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#5793446 - 06/17/15 12:58 PM My latest Craig's List find
Texas Dan Offline
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Picked this up over the weekend from a Brit getting ready to move back "across the pond". Going to see how it works at making it easier to load a deer or hog while using my smaller (250cc) ATV. I'm getting too old and broke up to lift dead animals.

Rated to carry up to 400 lbs.

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#5793491 - 06/17/15 01:22 PM Re: My latest Craig's List find [Re: Texas Dan]
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If it don't work out for ya, let me know. My wife would love that for pulling behind her JD riding mower for sticks & trash. Great find
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#5793723 - 06/17/15 03:26 PM Re: My latest Craig's List find [Re: Texas Dan]
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Registered: 04/02/09
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Loc: FORT WORTH TX
might just work ,going to try to hook it up with rachet straps or rope?

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#5793828 - 06/17/15 04:43 PM Re: My latest Craig's List find [Re: GERRYGARRETT]
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Originally Posted By: GERRYGARRETT
might just work ,going to try to hook it up with rachet straps or rope?


A bad photo on my part. It has a trailer tongue with a simple pin-type hitch that's not clearly visible from the angle that I took the photo. I may need to remove the front handle if it ends up too close to the rear rack of my ATV. The tongue actually folds under the rest of the body so that you can just use it like a wheel barrow using the front handle. And of course, the bed tilts for easy loading and unloading.

It's rated for just 10mph towing speed, but I suspect I can get a little more if needed. Besides, there's no need to get crazy when pulling a dead hog or deer anyway.

They run $199 plus tax at the store, and I got this one for half that price ($100). I would have offered him less but it showed such little use. I believe in paying a price that I would see as fair if I were the one selling it.
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#5793872 - 06/17/15 05:11 PM Re: My latest Craig's List find [Re: Texas Dan]
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Yes, it appears best to remove the handle bar to give more turn clearance. I have an extension for the ATV hitch that will add another 4-6 inches of clearance, but that may still not be enough. The end of the trailer hitch is also sitting atop the ball on the ATV, giving the trailer a little steeper angle than normal.

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#5793890 - 06/17/15 05:25 PM Re: My latest Craig's List find [Re: Texas Dan]
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Very good find. I think consistently finding good bargains on CL is a skill in itself. My attention span is too short I guess and I tire of all the garbage too soon.
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#5793892 - 06/17/15 05:26 PM Re: My latest Craig's List find [Re: Texas Dan]
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Looks like it'll work just fine.

I may have to get me one.....I'm getting old and broke up too.
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#5794520 - 06/18/15 06:59 AM Re: My latest Craig's List find [Re: Texas Dan]
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That will also work good for hauling bags of corn to your feeder.
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#5794580 - 06/18/15 07:49 AM Re: My latest Craig's List find [Re: Texas Dan]
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Nice find. up
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#5794770 - 06/18/15 09:57 AM Re: My latest Craig's List find [Re: rob valle]
Texas Dan Offline
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Originally Posted By: rob valle
That will also work good for hauling bags of corn to your feeder.


Yes, there are times when the ATV racks are full and more space is needed.
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