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post #9 of Old 03-29-2019, 07:43 PM Thread Starter
Dee_Veloper
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Re: New to me material lift

I got legs!

I finished making some legs for the forklift. This is what the factory legs look like:

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This is what I was able to build:

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The hard part was finding the caster mounting plates. They're not available separately from the factory.

Once those were found, it was just a matter of drilling all the holes; making some spacers to adjust the clearance of the casters; and welding the mounting plates to the square tubing.

I used 2x 2x 1/8 tubing and the caster mounting plates are also 1/8 thickness, so everything is very stout.

I haven't decided if I will paint the legs, but for now the unit is fully functional.

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