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#1 countryboy88 OFFLINE  

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Posted March 04, 2012 - 08:49 PM

Sense I resently decided not to restore my other Jim Dandy (to much missing) I've been trying to figure out what to do with the rest other than sell it. I have always liked the thought and look of dual rear wheels so I started brain storming and measuring on the spare wheels I had. I came up with a list of what steel I would need and in what dimentions. It took a little while but I finally found what I needed were I work. Got all the steel cut to length and didnt cost anything (benefits of working in a machine shopPosted Image). Got everything drilled and dry fitting well so yesterday I fired up the old karosene heater and drug out my welder and got everything welded and mounted on my Jim Dandy.
Now they just need paintDual adaptor2.jpg JD Duals.jpg JD Duals 2.jpg

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Posted March 04, 2012 - 08:57 PM

Very nice! you did a great job with those! I think working in a machine shop would have tons of benefits!

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Posted March 04, 2012 - 09:12 PM

Nice looking dual adapters.
Really makes Jim look mean, or should I call him Mr. Dandy.

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Posted March 04, 2012 - 09:32 PM

Nice work on the dual adapters! There gonna look great when you get them done! I agree that there would be many benefits to working in a machine shop! Personally I'd like to bring the machine shop home!

Nice looking dual adapters. Really makes Jim look mean, or should I call him Mr. Dandy.


I guess that depends on how mean you think he looks!

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Posted March 04, 2012 - 09:35 PM

Looks like a great result and you got cool factor now.

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Posted March 04, 2012 - 09:36 PM

It does have beefits but not as many as you would think. Its gotten really big in the past few years. Its easer to get "side jobs" done when the shop is slow or going in on friday when the weekend shift is on the clock and even then its not always easy. My shift is mon-thur 5am-3pm normaly stay till 5pm for over time.

Jim is fine he's not that proper.

Thanks for the complaments

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Posted March 05, 2012 - 05:06 AM

Wow,that looks good.Nice looking dual wheel adapters.

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Posted March 05, 2012 - 06:54 AM

Please add your tractor to my Dual Wheels thread.

Edited by mjodrey, March 05, 2012 - 06:54 AM.


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Posted March 05, 2012 - 07:07 AM

NICE job on making your adapters! With those big duals on it your tractor should be almost unstoppable! :thumbs:

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Posted March 05, 2012 - 07:18 AM

Looking Good !! Did you weld "bump-outs" on the plate against the inside wheel or spacers or what ? I can't quite tell from the the photo. Seems like nice solid work. Kuddos :thumbs:

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Posted March 05, 2012 - 12:02 PM

The dual wheels really make your tractor look tough. Ready to roll over anything. Nice job on the fabrication. You have good skills.

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Posted March 05, 2012 - 12:07 PM

Looking Good !! Did you weld "bump-outs" on the plate against the inside wheel or spacers or what ? I can't quite tell from the the photo. Seems like nice solid work. Kuddos :thumbs:


I thought the same thing when I saw them. I think that the wheels were flipped out at one point and crud built up between the wheel and hub causing it to rust making the rust look like part of the adapter. Just my theory, I really dont know. lol

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Posted March 05, 2012 - 01:40 PM

This was very useful. I've added a set of those to my to-do list.

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Posted March 05, 2012 - 08:03 PM

Looking Good !! Did you weld "bump-outs" on the plate against the inside wheel or spacers or what ? I can't quite tell from the the photo. Seems like nice solid work. Kuddos :thumbs:



No ''bump-outs" just rust, the plates sits flat on the rim. Just one more thing I need to paint.

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Posted March 06, 2012 - 04:57 PM

any chance you could work up a drawing and share i like them might just have to make a set




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