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    Mobile Axle Stand

    Anyone ever made anything like this? I found this pic on Pirate4x4.


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    Nice simple idea, might just be the picture, seems alittle narrow at the base to me hit something rolling it across the floor and tipping over IMO.

    Another idea came to mind, the square tubing up rights , make it universal instead of the rearend supports welded solid on, have the uprights open so far up, then have alittle narrower tubing slide into those with what ever you're wanting to do. Could have the rearend supports, then pull them out , maybe some type of table or weld bench or what ever you choose, to slide in and out of the uprights, just a thought.

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    Re: Mobile Axle Stand

    I like how you think Zonk! Great idea!

    I was also concerned about the narrowness of the base (especially with the uneven-ness of my floor and the extra "stuff" that seems to find its way to my floor)

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    Re: Mobile Axle Stand

    One guy I used to know, used 2 engine stands. Where you would normally bolt the motor, he had a piece of plate bolted there, with a notch for the axle tube to rest in. Since he always had the stands out, it was pretty simple to store the 2 flat plates. No loss of valuable garage space. He used knock down engine stands, and set them on a shelf when they weren't in use.


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    Re: Mobile Axle Stand

    Black? Who in their right mind paints their stuff black? I mean - c'mon, guys! Get with the program!

    I could have that thing blue in....2.5 minutes!

    Other than the horrid color - it looks very well executed. Nice and clean, good craftsmanship. Adding a nice stainless tray just below the pumpkin would be a handy thing, maybe a tool tray below the drip tray.

    Nice work!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MXtras
    Black? Who in their right mind paints their stuff black? I mean - c'mon, guys! Get with the program!

    I could have that thing blue in....2.5 minutes!

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    Scott, I sorta/kinda agree with you on the color. Those red welders could use a coat of blue as well. Doubt I would go with a repaint though. Only so much you can do with red...
    Last edited by Wyoming; 01-24-2006 at 01:30 PM.

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    Re: Mobile Axle Stand

    Quote Originally Posted by Wyoming
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    Scott, I sorta/kinda agree with you on the color. Those red welders could use a coat of blue as well. Doubt I would go with a repaint though. Only so much you can do with red...
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    Re: Mobile Axle Stand

    X3 and X4

    (Can I do that?)

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    Re: Mobile Axle Stand

    Yes you can. I have a Syncrowave 180SD TIG also, but no pics of that ol' relic... I'll go dust that thing off and shoot a pic later.
    Last edited by Cebby; 01-24-2006 at 01:50 PM.

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    Now hold on there!!!! In the back of that shot I posted there is a fine example of a Dialarc 250 showing its air cooled heinie to one and all. As such, I believe we need to do a remumbering on the times (x) factors here...

    BTW scott, love the patina on those tanks...
    Last edited by Wyoming; 01-24-2006 at 03:21 PM.

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