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making diamond mdll 7'6 into a 8'6 plow

Discussion in 'Meyer / Diamond Products Discussion' started by w4hyi, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. w4hyi

    w4hyi Member
    Messages: 60

    I just got a used diamond md2 7'6 plow I going to put it on a 08 dodge dually and I need to make it a 8'6 foot I can make the mold board out of 3/16 steel and get a 8'6 cutting edge but the cutting edge will be 6 inches on each side past the pin for the trip edge do you guys think it will work ok
     
  2. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 851

    no...................
     
  3. w4hyi

    w4hyi Member
    Messages: 60

    so you just say NO with no reason why don't you think it will work I did it to a 7'6 myers and it worked for 5 years and I sold it and the guy still using it that way
     
  4. cold_and_tired

    cold_and_tired PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,246

    What about adding a set of wings instead of a new moldboard?
     
  5. w4hyi

    w4hyi Member
    Messages: 60

    have u ever seen a tripedge with wings I haven't show me some oh am I'm not going to reskin the all of it just add a piece 18 inches on each side and weld it
     
  6. vaham

    vaham Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    It will probably work as well as ripping off blind hams