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Old 01-02-2008, 07:46 AM   #1
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Hay All. Well this being my first post here, I guess Ill introduce myself a little. I'm just getting back into the R/C thing after my cars have been sitting for a couple of years. Been into it since I was 9 or 10, just haven't played with them for a long time. Currently I have an Associated RC10T3 and a modded T-Maxx. I'm going to start saving up my peanuts for an Axial AX10, hopefully that will spark my interest back up in R/C!

That being said, I figured I would need a new workbench to fix up the cars on! So my best friend and I whipped this out! Basic construction is of 6-2x4's and 1-4x8 sheet of 3/8 plywood. Decided to make it a little fancy, so we tossed in a fluorescent light with a switch and an outlet on the deck. The rubber mat is who knows what about 1/4" thick that came with a Toyota truck that we cut up for parts, but should be a nice work surface. Onto the Pics!

Installing the light/wiring-Finke trying to look cool


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Now I just have to put it to use!




Enjoy, Josh

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Old 01-02-2008, 10:13 AM   #2
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Hey Josh, I'm privileged to be your first reply Welcome the work benck looks great I've always thought a great place to work produces great work.....Storm
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now this my friends is a good quality post, correct forum, great pics, and most importanly, tech.he didnt take pics of the lumber before he cut it. Welcome aboard, enjoy building and good luck.BTW, you could always start with the t-maxx, i hear the diffs are great for making custom axles.


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Old 01-03-2008, 09:06 AM   #4
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Very nice. You're going to like using it. Not to grab your thread, but you guys can use alot of existing things. I was going to my barber, who's shop is in a alley. This table ( some sort of drawing ) was next to a dumpster. I added casters to make it mobile in my shop, added a framed peg board, lamp, power strip and some of my tools. Very handy item !
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Thanks for the warm welcome and the replies fellas. I just picked up a HPI Bronco lid today, so hopefully I'll put this thing to use soon!



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How about both Screen name over on Pirate as well. Look closely in the pic's that's the brew when we're poor! Otherwise its Sierra Nevada or Deschutes Brewery stuff--MMMMMM, Obsidian Stout........

nomobux your table looks great! I'm thinking that I'm going to add some small drawer sets to this one on the top shelf for parts/etc. You know the ones with small clear plastic drawers?




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Old 01-04-2008, 09:09 AM   #6
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Great job. Nothing quite like your own customized work area.
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:27 AM   #7
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Welcome aboard, good to see more folks from Oregon into crawling and beer.. Nice work bench also.
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Old 01-04-2008, 10:21 AM   #8
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nice job as soon as i settle in my new place, i plan on making one too.
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