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Ladder Bars

Has anyone made their own ladder bars? I am looking to make a set and am looking for some ideas. I have an OBS but I want to see everyone and anyones.

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Alot of people have made traction bars. I believe Marty did a write up on it, or has pictures on here.


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Do a search on it...there are several threads w/ pics and info.


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Do you want ladder bars or traction bars? That's the first question. Ladder bars are much more involved and difficult to make, but ride better and do the job as well or better.

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Do you want ladder bars or traction bars? That's the first question. Ladder bars are much more involved and difficult to make, but ride better and do the job as well or better.
traction bars. I just called them ladder bars, i have the idea in my head of making traction bars.

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Alot of people have made traction bars. I believe Marty did a write up on it, or has pictures on here.
The search tool on this site sucks, can someone post a link of martys? I think I saw them before but I didnt look to close.

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I have the steel to do them but havent had time!

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The search tool on this site sucks, can someone post a link of martys? I think I saw them before but I didnt look to close.
Found Marty's link for you!
Traction bars I made

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