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    Re: welding on tire rim

    Originally posted by haybine
    one of the rims on my hay rake has a couple pin holes in it and the tire keep going down. so, i removed the tire and cleaned the rim with wirebrush and sandblaster and found the holes. how do i go about welding the holes shut?. the rim is old and the metal is thin where the holes are so i am not sure exactly how to do this so the tire will fit correctly. finding another rim is next to impossible so i need to fix this one. any ideas?
    Normally a good fix would be to patch, either inside or outside, with a patch that reaches good solid weldable metal. Then, like Al says: put a tube in it.

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  • Al T.
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    My farmer friends say, put a tube in it!

    Sounds good to me.

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    welding on tire rim

    one of the rims on my hay rake has a couple pin holes in it and the tire keep going down. so, i removed the tire and cleaned the rim with wirebrush and sandblaster and found the holes. how do i go about welding the holes shut?. the rim is old and the metal is thin where the holes are so i am not sure exactly how to do this so the tire will fit correctly. finding another rim is next to impossible so i need to fix this one. any ideas?
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