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Old 08-06-2003, 03:40 PM   #16
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Looks great. I might have to give making one a try. I have a Hudy system and while it works great I still don't see why they cost so much. I feel like I could make the pieces but I am not sure on how to do the etching to the degree markings.

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Old 08-06-2003, 04:33 PM   #17
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you should put out the measurments on the forums of the sizes of things you need

example screws and hte other stuff
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Old 08-06-2003, 04:37 PM   #18
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The workmanship looks ok, but there are definately some flaws. It can't be centered and bolted to the axles for one, and it looks as if the camber blocks are rigidly mounted to the caster blocks.

However, the statement was made that someone could make one that is cheaper than Hudy's and it would sell. Well how does $65 (plus shipping) sound? Who all would be interested? What if it looked a little cooler than the Hudy? What if it didn't have a bearing on the caster block but had a machined fit that worked just as well? (keeps the price down).

Just PM me if you would be interested. I think the machinist may be interested in dealer inquiries, too. There might even be a possibility of getting the dealer's name machined into it if there's enough interest.
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Old 08-06-2003, 04:39 PM   #19
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is that canadian or us dollers
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Old 08-06-2003, 04:43 PM   #20
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We mostly use US dollars in Memphis, Calvin. However, I have tried to stick Canadian quarters in drink machines many times!!!
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The workmanship looks ok, but there are definately some flaws. It can't be centered and bolted to the axles for one, and it looks as if the camber blocks are rigidly mounted to the caster blocks.

However, the statement was made that someone could make one that is cheaper than Hudy's and it would sell. Well how does $65 (plus shipping) sound? Who all would be interested? What if it looked a little cooler than the Hudy? What if it didn't have a bearing on the caster block but had a machined fit that worked just as well? (keeps the price down).

Just PM me if you would be interested. I think the machinist may be interested in dealer inquiries, too. There might even be a possibility of getting the dealer's name machined into it if there's enough interest.
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Old 08-06-2003, 04:51 PM   #22
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lol

it should work right

it works here
well no duh 1 us doller is like 20 dollers here
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Old 08-06-2003, 04:51 PM   #23
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same here too forgots
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Old 08-06-2003, 05:22 PM   #24
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why dont you all just buy the integy setup station, its only $69 and it comes with a padded case.
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Old 08-06-2003, 05:25 PM   #25
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it would just be fun making your own i guess

just depends what kinda person you are

both would be cool if you ask me
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Old 08-06-2003, 05:46 PM   #26
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I would make one just for fun. I have a Sherline mill and lathe that I play around with, most of the parts I make I could buy cheaper but I am a tinkerer. Like I said my only problem is finding a acurate way of etching the degree marks. I am looking into it though.

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Old 08-06-2003, 05:49 PM   #27
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once you do post here

i would really like to make my own setting board too
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Old 08-06-2003, 07:28 PM   #28
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Nice looking set-up gauges.

Just don't tell dear old Dad that it won't work.
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Old 08-06-2003, 08:25 PM   #29
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woops...i didn't mean caster...i meant chamber....there is also a thing to measure it on top for the toe in and out....i know this method isn't as accurate but i meansure the chamber with the wheels on and if the hole is too big just make a plastic bushing so the hole would be smaller...the degree marks were made with one of the things that the picture was attached to...but im not exactly how it was used...my dad is gonna teach me sometime...and it works...maybe not as accurate as hudy? but it works
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Old 08-06-2003, 08:25 PM   #30
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Very good effort though. I like the setup board. Thick plexi.
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