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Old January 28th, 2007, 07:44 PM   #1
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Old January 28th, 2007, 07:46 PM   #2
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wanna build me one? how much 4 materials you think?
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Old January 28th, 2007, 07:56 PM   #3
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Im not sure how much it actually cost me. I charged this guy $225 complete.

I am working on a stinger/bumper similar to poison spyders, but theirs is just the stinger. This will be a bumper too, with 3/4" D-rings, welded front and back of the 2x4' tubing.

I have lots of projects im working on. Im going to build a rear stinger/tire carrier, tube doors, sliders, a roof rack. Maybe even axle trusses. I will build stuff, then see if I want to start producing any of it depending on needs. There is a TON of bumpers on the market for cheap, but they all look the same or are rediculous in price.
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Old January 28th, 2007, 08:45 PM   #4
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There is a TON of bumpers on the market for cheap, but they all look the same or are rediculous in price.
kind of like your over priced bumper
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Old January 28th, 2007, 09:09 PM   #5
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Thanks. I pretty much copied the idea of 2 different bumpers and combined them. They were each selling for around $400, so I think the price is fair. Took me about 10 hours to build. Figure $40 for materials, another $10 for gas, electric, and welder consumables, grinding/cutting discs, etc. Leaves $17.50 an hour. How much do the big 3 start their works at again?
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Old January 30th, 2007, 06:43 PM   #6
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im not trying to be an asshole here but as a prof. welder fab. i have to know
what did you weld that with????
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