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    Default custom creeper

    well got started on my creeper tonight, i have the frame welded up and wheels mounted (temporarily) tomarrow i hope to bend the diamond plate for the platform and make a headrest, when that's finished i will cut off the caster studs and call it done.

    the first and second are an over all picture, third is the 3/4" ground clearance (and some welds) fourth is the wheel and mount i bent, and fifth is some more welds.
    please don't be too critical of the welds, my filler rods were trashed from living atop the welder un protected i wire brushed them all to hide the contamination.

    this prompted another project for tonight....i made some PVC tube rod holders need to hit the LWS now and fill them up!
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    nice work Tig.....can't wait to see the finished product.

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    Hey Tigman,

    that creeper is sweet. . . I like it
    nice welds to
    custom made is good

    Great work !

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    Richard

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    Nice work tigman! I look forward to seeing the pics of the completed project.
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    Oh Poo. Another project idea. Looks great and it's a neat project. Now if I had a little more ambition and a lot more time! LOL
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    well here it is with the platform on, i might make it narrower (<--is that even a word?) i think it is too wide right now it may catch too many sparks and funnel them to my back.....ouch!

    i'm still trying to decide if i want to make the headrest so it tilts up or if i should just mount a cushon to the platform and be done with it. i think back and even when i do use a creeper with the tilt option i rarely use it.....but on the other hand i have a prety nice creeper so why not have all the trinkets let me know what you all think.
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