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robert1965

home made, flip style hut tow bar help.

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equal lengths of 3/4" cpvc on each side of loop tied in the pull rope. works well for me; have also seen a heavy duty set up that was made of iron and bolted to the sled. mine works fine for me

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I have a home made pvc one with rope through two tubes, with clevice on front of V and clips on back of the ends. It works better than rope, but after using it lots last weekend, I am going to get a real tow bar. I have a reall otter on another sled and it works MUCH better turning, tracking and braking than the pvc one. But it does work okay. When driving a snomo behind it, you can really see how it slides around much more than the real rigid bar, and both sleds have hyfax runners under them.

I think if I had a brace on the back of the pvc tube ends - tying them together - it would be better, but I decided to just get the real one for my second sled after this season.

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I took the handle off a old lawn mower, put 2 eye bolts on the fish sled. Used the wide end that use to hook up to the lawn mower, drilled a few holes. Put a rod through it, and a big door latch bolted on the other end to hook up on the sled hitch, and a waaay ya go! Works great! wink

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Here is a crude drawing of the one I made up for my portable to use with the ball hitch on the 4 wheeler. Works quite well. Took about 30 minutes with a small welder.

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one 10ft 3/4" pipe cut in half and hitch coupler on one end pins on the other end. Total cost was the coupler $12 the rest I had lying around.IMG_0001_1.jpg

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I use a bunjy cord to keep pipe pins from popping out of holes works great.

Ones imagination can go a long way.

I realy like leech's idea.

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Thanks croix! Your's look well built too! Wish I had a welder! frown Good pix, on the inside support, important part you need on these sleds I forgot to say anything about! eyebjim, nice drawing idea is about the same on all of them.

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