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#16 dan in ottawa OFFLINE  

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Posted August 21, 2012 - 07:20 AM

I build a wooden crane with a log tongue for better leverage. It will allow me to pick up. See avatar. I can pick and carry with a lawn tractor. The only issue is it tend to lift on the back end or the tractor. If I built one for logs only I would set it up so the weight is between the tractor and wheels so it will add to traction. A arch design where you back up over the log and lift from the center of the lift.

The advage of my design is that I can lfit up to 14 feet (boom on top) or pick up and carry and put the item in a building

just a throught

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Posted August 21, 2012 - 07:29 AM

Welcome to the forum, Dan! I don't think anyone would care if you posted a couple pics of it here. We're looking for ideas and if yours works good for you, post away. Help with pics can be found here:

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Posted August 21, 2012 - 07:33 AM

Looks like a neat design, Dan.
:welcometogttalk: and thanks for the info.