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Swivel wheel shuffle

3 in 1 yard machine 21 inch self propelledSince the start of the summer I've been trying to figure out how I can install larger, front swivel wheels on our Craftsman mower.

I found this Yard Machine yesterday for 25 bucks that might just fit the bill once I fix the left wheel.

The swivel action is said to make manuvering around corners easy and fun.



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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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try the front detachable wheels off of a wheel chair.
Comment by john kullenberg Tue Sep 14 11:55:29 2010

Thanks!

That is a very good idea I had not considered. We've got an old wheelchair in the barn that might do the trick, but I found some even beefier swivel wheels that are also pnematic at Harbor Freight for 14 bucks.

Comment by mark Tue Sep 14 15:55:18 2010





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