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Cultivator Sweep Takes Larger Bolts
Steve Faber, Tiffin, Ohio: “The sweeps on my field cultivator use 3/8-in. dia. bolts, but I wanted to use a sweep that takes larger bolts. As a result, the square under the head of a 3/8-in. plow bolt wouldn’t take hold. Bolts with oversize heads are available, but I didn’t have any. So I took a couple of larger bolts I already had and drilled and tapped them to 3/8-16. I then cut off the heads and used hex head bolts to mount the sweep.”

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2019 - Volume #43, Issue #3