Building a subframe system – Part 1

Posted on July 25th, 2011 by Owen

Finally, after much waiting, I have received everything that I needed to start work on my subframe system.
I thought that this part of the build would be fairly straight forward but, as is often the case, it doesn’t always work out exactly that way.

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How to make a Fitter happy

Posted on July 7th, 2011 by Owen

One of the major drawbacks about being a Fitter is that should you want to set yourself up with a decent machine shop you need a lot of money and quite a bit of space. Sure, you can get those cheap (normally Chinese) machines, but in my experience, most of those aren’t that good. It’s a choice… toys or real tools, and do you have the space?

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Designing a spring mounted subframe system

Posted on June 28th, 2011 by Owen

Designing a suitable subframe system is paramount to having a successful platform to house a camper body. My intent is also to hang the batteries and water tanks from the subframe, along with some other stuff, so my subframe needs enough strength to do that too.
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