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#31 Grumpy OFFLINE  

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Posted April 13, 2013 - 08:40 AM

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Posted April 15, 2013 - 01:06 AM

Thanks everyone for such a warm welcome!

 

Yesterday my new "Ohio Steel" 12.5 cu/ft poly swivel cart was finally delivered. My daughter and I spent about 30 minutes assembling it, and I'm looking forward to putting it through its paces in the coming days, mainly for hauling gravel, top soil and firewood. I'm really liking what I see so far; it appears to be very well constructed... looks tough! (750 lb capacity) I think I snagged the last one in Canada, (through Home Hardware) as it seems these will no longer be sold in this country.

 

I will first cut a piece of plywood to fit the bottom, for some added protection from large rocks, concrete blocks, etc. Next, I will build my little 1X3 "picket fence" sides to almost double the cart's capacity for carrying grass, twigs, firewood, etc., then paint them black to match the cart. I will report back with an update once I have spent some time with it.

 

Thanks again for the warm greeting!


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Posted April 15, 2013 - 04:08 AM

 I'm really liking what I see so far; it appears to be very well constructed... looks tough! (750 lb capacity) I think I snagged the last one in Canada, (through Home Hardware) as it seems these will no longer be sold in this country.

  I will report back with an update once I have spent some time with it.

By now, you shoulda seen this coming:  :wewantpics:



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Posted April 17, 2013 - 07:43 AM

Its a good idea with a new engine to do a quick oil change within the first hour or to of running. This will clean out small particles from the manufacturing and help the engine last longer. Use a good quality oil and check it frequently. Proper maintenance on the tractor will increase its life. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted May 09, 2013 - 06:45 PM

By now, you shoulda seen this coming:  :wewantpics:

Here's a couple photos showing my new 12.5 cu/ft "Ohio Steel" swivel cart behind my tractor. It's surprising just how much this cart holds. It is extremely durable...practically indestructable. Highly recommended!

 

Glen

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Posted May 09, 2013 - 09:28 PM

Good looking pair, thanks for the pics.

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Posted May 10, 2013 - 05:58 AM

Cart looks good on there! How well does it dump with a load on it?






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