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heybusdriver    Posted 08-15-2006 at 01:38:12 [URL]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • securing a blade
  • This isn't necessarily a tractor issue ,but could be a mower or?
    My episode is with a weed eater with a metal blade, my blade seemed to slip, so I tried to tighten it , wrench would not move it , so I clamped visegrips on the blade used my air gun to try and loosen , visegrips came off, spinning blade spun so fast hitting my 4th finger , went right through my fingernail and part way through my finger, so if any-one is removing blades of any kind , don't trust visegrips, make sure the blade is secured solid, keep your fingers clear.

    Stumpy    Posted 10-23-2006 at 19:29:46 [URL]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: securing a blade
  • I try to wedge the blade with a piece of wood and will only break the nut loose with a hand tool. Slow and controled.


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