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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-02-2009, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
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Question Where is the thread for the vn750 grills

I was reading the newest thread for the vn750.com grill just a day or two ago, and now I cannot find it anywhere. I tried to search using various combinations of grill+shiny+stainless+steel and got no matches. I will appreciate any directions here.

I found a site, www.plasmacam.com that sells a computer controlled plasma cutter on a table-jig affair. If a picture can be drawn by hand or on a computer, the design can be cut out. It takes virtually no time to set up. Often under a minute from the time you scan the picture in, or download a CAD program until the cutting starts. I ordered the demo DVD and watching the patterns the machine can cut out are amazing. Depending on the complexity of the design, and the thickness of the material, it can cut up to 1,000 inches per minute. The last thread I read said 27 grills could be cut from a 4 x 8 foot sheet of shiny stainless steel. I think after watching the DVD that each grill would only take from one to two minutes to cut out. Labor costs would be minimal.

There have apparently been thousands of the machines sold around the country already. If we can locate a commercial operator or a technical school who has one, we may be able to get the grills cut out considerably cheaper than the current estimates we have. The manufacturer may even be able to put us in contact with a customer of theirs who is willing to consider a proposal.

It also seems to me that if an individual wants to modify the design by moving the pattern to the middle or the top, for even a one-off piece, it is now a feasible option. I hope this info may bring this project a step closer to completion. Hoss

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Don't panic Hoss, Here it is! They are listed in Equipment.

https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=9699


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Thanks lance, I should have figured that out myself.

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1991 VN 750 -"Cosmic Lady" or "Bad Girl"?
Purchased May 16, 2008
Approx.19,300km (12,000 miles)

H-D windshield
Relocated R/R
MF-AGM battery
Fiamm Freeway Blaster horns
F&S luggage rack and engine guard
Kury Offset Hiway pegs
July 13, 2016, Riding on the DARKSIDE now, Classic Radial 165/80-15


TOP TEN THINGS A NEW RIDER/OWNER SHOULD DO. Click on link.
https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=9127
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