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western ice breaker

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by TCLS88, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. TCLS88

    TCLS88 Member
    from MIDWEST
    Messages: 35

    I have a western v box salter. Problem is with the the idler arm that puts tension on the belt. After about a hour of use the nuts that keep it tight
    loosen. Is there a special nut to be used in this application. THANKS.

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,312

    can you double nut it ,use thread lock. orpeen over the end or get a lock nut has nylon on the end

    Last edited: Jan 11, 2009
  3. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,276

    Maybe a nylock nut, the ones with a slightly rounded top that has a nylon insert to prevent loosening??