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The FC-150 Mobile Cocktail Bar

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Craig shared the news that the FC-150 Mobile Cocktail Bar has been finished! You can view all the information and details on the build here: http://www.thefcconnection.com/fc-150_mobile_cocktail_bar.htmBelow are some highlights

This project began with a rusty FC-150 cab that was found in a field. It was paired with an equally rusty FC-150 bed. Coincidently, their colors matched pretty well. The owner decided it was not worth the money and time to repair the body and cab, so he went a different direction, creating a cocktail bar. Moreover, this contraption can travel as independent single units or be joined together and transported as a four-wheel rig thanks to some clever engineering!

The captions are from theFCConnection.

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Believe it or not this cab and bed came from two different vehicles. Most all of the body suffered from severe rust and would take quite a bit to repair. (The bed was found laying in a field)

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The idea here was to build a full scale bar that can be easily moved around inside a building and even moved outside for parties. The only real modification to the sheetmetal was the removal of the bed floor which was toast already.

Independent jigs were built under each body part so they can be separated for easy movement. The bartender can serve from inside of the bed with the floor removed and the custom tool box on the right side will make the perfect serving counter. The original look was preserved and all lights function to give it a completely opperational look.

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A receiver was also added to the front of the cab so it or the complete truck could be towed.

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Here we are with the tow hitch installed for easy transportation. The receiver tubes on the bed can be used as shown above OR the Tongue can be removed and the receivers used to join the bed to the cab.. 

Some pics of the towing action:

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And, here are a few of the final pics:

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There are many more pics of the construction and interior at the FC Connection

 

One comment on “The FC-150 Mobile Cocktail Bar

  1. Tom Devon

    Maybe one of the coolest builds I have seen in sometime, SEMA worthy creativity and execution of the theme – well done!

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