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Mikie
23rd January 2008, 11:34 AM
i need some old legs from a tabletop bent , this is square steel tubing - is it worth repair ?

i've been suggested to try a muffler shop to bend them back (ive tried a 200kg load) or perhaps a panel beater?

RedneckV2
23rd January 2008, 06:23 PM
I'm trying to imagine what the legs look like and how they got like that.

I've never seen bent cocktail legs.

What style of table is it?

Photo? I'm intrigued:confused:

GEMINI
23rd January 2008, 07:45 PM
dude
don't let fat chicks ride your cocktail:lol

take the legs to a local engineer and they will have a 20 ton press or somthing similar -and will charge you next to nothing

Prof
23rd January 2008, 10:35 PM
i need some old legs from a tabletop bent , this is square steel tubing - is it worth repair ?

Not if you want something decent. Better of getting a new one made from a small fab shop

Mikie
28th January 2008, 09:14 PM
[RedneckV2]

attached

[gemminislxau]

think it was more than one, perhaps for a better view in a nightclub
im just up from silverwater in sydney, must be someone nearby

[The Prof]

yeah it might break too, but will try the bend first.

in the meantime did a bit over the Australia day weekend, updated photo, the corners will have a strip each, I''ve got the glass to pickup tomorrow $50, let you know how it goes

dezbaz
29th January 2008, 08:35 AM
Hi Mikie
It may be easier to find a few bits of tube pipe.

Here's an idea

http://members.iinet.net.au/~getderrick/Fulcrum.jpg


patio post
pool fence post
old basketball ring post
kids swing set bar


That's what I would do, bend just enough to do the job

Hope it helps

Dez

Mikie
29th January 2008, 08:48 AM
ah, i see what you mean, thanks Dez

Davefjedi
29th January 2008, 09:07 AM
A fulcrum I think its called ;)

DKong
29th January 2008, 10:37 AM
Hi Mikie
It may be easier to find a few bits of tube pipe.

Here's an idea

http://members.iinet.net.au/~getderrick/Fulcrum.jpg


patio post
pool fence post
old basketball ring post
kids swing set bar


That's what I would do, bend just enough to do the job

Hope it helps

Dez

another (Aussie) one old Hills Hoist (clothesline) post

spacies
29th January 2008, 10:59 AM
Get someone to stand on the and and mash the other side with a mallet.
I did this to straighten up some on my chicken shit cabs.

dezbaz
3rd February 2008, 05:41 PM
How'd you go, any success?

Mikie
4th February 2008, 09:34 AM
didn't touch it this weekend
did pickup the glass though, slightly thicker at 6mm they did a good job

noticed there's a puckman.net website and sent photos of the old control panels there

I'd quite like to have something like this
http://www.puckman.net/artwork/control-panel-art/puck-man-control-art-new.jpg
on the new panel

the old panel has steel plate with another printed aluminum plate glued over the top, what's the best way to go here? doesn't have to be the same method but would like some artwork printed onto something and layed over control panel which won't wear easily

Crafty
4th February 2008, 11:48 AM
I'm planning on going with artwork printed on my inkjet covered with Perspex to size. Tiny screws in each corner to hold it all together, as well as the buttons etc.

Mikie
4th February 2008, 12:00 PM
oh that's a great idea crafty, thanks for that
where can I get some thick clear perspex from?

spoke to soon

http://www.ausplasfab.com.au/index.html

60 derby street, silverwater

really close

Mikie
26th March 2008, 10:48 AM
ok, dust off during Easter weekend, couldn't find a suitable pole Dez, in the end used a large rubber headed mallet, this took no time at all. got a mate to stand on one end and by adjusting some wooden planks underneath got a good result. The weld separated but will patch up fine.

got a basic usb keycoder from ultimarc for US$35 including postage, arrived in a week, good deal I thought. got blue led button everything from ozstick except for the coin mech, debating whether to stick with the original or got for a button too.

Saw many photos from the NZ trip from Dan, wish I had gone.

steptoe
26th March 2008, 11:34 AM
you could apply heat to the underside where you want it to be. But the other ways are much easier, oh yeah, have a chair nearby for the fat ****ers

Mikie
26th March 2008, 11:40 AM
i was lucky, my neighbour threw out a lot of stuff their teenagers didn't want anymore, scored a caroma chair, can park on that now

Mikie
9th April 2008, 12:52 PM
picked up the perspex today, decided to ditch the coin mech and go for coin buttons so will get another piece done. They beveled and polished the edges. Photo with buttons mounted and joystick in place.