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One crank tool to rule them all!

Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by Mattyo, Apr 15, 2017.

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    the small rod is just a carriage bolt ... 5/16" I needed to make it smaller because if I up the size to 3/8" then the 5/8" rod gets too weak. for me it was either deal with super cheap carriage bolts or risk breaking a rod. a new bolt can be purchased from depot or lowes for pennies.

    since I haven't bent a 5/16" rod yet ... it might be you got a soft one or applying a little too much pressure. don't need much more than maybe 10 ft lb torque to seat the crank.



    or were you referring to something else bending?
     
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    one left until I get new stock....
     
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    The one you supplied me with is approximately 14” long. It looks like a standard coarse thread and should be cheap to replace.

    Again, very happy with the tool. Even though the piece above is arced, it’s still fully functional.
     
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    ah, thats 3/8" threaded rod. right now I'm using carriage bolts as the handles and I think they are a little stiffer than the rod. plus I don't have to cut them

    I'll bring one to the gtg at Dan's... its yours :)

    -Mattyo
     
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    out of stock. I don't have an eta but I hope its only a couple weeks before I have more rods. I will take preorders if anyone is interested.
     

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