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Setting shoes or pads??

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by hillbilly458, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. hillbilly458

    hillbilly458 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    I live on a gravel road thats a prive dr,i have my shoes for my plow ,how do you set these?and how do you no there where they should be set at?/any help would be great,ty
     
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,972

    Set them.so they are hitting the gnd before the cutting edge.
     
  3. hillbilly458

    hillbilly458 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    ok so if im on a flat ground just have the plow up a little off the ground???
     
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,972

    Yes you can do that but you will loose your float function. Shoes are there so the cutting edge will nit dig into the gnd
     
  5. hillbilly458

    hillbilly458 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    ok i got it,then just let it on the ground the shoes can be this deep,,,they will keep it for digging in,,didnt no,ty very much
     
  6. Nozzleman

    Nozzleman Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    Set the shoes so when the plow is fully lowered there is a gap between
    the blade and ground.