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    bucket and box scraper

    This was my first major welding project and has served me well over the past 5 years cutting was done w/oxy/acet and stick welded. I made rippers for the box scrapper that are not shown.

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    Moderator KHK's Avatar
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    Chicago suburbs

    Re: bucket and box scraper

    Looks Great!!
    After 5 years and it still works, Works great!

    The older the Boys, the more expensive the TOYS
    Previously Owned equipment;
    Current equipment;
    3HP Speedair air compressor, Wilton drill press, Craftsman 10x36 lathe, 10 ton hydrolic press, Portaband band saw, OA torch, Small home brew CNC machine, powered by my 200PI
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    Re: bucket and box scraper

    I've had to pick up the back end of the tractor with a excavator by the box scraper that's what the rusty scratches are on it. I couldn't believe it held together!

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    Re: bucket and box scraper

    Nice work Vault. Looks like it will be good for many more years.

    Units owned Longevity PROmts 200

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    Home built aluminum foundry, HF 4x6 bandsaw

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    Re: bucket and box scraper

    Been scrapen for 5 years and didn't even scratch the paint. Must be EMRON.
    How much does the tractor weigh?
    Combo scraper / tractor picker
    My memory's not as sharp as it used to be.
    Also, my memory's not as sharp as it used to be

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    Re: bucket and box scraper

    The manual says 5300ish. But this is the industrial model has much heavier front axle and the tires are calcium filled plus the weight of the front end loader. I hauled it once on a trailer rated at 8000 and it didn't handle real well. I bought a triple axle which will be my next project re-decking, welding D-rings, and re designing/welding the ramps.

    I've only used the scapper 10 times maybe although will use it much more next year. Primarly I use the front end loader.

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    Re: bucket and box scraper

    I cant believe the paint lasted through the first use. Do you know (remember ) what brand it is?
    My memory's not as sharp as it used to be.
    Also, my memory's not as sharp as it used to be

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    Re: bucket and box scraper

    I might be able to figure it out but it was cheap mail order around $20 gal....I used a good rust inhibiting primer though and that is really the key to bond to the metal.

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    Re: bucket and box scraper

    Great job. I plan on making some attachments for my backhoe. Can't wait. Take care Tom
    Cool tools: Ford 555C Backhoe (thank God deisel prices dropped), Symantics 250A Mig (100% duty - oh yeah watch the power meter spin), Oxy torch, Linoln 150 (for the small stuff) and a complete woodworking shop setup.
    Oh yeah I forgot to mention - When is my new Longevity - ForceCut LP-80 gettin here. Can't wait. Take care God Bless and remember Freedom isn't free. Don't loose what our forefathers already bought and paid for with their lives.

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    Senior Member arandall's Avatar
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    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

    Re: bucket and box scraper

    Nice work! I bet it saved you a lot of shovel work!!

    Art R.
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