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Fisher Trip Springs and Spring Compressor

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by whitelite, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. whitelite

    whitelite Member
    Messages: 82

    Hi,
    Need a source for my 7' MM Fisher Plow for Trip Springs and Spring Compressor. Can anyone help me out or do I have to buy the complete assembly?:confused:

    Also does anyone know if they make extra heavy duty springs?:confused: I'll need 3 on this plow.

    Thanks!!!:)
     
  2. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    The trip spring, comes as a assemble, which is the spring and the bracket inside the spring that bolts to the Edge.

    Springs are $20ish each

    Tool is a must, you can pick them up for $25ish.

    I got part numbers some where if you needed them.

    Hope this helps
     
  3. FordFisherman

    FordFisherman PlowSite.com Addict
    from 06611
    Messages: 1,594

    How many coils on your springs? I have four brand new that don't work on my MM1 8' but may work on yours. I'll count the coils...
     
  4. FordFisherman

    FordFisherman PlowSite.com Addict
    from 06611
    Messages: 1,594

    They have 17 coils.
     
  5. MRBachand

    MRBachand Senior Member
    Messages: 198

    IF replacing springs, I would buy a complete pre-assembled assembly. They are very cheap anyhow.

    Then to install them, a block of wood and a prybar gets them bolted in place easily.

    I also put large cotter pins through the top holes, so if they snap the bolt at the bottom, you don't lose the spring. This also helps installing them, as if somethign slips. the spring doesn't fall out of place.

    You may need the spring tool if you don't purchase the pre-assembled spring assembly, not sure.
     
  6. whitelite

    whitelite Member
    Messages: 82

    Thanks for the replies!:)
    I found the springs for about $12-$14 at different places, but if I need to compress them then I'll need some sort of tool, which I've yet to find.

    Purchasing them fully assembled is anywhere from $36-$55 each. All I really need is the springs because the shaft and bolts aren't worn out. Oh well, I really wanted upgrade springs but I guess they doen't make them.

    ussmileyflag
     
  7. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    heard of some guys using comealong and pulling trip edge back to install them.
     
  8. whitelite

    whitelite Member
    Messages: 82

    Wow, I guess that would work, but kind of scary.
     
  9. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    yea I dont like the sounds of that LOL