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Offline Raym

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Extra Large Log Arch
« on: January 11, 2016, 05:04:11 pm »
Old Propane tank trailer. Perfect to be used as a log arch. Pump worked when tested with battery but some rust visible. No title, As is no warranty. 600.00
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2016, 02:32:13 am »
Oh I wish you were closer.
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2016, 12:56:10 pm »
A couple of questions have come up so I thought I would answer them...

Center of the wheel to front of frame is 8'
Tires are in very good shape (not sure of the age though)
It has some kind of torsion suspension that i'm not familiar with and not sure of the payload
Missing fender not included  smiley_grin
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2016, 08:22:45 pm »
Raym,

   Tempting and if had a tractor instead of just an ATV I'd probably jump on it. What is the ball hitch size? 1-7/8", 2"?? Not a big issue to change ball or hitch if needed (I've standardized on 2" over last few years).

   Have you used it and if so what is biggest log you lifted/hauled.

    Looks perfect for someone in an urban area who gets lots of logs from tree trimmers/arborists. Good luck.
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2016, 10:39:58 pm »
Raym,

   Tempting and if had a tractor instead of just an ATV I'd probably jump on it. What is the ball hitch size? 1-7/8", 2"?? Not a big issue to change ball or hitch if needed (I've standardized on 2" over last few years).

   Have you used it and if so what is biggest log you lifted/hauled.

    Looks perfect for someone in an urban area who gets lots of logs from tree trimmers/arborists. Good luck.
I am interested in the weight it can carry. My problem is I am out west till March.
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2016, 07:53:59 pm »
I have moved it with a 2" ball but it may even be a 2-5/16. I have not used this to move a log but would imagine it would move anything you wanted. I brought this with the intention of moving logs but I wound up with a "vintage" case loader with forks.
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2016, 11:23:25 am »
More questions answered....
distance between centers is 47" distance from center of wheel to front of opening is 8'
here are better pictures of the wheels


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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2016, 05:15:41 pm »
It is made to move LP tanks. My guess is it would handle 5000 pounds of log. Looks like just the thing if you can use it.
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2016, 06:15:10 pm »
We're you going to modify it to carry your logs?

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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2016, 06:15:41 am »
We're you going to modify it to carry your logs?
That was my intention. I was planning on using it to move logs around the yard but I came across a loader with forks that better served my needs. Therefore I have not done anything with this other than take pictures to "resell"
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2016, 06:43:03 am »
As far as I'm concerned the hydraulics alone are worth what you are asking for the whole thing. I'd be happy to take it off your hands if I was closer
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2016, 10:10:03 am »
Yes, and it wouldn't take much modification either.  I too wish it were closer.

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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2016, 01:17:44 pm »
It is made to move LP tanks. My guess is it would handle 5000 pounds of log. Looks like just the thing if you can use it.


They're made to carry bullet type propane tanks but, those tanks are always moved empty.   

If the tanks were full, they'd be too heavy.

I keep my eyes open for one of those in this area.

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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2016, 08:47:46 pm »
A 500 gallon tank is about 1,000 lbs empty. So dead weight bouncing down the road I bet it would pull some wood with bigger flotation tires. It's tempting:)

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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2016, 03:15:26 pm »
How far is Montpielier from Norfolk ?   I'm right here in Chesapeake, Va
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2016, 06:01:48 am »
How far is Montpielier from Norfolk ?   I'm right here in Chesapeake, Va
About a 2 hour drive....
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2016, 09:47:35 pm »
I have an electric one and it is the best, with butt end forward got 20'.  Also strapped in three 16' about 14" dia.  It is rough to use in the woods and hope to use rubber track excavator to pick logs in rough spots and bring to roads.  You need straps that will stagger multiple hanging logs.
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #17 on: March 09, 2017, 06:58:48 am »
I'm still moving this thing out of my way.....surely someone has a need for this.
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #18 on: March 09, 2017, 11:16:12 am »
That tank hauler or brindle was used to move 500-1000 gallon empty propane tanks which weigh 1750-1900 LBS and could have less than 5% liquid in them so another 211 pounds ( 2200 lbs ) . 2 5/16" ball.  no matter where you are geographically that is worth the money. There used to be steel rails that went across under the tank once is was picked up and then we would lower the tank and secure the tank to the frame. Jack
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Re: Extra Large Log Arch
« Reply #19 on: March 09, 2017, 09:19:48 pm »
Raym,

   If you get too tired of moving it out of the way you are welcome to move it to my place and I'll worry about moving it out of my way. :D :D

    Good luck on selling it. Sounds like when it finds a new home there will be 2 happy people.
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