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Snowbear linear actuator ?

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by briguy, Feb 18, 2014.

  1. briguy

    briguy Junior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 2

    Just wondering if anyone had fabbed up a linear actuator to their snowbear plow ? I think its a interesting idea to get rid of the winch setup. I've got pics of one butant remember where i saw it.


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  2. 98K3500

    98K3500 Member
    from WI
    Messages: 46

    I think it could work, but would be concerned about any situation which could possibly wreck the cylinder's worm gear drive.

    i.e. Pushing snow over a drop which allows the chain to go tight, and then hitting a solid object, whether it be the pile, a rock, or just catching an "edge."

    I don't think it'd last long if that happened...

    My .02