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Old 02-07-2007, 02:02 PM
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Default Rough terrain Torch cart

I thought I'd try posting some pics since you all seem to like pics so much...
I needed a torch cart that would be able to go over all the ruts and bumps in my driveway (which is now paved thank god)
So I took an old bent trailer axle, got some matching sized car temporary spares, and a buch of 1" square tubing to make this. I also put an army ammo box on top of the axle tube to hold tips, sparker, goggles, caps, etc...
For some reason, it seems perfectly balanced too! I'ts nearly impossible to knock over pushing backwards because it just starts to roll.

I've since then removed the square hand holds and replaces them with round ones and added rubber bicycle grips for coolness... and to protect my delicate hands.

Because of the ammo box, I painted it OD green, but I wish I woulda flashed it up a bit... maybe some time.
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Old 02-07-2007, 02:08 PM
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Old 02-07-2007, 03:20 PM
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I like.If no trailer ends are available. The bolt on rear axel stubs from front drive vans would substitute.
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Old 02-07-2007, 03:27 PM
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Nice job Scratch, I bet that thing rolls so easy. Just be sure not to exceed 45 mph !
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Old 02-07-2007, 03:30 PM
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Nice job Scratch, I bet that thing rolls so easy. Just be sure not to exceed 45 mph !

And how many trips out the driveway would you get before you hit the 50 mile limit?!?
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Old 02-07-2007, 03:43 PM
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that is sweet. I say keep the OD green
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Old 02-07-2007, 05:19 PM
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One word- Pinstripes That would make the whole thing shine!

Great looking cart.
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Old 02-07-2007, 06:48 PM
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excellent cart I can't find anything wrong with it Good job!
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Old 02-07-2007, 07:20 PM
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Impressive OA cart! Thanks for sharing with us.
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Old 02-07-2007, 07:39 PM
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Now make a three point hich for a tractor and you are good to go. Good looking cart, I like the wheels but you need some fancy chrome rims.
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