replacing chain on aerator?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by ACA L&L, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. ACA L&L

    ACA L&L LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,108

    The chain on my bluebird aerator needs to be replaced. I bought a chain at lowes with the link connector piece. How do u get the chain to the length you need. The chain is 10' long and it needs to be 2 maybe 2.5 ft? How do you seperate the links? any info would help, this is the first chain i have ever attempted to replace. thanks. clayton*trucewhiteflag*
  2. MHM

    MHM LawnSite Member
    Posts: 29

    count the links on the old chain toget the lenght of the new chain. then use a chain braker to separate the chain or grind the pins on the wide link and use a hammer and punch to separate the link
  3. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,988

    any motorcycle shop can do it for you. Last time I had it done, it was just a few $$$.

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