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Cut my KNUCKLES??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by owen, Feb 11, 2005.

  1. owen

    owen 1/2 ton status

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    Just got my hi-steer on and wanted to know if it would be safe to cut/grind the old rod-end armie things off of the knuckles. I dont know much about the effects of heat or the process of casting iron. Will this compromise the strength of the knuckles?
     
  2. boz42

    boz42 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    use a saw-zall or band saw & u will be fine, i would use a flap wheel on a 4.5" angle grinder to sllick it up
     
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    DON'T use a torch - as stated, bandsaw or sawzall will be good for the cut, and the flapwheel on a grinder to clean up the rough edges when done.
     

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