Sun Nov 07, 2004 7:30 am
Bill ,The Tim Allen I was refering to is the MORE POWER . Home inprovment guy. Steve
Sun Nov 07, 2004 8:35 am
I don't watch much TV but doesn't he talk to the fence and you never see the neighbor??
Sun Nov 07, 2004 9:07 am
That's a great idea! I've been thinking about doing something like that a while, but kept putting it off. I may attempt making a hoist from scratch. A swing down out rigger or stabilizer would keep the trailer more stable. I'm going to look in my junkpile, I mean, "stockroom", to see what I have on inventory. An electric winch may make it easier to pull tractors, etc. onto the trailer.
Sun Nov 07, 2004 12:15 pm
Don't give the stealth Guy any more ideas. I had to lead shield my storage so it isn't on the radar.
Sun Nov 07, 2004 10:43 pm
beaconlight wrote:Man that is stealth. Every body looking for the other guy and who sneaks in.
Man that is a plan.Bill
That's called teamwork, one distracts while the other one makes the grab.
beaconlight wrote:Great trailer, Great hoist, Great house behind it and that looks like the flag for the 8th green just to the right of the driveway.
Took a look while helping neighbor finish moving today. It is a dish network antenna. It was blurry in the picture due to it being so far in the background.
Mon Nov 08, 2004 11:11 am
Ok John i thought that you guys had a putting green.
Mon Nov 08, 2004 12:53 pm
The only golf I shoot is done with a shotgun. I can drive pretty good, but the greens keepers really hate it when I putt.
Mon Nov 08, 2004 2:18 pm
It looks just like that homing beacon you showed me Bigdog. Cool that it does look sort of like an area of the golf course that I always avoided
...stealthy as you say.
That crane is very nice John. Would you mind telling us about what the materials cost
Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:18 pm
The way you say it sounds more like snappimg turtle, or gator eggs.
Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:56 pm
John, that is a really kool idea. I need to make one of those too for mobile use.
My back is absolutely shot so I built one of these to help with the lifting. It ain't pretty but it gets the job done.
http://community.webshots.com/photo/433 ... 3513uSPTjf
Mon Nov 08, 2004 5:03 pm
TBAR I looked through the slide show and noticed that is a pretty impressive building to keep the rain off the shed.
I like the trailer too.
Mon Nov 08, 2004 5:37 pm
beaconlight wrote:TBAR I looked through the slide show and noticed that is a pretty impressive building to keep the rain off the shed.
I like the trailer too.
That lil building was moved behind the new one.
Mon Nov 08, 2004 7:12 pm
Dang and I thought it was to protect it from the hot Texas summer. one just never knows. Just how far back? Most of the guys I worked with from the Lone Star state measured distance in 6 packs?
Mon Nov 08, 2004 7:55 pm
TBAR, that set up looks great. If I ever manage to build a shop I want a setup very similiar.
Mike, the crane was $99.99 on sale at Harbor Freight (regular $129.99), welding shop charged $75 to make the mounting brackets, and the 4 inch angle I added later for the cross brace I had in my scrap iron stack. I can take some close up pictures of the brackets if you wish.
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