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Old 05-11-2013, 05:24 PM
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That's a good idea knox gls!

I might notch right in front of the hooks, and maybe make a "L" shape out of 2 x 4's (2 of them for strength). And when the weight of the compost pushes on the ramp...it should hold in place...because the metal hook is there acting as a brace.

Then just place some bolts and nuts to connect the rear brace to the ramp. And like you said....that way I can take it in and out.

And then as the rear drops....I can always set the dump back down to take the pressure off of the ramp....and then I can add more wood in the rear brace area to lift the ramp up....to stay above the hopper. This way the ramp is adjustable.

So I should cut a notch in front of the hooks and use the hooks as a brace...right???
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