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Default Re: Chaining Tractors Down

We've hauled steam engines since 1966 as well as other equipment. Dad had 2 trailers custom built. We block the drivers of every engine with 4x4 wooden blocks. I like to lift the engine about an inch off of the trailer because they will work down--and then you tighten the chains again.

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Didn't we do a thread about this a few years ago?
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You are correct John: https://www.smokstak.com/forum/showt...light=chaining

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Default Re: Chaining Tractors Down

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Didn't we do a thread about this a few years ago?
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THIS thread was started almost 5 years ago. . . (or will be five years old in a couple months anyway)

I see the other one was started 4 1/2 years before that too, but it's still good information and worth bringing up again.

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Make shure you use Carpet or rug inside of the wheels were the chains will sit as the chains can make a mess of cast wheels over time
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i would bet more spokes have been bent on steam engines by improper chaining then anything else over the years.
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