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Old 05-26-2018, 03:00 PM
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Default Tires that do not go flat

I have this landscape rake I pull behind the 4 wheeler to drag the drives around the house and the shop. When I bought it it had some lawn mower wheels on it and the hubs were shot. So put on a couple rubber tired wheels. Every other time I wanted to use it the goat heads around here had caused a slow leak.

So decoded I needed some wheels that would not go flat. Looked in the stash of used wheels, nada. Looked at some of the old steel wheels off of old farm implements, but all the wrong size.

Decided to build my own steel wheels. I could have went to HF and bought two, but what is the fun it that.

Found a piece of 6" thin wall pipe that split in half would make two wheels with no waste. Used some 3" angle iron for the spokes and a 2 1/2" long piece of 1" round for the hub. Drill out the round to 5/8" ID to fit the axle.

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