I plan to cut in 2 my heavy tractor coop. ideas on what bracket to use to fasten them back together

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Birchpeeps, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. Birchpeeps

    Birchpeeps In the Brooder

    May 28, 2012
    Hi All, I built an A frame tractor coop about 6 ft high, 8 ft long. It works well, but trouble is that it is not mobile at all. It is just too heavy to pull/push with 2 people! So I was thinking
    of cutting it into 2 pieces to make it movable, so that I could drag it around as originally planned. Once the coop is moved, I had hoped to try to find some way to rejoin the two pieces to "fasten" them together.
    Has anyone tried anything like this? Or have any other ideas?
    Thanks in advance.
  2. thomasboyle

    thomasboyle Songster

    Feb 28, 2013
    Northwest Hills of CT
    Can you post pictures of the tractor? What is it made of - what size lumber, plywood etc. Trying to understand why it is so heavy. What size wheels are on it? I am thinking of a typical wheelbarrow. You can haul 100-150 lbs relatively easily because of the large wheel and the fact you are only lifting one end 4-6 inches to get it off the ground. Picture will help a lot.

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