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New wheels!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Dale, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Dale

    Dale New Member

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    Bling!
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  2. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Where's the beer holder?
     
  3. Dale

    Dale New Member

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    Expanded metal basket.
     
  4. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I am so jealous.
     
  5. Armando

    Armando Hobbyist gone wild

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    Holy cow!
     
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    It's done! And it looks great. It's going to blend right in with the bog, so be careful not to lose sight of it. Don't want it to be missing until winter...
     
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    Mary Jane New Member

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    LOL!!!

    Nice bling ya got there, Dale. Happy trails!
     
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    Very cool, can we see it in action?
     
  9. This_guy_Bri

    This_guy_Bri weirdo

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    no fuzzy dice?
    or are you more of a brass balls type?
     
  10. John Klinger

    John Klinger Active Member Supporting Member

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    Can I drive it sometime, I have insurance.
     
  11. deweychop

    deweychop Almost house broken

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    I bet it does sweet donuts!!
     
  12. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Every time I see those damned things, I want to slap a rainbow sticker on the paint of the car.
     
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    This_guy_Bri weirdo

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    {psst. i edited my post to correct my misspelling. would you please correct your quote. otherwise, people may realize i too may be fallible and my reputation will be shot to hell}
     
  14. This_guy_Bri

    This_guy_Bri weirdo

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    i didn't get this at first (or even second or third.)
    just did though
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    Is that a trike? I guess the bananna seat is extra? : )

    Congrats! I love it! McPhee provided an unbelievable perspective in the "The Pine Barrens" and seeing your farm is inspiring.
     
  16. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Dale, that is a masterpiece of hydraulics. For those of us that have never seen cranberries harvested ... *here come the dumb questions*

    Does the rotor just knock the berries from the plant?

    Does another machine scoop them up?

    How deep is the water that this operates in?
     
  17. Dale

    Dale New Member

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    "Does the rotor just knock the berries from the plant?"

    Yes.

    "Does another machine scoop them up?"

    No. The fruit is pulled to the dike with boom boards (photo 1), then loaded on the delivery truck with the elevator (photo 2).

    "How deep is the water that this operates in?"

    It varies by bog. Never more than c. 20", though.
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  18. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks Dale. I learned something today.
     
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    Very impressive and sharp. Thank you for the explanation. My
    response was going to be duh, what is it. Sorta looks like a rotovator we use in the nursery to turn a new field before planting.
     
  20. Karen

    Karen Species nut

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    Aww, Sari's in the old picture.
    Nice new shiny beater!