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#1 Alc ONLINE  

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Posted March 03, 2011 - 10:28 PM

Just a picture of a subsoiler I made for the Power King , works well for keeping tree roots from creeping into the garden too0403091752.jpg
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Posted March 04, 2011 - 06:50 AM

Nice project! It looks like it will do a good job.

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Posted March 04, 2011 - 07:07 AM

That's Cool Simple Idea! That would male a good trencher for laying cable or electric conduit too. The adjustable hieght is great. I may have to steal that Idea From You.

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Posted March 04, 2011 - 07:14 AM

That's Cool Simple Idea! That would male a good trencher for laying cable or electric conduit too

Used it to dig a small trench for the electric dog fence last year , it's just an old backhoe tooth weld to a 2 x 2 x 1/4" tube

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Posted March 04, 2011 - 11:42 AM

Looks very useful.

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Posted March 04, 2011 - 05:57 PM

I can see my head going over the hood when it hit a rock in this hillside. But were good idea.

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Posted March 04, 2011 - 06:02 PM

Al, nice tool. I may also have to "Borrow" that idea also.

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Posted May 02, 2011 - 10:22 PM

great tool to have
just had a friend sub soil my garden and also made him rip to the corner of my yard (low point) to help drain the garden.
last time he did my garden he did not rip to the corner of my yard (five years ago) and the garden did not want to dry out.
so just don't do the garden without ripping to a lower point away from the garden or you can end up with a wet garden.
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Posted July 07, 2011 - 09:48 PM

That is a nice simple idea.. the best kind. Well done! How deep can you pull it? I was thinking about making a small ripper out of anhydrous knives. My soil gets very tight after heavy rains. ...Greg

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Posted July 08, 2011 - 06:19 AM

I can see my head going over the hood when it hit a rock in this hillside. But were good idea.


Use a different mounting with a hinge bolt & a softer shear bolt. When you hit something the soft bolt shears off (hopefully), allowing the arm to swing back! ~~ grnspot
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Posted July 08, 2011 - 11:23 AM

Use a different mounting with a hinge bolt & a softer shear bolt. When you hit something the soft bolt shears off (hopefully), allowing the arm to swing back! ~~ grnspot

Yep that's just what happened :wallbanging: Here's the thread when it did
http://gardentractor...r-bolts-5489/
http://gardentractor...ear-bolts-5489/


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Posted July 08, 2011 - 05:00 PM

Yep that's just what happened :wallbanging: Here's the thread when it did
http://gardentractor...r-bolts-5489/
http://gardentractor...ear-bolts-5489/


The shear bolt has to be small enough & soft enough to shear when needed! ~~ grnspot

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Posted July 11, 2011 - 02:42 PM

The shear bolt has to be small enough & soft enough to shear when needed! ~~ grnspot


GRNSPOT You need to feed that hound more! He'll wear his teeth out chewing on that!

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Posted July 11, 2011 - 04:58 PM

GRNSPOT You need to feed that hound more! He'll wear his teeth out chewing on that!


He just wants to be in the picture! Get a camera out & he shows up!

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Posted October 08, 2011 - 11:35 AM

So that's how you de-root
I like green.
I Love Restored Iron.
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