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harvester_sorrow
12-09-2010, 12:35 PM
I got tired of having the golf cart out of commission with a damaged clutch so I fiber glassed it up and called it a day. Seems to be holding up so far but time will tell. Then I decided to fab up a snow plow for it.

This is what happens when all you have is wood working equipment.
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Got to have triangulation
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My ingenious quick mounting system (might add some heavy gauge sheet metal reinforcement)
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Carriage bolted and about 10 3'' screws holding the blade on
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power winch to raise and lower blade
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plow lights
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and tail lights
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I just temporarily mocked this up with zap straps and it held so I'm leaving it for now
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to solve the traction problem[36]
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my fiber glassed clutch
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Everything was recycled material that I had laying around so it only cost me the screws. If it breaks after the first pass I'm only out $0.50.

I'm taking bets on how long it will last.:D

Jeepnut
12-09-2010, 12:39 PM
fucken red neck[36] ....awesome lol

crazybushcreature
12-09-2010, 12:40 PM
haha cool. if it does the job why not. doesnt hurt to try things

openskys
12-09-2010, 12:43 PM
That's A Beauty!

Griswold
12-09-2010, 01:05 PM
Saweeet and I see good use of duct tape....Red Green would be proud.
Dude you should have put it on an angle to one side a bit, then it will push the snow away to one side instead of just straight forward. I'll say until it hits an uneven parts and binds on it.

mus-Tard
12-09-2010, 01:23 PM
break out the belt sander and put a nice shape on the blade.
jamie, you are a class act. [cheers]

now what are you going to do about h/power?

England
12-09-2010, 01:25 PM
You mate are a redneck master !

dari
12-09-2010, 02:42 PM
cool toy have fun with it[cheers]

jordanbennett
12-09-2010, 03:04 PM
awesome![36]

youngun
12-09-2010, 06:17 PM
looks sweet, blade might wear alitte fast tho

digger
12-09-2010, 06:34 PM
that almost looks like mine

harvester_sorrow
12-09-2010, 11:28 PM
I'm thinking about angleing or putting a V on it. Probably would help with the lack of power. It is all down hill so I got gravity working for me. If the blade wears out before it breaks I will be happy.

4skin
12-10-2010, 12:25 AM
if you put it on a angle it will push cart sideways
nice red neck fab there bud lol

dirka dave
12-10-2010, 06:19 AM
OMG there is a beer in that picture !!!



Someone might get upset........


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Chopstick
12-10-2010, 01:09 PM
[36] [15] [15] [15] [15] the biggest redneck here!!

old codger
12-10-2010, 04:00 PM
May I suggest you buy a thin length of angle iron the lenght & width of the bottom of the Blade? attatch with screws to the bottom edge so you don't
rip of the blade up before you realy get any use out of it, you could also cut up a couple of baked bean cans, and use it as bushings on the pivot points, you can use nails for this task, save the wood from splitting!!!. Just my two bits worth!!! Hope it works out for you.

Casselman
12-10-2010, 06:36 PM
Hahaha that's awesome!

harvester_sorrow
12-10-2010, 09:28 PM
Some good points here. The angle will probably push it sideways because there pretty light in the front end. Almost can't do a doughnut in them because of the lack of steering in the snow. I like the baked bean bushing idea. Angle iron cost money though, maybe some empties.[redneck]

stumanchu
12-11-2010, 11:23 AM
wut do the sign mean ?? uh..

mudball
12-12-2010, 10:25 PM
sweet might need to borrow that how much you charge ha ha

harvester_sorrow
12-13-2010, 08:38 PM
sweet might need to borrow that how much you charge ha ha

A beer per driveway[cheers]. If it makes it past my own driveway.

Troy
12-16-2010, 09:17 PM
haha fuckin giver!!!!

Guinness
01-05-2011, 05:11 PM
I'm pretty sure this is one of the coolest things i've ever seen!
I got tired of having the golf cart out of commission with a damaged clutch so I fiber glassed it up and called it a day. Seems to be holding up so far but time will tell. Then I decided to fab up a snow plow for it.

This is what happens when all you have is wood working equipment.
136348
Got to have triangulation
136349
My ingenious quick mounting system (might add some heavy gauge sheet metal reinforcement)
136350
Carriage bolted and about 10 3'' screws holding the blade on
136351
power winch to raise and lower blade
136352
plow lights
136353
and tail lights
136354
I just temporarily mocked this up with zap straps and it held so I'm leaving it for now
136355
to solve the traction problem[36]
136356
my fiber glassed clutch
136357

Everything was recycled material that I had laying around so it only cost me the screws. If it breaks after the first pass I'm only out $0.50.

I'm taking bets on how long it will last.:D

skyjacker
01-05-2011, 06:24 PM
lol thats awsome [cheers]

Trailjunkie
01-05-2011, 09:15 PM
saweet hyuck , can i borrow some of yer spare time??

harvester_sorrow
01-06-2011, 12:36 AM
saweet hyuck , can i borrow some of yer spare time??

I got plenty of spare time to go around. I just need some snow to go play in now.

Punk in Drublic
01-09-2011, 12:00 AM
so when ya comin to plow mission.

harvester_sorrow
01-09-2011, 09:47 PM
I just gps'ed the top speed. 23km/h... without the plow on. The snow would be melted by the time I got there, or all my beer would be gone.[chugging]

harvester_sorrow
01-18-2011, 08:35 PM
Finally got to try her out.:party0010: Wasn't the best test run because most of the snow had been washed away by the time I got up.

The first pass down the driveway
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Wasn't much left but I still went through the motions
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Building the pile at the bottom
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Tryed it on some flat ground and I was surprised how well it worked
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It would plow untill it piled up to high and the clutch would slip
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Then I caught an edge and my wimpy hook bent and sent the winch cable flying back at me
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My 2x10 plow turned into a 2x9 by the end of the fun
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I was very impressed at how well the plow worked. Had to tweak my lifting fulcrum a bit(the zap straps kept breaking). An angle blade would help keep the snow from buidling up and stalling the clutch(hopfully). I need a sacrificial cutting edge on it. And snow chains foam your beer up if you keep it in the cup holder.[36] So it wasn't a waste of time.

Evan the Blue
01-18-2011, 08:58 PM
That is seriously fawkn' redneck awesome dude [5]

Griswold
01-18-2011, 09:35 PM
Ha Ha ha that's great...........

rmiller026
01-18-2011, 11:03 PM
Need a peice of sheet metal and turn the blade

old codger
01-20-2011, 02:45 PM
Need a peice of sheet metal and turn the blade

REMEMBER my suggestion about the ANGLE IRON ???:confused0006: :confused0006:

Guinness
01-20-2011, 03:18 PM
you are my idol!

harvester_sorrow
01-20-2011, 08:31 PM
REMEMBER my suggestion about the ANGLE IRON ???:confused0006: :confused0006:

Ya, with age comes wisdom. I didn't think a golf cart would chew it up that much. I'll have to scab something on there. I did use your idea of metal bushings on the pivot though. [cheers]