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satoshi help?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Detective_Dan, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. Oct 17, 2010 at 12:22 PM
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    i will be making my grillcraft satoshi within the next few days and was curious how you removed the little tabs holding the 2 crossmembers in place? they are circled RED in the below image. did u just snap them off, dremmel and sand, or something else. help please
    S7002130circle.jpg
     
  2. Oct 17, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    bump anybody?
     
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    ya i saw his thread but it doesnt explain how he cut them flush, im pretty sure if i just cut and dremmel them flat you wont be able to see it behind the satoshi.
    any other ideas ladies and gentlemen?
     
  5. Oct 17, 2010 at 3:09 PM
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    bump bump bump
     
  6. Oct 17, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    I used a dremel with a drill bit and cut around the tab. I mean, there isn't any other way to explain it. There are plenty of satoshi threads and cutting the grill out is the easiest part. Good luck.
     
  7. Oct 17, 2010 at 6:21 PM
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    I cut mine close as possible to the base and used an orbital sander and got it smooth
     
  8. Oct 17, 2010 at 7:33 PM
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    take the blade off of a hacksaw. it worked great for me and i use it like that all the time at work.
     
  9. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:10 AM
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    I used the Dremel multi-max tool. The long flat tip is the best to get a flush cut. I used the 1/2 circle first and ended switching cutting heads. [​IMG]
     
  10. Oct 19, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    Cut with a sawzall, then took an air sander until smooth.

    I also put down some metalized tape so I didn't have to go back and fill that area with putty. The tape protected the plastic from sander. (areas I didn't want sanded)
     
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