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    in it for the naps oldgringo's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Detail Man View Post
    ...One could make it a bit more portable by having 1.25" posts that fit into a socket on the base, just like the top bar. And make the top bar in two sections that join with a 1.5" socket.
    Absolutely doable. It might be a little bit loosey goosey, but a few set screws would cure that. Hmm....
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    I like that alot....
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    very nice,,, liking it

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    Surprisingly affordable if you know how to weld. Doubling the whoopie back around the upright is a great idea too.
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    Great idea OG. I may have to put one of these together
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    Well done sir.
    I use almost that same design for My welding curtains.
    Simple, elegant and utilitarian.
    Bravo!
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    Hello Old gringo, I was wondering what weight limits you would set for your Hanger and what did you test it to?
    Whether trail or paddle don't you know
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    There peace and solitude I find
    To ease all troubles from my mind
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    As day surrenders to inky night

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    Quote Originally Posted by Busky2 View Post
    Hello Old gringo, I was wondering what weight limits you would set for your Hanger and what did you test it to?
    I have no idea what it will hold...I weigh ~250#, and haven't had any problems with it.

    For really heavy folk, it would be easy enough to bump it up to 11 gauge tubing.
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    Thanks for the info Dave I am at that wiggly line before the 250 area also. So Thanks again
    Whether trail or paddle don't you know
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    I got a request for more info on this stand a couple of weeks ago, and deleted the pm by mistake. I apologize. Send me another pm, and I'll do better.
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