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Cutting edge height

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by scottr, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. scottr

    scottr Senior Member
    Messages: 360

    What's the average lifted height of your blade out at the cutting edge? I realize there's some variables. With a direct coupled ram. Do you think 18" is enough when stacking ? I'm working on ram mounts for my A-frame and truck side
     
  2. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 760

    Hmm...I am not sure what you are asking ?
     
  3. scottr

    scottr Senior Member
    Messages: 360

    Sorry for the poor explanation, was getting in a hurry. If you lift your plow all the way till it hits the stops, how high is it? If measured from the ground to the bottom of the cutting edge

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  4. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 760

    Oh okay, now I understand.

    I would say 18 inches is high enough but the real concern is how high the support is so that you have a level A frame when the cutter edge is on the ground. But you look close.

    Nice welds.
     
  5. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,974

    As high as you wanna make it, but as was said the A frame needs to be level when on the ground
     
  6. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,974

    Side note. If it that's blizzard you need to watch the angle of the reservoir at full hight
     
  7. scottr

    scottr Senior Member
    Messages: 360

    Thanks for the insight, yes a frame is set at correct height, resivour is located in bed ( 8 gallon )
     
  8. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,535

    Interesting build you got going on, gotta keep us updated
     
  9. scottr

    scottr Senior Member
    Messages: 360

    I try and keep some updates posted I'm the " ground up build thread "
     
  10. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 760

    Eight Gallons ? Hmm...so do you have like 10 foot super wings that slide out with rams ?

    Should we name you Mr. Fabricator ???
     
  11. scottr

    scottr Senior Member
    Messages: 360

    No, nothing to fancy, just a blizzard 810 and a rear drag plow. The larger resivour allows me to gain cooling without a cooler in line. My system will run all the time ( central hydraulics ).
    I do a lot of metal work during my off time.