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Gib Key Extractor

Post by Robotstar5 on Sat Dec 08 2018, 22:48

I needed to extract the Gib key on my Petter A1 and after looking at the style available for the Lister D I thought how hard can it be?.

I got a square piece of 10mm plate, holesaw to the shaft diameter and 4 M10 tapped holes in the corners, then quite a lot of filing later I had this...

A1Key01 by Robert Starr, on Flickr

It fitted a treat...

A1Key02 by Robert Starr, on Flickr

Nearly there...

A1Key03 by Robert Starr, on Flickr

The end result, looks like I was lucky the head didn't pull off as a previous owner had attacked it with an angry grinder by the look of it

A1Key04 by Robert Starr, on Flickr

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Post by Woodsman on Sun Dec 09 2018, 13:54

Nice work Stuart - I'm afraid I was lazy and bought one.

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Post by Locknut on Sun Dec 09 2018, 19:30

Hi Stuart,
What a good idea.A lot of work but you end up with a very effective tool .
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Re: Gib Key Extractor

Post by chiefy on Tue Dec 11 2018, 10:23

Hi Stuart,
All your mates will be sending for you now they know you have made this tool nice one.
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