Originally Posted by tallzdatank
so a 7/16 isn't quite tighten there, is that why his pin wore out so fast? I have access to a lathe, would it be more beneficial to turn pins out of say 4130 or 8630 or something stronger like that?
If you can fabricate the right size pins and out of stonger material, then yes that would a be the way to go.
I personally spot welded a big washer to the head of the pin, so mine will have to wear through the washer before it wears on the head of the pin.