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Ranch Hand Style front bumper plans?

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by jesterb, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. jesterb

    jesterb

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    I've got a '97 F250 and would like to build one. I can weld but my fab skills leave much to be desired. I have searched a couple of welding forums and thedieselstop but didn't really find anything. Any ideas?
     
  2. '74 UA FJ

    '74 UA FJ

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    Buy one or build one. There ain't much to bumpers. :meh:

    There's no better way to learn to fab stuff than to just do it.
     
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    I have a 97 f-250 getting ready to swap a dana 60 in it...try the archive section of the dieselstop there were a couple of really good looking bumpers guys built....try fabbing the prototype out of some sturdy card board first ...seemed like the way to go ...
     
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    just grab some cardboard, start cutting and taping to your liking and then use for a template.
     
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  6. Brian in Oregon

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    "Ranch Hand" style? Is that a make or a pattern?
     
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    When I saw the words ranch hand style, I had a picture of a spare tire in front of the grill with lots of rope and steer horns.