Michigan man killed trying to unstick splines on PTO shaft

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Michigan man killed trying to unstick splines on PTO shaft

Postby Urbish » Tue May 21, 2019 11:00 am

A Michigan man was killed when he chained the PTO shaft on his Oliver tractor to a tree, trying to break the splines free.

https://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/2019/05/farm-accident-kills-grand-rapids-man.html
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Re: Michigan man killed trying to unstick splines on PTO shaft

Postby ricky racer » Tue May 21, 2019 11:28 am

Wow, that's sad.... :(
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Re: Michigan man killed trying to unstick splines on PTO shaft

Postby Jackman » Wed May 22, 2019 3:47 am

Yup sad and at his age I bet he knew better . RIP

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Re: Michigan man killed trying to unstick splines on PTO shaft

Postby Stanton » Wed May 22, 2019 6:42 am

Jackman wrote:Yup sad and at his age I bet he knew better . RIP


Yes, how sad. This didn't have to happen.

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Re: Michigan man killed trying to unstick splines on PTO shaft

Postby mozer71 » Wed May 22, 2019 5:16 pm

Darn! This is really sad. He lost his life and probably it worked many times before. Out riggers or something. :(


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