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Old 03-24-2010, 02:04 PM   #1
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fabricating a front stinger?

first question - is the stinger supposed to prevent / discourage front rollovers?

second - i want to learn and practice welding so I'm thiniking about trying (maybe a few times) to fabricate a front stinger. what kind of tools do you guys use to bend and shape the metal? Also what type of metal are you using and where do you get it?

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First: Yes. Think of dropping off a big shelf, nose first - if you start to tip forward, the stinger is supposed to stop your forward progress. Personally, I don't think that most stingers aren't really big enough to actually accomplish this. Or if they are big enough, they look really weird. I think most are just for the looks. Which is cool.

Not an expert on welding or metal - and there are a few around who will answer.

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mine is for looks ,its made out of sch 40 pipe,that we use for battons on theatrical stage rigging.strong but not the best. we used a pipe bender (cheap harbor frieght ) to crush the pipe. there are some nice one already to weld on ,or find a shop that has a mandrel bender and use DOM tubing http://www.jeeptubes.com/
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Well theres the site, Not sure what I did wrong
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