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Old 04-09-2012, 06:40 PM
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spring tool

I'm in the process of reinstalling the springs back in the plow I just painted.The spring and spring bar are all together.Is the purpose of the fisher spring tool to install new springs in the spring bars?

Part #120 http://www.ashsupply.com/fisher_minu...ccessories.php
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:40 AM
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it pulls the bar up, compressing the spring, so you can put the pin in. here's instructions ...

http://library.westernplows.com/ddco...486_081000.pdf

you don't have to buy the tool if you can weld some channel and flat together and have a threaded rod to stick in it.
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Old 04-10-2012, 09:05 AM
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Do a search for fisher spring installation.

Me and a couple of other people have posted ways on how to install them easily.

My method was putting the moldboard face down and using a come-along (hand winch) to pull the spring into position to install the bolts.

Took maybe 15 minutes to install 4 springs.

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Old 04-10-2012, 12:39 PM
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I've already done two plows with a come along like this- http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=131662

Wasn't sure if they made a tool to do it
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Old 04-16-2012, 10:43 PM
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What a waste of money. U can use big screwdriver and a block of wood , Its not like they have much pressure on them.Could not get much easier.
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:05 PM
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where would you put the screwdriver and block of wood? I'm trying to picture it in my mind.
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through the hole on te top of the spring assm. Block of wood on the perch just below. There is next to no pressure on them not a big deal no matter how u do it.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:19 PM
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I got a free spring tool . When Fisher gave me a new moldboard for my '97 8'
Where are you in Ma ?
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