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#1 Case-Closed OFFLINE  

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Posted July 05, 2014 - 07:19 PM

Once again I have taken a class at the "School Of Hard Knocks" as I somehow managed to destroy a perfectly good weight box. I figure I must have backed into something substantial while working my 646 at a community garden last weekend. I noticed something different but didn't put things together til the weight box crashed to the ground a week later. Whatever I did ripped the upper 3 point support apart and I was really suprised by damage to the box in general. Fixing it would have been a real pain so I grabbed another ammo box and started over. The main frame of the new box is all 1/4 wall pieces aside for some schedule 80 pipe I used for supports. The old box was built low in the saddle and could actually drag on the ground where as the new box cannot be lowered enough to hit the ground. This is just a little reminder that our little tractors are far from being toys and can really tear things up if one is not careful.

 

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Edited by Case-Closed, July 05, 2014 - 08:33 PM.

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Posted July 05, 2014 - 07:54 PM

Break it and make it better.


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Posted July 05, 2014 - 07:58 PM

Sometimes, you just gotta start over and improve things! Looking good!


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Posted July 05, 2014 - 09:08 PM

As they said of Steve Austin (the man barely alive) "We have the technology!  We can make him better than he was!"

 

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Posted July 05, 2014 - 10:22 PM

May not be better but it's a whole lot stouter


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Posted July 05, 2014 - 10:47 PM

It is amazing how much damage our little tractors can cause without care.
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