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I finally have the new tractor/coop 90% done. Tomorrow I will start on the second 90%. I wanted a hoop coop for various reasons, weight being the biggest issue with any chicken tractor. I am also constrained by two gates in the fence that are about 40" wide, so the tractor had to be limited to about 36" wide. Total size is just over 8 feet long by just over 3 feet wide. They will have a 30'x7' run dedicated for their use when not tractoring. Lets start with the basic materials list. 3x8...
I purchased 2 of these wheels from Harbor Freight. Peck the pic to go there. Disassemble the wheel by undoing the big bolt and lock nut. You will end up with the bracket, axle bolt, wheel, nut and 2 spacer bushings. Unless you want to cut the ears off of the bracket you will need some big washers. I ended up using 3 large washers that were able to go over the thick part of the axle and 1 smaller washer over the threaded part. This will vary depending on the exact thickness of wood you are...
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