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Old 05-16-2016, 07:58 PM   #1
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Default Big bertha #3 - protein feeder

Began work on my hunting partner's protein feeder for west texas. He had a bunch of scrap pieces and old sheet metal that we are utilizing to put it together to save on cost. A little more work and time by piecing it together, but should turn out nice. Should hold around 1,000 pounds once done.



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Old 05-16-2016, 08:00 PM   #2
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She is 33" square and 39" tall....and will be on a skid...
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Old 05-17-2016, 12:39 PM   #3
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Old 05-17-2016, 12:42 PM   #4
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That sucker looks heavy. But it should last at least 1 lifetime.
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Old 05-17-2016, 12:45 PM   #5
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It's actually pretty light considering. The funnel portion pieces were thicker, but like I said, we are using drops so haven't spent a dollar yet. It should turn out really nice once it's all finished.

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Old 05-20-2016, 11:48 AM   #6
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Old 05-20-2016, 04:36 PM   #7
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Old 05-20-2016, 04:38 PM   #8
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Looks nice, especially just using scrap stuff.
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Old 05-20-2016, 04:52 PM   #9
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Dude you go all out! Looks good!
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Old 05-20-2016, 08:03 PM   #10
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The short tube is 32" and the other 2 are 40".... Should cover all the basis. One more day worth of work and she will be done.
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Old 05-23-2016, 02:22 PM   #11
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DONE and ready for primer and paint.....
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Old 05-23-2016, 08:07 PM   #12
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If my cubic inch math is correct, she will hold 1,250 pounds of corn or about 1,100 pounds of protein.
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Old 05-23-2016, 08:08 PM   #13
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Should have put baffles in it and a spinner setup in the middle for corn. Lol.

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Old 05-23-2016, 08:10 PM   #14
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Should have put baffles in it and a spinner setup in the middle for corn. Lol.

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Old 05-23-2016, 08:10 PM   #15
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Lol. Cause it was a good one!

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Old 05-23-2016, 08:10 PM   #16
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Looks dang good to me.
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Old 05-23-2016, 08:11 PM   #17
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Lol. Cause it was a good one!

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Touche'.....WHEELS ARE TURNING!!!
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Old 05-23-2016, 08:14 PM   #18
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I built a small one like that a long long time ago!

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Old 06-04-2016, 12:29 PM   #19
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nice
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Old 06-07-2016, 03:45 PM   #20
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Old 07-05-2016, 03:20 PM   #21
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Primed so far....

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Old 07-05-2016, 10:20 PM   #22
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Good looking feeder, gonna have to rob a bank to fill it and rent a fork lift to move it.
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Old 09-05-2018, 01:45 PM   #23
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To the top for Dusty Britches
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Old 09-05-2018, 01:51 PM   #24
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lol, thanks!
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Old 09-05-2018, 01:59 PM   #25
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You sir, have some serious talent
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Old 09-05-2018, 02:22 PM   #26
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Extremely impressive.

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Old 09-05-2018, 02:23 PM   #27
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I can see the coons standing on your bottom brace eating your protein out of your long tube. My opinion need to raise it up. Good job lots of welding and work went into it.
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