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Offline Jet_deck

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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #25 on: December 21, 2012, 12:36:54 PM »
Block ice would be the easiest, at least 6 or 8 chunks.

Land it on Ice blocks and then let them melt out.  I've seen a few people use that method, works nice.

Are you not afraid that the ice would shatter/ crack ?

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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #26 on: December 21, 2012, 03:34:30 PM »
Nice... It looks great Gene. No breaks on the wheels?

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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #27 on: December 21, 2012, 03:36:10 PM »
You ever been to Corpus?

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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #28 on: December 21, 2012, 03:52:41 PM »
No, I imagine, it is as flat as Houston. Just an extra precaution, you never know...

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« Reply #29 on: December 21, 2012, 04:21:39 PM »
No, I imagine, it is as flat as Houston. Just an extra precaution, you never know...

On stuff like this, I usually throw a shop rag around the base of the wheel where the wheel touches the concrete.  I've never had anything get up and over the shop rag.
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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #30 on: December 21, 2012, 05:24:34 PM »
Great,
I,ll take 3 please  ;D Dont worry you have some time, and I will get the measurements. I will have   my trucking Co.  pick them up in about 3 weeks- 4 weeks
Along with a similar square stand to fit under my prep table so I can roll on the grass little easier. Lear stand 1 square with pneumatics 4"wheels and 2 that lock and 2 that swivel
Ok .

John

Done yet .?
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« Reply #31 on: December 21, 2012, 08:54:49 PM »
Great,
I,ll take 3 please  ;D Dont worry you have some time, and I will get the measurements. I will have   my trucking Co.  pick them up in about 3 weeks- 4 weeks
Along with a similar square stand to fit under my prep table so I can roll on the grass little easier. Lear stand 1 square with pneumatics 4"wheels and 2 that lock and 2 that swivel
Ok .

John

Done yet .?
Thanks gene

No problem.  Just as soon as my pizza game gets to where it needs to be, then I will start on your stuff next. :-D :chef: :pizza:
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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #32 on: January 19, 2013, 12:20:55 PM »
FINALLY! I got to put the two pieces of the puzzle together.  It took 2 of us about 2 hours to move the oven about 20 feet and get it put on the stand.  I had a helper to watch and give me direction; I operated the equipment, so if the worst happened it would be my fault.  We blocked up underneath the back of the trailer so the when I moved the oven toward the rear (before picking it up) that the rear of the trailer would not hit the ground.  Forklift over to the frame, nine bricks on top of the frame so that I could backup and get the forks out.  Then I repositioned the forks to under the frame and put 6" blocks on the forks.  Re-lifted the oven and pulled the bricks out and set her down.  There was no blood lost, no cracks in the oven created and only 2 cuss words were used during the 2 hour move. She is home.  Woo Freakin' Hoo.

Thanks Tom, she is beautiful.
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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #33 on: January 19, 2013, 12:42:25 PM »
Nice job! How does she roll?


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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #34 on: January 19, 2013, 12:52:24 PM »
Looks awesome - great team effort Tom and Gene.

After you got it on the bricks on the stand, did you set wood or something on the forks where you could lift the oven from under the frame and pull out the bricks and set it down on the frame?

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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #35 on: January 19, 2013, 02:03:41 PM »
Gene,

Looks great sitting there on the frame you built.  Congrats, you and Tom sure did a great job!  8)

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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #36 on: January 19, 2013, 02:08:06 PM »
Woohoo!  Great looking stand!  Glad it went (relatively) easy.

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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #37 on: January 19, 2013, 02:37:42 PM »
Wow...that dude is big! Looks real nice with your setting.
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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #38 on: January 19, 2013, 07:55:26 PM »
Nice job! How does she roll?

If the wheels are pointed correctly, it is all I can do to move it, but I can.  If the wheels are not right, gotta us a pry bar to get it started the right direction.
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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #39 on: January 19, 2013, 07:56:06 PM »
Looks awesome - great team effort Tom and Gene.

After you got it on the bricks on the stand, did you set wood or something on the forks where you could lift the oven from under the frame and pull out the bricks and set it down on the frame?



Yes, that is exactly how i did it.
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« Reply #40 on: January 19, 2013, 07:57:49 PM »
Wow...that dude is big! Looks real nice with your setting.

It is bigger than I expected (I don't know how exactly).  Wifey is going to pitch a fit when she sees it on the back porch.
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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #41 on: January 19, 2013, 08:15:22 PM »
I just thought up a Rube Goldberg to move it, since you can weld.  Let me refine it in the juice of the hop, and I will draw it up.


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Re: WFO stand on wheels
« Reply #42 on: January 19, 2013, 09:47:48 PM »
ooh, this oughta be good!  8)