Sep 19

Jeep (XJ) Cherokee – Roof Rack Build

So a buddy of mine asked me to build him a roof rack after he seen the one I build for Project Pathfinder. Check out the video Playlist to see the entire build.

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Here is a list of equipment used in this build:

Everlast PowerTIG 210EXT:

Everlast Power I-MIG200:

Everlast PowerPlasma 50:

Makita 4.5″ Angle Grinder:

TMR Customs Dimple Dies:

Harbor Freight 20 Ton Press:

Sep 06

How to use Dimple Dies – TMR Customs Fabricator Set

This video is for those of you that are new to using dimple dies. This is the process I go through. In this video I’m making the side panels for a roof rack. This is the roof rack that is going on the Jeep Cherokee that my buddy owns.

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TMR Customs – Dimple Die 5 Piece “Fabricator” Set

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Neiko® 2638A Automatic Center Hole Punch with Adjustable Impact and Hardened Steel Body | 5-inch

Harbor Frieght – Bi-Metal Hole Saw Assorted Set

Makita 9557NB 4-1/2-Inch Angle Grinder

Aug 21

TMR Customs Dimple Dies – Review

Quick review on my new TMR Customs Dimple Die 5 Piece Fabricator Set. Includes 1/2″, 1″, 1-1/2″, 2″, and 2-1/2″ Dies.

CNC machined in-house from the highest grade domestic materials available, TMR Customs Dimple Dies are a tool that will last you a lifetime, at a price that won’t break the bank!

Dimple dies/flared hole dies are used to add strength and rigidity to sheet metal panels. TMR Customs Dimple Dies are rated for a maximum sheetmetal thickness of 3/16″ Mild Steel & 1/8″ Chromoly.

Each die starts life as a solid billet of high grade domestic steel. They CNC machine each dimple die to exacting tolerances in-house on their Mazak CNC Turning Center. After the machining is complete, each die is sent to a dedicated heat treat facility and hardened to the optimal hardness level. After heat treating, each die is sent to a dedicated coating facility where they are coated not only for good looks, but also to protect your investment in a high quality tool.


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Jun 22

Removing Rust with a Strip Disk – Roark Supply – Macro Strip

Just a quick video/product review of a strip disk that I picked up from Roark Supply. I’ve never used these types of disks before and I have to say I’m impressed! I found what I need to strip down the ambulance frame when I’m ready.

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