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Rubber Deflector

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by grec-o-face, Jan 2, 2010.

  1. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    Anyone know of a good (cheap) source for rubber deflectors?
    I've got a regular ole' yellow blade, so I have to drill holes, right?
     
  2. camaro 77

    camaro 77 Senior Member
    from ma
    Messages: 283

    yes you do check your local sand and gravel yard for a belt or ebay what about a foil
     
  3. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
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  4. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    So that's what the "search" button does.... hmmmmmmm.

    I know I should've searched a bit before posting - I guess I just got laaaazy....

    On the other hand, I just used my "buy" button for this; http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/8-FT-SNOW-DEFLECTOR-SNOW-PLOW-SNOWPLOW-RUBBER-PLOW_W0QQitemZ120390021589QQcmdZViewItemQQptZMotors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories?hash=item1c07cdf1d5
     
  5. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    you will be happy with that.

    did you see how i mounted mine ontop with the pics i posted ?
     
  6. camaro 77

    camaro 77 Senior Member
    from ma
    Messages: 283

    you can mount it nice and neat with a piece of flat alum plate the width of the top of the plow that was how mine was set up before switching to the foil
     
  7. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    I did see your pics.
    I just left my local Fisher Dealer, I wanted to see what the top plates looked like, & how much they were. They look like 1/4" plate with an angle pressed. They want like 9 freaking bucks each (need 8 of 'em).
    I know I have some strip-steel laying around. I just don't have a press-break. I noticed your plates are just flat. You think I'll be alright with flat stock & no chains?
     
  8. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    cant tell you for sure. but that heavy belting can take a lot.

    i only run chains cause i am running around 12-13" stick out past the blade. others are 6-7" stick out. thats what was givin to me for free and i run it. it was flapping bad at 35-up mph so i needed to limit it. the chains did it.
     
  9. camaro 77

    camaro 77 Senior Member
    from ma
    Messages: 283

    get an 8 ft long plate and be done with it it is nice and neat looking
     
  10. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    i went about 8ft 4" and had 2" on each end to mount my marker poles . super clean and nice. painted it black rustoleum and still rust free.
     
  11. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    This is what I'm doing. I'm running two 48" x 1.5" strips of 3/16 steel.
    The rubber is an 8" piece, and I'm getting just about 6" or overhang. I'm using stainless 7/16 hardware.
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