The biggest tire I ever had to change came from a Massey-Harris 44 and was just a few inches under five and a half feet tall. Let’s just say that the experience left me with a healthy respect for heavy-equipment mechanics. Something like Ken Tool’s Serpent might have been a saving grace. Designed for mounting and de-mounting tubeless truck tires, it’s a simple but elegant twist on the usual flat pry bar, as shown by a Ken Tool product demonstration that found its way to YouTube.
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