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Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Warbird, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. the "Weider 565". I made it out of an unused workout rack given to me. Free blower motor is geared down to 30rpm with large and small pulleys. Large white pulley on the drum is made from 3 pieces of plywood screwed and glued together. I built it higher off the floor so I wouldn't have to bend over, bad back. Finally tried it out yesterday, works great........John
  2. Steve W

    Steve W Member

    Nice work. When i first saw the Weider sticker on there, i thought it was going to be a pedal operated tumbler..LOL

  3. Ha, I'm not that ambitious ;D
  4. looks good I'm impressed, beats 600.00 bucks don't it.
  5. Galen

    Galen 218-263-7177 www.EdgewaterTaxidermy.com

    Very nice.
  6. Sweet, I saw a human powered tumble a while back.
  7. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    Very innovative!
  8. scpol

    scpol Wholesale Bird Taxidermy....Fan of Mike & Harry

    Is this for ducks or deer?..Very nice..
  9. I built it for wet shoulder capes. "Drop" isn't an issue as I don't do any soft capes. I don't do many waterfowl so I blow dry them with a Coleman air mattress blower, but it might work well on a turkey. I've tumbled two hides so far with satisfactory results. Thanks for all the positive comments.......Regards, John
  10. Hey John , it look very good ...