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Posted September 09, 2012 - 04:14 PM

Daniel those look great. I am just wondering how you make those nice bends in the brackets?


Just bite down hard on one end, then bend by hand! :rofl2: Actually, it's just a HF bender I've had several years. This 1/4" x 2" stock is it's max size though! And then only mild steel.

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 04:18 PM

I've seen those and they have a bench mount version but I'm thinking you'd need a pretty sturdy bench to attach it to. That sure would be handy to have.

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Posted September 09, 2012 - 04:51 PM

Daniel,excellent work,looks great.
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Posted September 09, 2012 - 05:48 PM

Those look good! I too was wondering how you bend them so precisely, I bet that bender works pretty good! If you start to make a lot of them, it might be worth making a jig. I am not sure how easy it is to use that bender.
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Posted September 09, 2012 - 06:25 PM

Those look awesome Dan! Is that a design that you came up with or did you get the idea from somewhere else? They look great and knowing the designer, I know they'll work fantastically too!
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Posted September 09, 2012 - 06:43 PM

Those look awesome Dan! Is that a design that you came up with or did you get the idea from somewhere else? They look great and knowing the designer, I know they'll work fantastically too!


I'm sure someone has made them before, but I just built these from my own idea. As simple as I could make them.
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Posted September 09, 2012 - 07:14 PM

I predict myself a plow repaint thread this weekend. Thanks Daniel.

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Posted September 12, 2012 - 08:07 PM

I received a gauge bracket in the mail from Daniel, and I have to say, I could feel the quality before I even had it out of the box. But once it was out of the box I was more than satisfied with the bracket's quality. Great work Daniel, I can't wait to get it mounted to my plow this weekend.




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