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blizzard plow

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by jimmyhank, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. jimmyhank

    jimmyhank Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    plow cylinder pins on our blizzard plows bend and need changed out every year. any thoughts?
     
  2. White Gardens

    White Gardens 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,665

    Go to a Machine shop and have them build you harder pins.

    That or go to a tractor supply type store and buy 3 point hitch pins.
     
  3. fastjohnny

    fastjohnny Senior Member
    Messages: 654

    Add hard stops.
     
  4. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    And use Gr. 8 bolts instead of pins.
     
  5. Westhardt Corp.

    Westhardt Corp. Senior Member
    Messages: 845

    1. You'll get better responses if you post in the correct forum (this would probably be better off in the equipment forum)

    2. Stop plowing by braille.

    :D
     
  6. pieperlc

    pieperlc Senior Member
    from 4-5
    Messages: 177

    I would be glad the pins bent instead of something else.
     
  7. White Gardens

    White Gardens 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,665

    Good thought.
     
  8. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    They don't have to bend though....If the proper upgrades are done, they don't, and other things won't either....


    :rolleyes:
     
  9. hlntoiz

    hlntoiz Senior Member
    from NW, CT
    Messages: 588

    He must be runnning curbs pretty hard then. I have had my current LP for 5 years and I never had bent pins.....but then again I have some of those special mods.:mechanic:
     
  10. turfman59

    turfman59 Member
    Messages: 44

    Ok i have been a Blizzard plow owner and must have missed the Memos about proper upgrades..can you please elaborate I have a 760 speed wing
     
  11. lilweeds

    lilweeds PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,178

    Just take a trip to Erie!
     
  12. turfman59

    turfman59 Member
    Messages: 44

    Ok I am familiar with Jerre's service and his level of service to the snowplow industry but if I cant count on a official dealer for memos on upgrades than there is a serious problem with blizzard
     
  13. hlntoiz

    hlntoiz Senior Member
    from NW, CT
    Messages: 588

    Most of the upgrades where designed by Jerre which he has patents on.
     
  14. turfman59

    turfman59 Member
    Messages: 44

    I doubt he has an official patent on another manufacturers patented product are you blowing smoke?
     
  15. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    Nope. :popcorn:
     
  16. lilweeds

    lilweeds PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,178

    Considering how close he was to the original owners of Blizzard it wouldn't surprise me if he has some patents. That being said I am still waiting on the line of Erie Expandables. Would love to see someone building real plows again.
     
  17. hlntoiz

    hlntoiz Senior Member
    from NW, CT
    Messages: 588

    No he doesn't have an official patent on another manufacturers design, he has the patent on the changes. Which is totally legit and legal. People improve on products all the time. If DD had any balls they would man up and give credit where credit is due. Hence why DD couldn't use his ideas and have to try and design around them.

    If you think Jerre messed with the patents then how about Snow Dogg!:popcorn:
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2011
  18. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588