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Homemade Towable Backhoe


Towable Backhoe

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BUILDER:
ToddT on jd40.com
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade towable backhoe built in accordance with a commercially obtained online plan. The hydraulic cylinders are powered by a 16hp Briggs engine, with the chassis and arm fabricated from plate steel and tubing.
RATING:
(4)
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Jan 01, 2014 4:43 PM
daveward
I'm amazed by the skill and ingenuity...and above all the stick-to-it-ness.  I always wonder about the towables...when they are almost in position but not quite...what provides the force to move them 1-10 feet?
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DIY Towable Backhoe - comment on how to build a Towable Backhoe - 2 comments
daveward says:
Jan 01, 2014 4:43 PM
I'm amazed by the skill and ingenuity...and above all the stick-to-it-ness.  I always wonder about the towables...when they are almost in position but not quite...what provides the force to move them 1-10 feet?

DIYer says:
Nov 28, 2013 3:11 AM
Another project that pushes the boundaries of what homemade connotes.

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