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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:57 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Filling rear apron.First I cut out bottom and tacked new bottom on a NOS apron
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:00 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Now I make peice and tack into place. I am useing a heli-arc welder with .023 steel rod on the machine at a very low amp.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:03 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Another angle tack welded together. I like to hammer as mch shape into panel before I start welding.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:04 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Everything tacked and welded together
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:06 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Everything welded,ground,hammer'd and file'd flat
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:07 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Another angle. NO filler need'd
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:10 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Thought it might need some extra strength where I removed stock inner structure, So I made this to mount back in.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:11 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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The final fit
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice!
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Nice!
Very nice!
Well thank you sir !
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:00 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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What I started with before repairing hood handle area
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:02 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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After fileing and grinding holes, Made and tack welded new peice's in
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:04 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Now I tig weld useing .023 steel rod
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:05 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Now I use my cut-off wheel and shave down weld. I try to only grind weld and save the metal
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:07 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Now I finish by hammer/dolly work and file area flat.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:08 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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Finished both holes
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:10 pm    Post subject: Metal shape'n and fabrication going on at GAB-FAB Reply with quote

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I machined a male/female die for embossed hood handle area
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The final product
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Serious skills.... very nice.
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Serious skills.... very nice.
Thanks I hope you like the pictures!
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