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Old 09-27-2014, 10:14 AM   #1
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Blue OX Rock Guard

I recently replaced my Toad and all of the equitment used to tow it with. That is except the Blue ox rock gaurd. I am using the Roadmaster 10,000 lb tow bar and have been clamping the rockgaurd on with little problems.At the same time I find the installation cumbersum. It is designed to be used as a universal gaurd but I believe it could be better. One of the pins that form the tow bar connection is a machine fit that allows the bar to do some of the swiveling needed for it to properly work. It would be a logical connection point for the bracket for the guard but is too short for the brackets thickness. (Lock nut to thick to do it's thing) Inverting a 1/2 bolt and welding it to the top of the pin would do the trick, except I am afraid that doing so would remove the temper from the pin. Not being a metal person , I wonder about the process needed to maintain that temper?
Any welders out there with an opinion?
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The post is a little hard to follow. Do you have any photos you could post?
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THanks, I have made a decision on how to take care of it and have no pic's. My question really was about the welding process and how it would effect the temper of the pin. Decided not to do it that way!
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Roadmaster makes a rock guard that fits your Roadmaster tow brackets. Easy install.
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