HAND OPERATED BRAKE ASSEMBLY FOR JOHN DEER 4230 TRACTOR.Return to Search Results
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------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Brake assembly designed for tractor operators who require a hand operated system. Custom modification for a John Deer 4230 tractor. The brake levels are made of flat bar steel, bent to allow for independent use of each brake. Bicycle handlebar grips are welded to the bar steel to serve as handles. A piece of angle iron is welded to each brake pedal shank, and a piece of flat steel is welded to the end of each control lever. Each lever is bolted to an angle iron. The brakes are activated by pulling levers toward the operator. The bent levers do not interfere with others who wish to operate brakes with their feet. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. Assembly. Welding. AUTHOR:Field, W.E. TITLE:Agricultural Tools, Machinery & Buildings for Farmers and Ranchers with Physical Handicaps, Volume 2. REF:Book: Breaking New Ground Resource Center, Purdue University, Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, West Lafayette, IN 47907; p B.2.7 1991.
Notes: For more information contact developer: Jack's Welding, Woodward, IA 50276 (515) 438-2125. Based on an idea from John Ricke, R.R. ##1, Box 87, Granger, IA 50109.
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