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Offline greg755

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extractor update
« on: May 12, 2013, 06:00:24 PM »
I have the Mann lake 18/9 and it works great.  A lot of people say it is not strong (as opposed too a thicker walled maxant).  WELL  just today (5-13-13) I was driving down the road in my pickup, minding my own business, when at around 58 miles per hour, I noticed my extractor doing a triple Lindy in the rear view mirror.  When I got out of the truck and looked at her I was surprised to find that it only had one bent leg and One dent in the upper rim of the tank.  I went to the shop and took the leg off and bent it back and then I took out the basket and used a hammer and a couple blocks of wood to take out the dent in the rim...  Works good as new.  it seems pretty strong to me... :)  The guy behind me sure mad...

Offline sawdstmakr

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Re: extractor update
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2013, 10:15:33 PM »
That is pretty incredible.
I also have the same extractor and it works real well for me.
Just a helpful hint. I saved the top from the crate to use as a base to stabilize it while extracting. I use 3 short screws to screw the legs to the OSB board.
I used the rest of the crate to make tops and screen top boards.
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