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#16 broken arrow OFFLINE  

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Posted March 21, 2016 - 09:46 AM

I'm going to lay the chain out, "study" on it a bit, and see if I can weld something up that will help me with this problem.

 

I had seen pictures of that tool before but nothing that showed how it was used.

Don't bother looking to Sears for one of these tools though.

 

This is tough enough without having a load of manure on top of it .

I think a lot of the problem is that this chain is new and has been dipped in some type of epoxy paint.

 

Thanks for the responses,

Dave


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#17 adamjd200 OFFLINE  

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Posted March 21, 2016 - 10:56 AM

Mostly that chain is used for bale elevators anymore, most spreaders now have what's called "T bar" chain, I have had to work with what you have many times, good luck.



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Posted March 31, 2016 - 05:19 AM

This job is done!

I welded up a "tool" to use along with my heavy machinist vise.

It took me about an hour to pop apart 10 feet of regular links and insert a flanged link between each one.

I now have two 10 foot long chains.

On to the rest of the project.

Thanks,

Dave


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