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Topic Review (Newest First)
07-19-2007 10:52 PM
Scout Looks good and kudos for getting out there and doing your own fab work.

I would like to know a little more about those shackle mounts though. If you really plan on using those as a recovery point then it needs to be the strongest point of the bumper. From the pictures it appers that the shackle is basically being held to the bumper by a strip of metal and the ends of the shackle bolt. I would think that you might have some interferance issues with the bolt swiveling up and down under load.
07-19-2007 10:43 PM
GrnTJ ^^^ ^^^
That is big, lol.
07-19-2007 10:39 PM
lost big!
07-19-2007 10:38 PM
GrnTJ Its a bit wide compared to what Im going to build but I do like it. I can deff. say that Im sure its gonna hold well. You did a nice job of fabin it up though, its pretty clean.
07-19-2007 08:55 PM
debruins im guessing without the winch
07-19-2007 03:40 PM
dwdrums801 the whole thingand the winch is 90 Lbs?!!?
07-19-2007 03:06 PM
jecaper I was a little worried about the possible weight, but it is less than 90 Lbs. I cut as much out as possible without sacrificing structure.
07-19-2007 02:33 PM
debruins looks beefy
07-19-2007 12:22 PM
Texapple cudos to you for getting out there and fabbing something for your Jeep
07-19-2007 12:17 PM
Redrubicon2004 Sorry, cant say I would put it on my heep, and the shackle points dont look very safe IMO
07-19-2007 11:38 AM
dwdrums801 paint those flares! haha
07-19-2007 11:27 AM
Vector6 looks heavy....
07-19-2007 09:51 AM
dwdrums801 its HUGE!
07-19-2007 09:46 AM
New Front Bumper

I Fabricated a custom front Bumper from a 48" long piece of 10x3x3/8" Steel Channel and 1/4" bent plate for the winch mount/ anchor.

It is extremely stout but is not much heavier than the rock crusher bumpers some of my buddies have. I was a little worried about the weight, but the strength made me less apprehensive.

I was able to attach it to the bumper at 4 places so it is extremely solid and I have no fears using it to winch or pull people from the mud.

Let me know what you think.

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