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Calling all Whizbang builders- need some help!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by remadl700, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. remadl700

    remadl700 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do I look to get a driven pulley (The big one) on the Whizbang plucker. Everyone I have seen they want over $100. Is there an appliance or specific pulley that I should be looking for. This is all I need to complete my plucker.
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  2. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. jaku

    jaku Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree. Kimball's site is the only place I could find one at an even halfway decent price. Ask around, and you'll have plenty of people tell you that they are easy to find, but they are expensive and take a lot of searching. Kimball has good stuff at decent prices.
     
  4. lynxs1981

    lynxs1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A note on the pulley, most any TSC, Orscheln, or any other farm supply store will have what you need for this. The also carry suitable bearings and bearing holders. Just check out the tractor implement/equipment isle.
     
  5. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:There weren't any at the TSC stores near me, as I checked.
     
  6. ray2310

    ray2310 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I salvaged mine and was thankful for it. Good luck.
     
  7. NevadaRon

    NevadaRon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Swamp coolers have large diameter pulleys on the squirrel cage. Usually with bearings, too. Old swamp coolers can be had for next to nothing, and often the electric motors are still good, also! [​IMG]
     
  8. remadl700

    remadl700 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I'll look in that direction.
     
  9. oldsoftie

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  10. remadl700

    remadl700 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ordered.....done!

    Thanks for the help![​IMG]
     

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