:17 PM
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    Are these going to attach to the gas tank, or go around and mount to the cross members?
     
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    interested....
     
  20. Jul 6, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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