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I guess I was one of the lucky ones who received my package from FedEx before Christmas. I apologize for not posting an update here as I don't post contribute to the forums very often (but I really should).
These look great and I can't wait for when you decide to offer the fronts as well.
I pick the arms up tomorrow afterwork and i shall be straight on to tapping them out to clean excess power coat from the threads and then boxing them up! Im on a short day wednedsay so im going to aim to start having some shipments done and ready for collection this thursday!!!!!
They will trickle out over the next few days after and likely in to the start of next week and by then i should have them all done and shipped out! If i am missing any shipoing details or phone numbers i will message you as i find these and request the details asap. Hopefully im not missing any.
My wife has Covid so im isolating / awaiting for me to get it (if i do) currently im fine and negative and thought by now being so close in 1 house I would of got it by now! Hmmm
So im not able to go into work nor allowed to currently so the remainder of the arms will be on hold till im back. Coaters know this so will wait till im back and they are done.
Good news is the inner brackets are back from being coated! Those are only folded and then ready for coating so i got them done and out the way and are currently packed and ready for the arms to be done and packed together.
Bolt packs are pretty much done now.
Other then that no other updates yet.
I will keep you all updated here with my situation as if i do get a positive result i have to reset my time to isolate again
Until then thanks for understanding the situation.
Last weekend and current I have been welding arms up. I got perhaps next sat to do the last lot.
Tomorrow / monday im going to get the powder coaters ready to collect them asap once they are completed.
During the week at home im going to finish off getting the rodends together.
Shipping boxes are here ready and im awaiting delivery of the secondary shipoing boxes and hardware pouches so by the time powder coating comes back i can clean the threads out and get them packed up ready!
So currently it seems like im a bit ahead of schedule. Normally the coaters take about 1 week to complete maybe a day or so more since its a much bigger batch this time.
Tubes in and has been cut. Started to bend them and work on them for final fitment. Got a new tool thats a tube notcher to see if this is a nice way to work with it now. Vs hand scoloping ( I have always wanted one so hopefully it does the name justice )
Laser cutters are finishing off the cutting and are about to start the bending of the brackets.
CNC parts are started but slow as they are still finishing off a job. I got all the rodend inserts now but not the steel parts yet apart from 2 for mocking up and prepping the tubes. This should be now complete by end of the week or monday at worst.
everything has now been ordered and prepped minus the shipping boxes. those will get orders in the next week or 2 as thats the last thing i need.
CNC parts will be done in about 2 weeks as they just finishing up a job they are on.
bolts (hardware) should be here sometime the end of this week.
rodends will likely be next week
i have some metal coming for the laser cutters to cut and fold all the plates out, those might be done in about 2 weeks also so hopefully it all ties in nicely for me to crack on with it all.