Keep the shear pins in. They are there to protect the auger gearbox. Brass
gears inside the auger gearbox. A fist full of shears is way cheaper and
easier to do than the gearbox.
Drop the shoes down on dirt, ya ain't scraping down a dirt drive with a
"Anything you say can & will be misquoted & used against you"
I have custom made skids on this beast. After 17 years in service, the
originals had worn clean through. So I made some up out of 1/2" x 1
1/2" x 8' cold-rolled steel, and some 3/8" x 4" x 8' cold-roll. Welded
it up into some nice lookin skis, and then used 1/8" 6011 to pad the
Had to replace the ogger gear box once.... they weren't brass though.
-The Lonely Grease Monkey
1985' K5 305CUI TH700R4 NP208
"Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote
from the truth who believes nothing, then he who believes
what is a wrong."
- Thomas Jefferson
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