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Old 07-19-2014, 11:42 AM
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We cannot afford a full blown tractor yet with a loader or backhoe. So the wife decided to get me something that will help with the chore of moving things. It is a Johnny Bucket Jr. And so far works pretty good. I bought the extras Electric dumping and the fork extensions that will allow me to carry things like landscape timbers, fence post as well as move dirt and gravel. And the teeth for the front that helps with harder packed dirt. The forks come out easily when not needed. It does have the power to lift the front of the lawn mower off the ground when in the down position.

No not a full fledged loader and will not handle the workload of a real loader but for now it has worked pretty good and beats the heck out of the shovel and wheel barrel.

Unhooks easily with the pull of a couple pins disconnect the electrical plugs (don't forget this) and back away.




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Old 07-19-2014, 01:47 PM
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Neat.... Most useful tool for the job at the moment..

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Old 07-19-2014, 03:38 PM
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That's a great setup! I've heard of those before but never saw one in real pics like this.

Like you say - anything is better than a shovel and wheelbarrow!
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Old 07-19-2014, 04:15 PM
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WOW!

I looked it up on-line and the price was abut $1300, BUT it did not say if that was for the entire setup-mower and all- or just for the front bucket!
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No thats just the bucket still cheaper than a full size tractor with loader for us. Anybody with good welding and fabrication skills can build one easy enough.
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Old 07-19-2014, 07:11 PM
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Are you for hire? :

Having to lift things alone---anything that saves the back.
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Sure I am available for hire just as soon as the chores are done here. Which you know never happens.
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