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Old 01-06-2013, 03:16 AM   #51
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Very nice man! I like the use of the reflector as a hopper! Any idea how much it will hold?

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Old 01-06-2013, 03:45 AM   #52
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Looks good so far!

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Old 01-06-2013, 03:51 AM   #53
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Very nice man! I like the use of the reflector as a hopper! Any idea how much it will hold?
Those things aren't exactly small. If guess 20 pounds at a minimum, maybe 30 or more.
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:15 PM   #54
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The rim of it is bigger in diameter than my 44 qt Bayou Classic by a few inches. I'm with jeepin...better than 30 lbs is my guess. It's a little silly how big it is, but I didn't have to put anything together.

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Old 01-07-2013, 04:14 PM   #55
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You could also use a stainless bowl from somewhere like Job Lot or Big Lots (cheapo, like 5-8 bucks) they sell really large ones. Not sure about depth though.

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Old 03-20-2013, 06:40 PM   #56
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Could I use caster wheels inside pipe to create rollers?

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Old 03-20-2013, 07:07 PM   #57
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Don't see why not. You would need to machine the two to be a press fit. Also, probably best to use solid wheels, not spoked wheels.

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I was thinking that if I used plastic wheels the machining would be quite easy.

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