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#16 holdenboy1960 OFFLINE  

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Posted May 30, 2015 - 10:37 AM

Rick , thats why i want horizontal shaft for easier to set up with reduction pully's & belt clutch ect

 

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Posted May 30, 2015 - 11:29 AM

this is the principle i'm looking too for idea's

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Posted May 30, 2015 - 06:01 PM

I am pretty sure Ute is slang for a utility vehicle(mini truck or van) so would have had hydralic brakes.
I think that would be easiest to hookup. The axle shown in the principle plan was probably a Ford axle from the 30s that had cable brakes(I see that the plan shows hydralicbrakes so the axle would be later than 1939) . Loius CHEVROLET AND HENRY FORD, tried to get Walter CHRYSLER locked in the looney bin when he said he would stop a car with hydralic brakes. Guess he showed them when they had to follow suit. Ford did not have hydralic brakes until 1939 and even then it was a bitter pill for Hank to swallow.
As for the hp thing , what do you plan to do with this tractor? there are aplications that take lots of hp and others that do not.
Common thinking these days are that it takes 12-25 hp to mow a lawn. And the three mowing garden tractors I have are 18 & 22 hp.

Funny thing is I rember my dad buying a John Deere 110 round fender with a 38 inch mower (in 1965) and I can never rember it being under powered with an 8 hp engine?

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Posted May 31, 2015 - 01:04 AM

The big GT's sold by Sears and Eatons back in the late '50's had 6 and 8 hp engines with 32 & 38" mower decks. I had a '60's Gilson 8/32 LT with a mower and a snow thrower. The thrower was underpowered, but the mower worked just fine.

 

Hydraulic pumps only draw significant power from an engine when they are doing work. An 8 hp engine in a modern JD X7xx tractor will run the tractor and a loader very well. It just won't accelerate as quickly, but it will hit top speed on anything close to level ground.


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Posted May 31, 2015 - 05:31 AM

If you are using a small truck axle, you could have both hydraulic brakes from the service brakes and mechanical brakes from the parking brake depending on the make of axle.

The frame details should be dictated by a combination of work the machine is intended to do, the components available, the inventory available, and last and by no means least, the tools and skills the builder has at hand. I've collected a few pics over the years as to what might be possible. Stay tuned.....
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Posted May 31, 2015 - 06:25 AM

ute is short for utility Or light commercial as in hmmmm pick up trucks small tray back or flat bed types  & molded side with drop tailgate

 the diff i got is both cable hand brake & hydraulic  main brakes 

 

i have to make every thing i want for use on a GT

 

there will not be an under mount cutter deck , front or rear maybe !! independent engine most likely 

 

later i want to make a mowerboard & i like the concept of a frail mower rear fit , but don't know 

 

 must have hydraulic 3 point lift but that i can do with 12 electric combined pump tank all in 1 unit 

 

btw the diff showen in the pic is 50's ford diff i think it said in the pdf

 

the GT will be all rounder, pull, plow, scoop, push & mow 

 

got plenty of tools but not to much skill , jack of all trades & master of none  :D

 

Shane


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Posted May 31, 2015 - 07:09 AM

As promised here are some assorted shopmade machines...

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Posted May 31, 2015 - 07:12 AM

And a couple more out of my stable.  Admittedly, there were plans used.....

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Posted June 01, 2015 - 07:03 AM

And a couple more out of my stable.  Admittedly, there were plans used.....

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yah , i think i got the pdf plans for the skid steer 1 , looks good , did you make the tracks for it ?


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Posted June 01, 2015 - 07:06 AM

As promised here are some assorted shopmade machines...

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i have plenty of old import motor bikes to toy with 

:rolling: a trike ute  :thumbs:  well that's some thing i have not made yet 

 

Shane


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Posted June 01, 2015 - 07:14 AM

i have found pdf's  for 5 different tractor plans now including off the web 

& 1 skid steer type like simular to the 1 you showed of your's camdigger

 thank you for sharing nice machines

 

Shane

 



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Posted June 01, 2015 - 07:51 AM

yah , i think i got the pdf plans for the skid steer 1 , looks good , did you make the tracks for it ?

Why thankee Shane!

 

FYI, I documented the crawler build over in the Other brands section and there's a newer Struck kit build of an RS196K in the crawler section.

 

At the moment, of the 20 HP and under members of the herd, I have more shopbuilt/kit machines than factory builds, and one of those has been repowered from original.....


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Posted June 01, 2015 - 08:14 AM

ty for that , i'll check the forum in other brands especially for the track's build  as i have put a skid steer mod on the back burner because i cant get 2nd hand tracks for it, steel sort (small) & can't find any other pdf's to make them 

 

Shane 






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