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#16 MNGB ONLINE  

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Posted December 21, 2014 - 02:13 PM

Hi boyscout862, you have some points to think about, I don't think the boom is to long but time will tell, as for the whipping around this is lessen by using a short hook up and the intention is to stay on smooth ground not saying that it wont happen but I don't foresee my doing that. I intend to limit the weight to be lifted to 150 lbs and less, as for hydraulic blowout no more likely than using the FEL which gets used for heavier loads. This tool like a FEL and any attachment must be used with caution and common sense, when moving with the tractor use  1st or at the most 2nd gear.


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Posted December 21, 2014 - 11:25 PM

Well the boom lift is pretty much finished its painted and ready to go, tomorrow its to make an ID tag and stamp the SN into the base may give it a test and then it will go to the back of the shop out of the way to be used later.

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Posted December 22, 2014 - 06:21 AM

It came out really nice . :thumbs:   I like that it looks to be able to fold or come apart for storage :thumbs:


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Posted December 22, 2014 - 06:38 PM

Hi all, well this afternoon I just had to try out the boom lift I want to bring in the blade in the pics to start the next project. It worked like a charm & its going to be handy I'll probably use it more then I first thought.

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Posted December 22, 2014 - 06:53 PM

I found myself looking for stuff to move with mine!



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Posted December 22, 2014 - 08:38 PM

Looks great. :thumbs: Can you post a few pics of you paint room, i'm looking for ideas to build one. thanks



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Posted December 22, 2014 - 10:58 PM

Hi countryboy88, tomorrow I can take some pics, what is it your most interested in?



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Posted December 23, 2014 - 08:06 PM

Here you go countryboy88, some pictures of the paint room, the panels are made using 2X2's covered with heavy duty plastic are 10' wide and 8' 4" high they are held together using screen door hooks, the bottoms have 1/4" bolts into the concrete  just dropped in.

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Posted December 23, 2014 - 11:55 PM

I see you on PK list also. Was that you wanting quick-disconnects for your hydro lines? I"m sure you have finished them now, but today I saw a display in auto store of Truck plow parts and they had quick-connects and fittings with 3/8" pipe sizes  for smaller hoses and they were smaller than the farm fittings in farm stores.  Looked very niced size for GT's to use.


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Posted December 24, 2014 - 12:04 AM

Hi gl, what auto parts store? I really haven't found what I want yet but have not been looking to much.



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Posted December 24, 2014 - 08:51 AM

John Deere  has been using them for years.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item3ce2b44105


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Posted December 24, 2014 - 12:53 PM

A not so common placed called Auto Tech! Still old-fashioned kind of store, one of last around here. They also are Pronto brand if that helps, BUT, the parts are for Wagners  Plows or generic I think. Maybe Napa stores have same?  They have hoses, fittings, lights and brackets, several kinds of skid plates and shoes, pins and links, springs, all the stufff that breaks!


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Posted December 25, 2014 - 12:14 AM

Thanks that helps get me started, know I just need the time.



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Posted December 25, 2014 - 01:00 AM

John Deere  has been using them for years.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=item3ce2b44105

Here is a much better price, you get to keep some green:

 

http://www.ebay.com/...a49fcbf&vxp=mtr

 

I would check around local. The Family farm and Home store carries them.


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Posted December 25, 2014 - 10:03 AM

Hi  Merry Christmas to all, thanks for the links those are 1/4 pipe thread the hoses on the PK are 3/8" pipe which I'm finding are harder to find but I think Napa may have them. I have a number of the 1/4" in the parts room use them on the Meyers snowplow and the Earthmaster tractor.

THe fitting that is needed (I think) is a pioneer VP4000-3P , next time I'm in town will check at Fleet Farm in their hydraulic section. This is what I need maybe

http://www.ebay.com/...=STRK:MEBIDX:IT






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