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How to move a 1500 lb coophouse!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by xtremevermonter, May 10, 2009.

  1. xtremevermonter

    xtremevermonter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We put this baby on a flatbed and then rolled it on 8' cedar posts 200 feet to my backyard!

     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    That is one nice chicken coop! Congrats on keeping it in one piece. [​IMG]
     
  3. CityChook

    CityChook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where there is a will, there is a way. Nice job guys! BTW, that house is beautiful. I'd make the effort, too!
     
  4. Feathers Acres

    Feathers Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How did you get it on the flat bed in the first place? LOL
     
  5. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Awesome job and that is one beautiful chickie house!!!!
     
  6. xtremevermonter

    xtremevermonter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I bolted two huge eyelet hitch points to the 4x4s underneath the coop and then used the winch and pulley on the flatbed to drag it on up!

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  7. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    sorry to kinda hijack...but the music thats playing in the background of the slide show of the coop moving....by chance is that the mudmen?
     
  8. xtremevermonter

    xtremevermonter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "I"m Shipping up to Boston" by the Dropkick Murphys from the Departed Soundtrack
     
  9. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    ok...they sound a lot like the mudmen...great band from the toronto area ..thanks for the info..
     
  10. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Neat slide show and excellent job moving that coop! [​IMG]
     

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