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    Heavy lifting dollies from gas bottles and scrap!



    I DONT STEAL STEEL, THE RAIL IN THIS VIDEO WAS OBTAINED LEGALLY!
    Quite an exciting little project I hope you will enjoy and/or find usefull, I was able to lift and move a 20' legth of mainline track by myself until i came across soft ground then i needed help.

    I'd made wheels like this for barrows before now but this was the first time id made them heavy enough to handle this weight.
    I have also found a number of other uses for the lifting dolly, namely pulling up old fencing, the chain digs into old posts and allows for a lift straight up, I was going to try and jack a car up but if i damage my partner's car I'll have to take the kids to school myself.

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    and what are you going to do with a 20' piece of track?

    Ralph

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    I have scrap.
    I have a welder and know how to use it.
    I have a brain and know how to use that too.
    Ergo I have tools.
    That is a very nice piece of steel you have. Very enjoyable watching someone else breaking a sweat too.

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    Thanks Turboconqueringmegaeagle! We've added your Heavy Lift Dolly to our Dollies and Stands category,
    as well as to your builder page: Turboconqueringmegaeagle's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralphxyz View Post
    and what are you going to do with a 20' piece of track?

    Ralph
    The worlds shortest passenger service.....
    It is the modern high carbon welded track by TATA, i wanted to get to know it so i made a knife
    Originally it was my intention to build a power hammer but quite a few people have offered me money for the knife now so i am thinking about selling completely useless 30lb bowies to idiots at $500 a pop then buying a power hammer that is less likely to kill me than one ive made from rail!
    Last edited by Turboconqueringmegaeagle; 09-22-2017 at 09:08 AM. Reason: missed out the quote

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    I can not imagine spending that much time grinding on a chunk of metal
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
    When I have to paint I use http://kbs.justoldtrucks.com/

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    Whoa. Obligatory "that's a knife" reference:


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    Thanks for the Crocodile Dundee's memories. Movies were actually good once apon a time.

    Ralph

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    Looks like someone has out-knifed Crocodile Dundee:


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    It may be bigger but totally unusable
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
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