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#1 Texas Deere and Horse OFFLINE  

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Posted April 05, 2014 - 10:48 PM

I bought this off of epay a couple months ago and was going to ship it Fastenal. When I found out we were going to Iowa, I decided to pick it up over in Washington, IL. The guy I bought it off of had got it to clean up debris off his property after his house was destroyed in a tornado last November. When I met up with him I soon realized that he was a member here and it all came together as I knew I had seen one of these here before. It's going to be a great piece for the shows. It's missing the original engine and I'm thinking of converting it a 3pt PTO driven rake similar to the full size hay rakes we used on the farm. Thanks David "77ddt" for coming out in the rain and cold weather to meet me with the rake.

 

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Here's the link to David's original thread.

 

http://gardentractor...ke/#entry399109


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Posted April 05, 2014 - 11:06 PM

I never saw one. I just watched those videos and they are neat little rigs.

 

Good luck with it :thumbs:


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Posted April 05, 2014 - 11:24 PM

Sweet :thumbs:

Congrats on the power rake!


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Posted April 06, 2014 - 05:25 AM

Gonna have to keep an eye on this conversion.


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Posted April 06, 2014 - 06:35 AM

You don't need that rake Brian, really, you don't.

But I do. :smilewink:


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Posted April 06, 2014 - 06:50 AM

Gonna have to keep an eye on this conversion.

Me too.

 

 

You don't need that rake Brian, really, you don't.

But I do. :smilewink:

That's what i said :D


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Posted April 06, 2014 - 07:27 AM

You don't need that rake Brian, really, you don't.

But I do. :smilewink:

 

Exactly. 

 

I have all kinds of applications in mind for it.

 

Great purchase, Brian!

 

Ben W.


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Posted April 06, 2014 - 07:32 AM

Me too.

 

 

That's what i said :D

 

 

Exactly. 

 

I have all kinds of applications in mind for it.

 

Great purchase, Brian!

 

Ben W.

 

 

Ah Ha, but I said it first. :D


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Posted April 06, 2014 - 07:36 AM

You don't need that rake Brian, really, you don't.
But I do. :smilewink:


Thinking about Raking the snow now, Will?
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Posted April 06, 2014 - 08:38 AM

The fella I got mine from said that it will do  great job of getting gravel/rocks out of the grass and back onto the driveway where they belong.



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Posted April 08, 2014 - 05:45 PM

It was good to meet you face to face and I was glad that it found a good home.  I'll probably regret selling it after you get it up and running.  I still think it would be just the ticket for getting all the tornado debris out of our yard, but didn't have my shop available this winter to work on it.  I can't wait to see the finished product.  

 

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Posted April 08, 2014 - 08:05 PM

I bought this off of epay a couple months ago and was going to ship it Fastenal. When I found out we were going to Iowa, I decided to pick it up over in Washington, IL. The guy I bought it off of had got it to clean up debris off his property after his house was destroyed in a tornado last November. When I met up with him I soon realized that he was a member here and it all came together as I knew I had seen one of these here before. It's going to be a great piece for the shows. It's missing the original engine and I'm thinking of converting it a 3pt PTO driven rake similar to the full size hay rakes we used on the farm. Thanks David "77ddt" for coming out in the rain and cold weather to meet me with the rake.

 

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Here's the link to David's original thread.

 

http://gardentractor...ke/#entry399109

 

 

You were 2 hours away from your 16cu. inch twins. Only problem was I was in Asheville, NC.



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Posted April 08, 2014 - 09:01 PM

You were 2 hours away from your 16cu. inch twins. Only problem was I was in Asheville, NC.

 I didn't think about going any further East as I had already went that way 4 hrs past were I was suppose to stop at. :smilewink: And you were within 2 hrs of my wife's folk in Ashville. :D 



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Posted April 09, 2014 - 09:00 AM

Oh well, I put them in a cabinet out of the way and they will be here when you get to them. :thumbs:


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