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#1 Jasper OFFLINE  

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Posted August 10, 2010 - 12:50 AM

Does anyone have a set of plans for a riding sulky. I plan on making several for a train for the kids.

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Posted August 10, 2010 - 02:45 AM

To answer my own question I found this site that has everthing: www.freepatentsonline.com/6874796.html

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Posted August 10, 2010 - 05:17 AM

That one they have shown in those drawings wouldn't provide much ground clearance. I would make a triangulated frame with either front wheels and tires or rear wheels and tires from about an 8hp size gt and then get a metal pan seat from TSC and put on it. I actually want to build one of our own for going to tractor shows. I may end up doing a bench seat type one or multiple sulkies (sp?)

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Posted August 10, 2010 - 03:22 PM

I agree with you NUTNDUN. I think ground clearance would be an issue on anything but perfectly level ground. I found this pic online of a sulky for a David Bradley. I think this design would be better for a single rider.

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This one is called a soft tail due to the suspension, but they made one that was rigid also. This is the best pic I could find of it though

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Posted October 03, 2010 - 08:45 PM

whatever you build, add brakes to it, even if you don't need them for your particular machine,
they may be needed if the sulky is attached to a walk-behind without brakes.

a simple go-cart style, (paddles that rub the sulky wheels), will work.
(brake peddle on the tongue)




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