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Another One Saved, 312-8 Loader Project, FEL

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Sweet project! Hopefully someday I will have something like that. Looks great.

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I like the steering wheel. Very nice looking tractor!

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Great job! You`ll wonder what you did without it. What size front tires and what width wheels? Thanks, jay.

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You really did a great job on rebuilding the tractor and loader. :handgestures-thumbup:
Thanks for the photo's.

Did you say you had the set-up to make hydraulic hoses? Maybe you are already listed I the vendors section for replacement hoses!

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Appears all your day-dreaming...
has really paid off.
    :handgestures-salute:
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I really like that set up  - - hope it does what you need it to .~!!!

But I have 2 questions  1 for you and 1 for tunaslayet

1st   3rd picture down - -  have you finished up that tile work ???

2nd  Need to know how tunaslayet got that out of a dumpster upside down ..  would take 2 men and a boy.   Just messing with you guys.

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Very nice.  I remember the post when Tuna fished that machine out of the dumpster

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You did a real nice job on that, well done!

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That's an impressive story!  Nice work rebuilding the tractor, I wonder what made someone want to toss it?

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Very nice save, rebuild and improvement job on your Wheel Horse tractor Rexemouse!  A real show stopper !
 

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When I first saw the photo, I thought the WH had a new pivoting hand controller for a steering wheel
then I read the thread. Outstanding renewal job on the tractor!

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WOW !!   Nice job, really looks great.          :thumbs2:

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Excellent rescue and build-up. Looks like a perfect little loader tractor! Nice job, and thanks for sharing. :thumbs: 

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Well, I actually dragged the horse out of the 40yd dumpster with the door open. I used my F150, 100' of rope, and a wire pulling pulley.(I am a sparky by trade). It crashed and banged onto the asphalt, then I flipped it and winched it onto my flat bed trailer. Oh, it was snowing bad too. This could literally have been a wheelhorse commercial. All I can say is hats off to the engineers that built these. Bravo! I had plans of keeping this tractor, and in hindsight, wish I had. This tractor had zero rust issues. Every bolt and nut was factory fresh. So the only person I know that would have seen the potential is Rexymouse. And now the 312-8 and the pf engineering loader live happily ever after! Great job on the hood man. That bad Larry should lift the 416-8....next wheelhorse Wednesday. Maybe just to pressure wash the undercarriage? 

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Great job doing some dumpster diving, I would have been in there without air tanks if I would ever see something like that!!!!!!!

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That thing looked better than most of the horses ive paid good money for. And to think someone threw it away just boggles my mind Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk

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That is one of the best saves I've seen. Great job both of you! I love the setup on the PF FEL. (Controls). 
What's in the weight bucket?

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Thanks everyone for the positive feedback!

The front tires are 4-ply turfsavers 16x6.5 8.  I believe they are factory size for 400 series.

I had to have 4 hoses made to get the loader running.  I re-used some hoses that I got from my friends dad along with a fresh 6GPM pump and control valve.  The deal also included a nice hadex pump, large hydraulic motor, diverter valve, throttling valve with foot pedal, and an aboxious amount of hoses (1/2 JIC).  Tuna and I are thinking about using the pump and motor for a loader-mount 2-stage blower for his 420LSE.  I have no idea what machine these components were stripped from, but it was definitely something homemade.
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The weight box uses exercise cable weights.  I eventually plan on welding a nice cap to cover the weights.  WP_20150806_004.jpg.b616dd3408373bb9c455WP_20150712_001.jpg.87c788dc6f0d93392f72


And i did finish tiling... It just took me 2 months because I couldn't keep my mits off the horse.  My girlfriend thinks I have a problem.

 

 

 

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Just an awesome restoration! The weight box is sweet and yes......you have a problem! In her mind! Your normal to us! :banana-explosion:
 

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