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#1 a.graham52 OFFLINE  

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Posted January 29, 2017 - 05:31 PM

This will probably just good for laughs but I had to move some junk around the yard. I used my snow thrower A-frame, used the 3 point hitch bar and an old car ramp to fashion something that worKS. Is it safe, not really, would I use it for something valuable, not at all. But it's a place to start. I tried to use two ramps, but only ended up doing it with one so nothing had to be welded

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Posted January 29, 2017 - 05:46 PM

The only thing that really counts is .. does it do what you want it to do ?

That's good use of what you have to make something to help you lift so you don't strain your back.


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Posted January 29, 2017 - 07:26 PM

All projects have to start somewhere. Maybe something more appropriate for forks will land your way soon.
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Posted January 29, 2017 - 07:48 PM

I love it, what ever it takes to gitterdone. Call it your quack n grab.

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Posted January 30, 2017 - 02:37 AM

Looks like it is doing what you need done.



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Posted January 30, 2017 - 06:32 AM

This way if it breaks while your using it you have the ramps to put it on to fix it. 

Love the outside the box thinking :rocker:


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Posted January 30, 2017 - 07:00 AM

That's some darned fine yankee engineering

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Posted January 30, 2017 - 07:16 AM

Looks like it works pretty good!



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Posted January 30, 2017 - 08:25 AM

What ever works and doesn't get you killed is a good thing.


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Posted February 17, 2017 - 06:59 PM

Haha awesome you could use it as a mower lift too...




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