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    1050 with bent bucket

    I have a 1988 1050 with a Model 75 loader bucket. I have bolt on forks that I use quite frequently. In my infinite wisdom , I decided to try to lift some large rock with the forks, which as you know, caused the lower edge of the bucket to bend downward .

    To those who have either seen/experienced/read about this...

    What are my options with this outside of replacing the bucket?

    1) Is there a way to straighten this?
    2) Is cutting/welding a possibility?

    Thanks,
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    I think a welding shop could try to straighten it or cut out the bottom of the bucket and replace it along with reinforcing it. Put the bucket in the back of your truck and take it for a ride. They will able to quickly tell you what your options are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by coaltrain View Post
    I think a welding shop could try to straighten it or cut out the bottom of the bucket and replace it along with reinforcing it. Put the bucket in the back of your truck and take it for a ride. They will able to quickly tell you what your options are.
    I was thinking of that but it might be costly with the amount of bucket that needs to be cut out and welded. I was just putting out the word here that maybe going with a used bucket might be cheaper or if there was a DIY way of straightening it?
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    Well as someone who occasionally bends things......

    Use the same thing that bent it in the first place.

    Put some weight in the bucket with the forks on and push down.

    Might not get it flat but closer.

    Maybe a bolt-on or weld on cutting edge and lots of C clamps would help get the rest out.
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    Need a torch to heat it up, then push down on the rock. Heating up the steel will help straighten it, but weaken it so reinforcing it with a cutting edge is what I’d do. And of course don’t bolt on a fork to the middle of your bucket and use it as a pry bar again.


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    Thanks for the tips! I'll see what I can do...a friend of mine used to weld gas pipelines and we were planning to make it a winter project and cut and weld, but I'd like to try to straighten it instead prior to the winter. Unfortunately, I don't have a torch or new edge to use.
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    Lay a beam (or strong pipe) across the top of the bucket.
    Wrap two chains around the bucket, right at the center,,
    (BIG chains,, at least 3/8", anything smaller is at risk of breaking)

    Use two chain binders, and pull the chain,, the center will bend right back up.

    You can not do it with one chain,, it might even take three chains and binders,,

    A 3/8" binder with a pipe extension on the handle will bend that bucket like it was made out of butter.
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    Take the bucket off, turn it upside down on a hard surface, and with a couple of boards under it to adsorb the shock, wack on the high spot with a mall …
    You'll be surprised how much of the bow you can remove ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by CADplans View Post
    Lay a beam (or strong pipe) across the top of the bucket.
    Wrap two chains around the bucket, right at the center,,
    (BIG chains,, at least 3/8", anything smaller is at risk of breaking)

    Use two chain binders, and pull the chain,, the center will bend right back up.

    You can not do it with one chain,, it might even take three chains and binders,,

    A 3/8" binder with a pipe extension on the handle will bend that bucket like it was made out of butter.
    Do you have any pictures/drawing for example?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric67ct View Post
    Do you have any pictures/drawing for example?
    Put the chain around the bucket, over the bent spot,, JUST like you put a belt around your waist.

    You need to support the top of the bucket with something so when the belt(chain) is tightened, the top of the bucket does not bend down.

    Now, like a fat guy cinching in his belt to pull in his waist,, tighten the chain, using a binder.

    While one chain is tight, cinch up the second chain, just like a second belt around your waist, with a second binder.
    The second chain will cause a little slack in the first chain.
    While the second chain is holding,, tighten the first some more.
    Then, tighten the second one more
    Then tighten the first one more

    You will soon bend the bucket to where you want it.
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