Pallet Change Chute

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The pallet change door at the back of the hopper is a great addition, but have you noticed how the wheel gets in the way for placing the bucket in the correct spot.

Well today I had some spare time so I made this chute that attaches to the hopper with some strip magnets, problem solved.

Edit: I thought I would share my plan if you are interested in making a chute.

 

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Wow, I just happen to run across this post today! Nice mod! ? That should be a factory option (y)
 

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Just what that chute needs! I missed this mod, very nice. It's now on my list of things to do.
 

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good job... could do an easy one outta sheet metal too
 

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I've been trying to make a 3d printed magnetic chute for this same reason.
 
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I thought I would share my plan in the original post, if you are interested in making a chute. Assembled with Quick dry Super glue.
 

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The pallet change door at the back of the hopper is a great addition, but have you noticed how the wheel gets in the way for placing the bucket in the correct spot.

Well today I had some spare time so I made this chute that attaches to the hopper with some strip magnets, problem solved.

Edit: I thought I would share my plan if you are interested in making a chute.

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Thanks for sharing the details! as an RC modeler, I've got the materials around.
 

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It was only yesterday when I had to switch pellets and spent 5 mins picking up all the ones that missed my bucket. Good plan, might have a go. (or drop in to pick up one :)
Edit: well I can't drop in anyway, have to wait 'till lockdown is over.
 

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Here is my solution:
 

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It is made from one of those plastic kitchen cutting mats you get in a 3-pack for 5 or six dollars. Some sticky back magnet strip and you are done.
Easy to store, too:
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