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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-07-2018, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Ramball36
We put airbags on both, but on the tan truck I...

We put airbags on both, but on the tan truck I think it would have been ok without them. Those beds weighed in at 820 and 1100 lbs
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-06-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-06-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By Ramball36
On the first Tacoma build we used 2x2x1/4" Tubing...

On the first Tacoma build we used 2x2x1/4" Tubing for the frame runners, 2x2x11GA for the crossmembers, and 14GA floor plate on the deck. We had pretty good success with it, but it did try to twist...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-22-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,555
Posted By Ramball36
Hunt on my wife’s family place smack dab between...

Hunt on my wife’s family place smack dab between Pr and Millersview as the crow flies. One of our lease members knocked down about a 145” 12 last weekend
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Ramball36
Those definitely have their place cutting solid...

Those definitely have their place cutting solid stuff, but for speed and accuracy a dry cut circular saw is going to outdo it every time. Lots of deflection on tubing with any of the smaller...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,750
Posted By Ramball36
Humble brag

Humble brag
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-19-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By Ramball36
Evolution Rage 3 sliding miter saw. $200 on...

Evolution Rage 3 sliding miter saw. $200 on Amazon, get the concorde blades on amazon for $27/each. It will do everything you need to on up to 3" square tubing. We go through about 3 of them per...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Ramball36
I wish I could get a decent place to upload...

I wish I could get a decent place to upload photos for sharing, but I have built two different styles. The first was a square upright style with a convection tube and squirrel cage fan. It worked...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By Ramball36
You can weld it fine, just stick a fan on it...

You can weld it fine, just stick a fan on it while you’re doing it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,546
Posted By Ramball36
I want to see that 3’ of mud the dodge guy claims...

I want to see that 3’ of mud the dodge guy claims he pulled a gooseneck through. That would be over the wheel wells...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-17-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By Ramball36
My fab shop was about 3 minutes from there. ...

My fab shop was about 3 minutes from there. Terrible service, lazy employees, and priced a minimum of 30% more than Vitz in Anna. I only went there when I absolutely had to
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,607
Posted By Ramball36
Seems as though everybody involved got exactly...

Seems as though everybody involved got exactly what they wanted
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 488
Posted By Ramball36
Boruit headlamp on Amazon. Best $25 I’ve ever...

Boruit headlamp on Amazon. Best $25 I’ve ever spent. I’ve shot varmints at 50 yds through a scope out of that thing.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-16-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Ramball36
Twilight metalworks

Twilight metalworks
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-03-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 60,104
Posted By Ramball36
1.5” between paint rock and Millersview yesterday

1.5” between paint rock and Millersview yesterday
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-29-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Ramball36
Were a little ways from you but Double Barrel...

Were a little ways from you but Double Barrel Fabrication in San Angelo. We keep about 40 beds in stock at any given time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-25-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By Ramball36
Low 130’s, those G2’s will make up for the short...

Low 130’s, those G2’s will make up for the short brows.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By Ramball36
Getting ready to finish this one up ...

Getting ready to finish this one up

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Forum: Around the Campfire 08-21-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By Ramball36
nobody?

nobody?
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By Ramball36
Up

Up
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Ramball36
Very good, weíre south of Goodfellow and deal in...

Very good, weíre south of Goodfellow and deal in some secondary tubing if youíre ever in need!

www.doublebarrelfabrication.com
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Ramball36
Iím also in Angelo with a table for any kid to...

Iím also in Angelo with a table for any kid to come see. Is yours a hobby machine boh or are you in business with it?
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-19-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By Ramball36
Solar Land Leases

Anybody have any experience in this? Pros/cons? Things to look into?
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By Ramball36
I want to know how he fits into those awesome...

I want to know how he fits into those awesome muscle shirts
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By Ramball36
I might have a spot open up in Concho county for...

I might have a spot open up in Concho county for this year
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Ramball36
Up

Up
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Ramball36
Looking for specialty insurance coverage

Iím needing coverage on a couple of trailers that we will be renting out. One is a dump trailer and the other is a specialty skeet shooting trailer with pro grade machines on it. If anybody is in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By Ramball36
I would go with something decently beefy for the...

I would go with something decently beefy for the frame rails just to combat warpage during fab. With what you’re wanting to do with it, 2” 14 gauge tubing will be more than enough for the...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-15-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By Ramball36
1.5" Square 14 GA 2 1.6#/ft up to 10' will be...

1.5" Square 14 GA 2 1.6#/ft up to 10' will be fine, that's thicker than what all of the big box stores use.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ramball36
This is not true

This is not true
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,040
Posted By Ramball36
If they drive a dodge it's to hide the cracked...

If they drive a dodge it's to hide the cracked dash
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,186
Posted By Ramball36
We need more info to answer that for you. Need...

We need more info to answer that for you. Need to know the GVWR or the truck and trailer at a minimum. Off of that I could guesstimate about how much you would be able to haul. On a lot of the...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-12-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
Off the top of my head I believe it was 5Ē-6Ē....

Off the top of my head I believe it was 5Ē-6Ē. The truck got a set of bags for good measure and isnít used for hauling much more than some tools. In the pics thereís 0psi in them
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-08-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
Yes you can see it mounted directly above the...

Yes you can see it mounted directly above the license plate cutout. It still works plenty fine, but the lines for the trajectory are tilted up a little bit. It's the same case with any flatbed...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Ramball36
Building your own propane grill

I'm trying to track down some propane burner setups for a custom grill. They need to have nice, clean knobs, and I would really prefer them to have ignitors. Does anybody know of a place where I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,432
Posted By Ramball36
I’m currently in the process of clearing my name...

I’m currently in the process of clearing my name in the state of Colorado over parking tickets. Never even been to Colorado, but the guy we sold an old car to in 2015 apparently has.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-20-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,257
Posted By Ramball36
Miller or Hobart for a wire machine every day

Miller or Hobart for a wire machine every day
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-13-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,790
Posted By Ramball36
I like it!

I like it!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-11-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
All finished up! The flush mount lights are on...

All finished up! The flush mount lights are on the reverse, and the headache rack cubes are on a dash switch.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-10-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 52,367
Posted By Ramball36
Still have one spot open

Still have one spot open
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-10-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
Rhino lining came out great, it's sitting on the...

Rhino lining came out great, it's sitting on the truck now ready to wire up in the morning and go get it cleaned up. The truck squatted about 1.5" when we sat it on there.
...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-09-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
I overshot the weight a bit, it ended up being...

I overshot the weight a bit, it ended up being 820 lbs. That's only about 500 more than the factory bed, with the air bags that will be no issue at all.
...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-08-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
We've got it right at 1,000 lbs. That's a...

We've got it right at 1,000 lbs. That's a considerable amount of weight, but the long bed tacomas can take some weight. We've got air bags going on the truck before installing and I have a 1" block...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-08-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
Got some steps on the back fabbed up along with a...

Got some steps on the back fabbed up along with a drop in tailgate. Got her all painted up just now in flat black, she's going to the liner shop tomorrow morning to get bedlined!
...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-08-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
I suspect it'll be about $800 in steel, the boxes...

I suspect it'll be about $800 in steel, the boxes were pre fabbed and ran $900 by themselves for the pair. Time wise we're about 20 shop hours into it so far.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-08-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
Yesterday we got the headache rack finished up,...

Yesterday we got the headache rack finished up, floor and skirts welded on, and added a couple of gussets underneath and a basket at the front. Today we are adding a tailboard, hoop steps, and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 60,104
Posted By Ramball36
2.3" between paint rock and millersview

2.3" between paint rock and millersview
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Ramball36
West Tx Steel in San Angelo carries them in...

West Tx Steel in San Angelo carries them in stock. They're made by Spring Creek Products out near Wall, but they only wholesale.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-04-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
Yes sir, other bed didnít fit worth a crap so we...

Yes sir, other bed didnít fit worth a crap so we talked him into it!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 05-04-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,899
Posted By Ramball36
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/912/40087054470_f6f...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/912/40087054470_f6fd09ee8e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/245mCFy)IMG_3068 (https://flic.kr/p/245mCFy) by Mike Gunter (https://www.flickr.com/photos/156038579@N08/), on...
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