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#1 Greasy6020 OFFLINE  

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Posted April 28, 2016 - 01:12 PM

i have an idea for a cheap carry-all basket for being mounted on the rear of our tractors

 

you need:

 

1 milk crate (square, rectangular, depends on whats on hand)

6'' long piece of fairly stiff metal

1 bolt that fits in your drawbar hole (washers and locknut needed too)

 

drill a hole the same size as your bolt in the middle of the metal piece. put washer on bolt, put bolt through milk crate hole of your choice, put flat bar on bottom of crate perpendicular (running 90 degrees to drawbar, i think perpendicular is the right word...), put another washer on the bolt, put the locknut on, enjoy your new basket

 


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Posted April 28, 2016 - 01:54 PM

Golf car wire basket

 

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Find a local golf cart shop. Those normally get tossed. 


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Posted April 28, 2016 - 01:55 PM

https://shop.ezgo.co...ts.html?ps=1000

 

To give you images of the others that are normally scrapped 


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Posted April 28, 2016 - 07:56 PM

I bolted to angle irons onto the front of my wifes' LT and put a milk crate on them. It has worked well for years and allows the rear hitch to be used with the cart. Good Luck, Rick
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Posted April 28, 2016 - 07:56 PM

Fairly cheep, 2" receiver and a 4' Harbor Freight carry-all.

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Posted April 28, 2016 - 08:05 PM

That would work too... Even the hard plastic grocery basket I "borrowed" from my mother worked rather well.
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Posted April 28, 2016 - 08:22 PM

Fairly cheep, 2" receiver and a 4' Harbor Freight carry-all.


Great idea. I have one of those when we camped a lot. Definitely dust it off now.
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Posted April 28, 2016 - 09:17 PM

At a garage sale I bought a rack for an ATV cheap.  Added a few pieces to it and use it on the back of my elec-trak. I had put a 1" receiver on the Elec-trak.

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Posted April 29, 2016 - 07:23 AM

I built a wooden box for on the three point this past winter. It sure is nice having a way to quickly move things.
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Posted April 29, 2016 - 04:56 PM

I made up this carry rack, that fits any Cat0 3pt.

It sure comes in handy.

 

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