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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #60 on: May 26, 2017, 07:36:59 PM »
Jeff...see Wayne's post above.
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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #61 on: May 29, 2017, 08:12:35 PM »
I'll re-ask the question I submitted before the forum crash - Mike, what is the weight capacity of 1015?

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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #62 on: May 29, 2017, 09:49:31 PM »
I answered that once Jeff. I guessed incorrectly because there was a crash shortly after. ????

Seriously though, we have changed the design of the original trailer. So I am unsure how much it can haul. The first loading of the dozer will be watched closely. I want to inspect everything before it moves. That is probably the heaviest thing we will move. If I had to guess a weight limit, about 10,000 pounds.
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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #63 on: May 29, 2017, 10:01:00 PM »
Mike...hope your surprise axle prob works out, and Case-y behaves while riding.
Memorial Weekend gremlins hit WW&F.  >:(
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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #64 on: May 30, 2017, 07:38:08 AM »



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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #65 on: May 30, 2017, 10:11:27 AM »
The reason I ask about capacity is that in one of the "lost" posts from this past weekend, Stewart proposed loading the dump truck that's at the WW&F onto 1015 to deposit fill at the first washout. I was wondering 1) will the truck fit? and 2) would a loaded dump truck exceed 1015's capacity?

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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #66 on: May 30, 2017, 12:46:26 PM »
Would not work too well. Wheels are too far under the car to be able to dump off the end like that. Car would try to do a wheelie. I can't imagine a dump bed working on a short car because of the shifting of weight. Unless you make a real heavy car, or a long car with some nose weight.
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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #67 on: May 30, 2017, 04:33:41 PM »
Actually I asked about hauling the truck if it would fit on the trailer, now I know the answer.  Thanks Mike.

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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #68 on: May 30, 2017, 09:30:39 PM »
Oh, if it fits, it ships.  ;D
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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #69 on: June 03, 2017, 05:00:10 PM »




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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #70 on: June 03, 2017, 05:48:02 PM »
Oh man Mike!  What a sweet little rig - hats off to you.........
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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #71 on: June 03, 2017, 05:58:24 PM »
Looks great.
Where are the safety chains and tie downs?
Wheel chocks?
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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #72 on: June 03, 2017, 06:37:39 PM »
This was only a test for loading/unloading. No tie downs, etc. because the car didn't move with the load.  The excavator was driven off the car right after the photos were taken.

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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #73 on: June 03, 2017, 06:41:59 PM »
Trigs..we can upgrade to a skate if we park it loaded. Chains will be added to the tiedowns. Semi-permanent. Plenty of binders hanging in the shop to complete the securing.

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Re: Equipment Car 1015 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #74 on: June 03, 2017, 06:58:18 PM »
Now we need to come up with a name for 1015.