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Bucket hauler capacity change

How the new Haul Master modifications are going

Hauling 12 five gallon buckets full of horse manure might work on a driveway without a creek to cross, but I think it's too much for our situation.

I knew it was close to the limit when the ATV spun out going up the ford and required a switch over to 4 wheel drive.

Cutting a foot off the box brings the capacity down to 9 five gallon buckets, which I think will work out nicely if I increase the truck capacity to 27 by stacking and strapping the last 7.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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Would strapping over the front end of the box to the metal towing bar help?
Comment by Peter Fri Jun 28 17:08:08 2013
A metal band would stop it moving both up and down
Comment by Peter Sat Jun 29 04:01:39 2013

It seems that the quad was fixed?

What was the problem with the brakes? (just curious)

Comment by Roland_Smith Sun Jun 30 17:26:43 2013

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