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#1 IamSherwood OFFLINE  

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 07:28 AM

I finally scored a nice little lift, so it's time to get some of the GTs off the floor. I made up
heavy duty shelf brackets, built a pallet, and got one off the floor. There is enough
wall space in the shed, to put the other 4 small RERs up off the floor. The lift is good for
1500 lbs, so I plan on using it as a work platform as well. I'll make a pallet with a
ramp, and that way, I can get the bigger ones up to comfortable working height, even
for small jobs like oil changing. When not being used, one of the larger GTs can sit
on that pallet, and that way, the lift really doesnt use up much floor space.

And the BIG bonus is. More floor space available, means room for more GTs.
Yippie, I can go shopping.:smile1:

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 07:36 AM

That's a great setup you have Iamsherwood,i would love to have that.Nice work!

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 07:36 AM

Making room for that 'Elf' are we? I like that lift, pretty cool tool.

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 07:43 AM

Oh, and the best part about the lift, was the price. Free. I traded it for a VW beetle engine that was given to me about 10 years ago, and
was sitting around doing nothing.

Kenny, you're on to me, maybe.

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 07:49 AM

Good idea there ,Will.

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 07:50 AM

That looks like a real useful tool. Pretty soon you may find everything put up higher, then look at the tractors you can add:smilewink:

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 07:55 AM

As a cabinet maker, I have to say your wood work is just as nice as your restored tractors.
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Posted December 04, 2011 - 08:03 AM

Looks great Will. Now you can go get them Elf's you are missing.

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 08:26 AM

Congratulations on the new lift Will. Can't beat the price. Like bread320i I was impressed with the detail on the woodworking. The curved support rather than a straight piece adds extra eye appeal. Thanks for sharing.

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 08:35 AM

Great Setup!

As others have mentioned, great job on the wood work

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 08:42 AM

Will, I suspect ulterior motives in this whole deal.:bigrofl:
I, also, am impressed in your woodworking skills. I like the hand winch for letting the door/ramp down. That's a neat way to do that.

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 10:32 AM

Will You are going to love that lift. I have 2 electric forklifts and use them every day.
Enjoy!
Also nice woodwork.

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 11:07 AM

Good score on that lift.
Your extra storage space is really great.

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 11:22 AM

I was also impressed with your wood working on that building. I have seen other pictures of the outside and that building looks great.

I would like to grab a forklift sometime as well but I don't have the space to store it. I need more room vertically and floor space.

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Posted December 04, 2011 - 11:41 AM

I have room in my small add on enclosed shed to put some racks capable of holding small implements & the like, so this may have inspired me to do this over the winter. My implements just get jumbled wherever & some outside.




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