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Old 07-23-2007, 09:17 AM   #1
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Default Still another TLT tuber......

I've been really busy and this project keeps bumping along and then gets pushed aside. I started this thing months ago and just haven't finsihed it. Figure if I posted some pics it might push me to complete it sometime.

Couple of chassis pics......mostly 3/16" stainless tube with some 1/8" solid rod.

This actually started life as a taller chassis but I cut the belly area off and redid it. Not meant to be a comp worthy rig.....I wanted something low and a two-seater style buggy.
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Old 07-23-2007, 09:43 AM   #2
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Looks awesome! Whats the trick to getting those nuts welded on so cleanly
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Old 07-23-2007, 09:49 AM   #3
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Wow looks great.
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Wow thats one of the cleanest built tubers Ive seen. Cant wait to see more!
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WOW, very clean!
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What kind of torch did you use, and how did you clean it up? I normally blue stainless tubing a bit when brazing.

edit: just realized it looks painted.
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that is real nice ...
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Old 07-23-2007, 02:19 PM   #8
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Looks great!
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Old 07-23-2007, 02:26 PM   #9
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Thanks guys.

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Looks awesome! Whats the trick to getting those nuts welded on so cleanly
I usually clamp a piece of scrap aluminum sheet to the chassis and lay the nut on that for brazing. The flanged nut work best against the curved tubing.

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What kind of torch did you use, and how did you clean it up? I normally blue stainless tubing a bit when brazing.

edit: just realized it looks painted.
You got it.....is painted silver. I use a micro acetylene/oxygen torch.

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Old 07-23-2007, 05:37 PM   #10
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wow this thing looks so fresh and so clean clean.
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Old 07-26-2007, 11:39 PM   #11
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Rear axle for it and the skidplate with RC4WD R2 and Holmes Hobbies R2.
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Old 07-27-2007, 12:27 AM   #12
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Nice Jay!!!
I love you tube work, it's always a work of art.
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Man Jay you got some Serious skills!!!!!! I already knew that from seeing your 1:1 rig, however.

Can't wait to see it out at one of the comps! LOOKS KILLER
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wow, super job.
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Old 07-27-2007, 07:45 AM   #15
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Very professional looking work there Jay - one of the nicest chassis I've seen here...
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Old 08-04-2007, 12:24 AM   #16
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Starting to get it together......

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Awesome build as usual Jay, that tubework is flawless.
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Old 08-12-2007, 04:19 PM   #18
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Thanks Bender.

Got the chassis stuffed some more.

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Old 09-23-2007, 05:33 PM   #19
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nice work, chassis is mint
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Amazing craftsmanship on the chassis and clean details.
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