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Old 11-16-12, 12:31 PM   #1
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Worksman - literally

Just a picture I had forgotten was on my camera.

Why? I scrap for a living.
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Old 11-17-12, 07:05 PM   #2
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I've got a Worksman trike that I bought from the Cleveland Ford plant for $50. It's seen a lot of use, but it's built like a tank. I have no doubt it will outlast me, and I've hopefully got another 40 years in me.
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Old 11-18-12, 12:15 PM   #3
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I've ridden Worksman for over 40 years both at home and at my job in an engine factory in Illinios. I've seen a Worksman trike haul a broken steam pump ,that weighed over 1200 lbs, from the machine to the repair shop and back to the machine many times in the 40 years I worked there. When it comes to the word "tough" Worksman owns it!
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Steel: nearly a thousand years of metallurgical development
Aluminum: barely a hundred, which one would you rather have under your butt at 30mph?
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Looks like a pretty light load for a Worksman

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It is a light load... The trouble is finding anything heavy enough to weigh it down!
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my workman tryke...from WARNER GEAR in muncie,ind

undercarriage

they called this ADAPTABLE....
i KNOW NOT!!
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Is the spreader on the back Scrap too or homemade wheelie wheels?
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Is the spreader on the back Scrap too or homemade wheelie wheels?
It had a broken bin, which allowed seed to pour through the bottom, so, it got scrapped as well. But it was so light! The plastic bucket ended up being half of the weight.

And it didn't prevent the thing from endoing shortly after the picture was taken, either.
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my workman tryke...from WARNER GEAR in muncie,ind

undercarriage

they called this ADAPTABLE....
i KNOW NOT!!
good chance I have road that bike I did 8 years there
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