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Just lifted 3,000+ lbs with the new 40 lb Boom!
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Willy-N    Posted 11-17-2004 at 12:05:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
Finished welding the New Boom this morning and testd it. Lifted that truck again but with the Boom instead. Figure now I have better than a 3 to 1 saftey factor since it is going to be rated for 1,000 lbs when done. Not sure what it would take to bust it but no Cat 1 tractor will be able to since I had to put a 2 TON FLOOR JACK under the Hitch to get the front wheels on the tractor down and the load up. The load was 6 ft back from the drag link ends away from the rear wheels. Mark H.


toolman    Posted 11-17-2004 at 14:10:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
sounds like it should be a good asscessory to have around are you going to make and sell them.


Willy-N    Posted 11-17-2004 at 19:54:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
I was planing on selling some, but not tring to make a living off doing them. That is why all the testing on it first. I probley would not worry if it was just for me if it bent put some more steel in it. I also have 2 booms of my own I made a while back and they get used a lot. Mark H.


ret    Posted 11-17-2004 at 13:45:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
Boy, you sure got some pump on that tractor, that is a lot of weight on them arms. Wish mine had half of it.
REt


Willy-N    Posted 11-17-2004 at 14:01:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
It is and I wish I knew the Specs for lifting with it. Guess Massey 135 knew how to build them right in 1969. Mark H.


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