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Fold Down Exhaust Pipe
"After we bought an International 786 tractor we discovered it was too high to fit into any of our buildings so we decided to shorten the exhaust pipe up with a fold in the middle," says Jay H. Kneasel, Lebanon, Penn.
Kneasel first cut the pipe in half, then cut holes in two pieces of heavy angle iron and welded them to the ends of the pipe. The pieces of angle iron were then hinged together. To hold the pipe tightly together in the upright position, Kneasel put a small hand clamp on the side opposite the hinge. When he wants to get into the machine shed, he simply releases the clamp and drops the top half of the pipe.

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1985 - Volume #9, Issue #3