Hi all. Getting ready to weld this up and I wanted to do a sanity check.

It's a 8" beam with 3/8" thick flanges. Push plate is 1".

Are there any glaring errors before I weld this thing up?

Do I need to preheat the thick stuff first?

Do I need gussets on the push plate besides coming off the ram? Does the back side ram support need perpendicular gussets?



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