Komatsu Track Change                   

The new Komatsu soon began to have problems with the rubber tracks. It became evident that we should buy steel tracks and change them out. In this shot, Dennis Coons is removing the rubber tracks

Here the Rubber Tracks are off and laying over on the right and we are ready to "back" the Komatsu onto the new steel tracks. It pretty much went off without a hitch. We later learned that rubber tracks only are good for about 900 hours. The machine has 2400 hours.

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