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Loading the wood hauler

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by midwestcoast, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. midwestcoast

    midwestcoast Minister of Fire

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    The power went out at my office this afternoon & I was able to get home in time to put another tank of gas through the Husky cutting up some log length that was dropped off last week.
    There are a few good sized logs in there, so yesterday I slapped together a loading ramp for the little yellow wagon out of scrap. It worked pretty good loading the bigger rounds allowing me tho transfer them whole & get them away from the street where they might disappear.
    Note, the front round must be loaded first to keep the nose down while rolling a bigger round up ;)

    I might be the only dude with a loading ramp on a garden cart, but hey, beats bustin' a nut!

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  2. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Good ole "american ingenuity" :)
    Love it

    Definitely rollers when rounds are that big ;)
    (or you are like Scotty a mini fork lift LOL :) )
  3. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    Haha!

    I meant to get some photos today before leaving the wood pile but it got dark too fast. Have about 3 cords on my trailer.
  4. MasterMech

    MasterMech Guest

    I like it. If I can't lift 'em in, I'm limited to 1 round @ a time in my cart. I dump the box, roll the round in, and then pivot the box back to the tongue. Gonna have to buy/build me a better trailer/cart for "local" scrounging if the current trend for 24"+ Oak continues.
  5. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    It works!
  6. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    Nice ramp. I like this method much better though.
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  7. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Yes, wouldn't it be nice to have one all the time Steve?
  8. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    It would be nice. That was the second time I have logs loaded on my truck by a machine..in my life! Not a regular occurrence by any means.
  9. midwestcoast

    midwestcoast Minister of Fire

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    Yeah, I'd have to heat with wood for a hundred years to "save money" if I bought one of those! They are fun though. Got to operate one a couple months back with a brush cat clearing vegetation and dig 5 foot holes with an auger.

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