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Old 02-21-2011, 11:47 AM
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Is this how its done?

So this is pretty much the prescribed method for clamping metal to be cut right? Proper use of tools?
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Old 02-21-2011, 12:36 PM
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that looks good. or you could have one of the kids hold it while you work on it.
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Old 02-21-2011, 12:50 PM
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What tool did you use to cut it? Metal grinder duct-taped to a support 2x4?
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Old 02-21-2011, 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by 7moore7 View Post
What tool did you use to cut it? Metal grinder duct-taped to a support 2x4?
No, I think he held that in place with his hands (gloved of course. Safety is #1) while his Grandma wielded an ax above his head, taking swings wildly. She has great aim I hear, what with cataracts in both eyes and all.
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One does what one must do.
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Old 02-21-2011, 03:14 PM
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Used a jigsaw. Had to take breaks to cool the washer under water since it turned out to need some thumb pressure to stay put. But rear ride hight here I come...
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Old 02-21-2011, 06:09 PM
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You forgot the duct tape and zip ties!!
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Old 02-21-2011, 06:12 PM
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Is that your wife or your daughters 2x4? I hope you didn't ding it.
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Vice Grips and a hacksaw worked wonders for me when I carried out that same task a few years ago now.....
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Nice fabbing skills, I'm assuming you then deburred it on the concrete stoop outside.

Like we all haven't done stuff like this......
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Old 02-21-2011, 07:38 PM
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Dude, beer, wtf??
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Old 02-21-2011, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by spladle160 View Post
Is that your wife or your daughters 2x4? I hope you didn't ding it.
haha- i didn't get this at first! which made it funnier...
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Originally Posted by trackdayhawk View Post
Nice fabbing skills, I'm assuming you then deburred it on the concrete stoop outside.

Like we all haven't done stuff like this......

You only wanted a rough job??????

My Father always told me "Son, just do your best, that should be rough enough".

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