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Old 03-03-2008, 09:20 PM
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Fountain - not following what your asking? (long day at both my jobs today +extra time make these today)

the metal is 10 gauge / 1/8th inch thick SS

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Old 03-03-2008, 10:54 PM
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You should be good with them. They are not as long as they look in the pics and I would think they should be strong enough.

I think what US1 was talking about is using a mechanical indicator cable so you can see the actual tab position at the dash.
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Old 03-04-2008, 12:35 PM
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thats what i thought he was tying to say but i wasnt positive.

i was thinking about going with this setup

http://www.lectrotab.com/SETRManual&QuickCombined.pdf

for the control/ trim indicators, but im still looking into other avenues as well.
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Old 03-04-2008, 08:33 PM
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My hats off to you. Love to see personal pride in fabrication, if it done right. so far so good. Post pics after coating.
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Old 03-04-2008, 09:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Griff View Post
I think what US1 was talking about is using a mechanical indicator cable so you can see the actual tab position at the dash.


Yes.

Those LEDs look nice and compact and get you in the ball park, but might be a little harder to do the more precise tab adjusting. But then I usually go more by feel than by the indicators myself.

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Old 03-04-2008, 09:45 PM
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yah i was thinking it would be sorta a feel thing too, just use the indicators incase im cruising in now wake for a while and cant remeber where i had my tabs last
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h20 thanks a bunch, i definatly take pride in everything i fabricate, i dont like to toot my own horn but im pretty damn good at it.. had an offer to be on Monster garage when tha show was on the air.
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Old 03-14-2008, 04:49 PM
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Who is Mcmaster? any contact info ?
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Old 03-14-2008, 07:08 PM
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Who is Mcmaster? any contact info ?
They are an industrial supply company. (McMaster-Carr)

www.mcmaster.com
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i think he means McMaster-Carr, it's a supply company, they got everything.
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