2016 - Volume #40, Issue #5, Page #24[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
“No Hassle” Hinged Pto Guard
“I developed the guard when I was given an old Super M Farmall to restore,” he explains. “I restored the fenders and redid the front end and wanted to put a guard on it, too.”
When the replacement guard arrived, Humeniuk noted the three L-brackets and bolts designed to attach the guard to the tractor. He cut away the L-bracket top center on the guard. He replaced it with a strap hinge, boring a hole to match the original in the L-bracket.
In order to maintain side-to-side stability, Humeniuk welded the bolts in place on the side L-brackets. He then bored out the matching holes in the cast rear end.
To attach a shaft, Humeniuk raises the rear of the guard and hooks it with a bungee cord. Once the shaft is installed, he lowers the guard and the bolts slide into place.
“I like having the guard in place, but I also use the Super M for lots of chores like running a Bushhog mower,” says Humeniuk.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, John Humeniuk, 303 4th Ave. SE, Baudette, Minn. 56623 (ph 218 634-2042; email@example.com).
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