Grapple for fork frame on tractor loader

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Shaneard

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I am thinking of building a grapple on top of my fork frame for moving brush. I can easily add the third function, I have 2 remotes and one isn't being used. I am looking for home built ones if you've done it yourself or ideas/do's/don'ts. Thanks in advance!
 
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I bought one of these: t2.jpg
 
  
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Does it come off other than the pins or is the bracket permanent?

I want mine to be able to come off because I still need to be able to use just the forks and frame.
 
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You pull the pins to remove it but for most fork work, I leave it in the up position and it is mostly out of the way.
 
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This is what I have to work with.

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I want to be able to remove it out of the way when I don’t need it. Shouldn’t be to hard to do..........
 
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Looks pretty straight forward. Lots on the Tube, view some, use the features that appeal to you. God luck and keep us posted.
 
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Great job fabing the fork grapple, i bought root grapple and it is a very handy tool to have .
 
 
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