42989Re: [hobbicast] Ideas Needed
- Feb 17, 2014RT:
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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