Bucket curl extension kit
After having bought a 1580 excavator, as normal I had to fiddle with it, and my first gripe was the bucket or lack of curl, which meant when full of dirt and lifted right up the dirt tended to fall out before you could unload it into a dump truck because the bucket didnt curl up enough.
I set about making variations of new arms to replace the standard ones and found due to the limited throw of the servo actuators it was a compromise between curl and outward extension, so settled for losing a bit of extension for more curl.
As you can see from the pictures you only lose a tiny bit of outward extension, but gain a lot of curl.
This kit comes with four new laser cut powder coated steel arms and includes all the washers and spacers needed to fit it in place, while still using the existing bolts that came with the excavator to hold it in place.
Kit comprises of:
2 x Horizontal 3 hole arms.
2 x Vertical 2 hole arms.
4 x Black nylon washer.
1 x Carbon fibre arm.
2 x Upper Spacers.
1 x Lower Spacer.