Will this hold or crack over time? Do more passes?

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I had it tacked up today how I originally wanted it, it will hit the cylendar If curled too much on the pallet forks. I could keep it there, cut a V in the headache rack on the forks….. or put it like this.

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For support I could gusset in on each side with 1/2” ar500 plate. This would save a little weight cause its getting heavy.
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Or I could add an additional beam and gusset to all 3.

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Really hate to waste my ar500 plate. I do have a36 1/2 plate for the gussets if thats strong enough.
 
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i went ahead and did it up. Its good. Its plenty strong, tried to lift the rear of my trailer that weighs 4k, could barely pick it up.

its awkward to use because your bucket curl is opposite. It’ll come in handy for something…lol

weighs 258lb.

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I built this today to push gravel over walls. It’s not hardly as heavy as I’d like but I think it’ll hold up. There’s only one way to find out lol.
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Like a retaining wall? What about you kx?
 
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Like a retaining wall? What about you kx?

Filling the inside of porches was the main goal. I’ve used the mini before but it’s hard to do if the roof is built already.
 
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Like I said its awkward. its hard to break through a pile of gravel, too much for the mini. But you can get a full bucket. With blade down I can dump this with boom fully extended. Couldn’t imagine any situation I would want to use a bucket turned this way. Honestly, the forks might be handy if I have to reach higher than my skid steer can reach.
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I tried to bend it but its pretty tough.
 
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Here’s my gravel pusher at work. I’m pretty happy with the work saving ability of this attachment.
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Ok, that works. That metal is thicker than it looked in the first pic.
 
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The arms are 4” 1/2” wall channels iron.
 
 
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