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PostSubject: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeWed Jan 02, 2013 4:46 pm

Part 1 of the re-inforcement/roll bar build.


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PostSubject: Dynamark Lawn Tractor Re-Inforcement Build Part 2 - Sanding & Wire Brushing    Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeSun Jan 06, 2013 2:52 pm

In this update I show how I have removed the old paint and primer.


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PostSubject: Lawn Tractor Re-inforcement Build Part 3 - Priming Chassis Pan    Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeWed Jan 09, 2013 2:43 pm

In part 3, I paint the chassis pan in red oxide primer to protect against rust.


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PostSubject: Lawn Tractor Re-inforcement Build Part 4   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeMon Jan 14, 2013 2:31 am

I have started to get the reinforcement bars cut ready to be welded to the chassis pan.


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PostSubject: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Update 18/01/2013 *Read note below video*   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeFri Jan 18, 2013 2:00 pm

I'm just looking around the chassis finding out where I need to allow for clearances and such.


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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeFri Jan 18, 2013 4:52 pm

Just add videos to one thread as you go. I can combine all of the videos into one thread if you want.
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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeFri Jan 18, 2013 9:35 pm

@Stretch44875 wrote:
Just add videos to one thread as you go. I can combine all of the videos into one thread if you want.

There you go. Thats what I did for mine.

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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeMon Jan 21, 2013 12:34 pm

@Stretch44875 wrote:
Just add videos to one thread as you go. I can combine all of the videos into one thread if you want.

If you could do that Stretch, that would be awesome. Thank you.
Could you change the title of the topic to Dynamark Lawn Tractor (or something like that)

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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeTue Jan 22, 2013 5:09 pm

might be couple of days
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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeWed Jan 23, 2013 7:19 am

Yeah sure, take your time Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeFri Jan 25, 2013 8:24 am

All the videos are now here, post up more as ya go!
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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeFri Jan 25, 2013 10:22 am

Awesome, Thanks alot Stretch. That's much better Very Happy.
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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeFri Jan 25, 2013 11:03 am

Lookin good. Good thinkin on shoving all the vids in one post. I might add since this is your "build" It might be a good to put your thread in the builds section.

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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeThu Jan 31, 2013 8:37 pm

I have started welding the reinforcement bars onto the chassis of my Dynamark Lawn Tractor.


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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeThu Jan 31, 2013 10:54 pm

I'd check to see it burn the red is toxic or not, some paint is, some isn't.
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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeFri Feb 01, 2013 8:30 am

@Murray modder wrote:
I'd check to see it burn the red is toxic or not, some paint is, some isn't.

IIRC, if a paint has heavy metals in it I.E. Cadmium, they have to put it on the package. Most of the issues with toxicity would be related to that I'd believe, as the carrier (oil, acetone, etc) would have evaporated. Keep in mind this information is best guess based on my time in art school.

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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeFri Feb 01, 2013 9:51 am

Looks like it comming together.
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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeFri Feb 01, 2013 10:51 am

@TheRainbowBoxer wrote:
@Murray modder wrote:
I'd check to see it burn the red is toxic or not, some paint is, some isn't.

IIRC, if a paint has heavy metals in it I.E. Cadmium, they have to put it on the package. Most of the issues with toxicity would be related to that I'd believe, as the carrier (oil, acetone, etc) would have evaporated. Keep in mind this information is best guess based on my time in art school.

At least by filming my progress, if i where to pass out while welding at least you'd be able to call the medics out to help me, The joys of the internet age.

I will have a look on the tin for how toxic it is.

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Looks like it comming together.

Yeah she's coming along slowly. Cant wait to get it done and ride it again.
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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeMon Feb 11, 2013 6:26 pm

I'd like to know your thoughts on what I should do next.
Should I weld then rebuild or rebuild then weld?


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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeMon Feb 11, 2013 6:31 pm

depends what you want it to do - reguardless for offroad or speed- it should be reinforced.

Most hot rodders fabricate and build the ride to the way they want it, then take it apart, finish painting and then reassemble it.

On the GT murray i plan on reinforcing it completely for eventual updates.
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PostSubject: Re: Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build   Lawn Tractor Reinforcement Build Icon_minitimeMon Feb 18, 2013 6:52 pm

I have got the mounting bracket and the roll bar itself mounted on the tractor.

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