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    Thumbs up Todays job

    Today i installed a pintle plate in a F-800 dump truck for a customer.Here are some pics, including a few of my mag drill.
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    Default good job!

    looks like a lot of fun to me!
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    Cool

    Nice job...Bob
    Bob Wright, Grandson of Tee Nee Boat Trailer Founder
    Metal Master Fab Salem, Oh 44460
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    Cool

    I used to like putting on hitches as i did hundreds of them. My grand dad was an early pioneer of the truck hitch back when you couldn't run and buy one off the shelf....Bob
    http://www.google.com/patents?id=C31...ey+truck+hitch
    Bob Wright, Grandson of Tee Nee Boat Trailer Founder
    Metal Master Fab Salem, Oh 44460
    Birthplace of the Silver & Deming Drill
    1999 MM185 w/185 Spoolgun,1986 Thunderbolt AC/DC
    Spool Gun conversion. How To Do It. Below.
    http://www.millerwelds.com/resources...php?albumid=48

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    Admweld, thanks for sharing your work.

    Bob, thanks for sharing your history... that's pretty cool stuff. I like the drawings.

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    Very nice work. I like it.

    The ones that I have built up here are much the same, with a couple of extra steps - Everything built for the oilpatch, construction, or forestry.

    On the winch tractor tow aprons, we run 3/4" plate for the apron, then wrap the lower edge and sides with flat bar. Anything from 3/4" x 4" to 1" x 3" depending on customer.

    Gravel truck and log truck tow aprons same thing. Depending on who you work for, and their particular "spec".... I have seen the apron wraps as deep as 4" around the bottom edge, and 6" to 12" deep at the top where it attaches to main frame.

    Winch tractor aprons are welded to the ramp/roll assembley then bolted on. Some weld them to the frame, but I don't - They are a nightmare to repair.

    Gravel truck and log truck aprons are usually part of a removable frame insert.

    I see that your pintle hitch is quite high, so the reinforcement that I do here is unneccessary in your application.

    You ever use the pintle hitch with the air-activated slack compensator??? A little extra work but the end product is nice to tow with - No hammering.

    Don't mind me, I'm rambling tonight.

    Nice work. Keep it up.

    Gotta love Mag Drills.
    Later,
    Jason

    Professional Spark Generator by Trade.

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    I haven't used a mag drill in years and Black Wolf is right you gotta love em!!!
    Great job on the hitch!
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    I have not used a air slack hitch but have installed 40ton ring with a heavyduty spring built on the back side to absorb shock.These usally go in 10whlr or tri-axle applications and those run with 1"or 3/4" plate.Also thanks for the compliments guys.Just another day here at shop.
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    S-32 FEEDER W/1260 IRONMATE FC/GUN
    HT/PWR-MAX1250 PLASMA

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    Nice work,,,,,,,,,,,,,B,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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    Quote Originally Posted by batman View Post
    Nice work,,,,,,,,,,,,,B,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    Thanks batman
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    MM250X
    MAXSTAR140
    S-32 FEEDER W/1260 IRONMATE FC/GUN
    HT/PWR-MAX1250 PLASMA

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