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Need Help! Diamond Plate Accessories Ideas

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by MetalMiller, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. Apr 20, 2011 at 7:44 AM
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    MetalMiller

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    We have a huge 3/16 Diamond plate job going on at work right now and I nearly want to cry everytime they throw the scrap away. All of the plate is brand new and beautiful! They are cutting some big parts and since we dont normally cut alot of that material, they are just scrapping the large remnants.

    Basically, I want to put it to good use!!!! Please give me ideas of some stuff we can make out of it. This job wont go on for too much longer so if we come up with some ideas I can talk them into setting some aside to make some pretty truck accessories out of!

    PLEASE RESPOND ASAP!!
     
  2. Apr 20, 2011 at 7:50 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Custom tool box,
     
  3. Apr 20, 2011 at 7:52 AM
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    mjp2

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    Might make a pretty cool oval filler plate behind those grill emblems you sell. :)
     
  4. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:06 AM
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    BBYE V8

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    Tailgate reinforcement?

    Metal doors for the storage compartments in the bed?
     
  5. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:08 AM
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    Davtopgun

    Davtopgun Weeeee mod time!

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    Post pics of the plate?
     
  6. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:10 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Make custom skidplates
     
  7. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:17 AM
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    BBYE V8

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    Bike or motorcycle racks.
     
  8. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:24 AM
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    Pugga

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    Door sills or, if you already make side steps or a hitch step, add a diamond plate tread.

    I think the skid plate would be a good idea like the ones you already have for sale but in diamond plate.
     
  9. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:27 AM
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    Ted Nugent

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    Steel i assume? Just take all you can get. Thats what i would do. Worst case is scrap it later.
     
  10. Apr 20, 2011 at 9:35 AM
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    Some pretty good ideas so far. I'll have to post pics tonight. I just found out that we are cutting some more in 2 weeks so I'll try to get some stuff together to throw on there. I've already put down a sample for the skid plate. And I'll come up with a hitch step up.

    I know nothing about bike and motorcycle racks so I'll have to educate myself on those a bit. Any links would be helpful :)

    Also, any links for the tailgate reinforcement. I have an idea but the more info the better!

    And yes, it's 3/16 A36 floorplate. I'm gonna try to use the hell out of the next round of material. I wanted to cry when I looked in the dumpster and saw it all in there.
     
  11. Apr 20, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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    +1 on tailgate reinforcement
     
  12. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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    Drunknsloth

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    Would it be possible to do something like this on the side of the truck in metal panels?
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  13. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:15 PM
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    Interesting... like on the doors?
     
  14. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:16 PM
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    Btw, I'm going to look into the tailgate reinforcement this evening.
     
  15. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:26 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Headache rack?
     
  16. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:30 PM
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    Yeah, maybe use some extreme molding tape to hold it up so I don't have to worry about rock chips if I take off my mudflaps. And maybe keep the price lower then rock sliders?
     
  17. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:40 PM
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    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    3/16 plate held on by 3m tape? doubtful
     
  18. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:46 PM
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    I agree... What else?
     
  19. Apr 20, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    ^ only way to get it to hold on there would be with rivits... and I sure am not drilling holes in the side of my truck.

    I second the skid plate idea though!
     
  20. Apr 20, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    skids for 5 lugs?!
     
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