Host Bar Channel History

Shallow Channel

Note how little steel has to wear away for the carbide to be undercut.


7/16" Round bar
Flat channel
3" 120 degree carbide
1987 -1994


7/16" Flat top bar
Flat channel

1/2 " Flat top bar
Flat channel

7/16" Round bar
60 degree full channel


1/2" Round bar
90 degree full channel

When half of the material is removed,  the wear rod is worn out.
What benefit would a snowmobiler get from a full length channel?

Woody's model history  Woody's wear pad history  Woody's turning carbide history
Woody's advertising history  Wear pads - never had them!  Typical carbide rod wear patterns
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