One of my friends has one of these. It works, but is not what I would call high output. I've been toying with getting one just so I have it in the cat. So a breakdown I could put it out and hopefully avoid a further oops. I understand the issue. that's why I have the 2 rear strobes on my cat, to keep a sled from rear ending me at speed.
That is a good idea but for now I think I will stick with the wood deck. It would be nice if the cat sat a few inches lower, but it does still sit lower than the Frandee does on the trailer behind it. I was concerned that it would be sticking up there quite a bit, but it does sit lower than my slide in camper, so I think I am okay. Also, I don't know if it would sit to low, with the bed side I am not sure if the door would open so I could get out after loading, might have to take a tape measure to it and figure that out if I ever decide to go the cut out wheel well idea. Thanks!Mr. Moose. Another option for stuffing a Kitten in a pick up is to cut down the fenders in the bed. If you measure for clearance loaded with chains on and cut accordingly, you can usually drop the height by 6 inches give or take. A ply wood or weld in top piece makes for more room. Some rigs end up with a flat deck side to side which is nice for all kinds of loads. You have a good plan for loading.
because the parts were hardened to Rockwell 44 before weldingAnd another question for the Tucker experts.
On the track links the welds that hold the pins to the link appear to be made with a high nickel filler rod, is this correct? Any idea why?
This photo isn't that great, the weld are pretty dirty and a bit corroded, but these are the welds I am talking about.
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