Creative use for old push mower frame: Ideas needed!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by jjdward, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. jjdward

    jjdward How bout them DAWGS!

    May 4, 2009
    Buchanan, Georgia
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    I have a push mower frame much like this one, minus a motor of course, that is in really good shape. I was wondering if anybody had ever converted it into something to use around the farm/house. I was thinking of some kind of push cart or something. Then I thought of BYC and wondered if anybody had ever done anything like that or not. So I'm up for ideas, so let them rip!!!
     
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  2. jjdward

    jjdward How bout them DAWGS!

    May 4, 2009
    Buchanan, Georgia
    I know there has to be somebody with an idea!! Or am I just that crazy!
     
  3. jandlpoultry

    jandlpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think it is crazy. My Grandfather had one he converted, and used it to move firewood from the wood-stack to the front porch.He could haul more wood with it than he could carry in his arms.When I was real little I would ride to the wood-stack on it, and walk back with Grandpa.
     
  4. mickey328

    mickey328 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heck no...I LOVE finding new uses for things! you could paint it cool colors and use it for yard art, or take it apart and make poles for beans or cukes to grow on.
     
  5. canesisters

    canesisters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hummmm.......

    Kinda small to be a chicken tractor... would get way too top heavy if something large was built on that little frame.
    Perhaps it could become the handle and front wheels of a tractor - with additional wheels on the other end?
    Or maybe you could take the wheels off and use them on a small tractor.. and then flip the mower deck over and turn in into a dustbath?
     
  6. jjdward

    jjdward How bout them DAWGS!

    May 4, 2009
    Buchanan, Georgia
    All good stuff, keep them coming!
     
  7. oldrooster

    oldrooster One Crazy Nut

    I have heard of people building a whiz bang chicken plucker and modify the plans just enough to use this as a base to roll it around easier, usually they use the style with bicycle wheels in the rear to turn it around easier though. but I can't see why you cant mount the motor on the far side (from the handle) and just tilt it on the rear wheels to make turns easier. plus the water hose could be wrapped around the handle. also if you buy several bags of feed at once you could wheel them around on it. same with heavy trash cans....
     
  8. jjdward

    jjdward How bout them DAWGS!

    May 4, 2009
    Buchanan, Georgia
    The trash can cart did cross my mind.
     

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