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Another metal fatigue/weld fail on the ST8. This one on the roller box, tried to weld it on site to no avail, we’ll have another crack at it this weekend in the workshop.

 

Every week there’s some issue or other, mostly due to vibration, this is the latest in around half a dozen build failings, a couple of which were very serious.

In the 12 years I ran the TW150 I had only one weld failure.

Redwood have been great, no complaints there.

 

If I wasn't half savvy or at least knew some mates who were, this chipper would have finished me.

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Edited by Mick Dempsey

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On 28/03/2019 at 19:14, Rough Hewn said:

Tuesday bearings went on the trailer, wheel nearly came off emoji51.png
Today, milling a particularly nice log, the upright support cracked sending one side of the mill 5" down .
Buggered 2-3 expensive slabs. emoji51.pngemoji51.pngemoji51.png

 

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