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PostPosted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 7:18 pm 
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I believe so, I recall him saying a while back he was booked solid till Christmas so that may be why the website shows out of stock. Probably best to try sending a message/email to check availability.

I've cut all my own and while it can be a little tedious I would say it can also be a little rewarding afterwards, assuming you have reasonable facilities to do the cutting.

On the flip side a lot of people have praised the flat packs for their accuracy and the time/effort saved by using them.


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My first chassis was cut using not much more than a cheap angle grinder and loads of slitting discs so you can do it without loads of specialist cutting equipment although next time I would be thinking flat pack

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thanks phil has replied by return tonight he is booked out till february. i am quite happy to cut all the steel i have a chop saw but phils price was only £30 different


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Hi there
I think most of us who cut their own steel would in hindsight get Phils flatpack next time.
Although Talon has a good reputation for quality stuff (I know this first hand ) he has overstretched himself in the past ,taking on too much work and getting behind with stuff. If you are hankering to get going soon then get cutting and let Phil do your wishbones etc if you are not confident .(like me!)---but get your order in WELL in advance of when you need it ;)


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If you are cutting your own I would advise spending a little time in advance compiling a cut list, where there are duplicates of a piece the book is not consistent in saying you need X No. Its worth comparing each piece in the 'Tube Details' Appendix to the exploded diagrams earlier in the book to see if it has a duplicate on the opposite side of the frame or is a handed cut that is listed separately. I then manipulated sets of cuts in excel until I had maximised the usage of each length of stock.

Don't forget to check out the book amendments for any dimensional changes.

http://www.haynes.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=2430


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