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07-24-2012, 08:45 PM
Just an update on my welded mower spindle. It worked and I finished mowing the grass. No problems and I did hit a piece of sidewalk with it and it didn't launch.
Thanks for all the input on this. I used 7018 stick weldrods on it and left it cool naturally without any help. The turned picture isn't the last one that was welded. I did fill the end to get a complete clean-up. Turned it to .620 and single point threaded it on my SB that I converted to a model A from a C by putting on a QC gearbox. Boot

07-24-2012, 09:01 PM
Nice job. Soon you'll be welding-up worn rotor shafts like John :)

07-24-2012, 10:44 PM
You hit a sidewalk? I would say you're a clumsy bastard but that's John's job.;)

07-24-2012, 11:15 PM
Nice job! That's not where I envisioned the fix. You should be fine with that. There's not a lot of stress on that area (threads) except tension from the nut. Way to go and thanks for the pictures.