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#1 grnspot110 ONLINE  

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Posted December 30, 2011 - 06:06 PM

I've been working on a cheap off-set disk project for the last couple of days;

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I started out with the back half of an old JD tandem drag disk that I bought for $50, add a couple of 5/8" x 4' rods for the rear support braces ($13) & a few 1/2" grade 8 bolts from my bolt bin. Still need to cut the rounded ends from the front gangs & weld them to this one, switch some blades with the front as it has set in the ground too long & give it some paint next Spring. I should just cut out the tracks of my 790.

May not be the best disk around, but I just can't justify the cost of buying one for no more than I'll use it! ~~ grnspot

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Posted December 30, 2011 - 06:44 PM

Look like you'll have a nice solid set of discs when you're done. Good plan on using what you've got, the new ones wouldn't be built that well anyways.

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Posted December 30, 2011 - 06:51 PM

Ought to do the job. Great ingenuity and saved a bunch of cash.

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Posted December 30, 2011 - 07:42 PM

Always nice to beable to recycle the older stuff and make it work again for our needs.Looks good and the price is right.Larry

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Posted December 30, 2011 - 09:02 PM

looks like a great little disc im sure it will disc just like a new one would .

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Posted February 16, 2012 - 07:00 AM

That is a very nice job making something usefull from what you have laying around! Your disc looks like it should do a fine job.Post some pictures of you getting it dirty this spring if you can.

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Posted February 16, 2012 - 12:16 PM

That is a very nice job making something usefull from what you have laying around! Your disc looks like it should do a fine job.Post some pictures of you getting it dirty this spring if you can.


I agree. Very nice work using what you have.

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Posted February 19, 2012 - 06:49 AM

That is a very nice job making something usefull from what you have laying around! Your disc looks like it should do a fine job.Post some pictures of you getting it dirty this spring if you can.



:ditto:

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Posted February 19, 2012 - 12:29 PM

grnspot, Looks like you will have a nice disk to use. We will love to see the picts. of it working. Shawn

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Posted March 16, 2012 - 01:33 PM

i am sorry, mens!

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Posted March 16, 2012 - 09:50 PM

Nice work! I hope to do something similar with a couple of Brinly discs. How did you decide on your offset angle? Did you set up the rear disc to "slide" side to side so you can dial in how the discs react from front to back?

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Posted March 17, 2012 - 06:13 AM

Thanks! I set the angle according to a "working" disk. The gangs are bolted solid, two 1/2", grade 8 bolts in each end of each gang. ~~ Lowell
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