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fisher plow restore

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by m.williams, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. m.williams

    m.williams Member
    Messages: 52

    So I bought an old used beat up fisher blade this fall. And as usual I couldn't just leave well enough alone. Ripped the whole thing to pieces and re-did it. Here is some pics.





  2. m.williams

    m.williams Member
    Messages: 52

    some more. everything from hacking it apart to putting a new skin on it. all new angling and lift rams. bushed the pin holes for tighter pins. even painted it with fisher paint.




  3. lawnboy2121

    lawnboy2121 Senior Member
    Messages: 467

    Nice job I have one to do like that what time do u want me to drop it off lol
  4. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    That came out mint.
  5. oldmankent

    oldmankent PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,317

    Nice. Where is the snofoil though?
  6. m.williams

    m.williams Member
    Messages: 52

    I'd do another for the right price. Its almost cheaper to buy new though. And I'm working on painting the snow foil and its going back on this week. Pushed my first bit of snow with it yesterday and it worked great.
  7. alldayrj

    alldayrj PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,097

    Youre an animal, mines on its way. Came out great. What did all the parts cost?
  8. pennsylvaniaboy

    pennsylvaniaboy Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    Did you really cut apart an old trip edge, steel snow foil and make it a basic straight blade? ......I'm speechless.
  9. m.williams

    m.williams Member
    Messages: 52

    The trip edge is clearly still there. And if you had read the snow foil is being painted and put back on. Thanks for the input though.
  10. m.williams

    m.williams Member
    Messages: 52

    alldayrj- I dont have my total figured out quite yet but it would have almost been cost effective to buy something used in good shape.
  11. wolfmobile8

    wolfmobile8 Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    Looks good and nice dmax.
  12. YardMedic

    YardMedic PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    I wouldn't have thought the MM2 lift triangle would have fit the MM1 headgear.

    Looks great!
  13. m.williams

    m.williams Member
    Messages: 52

    Thanks guys. And the lift triangle fits but you have to trim it a little or it goes crunch when you lift it all the way up....whoops
  14. Jaspell

    Jaspell Member
    from 06117
    Messages: 60

    Where did you get the new mold board? I am told that Fisher no longer sells replacement moldboards for MM1 plows. You need to get an MM2 moldboard and not all of them fit the old MM1 A frame.
  15. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,799

    nice job it came out great
  16. m.williams

    m.williams Member
    Messages: 52

    I didn't get the mold board from fisher, got a sheet of 1/8 in steel and had it rolled. I actually had to cut it in half to have it rolled, you can see the weld down the center of the blade.
  17. Ant118

    Ant118 Senior Member
    Messages: 184

    Looks really good. Im planning on redoing my western. Only sanded it down and repainted it. Want to make up some wings for it in the spring/summer. Didn't upgrade to the nighthawk lights? I upgraded to the nighthawks and Ill say what a difference. Plan on throwing HID's in them soon.
  18. m.williams

    m.williams Member
    Messages: 52

    I'd like to put the intensifiers on or w.e. They are called but I couldn't justify spending anymore money on this plow untill I get some return on investment.
  19. mass1589

    mass1589 Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 338

    thats a great job! i did the same last year on my mm1.... lot more work than i thought!
  20. FF/P215

    FF/P215 Senior Member
    from 01085
    Messages: 177

    Looks great man, nice truck too!