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calxoddity

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I has a picky pelican
« on: August 30, 2012, 02:55:51 PM »
After a couple of years of procrastination and generally not planning ahead, I've finally got myself a Pelican Pick.

I'll be giving it a go during the next week, so will let you known if it's any good.

I'm a little dubious, as I'm yet to see pelicans around Glen Innes, but you can't be too careful - and my unicorn is telling me that I *will* need it this year.

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Re: I has a picky pelican
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2012, 07:37:15 PM »
 i have a car springy...made mine 10 years ago works a treat...cost: 1 grinder blade and 2 welding rods  ;)
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Re: I has a picky pelican
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2012, 08:10:06 PM »

hah!  My welding skills would have the spring welded something it's not supposed to be welded to, and me covered in burns... 

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Re: I has a picky pelican
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2012, 08:12:46 PM »
I make mine from car springs too-better than what you buy and cheaper you can make them as big/small heavy -light as you like.We have pelican picks at work there ok for softer dirt but not much good in the hard stuff.work is mt isa mines

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Re: I has a picky pelican
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2012, 08:57:54 PM »
the best things are home made things i make at home... :D :D
I swing a 12-pound hammer,smash gibbers by the ton
I used to think it convict work,but now i think it's FUN

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