best way to move shed

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by JTS Landscaping lawn, Apr 8, 2010.

  1. JTS Landscaping lawn

    JTS Landscaping lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    i have a job were we have to move a 10x12 shed all wood over about 15' i was going to use a walkbehind bobcat cause its all that will fit back into the area. But was wondering on the best way to slide it over.
  2. howierd3866

    howierd3866 LawnSite Senior Member
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    PVC pipe and roll it
  3. JTS Landscaping lawn

    JTS Landscaping lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    thats what i was kind of thinking of doing and using the dingo or if can hook a come along some were and just roll it. thanks for your help probably am going to end up going that route.
  4. Skimastr105

    Skimastr105 LawnSite Senior Member
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    lag screw 4x4 or 4x6 skids under it and drag it.
  5. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
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    I did it by getting a set of forks for a dingo, and lifting up the rear and dragging it backwards. In order to keep the forks under the skid, I had to use 2, 4inch wide ratchet straps going around the entire shed. Luckily I just a broke a small section on the trim when the strap pulled tight. As soon as a backed myself into a corner, I unhooked the forks, moved the machine out, then pulled the forks out by hand.

    Then I just lifted on the corners or just pushed it into place.


  6. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    i'll show some pics of a shed we moved from one ranch to another......



  7. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    this took us about 3 hrs to move the shed about 4 miles, my dad, brother-in-law, my nephew and my grandson. in spite of all that family, we got something done without damage or injuries. :laugh:




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