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Old 07-05-2010, 05:27 PM
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Default Homemade Heavy built 12" Bucket

Built a heavy bucket for a small track hoe the bucket is mostly 1/4" Plate 3/8" sides at the open and 1/2" at the bottom for the first 4"
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Old 07-05-2010, 06:04 PM
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very nice work.
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Old 07-05-2010, 06:18 PM
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I've build a lot of buckets in my day. And I think that one looks great. If you could find an old grader cutting edge to put on the lip it would be perfect. Give you that hard steel for wear.
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Old 07-05-2010, 06:19 PM
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Vernon,

Do you have a list of the equipment you used to make this? Do you use a plasma cutter, torch, what type of welding equipment? No need to be too specific. Stick for welder, hand operated torch or plasma will be fine for my information.

Thanks for posting this. Dad has a small Kobelco he wants a small bucket for and a thumb to go with.

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Old 07-05-2010, 06:32 PM
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Vernon,

Do you have a list of the equipment you used to make this? Do you use a plasma cutter, torch, what type of welding equipment? No need to be too specific. Stick for welder, hand operated torch or plasma will be fine for my information.

Thanks for posting this. Dad has a small Kobelco he wants a small bucket for and a thumb to go with.

Scott
Miller 251 with .045 Dual Sheild Wire for welding
O/A Torch for cutting
Hougan Mag drill for large holes
Drill press for small holes
Small Grinder for grinding

Little Hard work for the rest Hope thats what you wanted Scott If you need anything else just ask Vernon
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Old 07-05-2010, 06:48 PM
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I've build a lot of buckets in my day. And I think that one looks great. If you could find an old grader cutting edge to put on the lip it would be perfect. Give you that hard steel for wear.
Thank You I made some bolt in teeth for this bucket
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Old 07-05-2010, 06:50 PM
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Miller 251 with .045 Dual Sheild Wire for welding
O/A Torch for cutting
Hougan Mag drill for large holes
Drill press for small holes
Small Grinder for grinding

Little Hard work for the rest Hope thats what you wanted Scott If you need anything else just ask Vernon
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Yes that is it.

Thanks

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Old 07-05-2010, 07:11 PM
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Yes that is it.

Thanks

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I made some patterns for the top side edges and hook up brackets if I could help in any way let me know.
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Very clean and effective build Vernon.

Tidy. I like tidy fabrications. (as in simplistic)
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Old 07-05-2010, 10:05 PM
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Nice job indeed. How did you make the teeth? Are they from a solid chunk of regular steel, or a special harder alloy?
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