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Posted April 10, 2014 - 08:48 PM

Looks good Kenny, will be neat to see how it works for you.


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Posted April 10, 2014 - 08:54 PM

It's a bit of a pain to build, Brian! But, I'm getting there!


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Posted April 10, 2014 - 09:13 PM

Looks good Kenny!!  PIne Straw Rake at Everything Attatchments  sells for around $412.00 so you can deduct your expenses and call the rest profit.

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Posted April 10, 2014 - 09:35 PM

Looks good!
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Posted April 11, 2014 - 05:19 AM

Looks good Kenny!!  PIne Straw Rake at Everything Attatchments  sells for around $412.00 so you can deduct your expenses and call the rest profit.

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So far all I have in it is the labor!



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Posted April 11, 2014 - 05:28 AM

It's coming along great Kenny !  Nice price too lol  . Will this attach  using the Sears 3 pt set-up right to the angle or will you be pivoting it at the angle like a dump rake , ( maybe I didn't explain that correctly lol ) 


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Posted April 11, 2014 - 05:39 AM

I lied! I did have to buy some 1/4" X 1-1/2" strap. About $15 worth. I will have to get 2 lift pins for the lower arms to attach to.


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Posted April 11, 2014 - 05:42 AM

It's coming along great Kenny !  Nice price too lol  . Will this attach  using the Sears 3 pt set-up right to the angle or will you be pivoting it at the angle like a dump rake , ( maybe I didn't explain that correctly lol ) 

It will hook directly to the Cat0 3-point. No dump feature!



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Posted April 11, 2014 - 06:28 AM

It's a bit of a pain to build, Brian! But, I'm getting there!

 

Does everything keep moving on you while you bolt it together?

 

Just think, you get to do it again, after painting.


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Posted April 11, 2014 - 06:32 AM

Does everything keep moving on you while you bolt it together?

 

Just think, you get to do it again, after painting.

You got that right Will. Oh well, I'll know how to put it together by then!


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Posted April 11, 2014 - 07:02 AM

Duct tape is your friend.


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Posted April 11, 2014 - 09:38 AM

Kinney did you tack weld the spacers to the base plate so they would not move once you got the spacing right? It should not take much to hold them.

My landscape rake is built on the same principle the lower plate was notched for the tines and then a 3" channel bolts  on top to hole the tines in the channel.  It was built by Tarter Industries and I paid $465 for it.


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Posted April 11, 2014 - 05:13 PM

Kinney did you tack weld the spacers to the base plate so they would not move once you got the spacing right? It should not take much to hold them.

My landscape rake is built on the same principle the lower plate was notched for the tines and then a 3" channel bolts  on top to hole the tines in the channel.  It was built by Tarter Industries and I paid $465 for it.

Yes I did weld the spacers in place! Got a pic here to show that.

This is the top angle on the hitch side:

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This is the back side I welded all the spacers to:

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This is how that part fits:

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A view of it all together:

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Here I have it mounted on the tractor:

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The rest of the pics show where I was trying it out.

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Posted April 11, 2014 - 05:22 PM

One thing I want to add here. I do not have any fancy Mill or Lathe! These parts are made using a metal chop saw, 4-1/2" angle grinder, & drill press. I have a Hobart 140 mig welder on gas for those duties. If I can fab things with those tools, so can you folks!

I must admit I do have some drafting background, so I know how to draw up plans to build by.


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Posted April 11, 2014 - 08:55 PM

Looks good!


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