Got a call the other day to come out and fix this mess.Customer was moving a very,very large rock to say the least.Snapped 6"x3".025 HSS dozer push arm,and bent the p-side one.Used 2 1-1/2ton chain come alongs to get things back lined up.And platedboth arms with 3/8" plates.Sliced the bent one on 3 sides and pulled straight then rewelded up and plated it.The d-side was the broken one laying on the ground when i arrived.Lots of mud,rain,and drizzle to contend with but got it done.After getting shocked a few times loading 7018 rods.
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Thread: Cat 304cr Dozer push arm repair
04-18-2010, 04:49 PM #1
Cat 304cr Dozer push arm repairBB402D
S-32 FEEDER W/1260 IRONMATE FC/GUN
04-18-2010, 06:33 PM #2
Nice fix. At least i now know i am not the only one who gets bit loading 7018 in the rain...BobBob Wright, Grandson of Tee Nee Boat Trailer Founder
Metal Master Fab Salem, Oh 44460
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1999 MM185 w/185 Spoolgun,1986 Thunderbolt AC/DC
04-18-2010, 06:43 PM #3Senior Member
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- Lodi, CA
As always, Billy, nice repair, also as always, no comments or critiques.Obviously, I'm just a hack-artist, you shouldn't be listening to anything I say .....
04-18-2010, 07:59 PM #4Senior Member
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- Williams Lake, British Columbia
Looks good. Better then new.