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Old 07-01-2010, 06:27 PM   #61
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The wheel wells went bye bye today and the body was officially cut in two
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Old 07-01-2010, 06:29 PM   #62
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My lovely assistant showing me where to make the next cut.
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Old 07-01-2010, 06:30 PM   #63
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Old 07-01-2010, 06:32 PM   #64
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Old 07-01-2010, 06:35 PM   #65
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Old 07-01-2010, 06:48 PM   #66
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I have learned a few thingsduring the destruction phase of this project.

I've never used a 4" grinder for cutting,,I'm used to using air die grinders for that but my cheesy home air compressor can't keep up with high volume air tools.
So for cuts that the Sawzall won't work for I spend alot of time waiting for the friggin compressor.
Oh yeah,,,,,Sawzall blades and weld don't mix well.

So anyway,,, the other day I realized that they make cut off wheels for 4" grinders,,,,So no more waiting for the damn compressor and the thing cuts better then my air die grinder at work where we have a huge compressor that has a 160 psi working pressure. Awesome!

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Old 07-01-2010, 06:52 PM   #67
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I love that it looks like you are doing this in a state park.
The barn is a little dark for pics so every now and then I'll back er out and take some pictures,,clean up the floor and back in she goes.

Which is what will probably what will happen tomorrow.
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Old 07-01-2010, 06:55 PM   #68
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It's a great, ballsy project and I am in!! Maybe I will see this thing up close before the leaves fall?!

Off topic- When is the Natedog Billy Goat ride?
Soon,,,,.
Billy Goat ride huh?

I like it ,,,and it's accurate too.

Will they come for a Tshirt.
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Old 07-01-2010, 07:02 PM   #69
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Ghetto bus man!
It's grown on me too much to change it now.
Guess the final paint job will have to be duct tape silver.
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Old 07-01-2010, 07:02 PM   #70
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Old 07-01-2010, 07:09 PM   #71
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Ghetto bus man!
It's grown on me too much to change it now.
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Old 07-01-2010, 07:17 PM   #72
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Old 07-01-2010, 07:24 PM   #73
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i know i am being an ass but what waste of a hauler...
Same here. I woulda loved to have a cool van like that. Kinda bummed me out to see it getting all torn up.
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Old 07-01-2010, 07:30 PM   #74
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Same here. I woulda loved to have a cool van like that. Kinda bummed me out to see it getting all torn up.
I'm tellin you guys,,,,,wait till you see this thing when I'm done.
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Old 07-01-2010, 07:36 PM   #75
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In for a penny, in for a pound. Another bus owner here, only we didn't use the sawzall on ours yet. It's been faithfully hauling bikes all spring/summer across the country and back.
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