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  1. 493 Mike

    493 Mike FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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    Hi fellas,
    After losing both upper bicep muscle attachments and having both rotator cuffs repaired I'm not the man I used to be, so when I needed to pull my 8 3/4 pig I whipped this up: IMG_1745.JPG IMG_1746.JPG IMG_1747.JPG
    60" of 1 1/2"X 3/16" angle iron and an afternoon.
    Mike
     
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    • HEMI-ITIS

      HEMI-ITIS STREETER on LI FBBO Gold Member

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      As we get older,we get wiser.We can't work hard so we work SMART! That fab job is,,well ,,,,,,,,,FABulous!
      I now have a winch in the ceiling to help me lift and install!!
       
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        necessity is the mother of invention and you proved that again....while it may have slowed you down..you still making progress and well, peace of mind is priceless...
         
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          20 years ago I started using a floor jack to remove and install those bastids! The saddle on the jack is important if you don't want it to fall off but your rig looks very nice.
           
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            493 Mike, the ability to adapt to challenges and opposed thumbs has kept most of us out of the food chain! Your solution to accommodate your limitations has enabled you to continue working on your project when many of us would have said "I can't do that" You're still the man!
             
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              Great job, I'm proud of you! Keep at it my man.
               
            • 493 Mike

              493 Mike FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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              I'm starting to blush!
              Mike
               
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              That's awesome Mike, hope you don't mind if I copy that design.
               
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              493 Mike FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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              Hell no! That's why I posted the photos.
              Mike
               
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              Great setup Mike, that blasted "arms over ur head" stuff gets tiring pretty quick especially when laying on ur back.
               
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