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#1 trucknut10

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:01 AM

Attached File  102.jpg   89.81KB   54 downloads Hello builders heres a pic of the cab gaurd that i scratch built for short log logging truck.

  Terry



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Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:17 AM

Attached File  104.jpg   108.18KB   32 downloads  better pic of scratch built cab gaurd,found pic of it at  whitt log trailers.com . I used sqaure stock instead of tubing for frame. I will post more pics of build as i get more done.Cometts wellcomed.Thank you.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 12:55 PM

looks good Terry...havent seen one of them in a while..


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Posted 08 December 2012 - 01:04 PM

thats gona look great...



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Posted 08 December 2012 - 01:30 PM

Cool.



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Posted 08 December 2012 - 02:04 PM

Looks good. Start of a nice build.



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Posted 08 December 2012 - 05:33 PM

Thank you .I grew up in Washington State on the West Coast,there these typ of log trucks are used alot.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 06:10 PM

Thank you .I grew up in Washington State on the West Coast,there these typ of log trucks are used alot.

   Terry

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 08:14 PM

Hello Dave, I grew up out by Summit Lake witch is off the 101 likeyour going to Aberdeen from Olympia.Got remaired moved to Olympia closer to work and few years later we (wife and I) ound out she has MS so we moved to Arizona.The dryer wheather here is better for her,we are about 35 miles East of Phoenix. Have other builds I built about 10 or so years ago I've thought about posten pics of.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 06:07 AM

Terry; I'm from Washington State as well and live in Apache Junction, AZ. Was in your area a week ago at Cochran, a ghost town and the Ripsey Mine. Been building trucks since I retired from trucking.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 06:56 AM

Hello Dave, I grew up out by Summit Lake witch is off the 101 likeyour going to Aberdeen from Olympia.Got remaired moved to Olympia closer to work and few years later we (wife and I) ound out she has MS so we moved to Arizona.The dryer wheather here is better for her,we are about 35 miles East of Phoenix. Have other builds I built about 10 or so years ago I've thought about posten pics of.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:34 AM

The 4300 is a great kit to build.  Watch out for the position of the front axle it sits too far back.  I think I moved mine forward by about 2 or 3mm. 



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Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:44 AM

 Hello MIke, we (famaily) live off Hunt HWY,only  like a mile from the new hospitail off Hunt HWY,east of Copper Basin.The only draw back from Washington State is it rains so mutch.................... I drove OTR -Over The Road for 4 yrs,last 7 months got day job where im home every nite and weekends off ,its feels great to be back home with family.

 

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:46 AM

 Hello Dave Bates,I all ready got frame completely built,if i build it again I will keep that in mind.Thank you for the heads up...

 

       Terry



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Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:33 PM

Nice work...Very precise measurements, it looks like...Very nice....



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Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:37 PM

Looking good so far

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 06:00 PM

Nice job on the cab guard.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 07:54 PM

Hello JT yes i'm very presice on my mesurements and Thank you for your compliment, you are a very good builder as well .Could you pleas PM me about the sheets of s`tyreen.Thank you.

 

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 07:55 PM

Thank you Gorden...

 

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:07 AM

I to am building a 4300 kit!....I need to check a few things and get it in paint soon!....OH SO MUCH ORANGE!... :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

 

I think i got a thread started here somewhere if not ill definitly get one up?... :blink: