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Back Drag Question...

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by ThatGuySnowPlow, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. ThatGuySnowPlow

    ThatGuySnowPlow Member
    Messages: 62

    I was wondering if it is bad on a plow to back drag without the appropriate back drag blade?
  2. Mattymax

    Mattymax Member
    from Nj
    Messages: 38

    I backdrag with no backdrag blade without an issue. It does the job but a blade would Prob leave better results.

  3. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,392

    Why would it be bad?
  4. Ditta&Sons

    Ditta&Sons Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    is there any other way to drag snow away from the garage and down the driveway?
  5. ThatGuySnowPlow

    ThatGuySnowPlow Member
    Messages: 62

    No there isn't but I was just making sure. I see so much hype about buying the back drag blade so just had to ask...
  6. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,123

    No - Thumbs Up
  7. seville009

    seville009 Senior Member
    from CNY
    Messages: 877

    The backdrag blade just helps scrape a little better because it's angled back so digs in a little better than the plow's own edge. The lighter the plow is, the more effect a back drag edge would have because a heavier plow won't float over the snow as much.