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Old 04-20-2017, 09:24 AM
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Get a heavy boom truck that has a long set of heavy nylon straps. I cannot get the pic up on my computer but it shouldn"t be no more than 2,200 lbs.
My grandfather built a mobile lobster stand which was 8 x 10' and it only weighed 1,970 lbs. If it's just around your yard the truck shouldn't no more than an hr.
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What size is your tractor? What is the estimated weight of the structure?
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Tractor isn't big enough - only about 1000lb lift on the FEL. But I think I found a neighbor with a big skid steer that will be available in about a month.
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I think that will get the job done. Even if you have to hook a pickup to the back of the skidsteer with a short chain to hold it down. I hope it has forks.
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I hope you have someone film all the action.
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