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Sure looks like a quick and easy weekend project to build one.
 

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Ja, it looks like a good simple design. $250 does seem a bit steep though.

I've been thinking about making a harrow rake similar to that using large concrete nails as they are a hard steel that resists bending.

I've also thought of making a a harrow rake using a length of chain link fence with wood 4x4 cross pieces drilled out to receive large spikes. One could vary the length and number of spikes to suit the job at hand.
 

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Nice and simple design. I agree with Steevo- I think I've got enough iron in the pile to make one.
 

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I looked through my iron last night and find a nice heavy piece of angle that will work for the blade. I've torn apart 2 1/2 harrows so I have tons of harrow teeth. I have several long pieces of 1" angle that will work for the tongue. Now I just need to call my buddy to have him do some welding.


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Easy simple design to work and last. slkpk
 

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Pretty neat project and it would work excellent for finish grading....have to put that on the list of winter projects, would be excellent for a final pass over top soil.
 

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Could somebody post a pic or two? My "dial-slow" system doesn't do vidieos! ~~ grnspot110
 

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How do you mean prone to bending? I wouldn't think that it would need ot be much of hitch unless you plan to beat the crap out of it! I suppose because of the size it would be prone but it doesn't carry any of the weight except in transport.

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How do you mean prone to bending?
If you watch the whole video, you can see that before assembly, the drawbar is perfectly straight. Later, there is an obvious bend where the two braces come together. The bend is also apparent in the "Google is your friend" pic I linked to.
 
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