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rockshaft meaning

Postby HART » Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:27 pm

Often wondered how they named some of the parts of tractors, ie: ROCKSHAFT. Because we raise deck to miss rocks maybe ?

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Re: rockshaft meaning

Postby T-Mo » Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:44 pm

A rockshaft, by definition, is a shaft that does not rotate comletely around, but in a partial arc....i.e. it "rocks". Here is what the dictionary says:

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rockshaft


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