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I built a new plow

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Peterbilt, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. Peterbilt

    Peterbilt Senior Member
    from IA.
    Messages: 745

    I decided to rebuild a plow that we dont use to much any more.

    I used a Daniels wing plow as my insporation for this project.

    Started with a used 9Ft Western Ultra mount molboard thet we converted to a skid loader plow a few years ago. I added some sections of a used 7.5 Ultra mount for the folding sections, then put on some Used westen wings that I bought last year from a guy on plowsite.

    We beefed everything up and made a 13ft folding angle plow with wings, for a total of 14ft wide. It measures 9'.5" for transport.

    Its not the most professional plow ever made, but I think it will work out real nice.

    Sorry for the cell phone pics.

    Last edited: Dec 14, 2010
  2. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    Cool project. Post some pics of the hinge for the moldboard extensions
  3. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    I'd like to see some better pics of that. Looks good.
  4. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Nice looking job but better pics would be great
  5. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,030

    x2. It will be interesting to see if the A frame holds up, I hope it does.
  6. Peterbilt

    Peterbilt Senior Member
    from IA.
    Messages: 745

    I was real worried about that as well. So I had them beeeeeef it up alot. Its alot different than a normal one. I am planning on running it like this untill something breaks, then I will redesign it after that. If there is a problem it will be the A Frame though.

    Last edited: Nov 17, 2009
  7. SuperdutyShane

    SuperdutyShane PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,517

    Wow good job! Cant wait for more pics!
  8. JR Snow Removal

    JR Snow Removal Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    very cool hopefully she holds together for ya
  9. wdcs1

    wdcs1 Member
    Messages: 74

    very nice. Would like to see some pics when it's plowing snow this winter. Bet that sucker pushes a mountain of snow
  10. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

    Looks great....But we need better pics!!!!
  11. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    That is really cool, but like others said....need better pics or better yet a vid:nod:
  12. Looks good, we built one last year out of old meyer parts. Also inspired by the daniels. Where your wings fold in add alot of gussets. an extra rib is probably not a bad idea we bent ours up. If you went with the stock turn cylinders you may have problem in deep snow with it turning the blade and causing the machine to drift sideways. we added a lock pin. looks good and a whole lot cheaper than the daniels. We had ours on a Komatsu 180 8 1/2 to 15 was the size.
  13. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,521

    did someone else mention we need better picks,.....lol
  14. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,423

    Looks good, considering what we can SEE of it. ;)
  15. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Looks good, bigger pictures would help though haha.
  16. flatlander42

    flatlander42 Senior Member
    Messages: 421

    just jumpin on the wagon....Better Pics! haha
  17. jomama45

    jomama45 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,172

    Looks like an awesome job! But, don't Western's have a chain?:laughing:
  18. cubplower

    cubplower Senior Member
    Messages: 182

    looks good