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Wounded Flipper

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by grandview, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Time to get the welder out.

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  2. veggin psd

    veggin psd Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    Been there, fixed that. Weld a little stock on it, straighten out the damaged are first and it will be as good as new.

    Boss V's dont die, they just wear out.........slowly. wesport
  3. Jt13speed

    Jt13speed Senior Member
    Messages: 366

    Wait wait Wait! So does that mean you finally used your driveway decoration...i mean backup truck? lol
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Nope. Still a bird feeder!
  5. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 950

    get ready for thursday morning. supposed to have white outs. the week off was nice but now its time to get back to work and make some payup
  6. Midwest BuildIt Inc

    Midwest BuildIt Inc PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,280

    they don't wear out..they just remind you that they need a little love every once and a while too.. otherwise you might forget about her...:jester:
  7. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    I touched on this once before GV but here it is again since I like you....

    To help prevent that issue run TWO lock nuts and TWO washers...one on each side of the bracket. It helps take the twisting stress off the thin section of the bracket and also helps to keep the spring from pulverizing the bracket if the spring breaks.

    Haven't lost a bracket on a double nut setup yet...
  8. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    Interesting, that must be why the new eye bolts I bought has 2 washers and nuts on them. I was wondering why it had 2 of each.
  9. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Right Doug, they finally got smart.