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Getting ready to heat and bend the doubler.
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Getting ready to weld the formed doubler.
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Finished front support.
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Left side front cabane mount.
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Transferring the angle and spacing to the rear mount. I almost screwed up, the front cabane center piece angles back and the rear forward.
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Getting ready to heat and bend the doubler.
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Getting ready to weld the formed doubler.
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Finished front support.
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Left side front cabane mount.
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Transferring the angle and spacing to the rear mount. I almost screwed up, the front cabane center piece angles back and the rear forward.
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Welding the other side.
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Getting ready to form the doubler. If the center piece is wrong the rosette hole will be off.
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Mounting the box to locate the center section.
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Using plum bobs to try and locate the center section as per the plans.
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Another view. It took all day to figure out how to get the center section located correctly.
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Welding the other side.
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Getting ready to form the doubler. If the center piece is wrong the rosette hole will be off.
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Mounting the box to locate the center section.
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Using plum bobs to try and locate the center section as per the plans.
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Another view. It took all day to figure out how to get the center section located correctly.
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Parts from McMaster Carr.
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Center section strapped down.
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Locating the front cabanes.
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The front cabanes getting ready to tack the top bushing. Don't use a through bolt if you do it like this. The tack seized the bolt and I had to cut it off. Insert a bolt from each side.
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Drill jig to transfer the hole later.
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Parts from McMaster Carr.
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Center section strapped down.
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Locating the front cabanes.
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The front cabanes getting ready to tack the top bushing. Don't use a through bolt if you do it like this. The tack seized the bolt and I had to cut it off. Insert a bolt from each side.
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Drill jig to transfer the hole later.
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Checking the jig for clearance.
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Locating the rear cabane.
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Locating the rear cabane.
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Getting ready to tack the bushing using bolts from each end.
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Checking the bottom location.
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Checking the jig for clearance.
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Locating the rear cabane.
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Locating the rear cabane.
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Getting ready to tack the bushing using bolts from each end.
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Checking the bottom location.
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The top mount ready to be welded.
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Another view.
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Bottom mount.
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Checking the fit before welding the front cabane.
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Tacking the front cabane.
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The top mount ready to be welded.
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Another view.
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Bottom mount.
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Checking the fit before welding the front cabane.
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Tacking the front cabane.
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