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Fiaher HD 8' - Poor back drag?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Tom Greenleaf, Mar 14, 2005.

  1. Tom Greenleaf

    Tom Greenleaf Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Any body have a suggestion on how to enhance the back drag of a Fisher HD 8 foot plow. I only plow a few driveways with a 1997 Chev 2500 and that plow but it doesn't back drag worth a dime. Other one did ??

    TIA for any info. Tom Greenleaf, New England
  2. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Add a back drag edge- you will have to make one or have one made for you. Usually an old cutting edge and a couple pieces of stock are all that's needed for supplies. When you wear down the trip edge enough to install a cutting edge they do scrape better backdraggin than the trip foot does, but not lots better.
    Saw a guy with a drag edge made from angle iron- long piece for the edge and 2 small pieces to attach it to the blade....
  3. tessdad

    tessdad Member
    from S.E. MA
    Messages: 71

    I make and install back drag angles. Approximately $250.00 - $400.00 depending on size, regular or heavy duty, and normal hang loose style or auto lift when raised feature. (must work on that wording)

    Re: cutting edge. I also suggest removing and drilling a new set of holes two inches down from the original holes. This modification does trip a bit easier, (as if you were to install an eight inch cutting edge) But, it back drags better, especially when used with a back drag angle, also lets you use up more of the expensive (and getting worse) bolt on cutting edge. I have been doing this for years and have have many customers refer friends for the same treatment.

    E-mail me direct and I will send you pictures, etc.

    There is a link at my simple web page that will take you to me. And soon I will have pictures posted there as well.