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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

jay, your jeep is monstrous! Where did you get the ORT 8 badge?
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:51 PM
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Thanks!!! There's a whole group of us here who got the ORT badges from a site vendor. Check it out!

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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

awesome! Thanks jay
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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

Got any videos without cats?
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Old 04-21-2012, 04:17 PM
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I took some using my iPhone, but they turned out bad. I've been meaning to get out with my better video camera and get some. I'll make it happen!
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Here's a progress pic of my front skid project. I'm still not sure if I like it. I might cut it down some, or narrow down the slots to make it more rigid.

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Old 04-25-2012, 08:20 PM
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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

Not bad! Maybe round the corners in the slots. And maybe make the skid narrower, looks kind of like a snow plow Just constructive criticism!
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Criticize away! I agree, it's just too big and not fluid enough. I'll keep working it a little at a time. The slots were just roughed in as the fabricator will go by dimensions, not my actual cuts
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:27 PM
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Nice work Jay.

I would suggest moving the slots up a bit. Just partially into the upper solid black part of the skid. Esthetically I think it will look better. I think it would make the slots on the skid look more like a continuation of the slots on the grille.

Just my 2 cents.

Edit: In other words I would like to see some silver bumper through the slots.
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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

Jay, you've come a ways from your start and i like it! However, i think you're over doing the 7 slot thing...those slots are huge lol ... i can see rocks and tree branches getting caught up in there.

also, when the zombies do take over... and the only people left on earth are those of us with armored Jeeps... do you really want zombie arms and legs to get stuck in those slots? Zombie limbs are known to be stinky.
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Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

That skid is crazy, I love it. a taper \_/ instead of rectangles ?
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Congrats on winning JOTM next year.
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