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Its not completed yet. I am going to use solid core rivets to finish securing it into a box. I will use angle to make the mounts and bolt it together. For roughing it all up the screws keep it box shaped.

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Looks pretty sketchy Jcro....

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Oil tank is ready for welding. I’d do it but I want it to look good so getting a pro on it . Will get polished only.


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What's the total volume on that? Kudos for giving it the 'polish only'.
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That's nice work right there.
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