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    2009 JD 3520

    Default JD 790 Weldable Bucket Hooks

    I recently installed 2 - 5/16 G70 hooks from AW Direct Weld-On Grab Hook - Grade 70 - 5/16" - Mfg# 11-516WGH welded in-line with the lift cylinders ( thanks for the advise ) and one "D" ring welded in the center of the bucket.

    I used a 2" x 3" 1/4 inch angle iron for the mounting plate and 3" x 1/4" strap for a backer plate. With 1" 3/4 X 1/2" grade 5 bolts- to hold the mounting and backer plates together.

    Note: "D" ring is in the upright position while the paint drys- Please dont laugh at my welds- Ok it allright to laugh. Once it warms up I will paint the bucket

    Last edited by Trails2004; 01-31-2010 at 12:56 PM. Reason: Title Edit
    2009 JD 3520, 300CX FEL, I-Match, Frontier BB2272, Frontier AF11E, PHD, Rimguard ( 610 Lbs ) Ballast Box ( 510 lbs)

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    Veteran Member JoelD's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    Windham, NH and York, ME
    Kioti LK3054xs TLB, 2004

    Default Re: JD 790 Bucket Weldable Hooks

    Nice job I've also welded hook on my bucket I welded c-channel as a base / stiffener and then welded hook to that

    I find that with my forks I use the hook less than I used to still a very useful tool
    2004 Kioti LK3054XS TLB
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    King Cutter Tiller
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    60 inch king kutter tiller
    2000 Dodge Durango 5.9

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