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42989Re: [hobbicast] Ideas Needed

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  • StoneTool
    Feb 17, 2014
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          This is not a round bale roller............ This is a gang of 3 land rollers 54" diameter 1/2" pipe, one 14' long and two 10' long.  You fill them with water and pull them across the field to push the rocks down.


      On 02/17/2014 08:28 PM, redlupmi2@... wrote:
      I've repaired numerous round hay baler rollers.  Some had been previous repair attempts, others were OEM designs.  A single plate unless extremely thick or gussets to the outside to prevent the end plate from flexing will fail from fatigue of the end plate flex.  I've seen a few with double plates like you are considering, their failures were from the shaft failing from chemistry change from the weld process in a poor location, and/or shaft undersize for loads. 

      But most equipment is made to sell, not last.  The repairs, keeps me employed.


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