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#1 Captain_Sparrow OFFLINE  

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Posted April 19, 2013 - 04:14 PM

I had a plow arm and a potato spade laying around so some spare metal, nuts & bolts, and some welding wire later I ended up with this..... I'm not a welder, engineer, or a farmer so go easy lol

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Posted April 19, 2013 - 04:25 PM

Looks very functional.

And a nice clean job too.

Hopefully you'll show us pictures of the damage

it can do.


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Posted April 19, 2013 - 05:06 PM

Looks like it will work just fine.

You plan on using it to lay-off rows, or to dig potatos, or both! I would think it would work for both jobs.


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Posted April 19, 2013 - 05:31 PM

Laying out rows for the most part. I didn't have much luck with potatoes last time I planted them so I might try the 5 gallon bucket method for those this year.

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Posted April 19, 2013 - 05:34 PM

It looks really good to me.  Congratulations on making something out of your parts. :thumbs:


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Posted April 19, 2013 - 05:47 PM

Very nice job no complaints here! :thumbs:


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Posted April 19, 2013 - 06:03 PM

Looks very nice. Well done.


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Posted April 19, 2013 - 07:24 PM

Looks mighty fine from Tulsa way! Good job!


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Posted April 19, 2013 - 07:59 PM

I like it. Good job!! :thumbs:   Hope we see some pics. of it in action.


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Posted April 19, 2013 - 08:30 PM

I'll go run it through the garden soon for the sake of pics and to test it out. The garden is already tilled for the season but its always fun to dig in the dirt. Thanks for the compliments. Most of it was born of metal scraps from other junk laying around. I've got more mileage out of cutting up old car hitches, and bed frames than I can describe. Bed frame angle iron is some tough stuff to cut though.

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Posted April 19, 2013 - 09:03 PM

Drilling it is no picnic either.


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Posted April 19, 2013 - 09:11 PM

Looks like it will do the job for you :thumbs:  


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Posted April 19, 2013 - 09:11 PM

That's a fact :-)

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Posted April 19, 2013 - 09:24 PM

Cool thing!


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Posted April 20, 2013 - 06:32 AM

Just now got 5 minutes to look at your thing. (No quoting that one guys :D )

Looks to be a very nice build and by the sounds of it, just what you need for the onesies rows. I built something similar (and not near as nice) a while back and it will dig potatoes well, just have to make multiple passes due to width. Te one big mod I plan on is turning the point more forward. I found that with it back, it rips thru the ground more than plows.

Thanks for sharing the pics.
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