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Old 04-05-2013, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by alldayrj View Post
Nice man. Whats the angle iron above the plate for? I would add a few gussets to increase the weld area on the tooth mount sleeves
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Of course, you had to be right.......

Used it today in a landscaping bed that had old tree roots. Pretty much bent the C-channel used to mount the teeth. The welds held but the lack of the mounts being boxed in was the Achilles heel.

Part of me thinks that I straddled the old stump, and thus bending them outward.

I was extremely surprised it happened but it did. The machine has more power than I thought.

I'll be having a shop re-make the mounting brackets again and boxing in the C-channel along with extra gussets.

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