Rebuilding a $50,000 Hydraulic Cylinder. JLG Boom Lift Telescope Cylinder.

Thanks to Bespoke Post for sponsoring this video! New subscribers get 20% off their first box of awesome — go to and enter code FARMCRAFT20 at checkout.  Work on the boom lift continues, including rebuilding this 26' long hydraulic cylinder.  Many challenges in doing this with my available tools, but we got it done in the end.  Also prepping everything else so we are ready to start putting this lift back together finally!

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00:00 Intro
0:47 Cleanup parts
2:20 Bespoke integration
4:20 Clean, inspect, and lube chains 
8:09 Start cylinder, remove gland nut
15:50 Pull rod out
19:38 Inspect barrel, piston, rod.
20:30 Remove piston nut
25:44 Remove piston and gland
28:33 Rebuild gland and piston
38:28 Start reassembly
43:13 Put rod back in barrel
48:48 Install gland nut
50:29 Clean up oil and booms
55:31 Install rod support bracket
57:22 Outro

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