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Pump Loading Dolly #652242
Wed Apr 06 2016 03:35 PM
Wed Apr 06 2016 03:35 PM
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Carthage, IN USA
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Every pump guy I know has one of these but I thought I would share my latest design especially for people new to the pump hobby.

These make loading a pump in a pickup so much easier. My old one was getting ragged and I had been thinking on improving the design. The single best feature is the notch to catch the tail gate. If you ever tried loading a pump in the back of a pickup, as soon as you pick the pump up to tilt it in, the pump wants to chase your a$$ backwards. As you can see in the pictures it could not be any easier (unless you had your buddy do all the work...lol) There is no way I could stand there and hold the pump up with 2 fingers without the notches.

The next best addition was the wheels, after is tilted into the bed it just rolls right in. The grab handles are from a Bennett pump. All totaled, I have less than $20 into it. Bought treated lumber at Home Depot and the rest was stuff I had lying around.

I'm sure there is more refinements that could be made, share them if you got them.

Tom.

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Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652243
Wed Apr 06 2016 03:37 PM
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The rest of the pictures.

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Carthage Indiana
Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652244
Wed Apr 06 2016 03:40 PM
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Western, WI.
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You are the best pump guy I know Tom and now I know my back is going to like you so much more! LOL

Thanks for posting!


Thanks
Mike

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Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652245
Wed Apr 06 2016 03:44 PM
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Bardstown, KY USA
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I used to have something similar that was stolen out of truck at a swap meet, had a roller all the way across the front but no notch cut into the wood frame.


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Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652247
Wed Apr 06 2016 03:55 PM
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Severn, Maryland USA
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Retired guys have way too much time on their hands! Paul www.severngaspumps.com

Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652248
Wed Apr 06 2016 03:57 PM
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Illinois
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Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652250
Wed Apr 06 2016 04:01 PM
Wed Apr 06 2016 04:01 PM
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Victor, NY, 14564
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Now there is a man clearly enjoying his retirement, having fun doing what he like to do and making many of us envy him even more. Certainly makes it less likely that the pump would ever fall on him doesn't it?

Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652258
Wed Apr 06 2016 05:13 PM
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DeKalb, Il
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My answer for not killing my back loading pumps in my 4x4 F 250 diesel. Stock truck is higher than 1/2 ton because of 4 wheel drive. Will start on this tomorrow. Thanks Tom!!!

Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: 1 BAD ZR1] #652260
Wed Apr 06 2016 05:43 PM
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Carthage, IN USA
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Aaahhhhh....the retired life! Now I have time to do these silly little things.
Tom.


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Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652263
Wed Apr 06 2016 06:12 PM
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Devils Lake, ND---USA
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How about a drawing with dimensions and location of the notch! I like this more than mine!


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Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652264
Wed Apr 06 2016 06:17 PM
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Kevin the notch will vary depending on height of tailgate.

Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652265
Wed Apr 06 2016 06:21 PM
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Kelso,Wa
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Great IDEA !!!!!

Thank you



Sid


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Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652267
Wed Apr 06 2016 06:37 PM
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Great idea, and hope that tail gate is strong.


Craig
Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652268
Wed Apr 06 2016 06:38 PM
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Carthage, IN USA
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John is exactly right about the notch, it depend on the height of the tail gate. I wish I was smart enough to give a mathematical calculation...but.....I just eyeballed it. Before you cut the notch get someone to help lift and try varying the angle till you find the right pivot point.


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Re: Pump Loading Dolly [Re: tbuckles] #652269
Wed Apr 06 2016 06:38 PM
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Alabama
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This sure beats the peice of plywood I keep in the back of my truck. Thanks tom!


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