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by bartonmd » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:07 pm

All the little details aren't on here (like the flanges on the wings), but here's what I've got right now... The winch is an XRC-8/10, and the bumper is non-body-lift...

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I got an order to do one of these for Zero, and if it turns out well, I'll probably make it a standard product...

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by Gordinho80 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:08 pm

NICE! Now... are you MTA or MDB??? :slap:
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by Trail X » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:13 pm

Gordinho80 wrote:NICE! Now... are you MTA or MDB??? :slap:


He's ODB.
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by bartonmd » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:13 pm

Gordinho80 wrote:NICE! Now... are you MTA or MDB??? :slap:


It doesn't really matter... The name of the company is MDB Fabrication LLC, but I've gone by "Mike's Trailvoy Armory" on here for ever, and it's got some brand recognition on the forums... This is kind of a "doing business as", as I see it...

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by bartonmd » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:14 pm

JamesDowning wrote:
Gordinho80 wrote:NICE! Now... are you MTA or MDB??? :slap:


He's ODB.



So you're saying you're "down with the ODB"?
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by HARDTRAILZ » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:30 pm

Good deal. These are gonna be sweet. I like mine but it has been on there awhile...might need to switch it up.
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by Gordinho80 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:42 pm

HARDTRAILZ wrote:Good deal. These are gonna be sweet. I like mine but it has been on there awhile...might need to switch it up.

Sounds like we might have another ORTB Recycled Product soon... :thumleft:
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by janesy86 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:23 pm

I love the design Mike! Should look sweet when its all said and done.

Now is this going to pair up with your current rad skid?

I may have to switch to this design next year/ when I want a winch...
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by Trail X » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:27 pm

Is this the BL design - looks mighty tall?

Also - since the MarkMC Body lift won't be available anymore - are you going to make a 2" version?
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by bartonmd » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:30 pm

janesy86 wrote:I love the design Mike! Should look sweet when its all said and done.

Now is this going to pair up with your current rad skid?

I may have to switch to this design next year/ when I want a winch...


It will still work with my rad skid... It just hangs down in front of the vertical part, a little...

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by bartonmd » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:38 pm

JamesDowning wrote:Is this the BL design - looks mighty tall?

Also - since the MarkMC Body lift won't be available anymore - are you going to make a 2" version?


Not the body lift version, but it looks tall because it's going down past the bottom of the frame... As far as I can tell, it's actually not quite as tall as yours...

Here is this one attached to the rad skid...

Like I said above, all the details aren't in there. The vertical pieces welded inside for strength are some of those details that aren't in the model yet...

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by MrSmithsTB » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:41 pm

Well done, sir.
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by bartonmd » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:42 pm

And yes, I'll make a 2" body lift version... If somebody wants one, I'll make a 1" or 6" body lift version... It's all what I get orders for...

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by MrSmithsTB » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:51 pm

Simply looking at the design, I would think that it would work for the 2" body lift with only some vertical filler plates to close the gap between the bumper and the lights. The winch could take care of the center section.
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by bartonmd » Tue Dec 21, 2010 6:01 pm

I was thinking of either making the front part 2" taller, or doing a 2" 45 degree angle at the top, like the current standard bumpers...

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by dirty anton » Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:08 pm

dangit mike!! you had to go and do this now!!..........no really, its lookin good! :cheers:
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by Zero » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:41 am

yay, its my bumper!!!! hahahaha....hey mike....any way to close the gap between the bumper and skit to make it smooth, in case I am sliding on a rock or something?

And guessing by the looks of things, I wont be able to a pair of 7" driving lights on the bumper will I? :?:
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by bartonmd » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:53 am

Zero wrote:yay, its my bumper!!!! hahahaha....hey mike....any way to close the gap between the bumper and skit to make it smooth, in case I am sliding on a rock or something?


Maybe, but I'm not sure it's needed... I could see you hitting the front corner on an extreme approach/departure, or hitting the bottom edge of the 45 degree section of the radiator skid, but I don't see the bottom rear edge of the bumper being a high probability hit...

And guessing by the looks of things, I wont be able to a pair of 7" driving lights on the bumper will I? :?:


Probably not...

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by HARDTRAILZ » Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:13 am

We can look at my skids to see what hits tomorrow. I know I have hit the bumper but not on anything that would necessitate adding a bridge from skid to bumper.
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