LifeTrac III/Manufacturing Instructions/Assemble/Frame

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LifeTrac Assemble Frame

Contents

[edit] Frame

[edit] Tools

  • Jig
  • Blocks
  • Bolting
    • Crescent Wrench
    • Wrench (size)
    • Ratchet (size)
  • Drill/Reamer
  • Level
  • Square/Triangle
  • Mallet/Hammer
  • Punch

[edit] Materials

  • Frame Pieces 16x
  • Bolts
  • Washers
  • Nuts

[edit] Steps

  • Setup

9.5boltnutwasher.jpg

    • Allocate Bolts
      • Lay out 42 9-1/2 inch bolts on Assembly Table
      • Place two washers on each bolt
      • Loosely attach nuts.
  • Lower Frame Assembly

Level and adjust blocks.jpg

    • Place Blocks on assembly area ground
    • Place Lower Frame pieces (front-to-back) on Blocks
    • Place Lower Frame crossbraces atop the front-to-back pieces
    • Align holes
    • Bolt Lower Frame together.
    • Level the Lower Frame with Level
      • Adjust Blocks
  • Upper Frame Assembly

OrthoTopBrace.jpg

    • Mount Vertical Frame Pieces to Lower Frame inner corners
      • Tighten loosely. Leave room for play.
    • Mount Upper Crossbrace Frame Pieces
    • Mount Upper Front-Back Frame Pieces
    • Tighten all frame bolts extra-tight.
  • Finished!

[edit] Potential Issues

  • Bolt not fitting in hole?
    • Ream hole
  • Bolt fits, but stuck?
    • Loosen nearby bolts, use punch + hammer to force bolt through.

[edit] Successful

Vann Miller

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