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PostPosted: March 4, 2016, 12:25 pm 
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Hi,

Being welding challenged I was wondering if anyone makes a Midlana chassis prewelded.


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PostPosted: March 4, 2016, 2:44 pm 
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Not that I know of, though there may be in a couple years.

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PostPosted: March 4, 2016, 4:41 pm 
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A lot of us here started off "welding challenged", but there is a sure cure for it!!

If you're on the West Side, Blackbird Fab Worx could be an option. Or he might know someone who would.

I don't know anyone out East here.

Your options really depend on your time frame and the depth of ones pockets! Check out the local Drag Racing groups. They are regular tube frame producers.

Cheers and welcome to the mad house!

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PostPosted: March 4, 2016, 5:19 pm 
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I also started out welding challenged. At one point I almost bought a book frame, then my gf bought me a MIG welder and I took a class at my local CC. I subsequently learned that the frame is maybe half the welding you eventually need to do. Even with a pre-built frame, you're going to need to hire out a lot of welding jobs.


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