French frogs

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by scflock, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    ehh, NTS and no dimensions on them. lol
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    You breed the frizzle into Silkie and the offspring back into Silkie, keeping the ones that get the frizzle gene and rebreeding together and back to Silkie til the feathers are frizzled and Silkie...
     
  3. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    Ok, gotcha! Thanks (again) [​IMG]
     
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  4. frmboyinthecity

    frmboyinthecity Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok. I need your opinions. For the coop that I'm building to sell, a lady asked me if I could mount it on wheels to move it. The coop is a 5'x3' coop, but is quite heavy. I'm trying to decide on a what type of wheel would make the most sense. Which of these two tires would you think would work best?

    This one would roll easier on grass/uneven ground, but could get flats/tires would deteriorate.

    http://www.amazon.com/XtremepwoerUS..._UL160_SR160,160_&refRID=0X63VFYDDT007YQ121ZC

    I'm not sure how well this would roll on dirt/grass.

    http://www.amazon.com/Heavy-Duty-Po...5096&sr=8-3&keywords=6+inch+caster+wheels+set
     
  5. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    I like the locking mechanism on the second ones, but I think the first ones would work better overall. JM2C
     
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    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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  7. frmboyinthecity

    frmboyinthecity Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah, I like the brakes as well...
     
  8. WVduckchick

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  9. Tumbling K

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    bud, I recently built one for my in laws for Christmas. It was 4'X8'.

    I took a 5/8" diameter all thread, that was cut to 5" long. drilled my hole in the lower 2x4 runner, and placed one nut and washer on inside, one nut and washer on the out side of the 2x4, then the caster would slide on to the all thread, and place another nut on after that. I also located the holes for near center of gravity balance. I used pneumatic casters, since they would be removable.
     
  10. Ravynscroft

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    Gah, those are pricey... absolutely not on the 2nd ones... those will bog down in wet grass quicker than spit in a puddle... 1st ones are nice, but I'd look more for solid lawn mower tires... and just use 2, tilt the coop and roll... if you use 4, then a hand brake can be madw with a 1x1 on a swivel... jmo...
     

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