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Old 02-28-2017, 12:56 PM
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Default Step Kit

I read a number of posts regarding cracking of the steps. There was some discussion concerning additional welding to reinforce the step. I plan on reinforcing the steps prior to installation. Any suggestions on how the reinforcing should be accomplished.
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Old 02-28-2017, 01:01 PM
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Get in touch with Russ McCutcheon and he'll get you squared away. I just got mine back from him. He shortened the length of the step and added the reinforcing weld. Very nicely done and quickly.
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Old 03-01-2017, 06:58 PM
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I'll second that. Russ did mine, the quality was great and fast turn around. There was a thread Russ had on this subject. You may be able to search for it.
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Old 03-01-2017, 07:54 PM
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here is the thread talking about this service http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...d.php?t=134249 There is several pages to look through, I should update the first post but I've been busy welding. One big thing is that the USPS has something online called Click-N-Ship that you can use to for fill my shipping requirements and save a lot over UPS or FedEx. Read through the thread and you'll see what you need to do to get them sent in and taken care of.
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Old 03-04-2017, 06:14 PM
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I just got mine back from Russ. Excellent quality and quick turnaround.

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