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Old 02-04-2011, 02:24 PM   #7473
On the road to being a farker
Join Date: 01-31-09
Location: Austin, Texas

Originally Posted by pigwacker View Post
Any body have any ideas on how to roll the expanded metal beside having a fab shop roll it?? Thanks for any thought.
First time I rolled around a propane tank, then used some vice grips to keep it shaped while I tacked it (probably used a ratchet strap as well.)

Second time I just secured it with a couple of hog rings - worked a lot better than my lousy tack welds.
I used expanded for the bottom of the basket as well, so when it was a tad to tight I simply cut a little more metal till I could pound it in place.
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