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Old 01-31-2014, 12:08 AM   #11
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Re: SMB pop top for sale

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I didn't take off my top but it is just bolted, normally no cutting is required.
boywonder will give you a better answer as he took it off.

In my pictures on the trailer you see how I got the roof, everything mounted together just unscrewed from the roof.

Boywonder, a simple bosch electric jigsaw with metal blades.

Needed a structure that allows to raise and lower the roof to adjust, just found that solution...
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Old 01-31-2014, 12:50 AM   #12
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air chisel for sure. No sparks, no metal shavings...

I made a short video of my lid coming out. I'll have to see if I can find it.
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Old 01-31-2014, 03:44 AM   #13
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air nibbler > air chisel

It's like the difference between scissors and an axe.
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:43 AM   #14
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air nibbler > air chisel

It's like the difference between scissors and an axe.
You wanna rent me that for a weekend?

Edit: Looks like Harbor Freight sells them for around $32.....
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:45 AM   #15
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air chisel for sure. No sparks, no metal shavings...

I made a short video of my lid coming out. I'll have to see if I can find it.
Did you use a jigsaw/sawsall for the ribs/stiffeners?
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Old 01-31-2014, 07:56 PM   #17
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(High jack) boywonder you can barrow mine if you want.
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:20 PM   #18
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SOLD to checksicks. Thanks all!
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:17 PM   #19
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(High jack) boywonder you can barrow mine if you want.
I would love to...thanks!...where are you located? I'll probably need it in about 2 weeks (for a day)

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Old 01-31-2014, 09:37 PM   #20
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Jage is spot on - a nibbler would have been even better! I don't recall how I cut the cross braces. sawzall, die grinder... once you get the lid off it's pretty easy.
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