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#1 UncleWillie OFFLINE  

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Posted April 06, 2013 - 11:46 AM

A forklift/front end loader

 

If I was closer I would bid on it.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...vectorid=229466



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Posted April 06, 2013 - 12:25 PM

Seems like it would be handier if the bucket mounted to the mast. It doesn't look like you would get much height out of it like that.



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Posted April 06, 2013 - 12:33 PM

Great idea. Pretty crude mounting.



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Posted April 06, 2013 - 12:35 PM

I like the "all terrain forklift" part.  I ran one similar to that and believe me, they are worthless off of a hard surface.



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Posted April 06, 2013 - 02:20 PM

I like the "all terrain forklift" part.  I ran one similar to that and believe me, they are worthless off of a hard surface.


Ditto!

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Posted April 06, 2013 - 02:27 PM

I like the "all terrain forklift" part.  I ran one similar to that and believe me, they are worthless off of a hard surface.

I was just going to say the same thing. If would be real useful to have around for 510$. Maybe it could be modified to make it work better on rough terrain.



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Posted April 06, 2013 - 02:29 PM

I like the "all terrain forklift" part.  I ran one similar to that and believe me, they are worthless off of a hard surface.

 

 

So VERY true!  They hit a puddle of water in dirt, and they are stuck!  Often stuck when there is no puddle.



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Posted April 06, 2013 - 06:04 PM

So VERY true!  They hit a puddle of water in dirt, and they are stuck!  Often stuck when there is no puddle.

Yeah it is all terrain as long as that terrain is perfectly flat and dry.



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Posted April 10, 2013 - 11:24 AM

That went really cheap. Heck of a deal!!! Must be the location.



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Posted April 10, 2013 - 12:16 PM

It actually sold for about scrap price.



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Posted April 10, 2013 - 04:08 PM

It actually sold for about scrap price.

 

Yes, but if one needed the hydraulic components off it, they were worth the selling price, then the buyer STILL has his money back from scrapping price!



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Posted April 10, 2013 - 04:17 PM

We almost bought it for parts to the same model Clark forklift we use in our plant. I forgot it ended early Monday morning and missed it. It was well worth what it brought. 



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Posted April 10, 2013 - 04:19 PM

We almost bought it for parts to the same model Clark forklift we use in our plant. I forgot it ended early Monday morning and missed it. It was well worth what it brought. 

 

Would have been a good buy for you....great tires on it too.






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