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Anvil repair

Discussion in 'Morbark, Inc.' started by hsecln, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. hsecln

    hsecln New Member

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    I have a 1984 morbark eager beaver disk chipper. How in the world do you get to the anvil to do any work on it. The only way I see is to get a very skinny person in the shoot.
     
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    Wood E. Beever ArboristSite Member

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    For adjusting the anvil, you may be able to reach over top of the feed wheel. A smaller person does fit better. It is best to have a person outside that will move the anvil for the person gauging the anvil gap which should be set at .060" - .080".

    If you are located in a shop environment and can raise the feel wheel up and safely secure it in the "up" position, it is more comfortable. Be sure to block the yoke, and also secure a chain from the feed wheel shaft that wraps around the discharge transition for a fail-safe. Unhooking the tension springs is also advised.

    The edge of the anvil should have a good 90-degree edge. If it rounds off too far, the shearing action is impaired and can cause stringy material to pass through the discharge chute, with the possibility of plugging as a result. The option at this point is to replace with a new anvil, or apply hard-surface weld and regrind to a straight, sharp edge
     
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    hsecln New Member

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    anvil removal

    I am one of those stupid people that has to shown once to fully understand what I am doing. I will try your suggestion. thank you
     

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