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VXT cutting edges not wearing evenly.

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by Diesel Bob, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. Diesel Bob

    Diesel Bob Member
    Messages: 33

    Just installed my new wing extensions and noticed that the plow cutting edge is not wearing evenly.
    The passenger side outside edge is 4 3/8" and the inside is 4 1/2"
    The drivers side outside edge is 5 1/2" and the inside is 5"
    I do spend alot of time plowing with it angled to the right, would that cause this type of uneven wear?
    I do not do any commericial plowing just my families/friends large driveways and easement roads which are blacktop and concrete.
    Any thoughts or ideas will be appreciated.
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Your putting more pressure on the one side and its wearing it down a little faster
  3. Diesel Bob

    Diesel Bob Member
    Messages: 33

    Thanks Grandview.
    I guess I will have to start plowing more with it angled to the left to even the wear.

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,286

    An inch seems like a lot difference in wear, you sure the A frame isn't tweaked?
  5. Diesel Bob

    Diesel Bob Member
    Messages: 33

    I have verified that the A frame is not tweaked/bent.
    But I have been plowing the same driveways and roads the same way, same direction with the plow angled to the right for the past 3 years.
  6. Mopard

    Mopard Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    There lies your answer, yes.