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#2463604 - 02/22/11 05:48 PM Built my own fur tumbler
huntingmaxima Offline
trapper

Registered: 03/18/08
Loc: MN.
You know when a guy tackle a project like this, you cannot have to many friend. Neighbor is a sheetmetal worker and made me a door. Brother is electrical contractor gave me the motor. I would like to thank Dead Coyote for his pics and post. So with that bring said I had to buy 2 lovejoy couplers $20, 2 pillow bearngs $17, piano hinge $6, one bag of sheet metal screws $10. Total $53. I wrapped it with fiberglass milkhouse panels that I had laying around here. Now I just have to clean the panels.



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#2463646 - 02/22/11 06:00 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
garman Offline
trapper

Registered: 11/09/07
Loc: minnesota
just finishing mine, waiting on the belt, I would say about the same amt in mine maybe a bit more.
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#2463661 - 02/22/11 06:03 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
bsheedy Offline
trapper

Registered: 04/17/08
Loc: Albany, NY


Nice job. Looks good.

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#2463983 - 02/22/11 07:30 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
coonwild Offline
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Registered: 12/25/06
Loc: southern ontario canada
very nice job how fast is your motor?
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#2463997 - 02/22/11 07:35 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: coonwild]
huntingmaxima Offline
trapper

Registered: 03/18/08
Loc: MN.
Originally Posted By: coonwild
very nice job how fast is your motor?

35 rpm
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#2463998 - 02/22/11 07:35 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
CLT Offline
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Registered: 08/28/08
Loc: st. lawrence county ny
Pretty nice work,looks good...
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#2464061 - 02/22/11 07:47 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: ]
bic Offline
"Mr. Sensitivity"

Registered: 01/15/08
Loc: Central Pa. 53
Originally Posted By: Troy O'Dell
Ive seen Dead Coyotes post, I have to ask. What is the purpose of this ? What does it do to the fur ?



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#2464071 - 02/22/11 07:50 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
Dead Coyote Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/23/07
Loc: Slaughter Slough, MN
Looks good! Got any paddles inside?
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#2464088 - 02/22/11 07:56 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
Rob906
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Lol Troy i wouldnt pay no mind to Bic he forgot his Meds today....



They tumble the fur to clean it up and it gets dried blood and mud and what not outta the fur.

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#2464107 - 02/22/11 08:01 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: Dead Coyote]
huntingmaxima Offline
trapper

Registered: 03/18/08
Loc: MN.
Originally Posted By: Dead Coyote
Looks good! Got any paddles inside?

yep, look at the plywood side, wherever you see a screw there is a paddle


Edited by huntingmaxima (02/22/11 08:04 PM)
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#2464150 - 02/22/11 08:18 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
minnscott Offline
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Registered: 10/10/07
Loc: Minnesota
Nice hunting! now get it filled up with fur buddy.
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#2464184 - 02/22/11 08:33 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
~ADC~ Offline
trapper

Registered: 06/15/10
Loc: SE-Central Iowa
Hey I'll give you $60 for it! A clear $7 profit in your pocket! laugh

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#2464243 - 02/22/11 08:55 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
MJM Offline
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Registered: 12/25/06
Loc: ND
Watch the pole barn screws when it is turning. Looks good.
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#2464387 - 02/22/11 09:51 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
hogwild Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Loc: Ohio
Pretty slick! How many coon will it hold?

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#2464418 - 02/22/11 10:03 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
Dead Coyote Offline
trapper

Registered: 02/23/07
Loc: Slaughter Slough, MN
Originally Posted By: huntingmaxima
Originally Posted By: Dead Coyote
Looks good! Got any paddles inside?

yep, look at the plywood side, wherever you see a screw there is a paddle

I knew you wouldn't let me down on the design. grin
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#2464574 - 02/22/11 11:45 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
bfflobo Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/23/06
Loc: Central Oregon 63
Originally Posted By: huntingmaxima
Originally Posted By: coonwild
very nice job how fast is your motor?

35 rpm

Sorry to disappoint you but 35 rpm is about 3 times to fast. Mine looks to be about the same dimensions and turns 11 rpm, which is marginal. Wouldn't hurt if it was a bit slower.
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#2464593 - 02/22/11 11:57 PM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: bfflobo]
MNCedar Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/19/07
Loc: Central MN
Buddy of mine also built one based on Dead Coyote's post....

and that thing is amazing!!!

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#2464804 - 02/23/11 07:24 AM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
Gun_dog Offline
trapper

Registered: 07/19/10
Loc: Franklin and Monroe Co., MO
what material do you use to help clean the fur?

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#2464816 - 02/23/11 07:32 AM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: bfflobo]
james dymond Offline
trapper

Registered: 05/09/10
Loc: Onaway michigan
very nice job how fast is your motor?[/quote]
35 rpm
Sorry to disappoint you but 35 rpm is about 3 times to fast. Mine looks to be about the same dimensions and turns 11 rpm, which is marginal. Wouldn't hurt if it was a bit slower.


Yup I think its to fast, should put a window in them so you can see if they fall/drop or just ride around. Jim

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#2465038 - 02/23/11 09:55 AM Re: Built my own fur tumbler [Re: huntingmaxima]
Brownie 77 Offline
trapper

Registered: 09/28/07
Loc: MN 34
Looks good dave, i know were I will be spending some time this fall. LOL
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