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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #15 on: October 24, 2014, 09:28 AM »
It can work in soft ground but at the Lady wow the ground to hard some spots ;D

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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #16 on: November 06, 2014, 07:59 AM »
The factory has finished with the laser cutting... Now to finish before the weekend.

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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2014, 11:26 AM »
So the factory has completed the first prototype... Handle has been added and they sharpened it for me... Tomorrow I go digging!!!

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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #18 on: November 07, 2014, 11:55 AM »
Awesome spade. Let us know how it works, and if the plugs come out easily
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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #19 on: November 07, 2014, 03:05 PM »
Those spades look awesome!!!
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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #20 on: November 07, 2014, 03:52 PM »
Unfortunately my tig machine was on site, was forced to use stick to weld it...  >:(
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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #21 on: November 07, 2014, 05:51 PM »
Right... Ready for tomorrow!!!  ;D

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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #22 on: November 07, 2014, 07:46 PM »
Nice kit zulu
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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #23 on: November 07, 2014, 09:54 PM »
Sh*t....nice design that.....someone must have put some serious effort into that!
Where is that five Shilling???

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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #24 on: November 07, 2014, 11:04 PM »
Sh*t....nice design that.....someone must have put some serious effort into that!

Lol. You have got to take the credit for that
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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #25 on: November 08, 2014, 06:12 AM »
Sh*t....nice design that.....someone must have put some serious effort into that!

Lol. You have got to take the credit for that

Absolutely!!!  ;D

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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #26 on: November 08, 2014, 07:50 AM »
Looks good Zulu, I would just push the tubing through the step plate about 30 mm or so and weld the end of the tube to the blade this will make it a lot stronger.
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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #27 on: November 08, 2014, 09:31 AM »
Nice kit Demian! I agree with Tony - push the shaft through and weld to the blade.
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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #28 on: November 08, 2014, 06:37 PM »
Looks good Zulu, I would just push the tubing through the step plate about 30 mm or so and weld the end of the tube to the blade this will make it a lot stronger.

You guys have definitely been there... Picked up a crack this afternoon, a manufacturing flaw that will have to be corrected.

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Re: Home Made digging tool - Small Strong
« Reply #28 on: November 08, 2014, 06:37 PM »