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03-22-2015 02:20 PM Leaf sucker cont.
I modified the steering assembly to give it a wider track. I have some side hills and felt I needed the stabilization. After doing additions to my shop I had some scrap steel roof panels to build the box. I had a hydraulic cylinder lying around so I build a lift mechanism out of it, I used a hydraulic pump out of a convertible being DC I can run it both ways. I had the chipper/shredder for years so I removed the leaf shoot and added a sucker hose in its place.


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03-22-2015 02:16 PM Leaf sucker
So every fall my wife has asked why no one makes a leaf sucker. (her words not mine.) I did some research on line and got some ideas. Now that the truck is done I had some time on my hands this winter so I thought I would build one. I decided to build mine with 4 wheels so I could use it as a stand alone machine. I went out to my shed and found some old lawn tractor parts that I saved from a tractor I scraped a few years ago. You know the ones that I should have but didn’t.


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12-16-2014 03:27 PM Question from Joe Geisler
Last month Joe asked me a question. I answered it and tried to attach some pictures to my reply so a thought I would add my reply to my journal.
I got a chance to get out my garage and check out your question. As near as I can figure it is about 7".
I have attached some photos. You may notice that I had shimmed my bumper brackets as I moved tail lights lower and tighter to the bed. But it got too close to the bumper.
Blaine


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11-17-2014 01:21 PM Man cave
I got a new light for my man cave/garage.


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11-17-2014 01:19 PM Spare tire change
I was out in my garage and thought that my spare tire was missing something. I found a seller on E-bay that had some aluminum rounds for sell and I bought two. I laid it out for a Chevy bolt pattern and drilled 5 holes. I then got some wheel studs and press them into the disk. I than bolted it to my spare tire with some lug nuts. Not too bad if I say so myself.


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