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tip for fixing a lift chain

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Jay brown, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Jay brown

    Jay brown PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,783

    just thought of this tonight while i was fixing a broken lift chain....when you replace your chain, leave it about 24" longer than you need and put a chain hook on the loose end. next time your chain breaks you can attach the hook to the broken end and reattach the chain to the lift arm.....just a quick "in the field fix" i thought of....everyone else is probably already doing it and i'm the last to know lol.....jay
  2. Runner

    Runner Senior Member
    Messages: 957

    Yep. That, or carry a bolt and nut to go through it...That way, unlike a hook, it won't come undone when you drop the plow a few times. This will keep you plowing. :)
  3. Ryan's Snow Rem

    Ryan's Snow Rem Member
    from Montana
    Messages: 47

    I found out the hard way-but now I carry spare chain,bolts,nuts, come-a-long and the ever reliable pain in the ass handy-man jack