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Old 06-07-2015, 05:43 PM   #1
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Default Custom fabrication projects being done around the shop

Projects we have been working on around the shop.

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Old 06-07-2015, 05:46 PM   #2
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Default Folding Footrests

Some folding footrests that we do for a builder of custom fiberglass leaning posts.
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Default Pathfinder 4 Pole Spinning Rod Console Mount

4 Pole Spinning Rod Console Mount for a new Pathfinder.
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Default Skeg Repair

One of the skegs we repaired here in the shop.
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Old 10-05-2015, 10:59 AM   #5
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That skeg repair is incredible! I would have never thought you could do that - like it wasn't possible.
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Old 10-05-2015, 02:35 PM   #6
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Here are a couple other pictures of another lower unit repair. This one was a little more work than the skeg repair.
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I always thought the drives had to be disassembled to weld them to keep from damaging things, seals ect. Nice work by the way! Do you do something to keep the drive cool away from the welded area?

How the heck did that guy break the whole cav plate off of that blackhawk or bravo 3?
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Nice work Glen. Have a few items on our boat of yours and need to get with you in the future about a few more.

Glen and crew have some of the best prices for their work I have seen and top notch!
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I always thought the drives had to be disassembled to weld them to keep from damaging things, seals ect. Nice work by the way! Do you do something to keep the drive cool away from the welded area?

How the heck did that guy break the whole cav plate off of that blackhawk or bravo 3?

Most of the time they don't have to be disassembled to much just depending on where the break is and how close it is to anything important. When dealing with that much aluminum heat is really transferred out quickly where sometimes its harder to get enough heat into it for a good weld. As for how this got broke, I think this one may have got damaged when being forklifted in or out of a rack.
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Nice work Glen. Have a few items on our boat of yours and need to get with you in the future about a few more.

Glen and crew have some of the best prices for their work I have seen and top notch!
Thanks for the comments and just let us know what you need and we'll get you all set up.

Also keep up the good work fishing them tournaments.
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Thanks for the comments and just let us know what you need and we'll get you all set up.

Also keep up the good work fishing them tournaments.
Thank! We're looking to close out next week. then hopefully a few wahoo before the end of the year as well!
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That's pretty amazing... What did you use to remove the bead on that skeg? Flapwheel?
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That's pretty amazing... What did you use to remove the bead on that skeg? Flapwheel?
We use a few different things including flapper wheels and die grinders and normally finished up with a DA sander.
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We use a few different things including flapper wheels and die grinders and normally finished up with a DA sander.
Just wondering because I'm a rank amateur at aluminum welding... I use a flapwheel but it's slow... When I use a silicon carbide wheel, it loads up. I try to prevent it loading up by pre-loading it with candle wax but that doesn't last long. Anyway, impressive work and I was hoping to learn something
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Just wondering because I'm a rank amateur at aluminum welding... I use a flapwheel but it's slow... When I use a silicon carbide wheel, it loads up. I try to prevent it loading up by pre-loading it with candle wax but that doesn't last long. Anyway, impressive work and I was hoping to learn something

There are a few different grinding wheels that are made for aluminum that work well and using wax does help a bit. You have to be careful not to use the wrong ones on aluminum because they can clog up and cause the wheel to shatter. Best thing is to check with your local welding supply store and see what they have or can get you.
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nice looking work!
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