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Old 06-06-2010, 12:31 AM
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Built a Velke

I guess its a velke i forget if Velke is a name brand .... I got bored last weekend so i decided to build a little something...
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Old 06-06-2010, 12:32 AM
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It took about 10 hrs but i was bored..
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Old 06-06-2010, 12:34 AM
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I have a mill and lathe makes things alot easier..
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Old 06-06-2010, 12:35 AM
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Trying to get the right height was quite interesting.
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Old 06-06-2010, 12:38 AM
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Works quite I might try a single wheel for my other walk behind.
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Old 06-06-2010, 12:51 AM
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Looks pretty good! How much did it cost you? Isnt it a great feeling to build something like this and know youve saved tons of money?! I am currently figuring out how to build a single wheel sulky that works better than the regular single wheel velkes. Have some good ideas so far, but still not ready to start cutting steel yet, I will post pics of it when finished. I wish I had a mill and a huge commercial grade drill press. IF I had a mill, I could turn out some great things! Yeah, a mill, commercial drill press and a Millermatic 250, now that would be the set up! Wish I had the money!

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Old 06-06-2010, 12:55 AM
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I'm not sure.. I had the steel and the wheel's were donated from a old pressure washer. I think i have around 30.00 in bearings and bushings.
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Old 06-06-2010, 12:57 AM
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I wish i had that kind of mind.....
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Old 06-06-2010, 01:00 AM
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Just think, if you were to buy one from a dealer, one like that would be around $350-$400 !!!!! Ive always said all sulkies are WAY overpriced, all they are is steel and wheels??? Talk about greedy companies!! Have you though about trying to build a few of them and sell them to other LCOs? If enough of us did this, we could bring the prices down on the sulkies for good.
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Old 06-06-2010, 01:00 AM
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That's pretty good...
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