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Homesteader poly cutting edge

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by plowbill, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. plowbill

    plowbill Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Has anybody used a poly cutting edge on a Homesteader? If so, where can one be purchased? I plow exclusively on grave and find the steel edge cuts in all the time. Thanks!
  2. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    You should beable to get one at your local Fisher dealer.
  3. plowbill

    plowbill Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Thanks for the info. I checked with fisher and they don't make one for the Homesteader, but do have one for the light duty. Maybe I can make the LD one fit my plow. Any ideas? Thanks again!
  4. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    It depends on the size of you Homesteader becouse I don't think they made the LD in 7' 4" but I think they did make the LD in 6' 9".
  5. yakima

    yakima Junior Member
    from maine
    Messages: 7

    I use a Homesteader plow on a gravel driveway. The first season of use, I had the same problem of digging into the gravel. I got the poly plow shoes installed and couldn't believe the difference! It keeps the blade up off the gravel (I think it is raised about 1/2 inch to 1 inch, but they are adjustable), so no digging in and, as a bonus, it us much quieter too. It cost me less than $100 installed.
    Good luck,
  6. plowbill

    plowbill Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Thanks for the advice. Looked up the shoes on the fisher web site and they look like they will help. A lot less expensive than a poly cutting edge. Thank again.
  7. bob00

    bob00 Senior Member
    Messages: 143

    i also plow gravel lot and shoes works great

    befor shoes i had the trick to just raise the blade a bite for the 2 or 3 frist strom
    then with a good frozen base you can plow like i is ashphalt