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Old 08-22-2012, 04:42 PM   #1
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Default Homemade hopper for our Crankenstien

GO WV!

Homemade license plate hopper:

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Old 08-22-2012, 04:48 PM   #2
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Very nice. Did alot of plate work on bird houses.

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Old 08-22-2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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Way to repurpose - Looks good!

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Old 08-22-2012, 08:46 PM   #4
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If you make a hopper out of old license plates

you might be a Redneck

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Old 08-23-2012, 12:06 AM   #5
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awesome! I've gone overkill on mine and built an aluminum 18" box and hopper, motorized it and bolted it to a table! I'll post a thread on it in a few days when I get the rest of the pieces back from the metal shop!

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Old 08-23-2012, 08:12 PM   #6
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You should have seen our first hopper. It was a cardboard budwieser 12 pack box. A wee bit ghetto, but it worked.

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Old 08-24-2012, 05:25 PM   #7
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I'll post a pic later today of 'the beast', I think I can fit >50lbs in the hopper!

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Old 08-25-2012, 04:14 PM   #8
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LOL, finally got it all assembled yesterday.... I'm not sure what to call this thing other than 'the beast' but I think I have my LHBS beat! tried uploading a second pic to solve the pic orientation....

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Old 08-25-2012, 04:18 PM   #9
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LOL, finally got it all assembled yesterday.... I'm not sure what to call this thing other than 'the beast' but I think I have my LHBS beat!
How do you keep the grain from falling out?
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Old 08-25-2012, 04:20 PM   #10
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I haven't figured that part out yet : ) kind of like how to post pictures correctly : (

I forgot to mention that this is next to my 15# hopper Barley Crusher for scale!

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