Shop Floor Talk  

Go Back   Shop Floor Talk > Welding and Metalworking Forums > Fabrication

SFT Search:   
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 02-27-2016, 02:55 PM
allessence's Avatar
allessence allessence is offline
Gadget Girl
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: MA, 01543
Posts: 6,895
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by duckman903 View Post
Jen when you got done did you jump up and down on the mount to see how much the bumper twisted, most are not very strong . You have a cantilever action with a 200# generator a good bump could make it weigh 800#s instantly, just a thought.

Duckdude.. the new frame is 2"X 1/8" tube, the thing goes under the bumper and is resting directly against the frame along a 13" straight section..

Upon making I used c clamps to hold it against the frame before welding on the rear ears which are directly against the frame..

Then with the unit still pinched up against the frame.. I slotted 3/8" X 5" plate, slipped it over the 2" tube and welded only the sides to eliminate the Haz on the top of the tube..

I then took the 3/8" plate and cut the longest and widest (widest because I didn't want to effect clearance for the generator housing) and then welded those on with leaving a relief(non welded section) at the intersection of the bumper mounts and the diagonal .

The bolts are 1/2" grade 8 bumper bolts (the old fashioned good ones), bolted directly to the large fender supports with like 2" max distance between the frame and fender bracket.. ( the fender is hardened steel as are the mounting brackets)

This thing doesn't wiggle at all.. You could park a Semi on it.. My little old 100+ pounds wouldn't even compress the springs..

Yes it would have been nice to add some Diagonal suupports to the sides but in that same token.. People gots budgets..

If your worried about what's there now.. You should have seen what came off..

A picture recap for clarity..
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20151016_144204.jpg
Views:	174
Size:	102.4 KB
ID:	129622   Click image for larger version

Name:	20151016_154333.jpg
Views:	169
Size:	98.2 KB
ID:	129623   Click image for larger version

Name:	20151016_165839.jpg
Views:	172
Size:	96.3 KB
ID:	129624   Click image for larger version

Name:	20151016_165428.jpg
Views:	175
Size:	102.7 KB
ID:	129625  
__________________
_________________
Jennifer

If I defend myself I am attacked.

My meaningless thoughts are showing me a meaningless world.

My attack thoughts are attacking my invulnerability.

I'd like to think of something smart, but I don't want to hurt myself.

My google+ page

DoALL 36"
Another Johnson model J Project
Lathe? Maybe..... 1958 SBL 13"
Yeti Esseti Aka running welder on 3phase.

https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums...860#post766860
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 02-27-2016, 03:21 PM
22-W's Avatar
22-W 22-W is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Maine
Posts: 994
Default

Probably strong enough to mount a snowplow when not using the generator.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Web Search:

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:25 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.