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#1 TomLGT195 OFFLINE  

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Posted January 25, 2016 - 05:04 PM

I picked six of these up from the job site today.

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I'm not sure what the original purpose was but they were used to hold the temporary fence in place. They are 55# and have a nice carry handle. the T slot must be for what they originally mounted on. I am going to use them on the back of the 195 as counterweight for the loader. I have a 300# steel plate there now that is used for the pickup in winter. These will fit much more compact and can easily be changed up or down based on the need. I plan on picking up 4 more tomorrow. :dancingbanana:  :dancingbanana:

 


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Posted January 25, 2016 - 05:16 PM

Lucky dog!


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Posted January 25, 2016 - 05:43 PM

Are you taking orders?
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Posted January 25, 2016 - 07:05 PM

Hope not using ALL of those on one tractor?  Best have good strong mount for those beasts. Wonder if they were for heavy equipment maybe?


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Posted January 25, 2016 - 07:42 PM

Elevator weights. Counter weights that ride on the "T" rails.


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Posted January 25, 2016 - 08:10 PM

Nice !!!!  sometimes good things happen to good people.

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Posted January 25, 2016 - 08:14 PM

Elevator weights. Counter weights that ride on the "T" rails.


don't give him any ideas he might put in elevator in the shed

Edited by jabelman, January 25, 2016 - 08:14 PM.

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Posted January 25, 2016 - 09:05 PM

Nice!
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Posted January 25, 2016 - 09:40 PM

Yes real nice!
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Posted January 26, 2016 - 05:58 AM

Elevator weights. Seen them stack up piles of those in our building when they rebuilt our elevators. They certainly are a nice size for ballast weight. I wonder if the elevator maintenance companies ever have any of those for disposal/sale. They might sell them for scrap or slightly higher prices, especially if you are willing to come lug them away.


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Posted January 26, 2016 - 06:23 AM

Are you taking orders?


I will see how many are left, should be a couple for you!

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Posted January 26, 2016 - 06:26 AM

Hope not using ALL of those on one tractor?  Best have good strong mount for those beasts. Wonder if they were for heavy equipment maybe?


Yes on the back of my 195 . I have a platform for the 3pt hitch to help when I load the bucket. Presently have 300 lbs on there now and lifts with no problems. Just going to replace the single weight with these little ones.

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Posted January 26, 2016 - 07:27 AM

I will see how many are left, should be a couple for you!

Tom, I'm just playing. Glad you got some weights.
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Posted January 30, 2016 - 10:42 PM

nice find with the weights , stack em to the sky lol


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Posted January 31, 2016 - 12:28 AM

to quote "YOU LUCK DOG"


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