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#61 TomLGT195 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 06, 2014 - 06:08 PM

I just read my first post on this thread.  "( only way to ensure a speedy project is to put it in the way)"  :rolling:  :rolling:  :rolling:  :rolling:   

I also looked at the date it started. almost a exactly a year, wow! 


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Posted August 06, 2014 - 06:19 PM

Good things come to those who procrastinate!


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Posted August 06, 2014 - 07:54 PM

I want to thank everyone on this site for their advice and encouragement through this project . I will post more detailed pics of certain areas over the next few days, as well as videos of it in use. I do remember someone doing a thread on johnson loaders not having enough curl on their bucket when down , I might address that too, stay tuned .
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Posted August 07, 2014 - 06:28 PM

Well I found the leak, apparently I didn't notice this or I would have cut it out when I did the line expansion. here's a pic of the culprit.

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I'll buy a new longer line and cut out hole ,reflare and put back together . 


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Posted August 09, 2014 - 04:21 PM

Hole in line fixed! Made a mini lift/ weight holder to hold my 300# steel plate.
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This should be enough weight for now. I didn't want to weld anything on plate because it goes in my pickup in winter.
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Posted August 10, 2014 - 05:43 AM

Plus your weight that should do well, be careful of hills though, vertical weight like that goes above the wheels can make it a bit top heavy, even with the wheel weights.


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Posted August 10, 2014 - 05:59 AM

Nice counter weight and holder!


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Posted August 10, 2014 - 06:00 AM

Plus your weight that should do well, be careful of hills though, vertical weight like that goes above the wheels can make it a bit top heavy, even with the wheel weights.

I'm hoping once i get my wheel weights done i might not need the big weight.  I can put the weight sideways to give it lower center of gravity too.


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Posted August 10, 2014 - 06:11 AM

I'm hoping once i get my wheel weights done i might not need the big weight.  I can put the weight sideways to give it lower center of gravity too.

Tom, i am glad to read this, my fear of tractors rolling over stems from were i live and work on a daily basis, all hills up here.

 

A few years ago we lost a very helpful and strong willed man on SmokStak when he rolled his tractor, may he rest in peace.


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Posted August 15, 2014 - 06:23 PM

well, I had to rebuild carb the other day. When I got the tractor, it had stuff in the gas tank, which i cleaned out, however , I didn't do the carb as I should have then. :wallbanging: 

So, rebuilt carb, cleaned and adjusted points, and now its running beautiful .

maybe a Video this weekend of it doing some work :camera:

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Posted August 31, 2014 - 04:41 PM

Finished the wheel weights! What a difference. Total of 85# per side, 170# total felt better and more in control/ better traction than my temporary 300# on the 3pt .
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This is the first piece it fits in the small area of the rim.
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This a Ford flywheel sans the outside teeth that gets welded to first piece
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The 2 pcs welded together and painted
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This part weighs 50# then I added this pipe setup to add up to 2 -35# weightlifting plates, the cap unscrews to load an unload , didn't forget the anti sieze on the cap.
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Then the last 2 are the main piece mounted , then with the 35# plate added. I have since turned around so I can grab by the veins, and added a spacer block to keep it tight.
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Thanks for reading, Tom
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Posted August 31, 2014 - 04:52 PM

Very nice looking!   :thumbs:


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Posted September 01, 2014 - 03:33 PM

started making a  "earth ripper" , saw one on cub cadet site someone posted for a diff attachment.

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so far here is my first of 8 rippers. this pushed my plasma cutter to its limits.

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its 5/8" thick going on a 3/8"x 3-1/2"x3-1/2"x 48" angle iron. My thought, reason they are so long, is to mount this on my york rake main beam , to be used in conjunction with the rake to grade a gravel driveway?, so they are about 1-1/2" lower than the tines. For my purpose I will use it solo but ,I like to multi purpose things. You never know when I might need it or  have to sell it! 

Thanks Tom


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Posted September 01, 2014 - 04:53 PM

Gonna have to see you tear up some ground with this!


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Posted September 01, 2014 - 05:47 PM

Love the wheel weights, nice job.
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