Tractor wheels?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jennmugg, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. jennmugg

    jennmugg Out Of The Brooder

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    Where did you get yours, what kind are they, and how much did they cost?
     
  2. jonathansenn

    jonathansenn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen many with 2x4 skids. the ones with tires are lawnmower tires. Depending on how hard the surface is you plan to put your tractor will determine what type of tires are needed. I would suggest dolly/handtruck pneumatic tires. they are designed to be closer to the ground and to hold lots of weight. you could probably find some at the hardware or equipment store, but I'm not sure on the price.
     
  3. mygor

    mygor Out Of The Brooder

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    Pneumatic tires are about 10 dollars each at TSC.
     
  4. jonathansenn

    jonathansenn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] man! I'd go find a junk yard then. Might get lucky. I have skids and a 4 wheeler. much cheaper with skids.
     
  5. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mine came off an old BBQ we got rid of. The wheels still worked great.
     

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