Sunday, November 24, 2013

Recycling Center

Yesterday was our trip to the recycling center to brainstorm Power Wheels modifications and see if we could find any useful parts.

The recycling center, which sells scrap by the pound, is like a maker's toy store.

We walked along dirt paths to find...
 old farm machinery...
and other fun things.
 There was even a table with items like brass candlesticks and copper cookware.
We briefly considered a mobility cart, but it was too heavy to be economical at a per pound pricing.
Then in one of the dumpsters that we spotted this, a go-kart frame with a bent steering column:
 A short while later, Leo found his dream Power Wheels, a red Ford Mustang:

The cost for both of them was $28. One man's trash...

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