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Old 04-17-2016, 06:11 PM   #1
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This was my FIL's 15' shredder and is also the first 15' shredder built by Crockett Iron Works.
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After years of use and some abuse it still mows great but it has a bad case of rust cancer.

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I had arranged for the HS AG shop to replace all the sheet metal but my 2 sons, both of which are in that shop told me that I would not be happy with the shop work and we best do this ourselves. So we are.

Today we got the 6" of accumulated grass, mud & grease off of the top and got all the blades and blade pans off.

Next we will remove the gear boxes and start removing the top plate.

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Old 04-17-2016, 06:16 PM   #2
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Old 04-17-2016, 06:19 PM   #3
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Signed up for this

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Old 04-17-2016, 07:07 PM   #4
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In for this one.
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Old 04-18-2016, 09:12 AM   #5
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looks like a big project
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Old 04-18-2016, 12:36 PM   #6
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This will be a good project! I'm in!
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Old 04-30-2016, 01:00 PM   #7
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Boys are makin sparks today!
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Old 05-01-2016, 09:06 AM   #8
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Good father son project Brent. Good to see those boys wanting to do it right. Having met them I'm not surprised

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Old 05-01-2016, 09:14 AM   #9
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In for the build
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Old 04-14-2017, 02:17 PM   #10
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This has taken way too long but we have completed repairs and are blasting & priming today.

I will get more pics and details up after I get it painted and reassembled.

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Old 04-15-2017, 10:44 AM   #11
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In. About to redo my 6'.


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Old 04-15-2017, 02:52 PM   #12
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Great project, cant wait to see how it finishes out
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Old 04-15-2017, 04:51 PM   #13
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Looking good brother!
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Old 04-17-2017, 07:33 AM   #14
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Should be painted by 4-16-18 at this rate


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