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Old 02-01-2012, 08:35 AM
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Default Re: Frame Jig on the cheap

Originally Posted by sportscarpat View Post
Nice start on the jig. I found that once you get a frame all clamped into the jig it get's very heavy. Then you constantly have to move it around to get the best possible position to weld in. I finally mounted mine to an automotive engine stand. Now I can roll it around and rotate the frame and jig easily to get the best possible brazing and welding positions. Before I did that building frames was back breaking work.
Good idea with the engine stand so you can spin it, but i cant imagine how youd do it and be strong enough..... could you post a picture?

CCC, how has this jig held up and have you changed it any?

I want to start building my own frames too.
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