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Just wanted to show a modification I did to my 1990 310-8. I recently picked up a 36” tiller for my horse and I tried it out on my new garden area. After hitting a rock, it knocked one of the axle brackets open dropping the right side of the tiller. On a manual I viewed, it had clevis pins to hold the lever in, but my bracket did not have them. I drilled a 1/4” hole through on each lever and mounted a 1/4” clevis pin and hairpin cotter to reinforce the lever. I read on another post to just tighten the bolts on the levers, but I think this will work a little better. Hope this helps someone!




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Ed Kennell

:text-welcomeconfetti: to the :rs:       Axle bracket lever locks are a great idea.  Especially useful when plowing snow.

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R. L. Addison

I thought that was a good idea until I lost pins & spring pins. If that is done picker pins must have cotter pins so they can't get knocked out. I went to 1/4" bolts with the nylon locks.

Dun dere, been dat!

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:text-welcomeconfetti:, thanks for sharing!

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I'm with RL.,1/4" bolts and elastic stop nuts.

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