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  1. Hi Everyone!

    Hello guys! just registered to this board,and I just wanted to say hi everyone! Cheers!

    Posted By Artlife
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    04-17-2010 01:00 PM Go to last post
  2. 60 in deck for DC

    I know where one is but it's missing the top plate.Pm me if interested.

    Posted By cclllc
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    02-06-2010 04:15 PM Go to last post
  3. Low cost welders/used?

    I would like to buy a used welder, but am having trouble finding one that doesn't cost as much as new. Anyone know of any sites that sell used equip for a reasonable price.:confused:

    Posted By BobM
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    01-24-2010 01:22 AM Go to last post
  4. Electric Chopper

    Has anyone seen or heard of this group. They're called Grassroots Electric Vehicles. If you look at this page www.grassrootsev.com/projects.htm you'll see that one of their current projects is an electric Dixie Chopper. What do you think of that? Not really much to tell from the website besides...

    Posted By Corbin
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    12-05-2009 11:31 PM Go to last post
  5. Grass catcher

    has anyone ever built a grass catcher for their walkbehinds? I have an idea for one on my 36 in. Deere. I have enough metal just need some extra time to do it. Now with all the rain I'm swamped again.No pun intended. :)

    Posted By cclllc
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    09-16-2009 06:14 PM Go to last post
  6. Funny Welding Cartoon

    Hehe, found this on Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oSdWqerwxM "We weld the children... no mommy no!" LOL

    Posted By mousiewelder
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    09-16-2009 03:48 PM Go to last post
  7. simple welding project

    This is about the easist welding project to do. It comes in very handy when setting grade, or building a square. The rebar holds the string tight with its ribs. It's also very cheap. I was tired of always pounding a piece of wood in the hard Missouri ground. After a day of use they were trash. The...

    Posted By M. Lowes
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    08-15-2009 06:06 PM Go to last post
  8. My leaf plow on M60 tank

    This is the leaf plow I made in Oct. Started by building a mounting plate. Two 2" tube for connection. This will also let me adapt this for dethatcher or other Items I may use all year round. Round tube to pivot on. 48" x 32" center. Sides are 17" x 32". The sides will be adjustable to allow for...

    Posted By M. Lowes
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    02-08-2009 06:48 AM Go to last post
  9. deck

    Anyone ever had their old decks bead blasted? I decided to get mine done ,painted with epoxy paint and reweld everything.

    Posted By cclllc
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    03-13-2008 01:05 AM Go to last post
  10. 10 min turf stripper

    Here is my 10 min turf stripper. I was at the farm store and they had a brush hog shield for $24. I thought why not make a little stripe kit for my 36" exmark wb. It's kind of like a dixie unit. Not as many links drag.

    Posted By M. Lowes
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    10-31-2007 09:52 AM Go to last post
  11. Ocdc

    Has anyone built a OCDC for their ZTR? I would like to build two for our Cub tanks.

    Posted By M. Lowes
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    01-18-2007 09:08 PM Go to last post
  12. Vertical Up

    Hey any tips on vertical up mig welding? I did one today and it looked like that thing that hangs under a turkeys neck. Signed: Joe Horizontal:cryer:

    Posted By 1grnlawn
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    01-11-2007 12:09 PM Go to last post
  13. Need a bunch of gussets

    I need 100 2"x2"x2" triangle pieces (60deg all 3 corners), from 3/16" mild steel, to use as reinforcing gussets. I don't have a shear that will handle 3/16" steel plate. Is this a job best sent to my local fabrication shop, or is there a (relatively) quick/easy way to do this in a home shop?

    Posted By JeffeVerde
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    10-15-2006 08:16 PM Go to last post
  14. 2 projects in the works

    Heres a orginal manufactured unit I plan to make. Again this pic is not my build but what I plan to build. I have 3/4 of the parts in hand, I have the frame done. Next is the brush to aquire and build the box, I hope to mount my blower this week. The second project is a rake/grass picker...

    Posted By dhardin53
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    09-22-2006 08:15 AM Go to last post
  15. homemade collection unit?

    I was just looking at the projects that "dhardin53" has made under his 1 project every year title. I am wondering if anyone has built a vacuum-type collector unit that works well on a Dixie? (for collecting leaves and clippings) If so, post some details of what you did and pictures if possible! ...

    Posted By Michigan Jason
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    08-26-2006 03:37 AM Go to last post
  16. 1 project every years for the last 5 years

    http://www.lawnforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=6464&stc=1 years 2000 project, I have used this a lot over the years. Its on its second motor. http://www.lawnforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=6465&stc=1 2001 project; "the wagon" This wagon frame use to be a old craftman lawn...

    Posted By dhardin53
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    02-08-2006 05:22 PM Go to last post
  17. Welding for fun

    Does anyone here ever use your welding skills to make any type of artwork? The reason I'm asking is because I just got a new 110 MIG. I wanted for two reasons: 1. Shop use ( fixing things and making things for work) 2. To make things that are visually pleasing. I have been into woodworking...

    Posted By Ssouth
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    01-30-2006 07:49 AM Go to last post
  18. First Real Project

    I built a vertical BBQ smoker. First pic is a close up of inside. Second pic the smoker is in the background.

    Posted By Ssouth
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    11-04-2005 11:03 PM Go to last post
  19. welding plastic?

    i heard you can weld plastic. is that just a figure of speech or is it true you can really weld plastic??? i have a post on the snow removal forum i need help with please...

    Posted By galsllc
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    09-21-2005 11:55 PM Go to last post
  20. Millermatic 251

    Bought one Friday, what a welder. Took about an hour to set it up. I made a 50 foot extension cord for it also. That cost me $90 too

    Posted By Lawngodfather
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    08-15-2005 06:38 PM Go to last post
  21. Blower rack wanted

    Has anyone got a blower rack they want to sell or fab.?I have an echo blower.

    Posted By cclllc
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    05-25-2005 08:33 PM Go to last post
  22. Exclamation OCDC for Gravely P160

    Anybody ever made and OCDC for a Gravely P160 or interested in taking on the task? I have looked at blade blocker and ez chute but neither seem to have one for my mower. I have the factory discharge blocker I bought but never installed. I would have to take out a baffle in the front and...

    Posted By daren_r
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    03-09-2005 09:06 AM Go to last post
  23. prints

    Looking for some prints for some sccessories for Dixe Choppers. Anyone ever seen any?

    Posted By zoeconner
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    02-25-2005 08:12 PM Go to last post
  24. miller dialarc 250

    I have a 1986 model Miller Dialarc 250 and had to disconnect some of the wiring to clean up the inside. I should have taken a picture before I disconnected the wiring, but I did not and after cleaning it I lost reference to some of the connections. I have the wiring diagram, but it does not do...

    Posted By nate
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    02-13-2005 07:41 PM Go to last post
  25. New Toy

    Tired of paying someone else to do my welding. :)

    Posted By Blades
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    11-04-2004 10:22 PM Go to last post

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