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Old July 9th, 2013, 07:00 PM
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well im going to get 2 quadractors and alot of extra parts for them this weekend. i figured it would be a pretty good sap hauler, with 4 wheel drive and 4 wheel steer and the really high ground clearance i figured it would be pretty good in the spring mud and snow. they were designed as a small skidder when they first made them in the late 70's and early 80's

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Old July 9th, 2013, 08:09 PM
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That is one neat machine Spencer. Never knew they existed. Hope you can get them going for sap hauling. That's been a major issue here for me. I could tap a lot more than I do if I could just haul the sap. Hope to improve on that before next season. Your reference to the web site for the machine gave me some ideas.
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Old July 9th, 2013, 08:15 PM
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I'm only keeping one, so I plan t flip the other one to pay for every thing, so if it works good for hauling sap ill make sure to try to sell it for that purpose
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I had something like that as a kid BUT it had peddles. Nice find will be great for getting back in the woods.
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Old July 9th, 2013, 11:26 PM
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Bring that thing up here when you come out. I bet I can get us some track time at the speedway to open that motor up and see what kind of lap times we could get out of it. That thing is pretty neat hope it came with a diagram to replace the belts lol.
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it will probably do a a 3 munite lap, in high gear the gear ratio is 32:1 so there not super fast. but i figured you might want one anyway i have to get one running first, they have both been sitting out in the woods for who knows how long
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Definitely a nice find. Do you plan to mount a tank for sap or rig it to pull a trailer? Trailer might be easier to fill from buckets etc.
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i plan to put a tank in the back behind the seats. the reason it has such good traction is because the more weight you have it pulling(logs) or have sitting in it(like a tank full of sap), the more pressure is put on the tires which is then put to the ground to give it more pulling power. i was thinking a 35 or 65 gallon horizontal tank, or a 55 gallon drum, which ever will fit best in between the sides
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Cool rig Spencer thanks for sharing. Don't take it to 3rd's place he'll break it.
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Well okay lets turn it into a push truck then. We would be the talk of the town.
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