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Posted December 14, 2012 - 11:17 AM

Mr Groundhog was busy this summer digging under the Port-A-Hut that I keep a good chunk of my unrestored David Bradley attachments in. Last couple of days I been clearing out the shelter and filling in the holes. If you ever been around a groundhog you know they will make mountains of dirt while building their den. The dirt winds up all over your stuff drawing moisture causing rust. I've had live traps out for him but was unsuccessful. I figure he has gone to sleep for the season so no more damage will be done until spring. Just had to get the dirt off so as to protect the steel. Now I gotta put all this stuff back. :shoot2:

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Posted December 14, 2012 - 11:31 AM

You could just ship all that stuff to me.

I would put it to good use.
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Posted December 14, 2012 - 11:41 AM

Nice collection of DB stuff . As far as groundhogs go , I used to have trouble using traps , if you would catch one or two the next thing another family would move into the den . I ended up getting a flexable 1 1/2" exhaust pipe a few feet long , stuck a pipe nipple on that would fit an old push mower , put it down the hole for 1/2 hour or so this way they would die inside the den and new ones wouldn't move in with dead carcaess inside , Al
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Posted December 14, 2012 - 11:44 AM

Nice collection of DB stuff . As far as groundhogs go , I used to have trouble using traps , if you would catch one or two the next thing another family would move into the den . I ended up getting a flexable 1 1/2" exhaust pipe a few feet long , stuck a pipe nipple on that would fit an old push mower , put it down the hole for 1/2 hour or so this way they would die inside the den and new ones wouldn't move in with dead carcaess inside , Al


Just make sure you find the other hole & plug it off first. Otherwise, he's watching you from a distance...

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Posted December 14, 2012 - 02:00 PM

They are beautiful animals and I hate to kill them but they are so destructive. Back in 2010 I had the same problem and set traps out. Turns out I had a badger problem instead of a groundhog problem. That might be the case again.

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Posted December 14, 2012 - 02:29 PM

Mr Groundhog was busy this summer digging under the Port-A-Hut that I keep a good chunk of my unrestored David Bradley attachments in. Last couple of days I been clearing out the shelter and filling in the holes.


Can you do me a favor? Can you take some pictures of the clutch and shaft on the saw so I can see what I need for mine?

THANKS!!!!

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Posted December 14, 2012 - 03:24 PM

Great looking stash of DB items. Yes, get them cleaned and don't let them rush. I wish you luck in getting rid of Mr. Groundhog. I have a bunch near my house. Can't shoot them with anything too loud in suburbia.
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Posted December 14, 2012 - 05:52 PM

Got all that stuff plus three tractors back in the Port-A-Hut. Set the hut on blocks so as to give more room plus I can get in there without bending at the waist! before the tractors were outside and the hut was stuffed as full as I could get it.
Amigatec, I'll get a picture for you in a day or two - its almost dark and I'll have to drag it out to where I can get multiple views.

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Posted December 15, 2012 - 06:31 AM

You've got a lot of good looking DB stuff there.

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Posted December 15, 2012 - 06:45 AM

Nice assortment of old iron there. Is that the saw in the bottom left, in 1st picture?

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Posted December 15, 2012 - 06:57 AM

Neat collection!

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Posted December 15, 2012 - 07:24 AM

Is that the saw in the bottom left, in 1st picture?


WIll, Thats the one. It has a grass blade instead of a brush blade but the rest is the same.
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Posted December 15, 2012 - 07:29 AM

Sure would like to see one of those in action some day.

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Posted December 15, 2012 - 10:08 PM

Why is the fuel tank access hole on the one hood oblong? Is that a special hood , or just a "custom" by a previous owner?

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Posted December 15, 2012 - 11:09 PM

Thats a home brewd "improvement" to the factory design.




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