Oliver 3pt Hitch Latch Repair

Friend of mine has a large Oliver tractor with a broken 3 point quick hitch assembly.  Apparently the latch is no longer available as an independent part, and must be purchased along with the entire 3 point lift arm.

Dumb.

beveledEdged beveled for welding.

hinge halfHad a scrap with the right sized hole.

rough cutTorch cut prior to clean up grind.

crack repairThe remaining ear was partially cracked.  Undercut, welded.

installedBack to work.