Truck rim heater

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Truck rim heater

Post by Squiggle » April 13th, 2016, 12:43 am

I've been making a heater out of a couple of truck rims for a mate of mine, didn't think of taking pics of it till today so I don't have any progression pics. :?

I basically welded a pair of truck rims together, cut a chimney & a door, welded on some old springs from something(not sure what) for legs, welded on some rebar for handles & welded on a bolt for the sliding lid & final welded on some step tread grate for the bottom of the heater for the fire to sit on. Just waiting on a spring handle for the lid & it's done. Hope you guys like it. :kewl:

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Re: Truck rim heater

Post by Pete Mazz » April 13th, 2016, 4:29 am

Pretty cool but I like the pink stool. Wait, that didn't come out right....


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Post by Squiggle » April 13th, 2016, 4:53 am

Hahaha, yeah that's the welding stool. It used to be the daughters but she broke the back & I modified it, pretty cool huh! :beer:


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Post by The Czar » April 13th, 2016, 5:47 am

That's actually pretty dang cool....not the stool but the heater!!


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Post by mp4 » April 13th, 2016, 5:56 am

I've never seen anything like it - very cool!



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Post by Squiggle » April 13th, 2016, 6:13 am

Thanks guys, I got the idea when I saw the guy at the tyre place stack two rims when he was changing some tyres. I was thinking about doing a smaller one with a couple of truck brake drums. :kewl:


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Post by forty_creek » April 13th, 2016, 5:49 pm

Strong Work Squiggly!!!


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Post by Weldun » April 13th, 2016, 9:02 pm

Pretty cool indeed!


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Re: Truck rim heater

Post by Squiggle » April 16th, 2016, 6:55 am

First fire up was awesome, there's even a creepy adventure time fire Kingdom people face in it(advantages of having a 7year old, lol) :kewl:
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Re: Truck rim heater

Post by Dirtytires » April 16th, 2016, 9:17 am

Pretty awesome....I may need to make a run to the junkyard for some rims.



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Post by Rodcrafter » April 16th, 2016, 2:06 pm

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Re: Truck rim heater

Post by Big T » April 16th, 2016, 10:58 pm

:kewl: Sweet!!


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