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Driving rt crane on lawn short distance

Discussion in 'Cranes' started by ichudov, May 12, 2019.

  1. ichudov

    ichudov Senior Member

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    May want to drive 10-15ft on lawn with my grove rt60s. What is the most practical pad material. Thanks
     
  2. Tradesman

    Tradesman Senior Member

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    A pictures worth a thousand words I have plastic mats and 3/4” plywood
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  3. lumberjack

    lumberjack Senior Member

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    For a one time job? Plywood. Repeat? Alturnamats.

    Either will require layers, a single won’t do.
     
  4. crane operator

    crane operator Senior Member

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    Double layer of 3/4 plywood should hold your rig up. One row of wood under each path, just like tradesman's picture.

    If its been raining by you like it has here, and its a swamp, I'd say wait.