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9'5" SS X V-blade

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by snowflakejake, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. snowflakejake

    snowflakejake Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    awesome plow, fast, efficient, and heavy duty, or so i thought? i love my fisher, first year with it, i was doing a driveway and hit a railroad tie, didnt think much about it until doin my church parking lot, there is about a 8 inch section in the middle that doesnt scrape like the rest of the blade. so i looked into it and it looks like i tweaked the angle bar about 1/2" that the edge is bolted to. seems like the trip edge tripped and bottomed so hard it bent the angle slightly, now the the cutting edge in the very center is not the same as the long cutting edge. i can still plow with her and know one would notice this unless i pointed it out. is this common? wtf!!
  2. Silverado_guy07

    Silverado_guy07 Member
    Messages: 34

    Haha. Once I hit a manhole with the first gen 2pc cutting edge and it snapped right by the middle. I had a 4 - 5 inch gap in my blade...

    $450+ dollars for the new generation 4pc cutting edge

    What a rip off!!!!!
  3. snowflakejake

    snowflakejake Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    the cutting edge is fine, its what it is bolted to, an angle iron, pretty sure if i took it off it can be straightend in a press, it bent in about 1/8-1/2". so the center cutting edge is about 1/2" off to the long straight edge.
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Well, the XV is not your grandfather's Fisher. There have been many issues with them. Do some searching under my user name, you will find plenty of reading.

    I think I know what you are saying, any chance you can post a pic? Sounds like the base angle is bent. I bent mine, but it was from hitting a tree. The plowed faired much better than I expected, truthfully.

    Post 47
  5. snowflakejake

    snowflakejake Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    well a little update, the plow is fine it just had some ice built up in the cutting edge causing it to look tweaked!!! i love my extreme v!!!! all season no problems!!

  6. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Good to hear, thanks for the update!
  7. cubanb343

    cubanb343 Senior Member
    from ERIE
    Messages: 637

    i still want a set of wings for mine!!
  8. andcon83

    andcon83 Senior Member
    Messages: 388

    SHHHH.......don't tell 2cor.......
  9. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Hey, I heard that! :realmad::laughing:
  10. BillyRgn

    BillyRgn Senior Member
    Messages: 728

    How does that 3500 handle the weight of the 9 and a half xv? Did you have to add to the suspension?
  11. cubanb343

    cubanb343 Senior Member
    from ERIE
    Messages: 637

    don't 3500's have the same front ends as the 2500's?
  12. Mick76

    Mick76 2000 Club Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 2,157

    yes both have the 4800 front axle weights.... I added timbrens to mine.... it helped but I should get a leveling kit.....