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PostSubject: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeSat Jan 21, 2012 10:36 am

This cart has been sitting in the ditch for a long time. I walked up to the door and they said anyone that wants it can have it. It only needs a new set of tires and a tail gate
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeSat Jan 21, 2012 4:33 pm

Wow! I would of loved to get that. Now just find a working wheelbarrow for free and you pretty much have a free trailer
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeSat Jan 21, 2012 5:09 pm

I really need a riding mower. Hoping someone will throw away one soon or have a cheap one on craigslist.
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeSat Jan 21, 2012 5:10 pm

If it's anything like mine, the tail gate is a flat piece of steel with a lip at the top. Not to hard to fab up.

Awesome find. cheers

EDIT: Where are you at in Ohio. I may be able to help with the tractor part.
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeSat Jan 21, 2012 7:05 pm

Nice find who makes these wagons there all about the same anybody know? looks like she will haul snow as is lol ,if you plan on abuseing it renforce the whole length of the tounge and weld or bolt the dump latch tight have found it more burden than reliable .I hook three wagons together and haul out firewood in rough terrian steep hillsides where a truck cannot go it works but heavy and hard on the equip.
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeSun Jan 22, 2012 10:35 am

@trout wrote:
Nice find who makes these wagons there all about the same anybody know? looks like she will haul snow as is lol ,if you plan on abuseing it renforce the whole length of the tounge and weld or bolt the dump latch tight have found it more burden than reliable .I hook three wagons together and haul out firewood in rough terrian steep hillsides where a truck cannot go it works but heavy and hard on the equip.
The company stamped on it is Agri-fab, I've never heard of them before. The first thing I have to do is find a tire with a 3/4" axle bore in the rim. Then find a 4.00x6.00 tire for the other rim (the one that was on the cart) because it is really dry rotted. The tailgate part should be easy. I don't plan on running it through rough terrain, I do a lot of lawn care and snow removal so I will most likely be hauling push mowers and snowblowers.
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeSun Jan 22, 2012 10:39 am

@dagr8tim wrote:
If it's anything like mine, the tail gate is a flat piece of steel with a lip at the top. Not to hard to fab up.

Awesome find. cheers

EDIT: Where are you at in Ohio. I may be able to help with the tractor part.
Dayton. I appreciate your offer, but I can't travel all the way to Columbus. Thanks anyway.
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeSun Jan 22, 2012 12:13 pm

@RanchKing wrote:
@dagr8tim wrote:
If it's anything like mine, the tail gate is a flat piece of steel with a lip at the top. Not to hard to fab up.

Awesome find. cheers

EDIT: Where are you at in Ohio. I may be able to help with the tractor part.
Dayton. I appreciate your offer, but I can't travel all the way to Columbus. Thanks anyway.

It's cool. I'm west of the city.

I forget that I'm blessed with a trainer to haul junk home in.
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeMon Jan 23, 2012 4:26 pm

Great score those are about 100. oo new . i want one but not willing to spend that much for one.
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeTue Jan 24, 2012 5:46 am

I just used a couple front lawntractor tires on my trailers - one i bot new from harbor freight for like $70 , paint's all faded and the original tires were junk -i used a couple tires with wheel berings in them - only thing was i needed a longer 3/4" piece of round steel- its pretty cheeply made, but it works.

My nephew gave me his old 10cubic yard trailer - i bot another piece of round steel and just slapped a spare set of wheels on it - that one is definitely better then the harbor freight one- its super heavy duty.

Most ive seen on craigslist go for $100 and up ( beat up, tires flat and well used) - one time a free one came up and it was like gone way before i called .

Agrifab is from Lowes - i recently bot a seed spreader/yard areator from a thrift store for $40 - its an agrifab- originally the thing went for like nearly $300.

Check home improvement stores ocassionally also - i picked up a husquvarna zturn complete bagger setup for $30 - retailing for $350- was still in the box- i need to make it fit on one of my tractors.
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeTue Jan 24, 2012 4:17 pm

Going to Tractor supply today. They have got 16" wheels on sale for $10 original $20. Will post pics when I have them, also half way done with the tailgate.
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@RanchKing wrote:
Going to Tractor supply today. They have got 16" wheels on sale for $10 original $20. Will post pics when I have them, also half way done with the tailgate.

Can't wait to see pics. bounce
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PostSubject: Re: It's amazing what people will throw away.   It's amazing what people will throw away. Icon_minitimeThu Jan 26, 2012 5:31 pm

New tires are on, Tailgate is built, now I just have to wait for some warmer weather to paint. Going to paint the tailgate black and touch up a few spots on the trailer. I made a little support wheel in the front just to keep the trailer on a little slant to let the water drain off it when I'm not using it. Used a old craftsman push mower wheel for that. It's amazing what people will throw away. P1100381It's amazing what people will throw away. P1100380It's amazing what people will throw away. P1100382It's amazing what people will throw away. P1100378
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Looks good
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