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#1 gtcsreg OFFLINE  

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Posted June 28, 2014 - 09:42 PM

Used this homemade drive grader for the second year and I can say I couldn't have designed it better than what it is.  It's just one piece off an old disc but a few trips down the drive and all is level and potholes are filled.  The best part is the price, the time to disassemble the disc!  Oh yeah, I do put weight on it. :love:

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Posted June 28, 2014 - 10:19 PM

Looks like it did a nice job! Nice Massey, too!


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Posted June 28, 2014 - 10:21 PM

Always wanted to try making one of those angle iron ones that have v-shape in front, and opposite in back to collect and spread the gravel. Looks easy to make one, costly to buy.  Yours is similar, but don't you need to make more level, so the ends are flat to ground too? Otherwise think it would make big valley down center the way it is shown here.


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Posted June 29, 2014 - 08:02 AM

Always wanted to try making one of those angle iron ones that have v-shape in front, and opposite in back to collect and spread the gravel. Looks easy to make one, costly to buy.  Yours is similar, but don't you need to make more level, so the ends are flat to ground too? Otherwise think it would make big valley down center the way it is shown here.

I always work from the crown then out.  It seeks level with enough passes.


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Posted June 29, 2014 - 09:45 AM

Nice grader! Looks like it works quite well. I've seen free plans for something similar online just can't recall where,I'm thinking they are on one of the bigger ag universities websites.


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Posted June 29, 2014 - 01:00 PM

Nice grader - even better price


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Posted June 29, 2014 - 03:00 PM

Nice grader! Looks like it works quite well. I've seen free plans for something similar online just can't recall where,I'm thinking they are on one of the bigger ag universities websites.

I didn't alter anything.  I just stripped this piece off the old 8 ft. disc I repurposed. You can see this piece in the center photo.

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Posted June 29, 2014 - 04:10 PM

I didn't alter anything.  I just stripped this piece off the old 8 ft. disc I repurposed. You can see this piece in the center photo.

If you were closer, I'd buy the leftovers from you.


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Posted June 29, 2014 - 10:31 PM

If you were closer, I'd buy the leftovers from you.

Not much left.  Guess you could make one tiny disc with one of the four set.



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Posted July 02, 2014 - 10:13 AM

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