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I'd like to find some pictures or drawings of the 3 wheel wagons that KM or some of the others have built. I got to this party late and the pictures that were here are gone now. I found some drawings on the internet a few days ago but wasn't smart enough to save them when I had the chance.
I'm wanting to build a couple for myself. One wagon big enough for a cake feeder and some hay and another big enough to haul some fencing tools and maybe some salt and mineral. (glorified fore cart)
I'm a welder with a pretty good iron pile and access to some outdated farm equipment and some other rolling stock. I also wasn't smart enough to buy an auto steer running gear at a sale I was at.
If any one could post a link or tell me where to find some of them I'd appreciate it.

Bryan

NoraWI says 2018-01-20 12:12:52 (CST)



Bob Ericson has built some three wheeled carts. Maybe he can share some of his knowhow? He, too, is into working with metal and welding.


31 days ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

Dusty 4R says 2018-01-20 13:37:57 (CST)



Go to Wyoming livestock roundup Facebook, scroll down to Jan 3 posting. On that issue is a picture of Wes Lupher with 3 wheel cart. Some in Wyoming and near driggs Id use them. They're ok for turning but it's just an extra track( in the middle) if you have deep snow. I don't know where you live but if not much snow it should be ok. I pay attention to things like that, we go down a lot of two track roads. Not sure the back wheel match the two track. Check it out.


31 days ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

Plainsman says 2018-01-20 22:13:32 (CST)



Thanks for the replies. I'm in the Oklahoma Panhandle so deep snow happens but not that often and not necessarily every year. I'll be making sure mine fits a two track on the back because that's about all it'll get for roads.I did find that face book picture.


30 days ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

K.C. Fox says 2018-01-21 09:42:47 (CST)



On KM's bale feeder the rear wheels set outside the bale I don't think that can be made to follow a pickup trail in the pastures & the front wheel makes for a very rough ride in the winter. the single wheel in the front would not make it a good ride, but when the ground is frozen and the cow chips also nothing makes a good ride. the 3 wheeled outfit looks like a real nice way to feed cows, we use a forecart with 6 HP motor and a Hydraulic pump on a bale unroller works fairly good.


30 days ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

Dusty 4R says 2018-01-22 10:25:20 (CST)



Well, you'll have to build whatever suits your needs. I build, weld, modify, buy whatever we need here also. We don't use round bales here but they may be coming as the large square balers are too expensive and too large( big tractors needed) . I have relatives in the oakwood , watonga area, Woodward etc. I was born and raised outside watonga.
So I do know you have to watch out for tornados. We had to rebuild twice while there. Good luck in the panhandle.


29 days ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

Todd NE WY says 2018-01-22 10:59:32 (CST)



Bryan,

See if Uncle Joe has a copy of the June-July 2013 issue or RH he would sell you. It has the complete run down on the design and construction of the 3 wheel bale mover/unroller.

Todd


29 days ago via Forums | Front Porch Forum

Plainsman says 2018-02-19 20:17:58 (CST)



It's getting close enough to the farm sale season that I'm going to see if I can buy a running gear before I start building something. There are some on the internet auction sites but most of them are in IN, IA, or somewhere way off right at the moment.

Dusty,
I lived west of Vici, OK and then southwest of Arnett, OK for a lot of years before I moved home. I've worked a lot in the area where you grew up and have relatives.

Bryan


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