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started building a leaf plow

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by JLSLLC, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. JLSLLC

    JLSLLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Started this in hopes of speeding up the bigger clean ups... Can you guess what i used for material?!?!?!?!?!?!?! MORE work still needs to be done to it, i ran out of light:cry:

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  2. Puddle of Oil

    Puddle of Oil LawnSite Bronze Member
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    You gonna put "wings" on the side to keep the leaves in?
     
  3. JLSLLC

    JLSLLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yes i am going to add wings. Going to see my buddy (hopefully) tomorrrow so he can do a couple tack welds. So far id say it weighs about 15 pounds
     
  4. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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  5. JLSLLC

    JLSLLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    YES it could sure use some wheels on the bottom!!!!:drinkup: Not sure how to do it yet...
     
  6. Kkane97

    Kkane97 LawnSite Senior Member
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    old bed frame...

    Will it be rigid enough to deal with the amounts of force that can push on the plow?
     
  7. Greyst1

    Greyst1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 900

    Speechless.....
     
  8. JLSLLC

    JLSLLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    The bed frame is really strong actually, i had a hard time drillling out holes for bolts :laugh: i bought some material from the local harware store but their metal wasnt strong enough
     
  9. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
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    and they call us rednecks in the south... :laugh:
     
  10. JLSLLC

    JLSLLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,532

    HAHAHAHAHAAHA ROFL.. i guess i should get a futon mattress for quick breaks:laugh:

    Edit: i have less than $20 into it......
     

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