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Plow clearing poorly?

Discussion in 'Sno-Way Discussion' started by Blazerboy, Feb 5, 2008.

  1. Blazerboy

    Blazerboy Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    I have a snoway MT 7.5 on my 86 s10 blazer and I have to say that my last plow a 6' 10" snowbear cleared snow better than this plow going foward, Anybody have an idea as to why this plow that weighs about twice as much can't clear as good?
  2. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    pics would help.......but make sure the A frame is level
  3. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

    Is the a-frame level and subframe installed at the proper height?

    Are you running plow shoes? If so are they adjusted properly?
  4. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Cutting edge worn out or not worn even?
  5. nbenallo33

    nbenallo33 Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    need more info.... do you have dp?
  6. Blazerboy

    Blazerboy Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    Not running plow shoes.
    Mount is installed correctly.
    Cutting edge bent in middle, but otherwise fine.
    Doesn't have down pressure.
    What pics would be helpful?
  7. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    The cutting edge being bent might have thrown the geometry off. is the blade wearing unevenly?
  8. jjtmarineb2

    jjtmarineb2 Member
    Messages: 79

    Probably one of each side, a front shot, and maybe a look at the pavement you cleared with it. :salute: