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Backdrag blade (LARGE pictures)

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Chaos, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. Chaos

    Chaos Member
    Messages: 53

    Since so many people ask about the backdrag blade, here's some pictures. I will try to get more


    I will get some of the standard fisher plows, all our plows are equipped with this type of blade.
  2. austin23

    austin23 Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    Very nice. How long does that edge last?
  3. Chaos

    Chaos Member
    Messages: 53

    The blade lasts approximately 5 years. But I would recommend changing it after 3 since the edges wear out unevenly (when the plow is tilted, the edge scraped on the floor if the plow clearance isn't high enough)
    Last edited: Oct 31, 2008
  4. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

    Very Nice Plow!!
  5. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 950

    thats different. does it make any noise during travel????
  6. Chaos

    Chaos Member
    Messages: 53

    No noise whatsoever when the blade is lifted off the ground. It weighs about 75 lbs so it doesn't exactly flap in the wind.

    Thanks for the compliments. A lot of people say we're crazy for pushing snow with the Harley Davidson, but it's the only way it'll pay itself off, lol
  7. pwrstroke6john

    pwrstroke6john Senior Member
    Messages: 183

    Is your truck only 2wd?
  8. Chaos

    Chaos Member
    Messages: 53

    It's 4WD

    Why do you ask? I wouldn't dare spend that money on a 2WD hahaha
  9. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,796

    I think the front hubs being automatic threw him off. That's my only guess anyway.
  10. TEX

    TEX Senior Member
    Messages: 606

    the new ones dont have lock out hubs at all?
  11. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    i believe that they still have locking hubs but are the auto type so their is no need to get at the knob. so with the HD's they have the center cap that covers them.
  12. Chaos

    Chaos Member
    Messages: 53

    yes, the locking hubs are still there
  13. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    nice looking backdrag blade. unique setup, and im sure it works great
  14. fordpsd

    fordpsd Senior Member
    Messages: 308

    Sweet truck and plow!
  15. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    very nice setup. my bros 04 harley super duty had the same, the fron caps were solid and you could set them on auto or manual hubs... very nice rigs those HD's are i loved taking his truck on snowmobiling trips to the hill with the four comfy captains chairs. :nod:
  16. Chaos

    Chaos Member
    Messages: 53

    Here's some more




  17. Chaos

    Chaos Member
    Messages: 53


  18. lawnscape48

    lawnscape48 Member
    from michgan
    Messages: 44

    where can some one get one of those blades
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2008
  19. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    I'm guessing they make the backdrag themselves....you can probably go to any local metalfab shop and they could help you!
  20. tsmith

    tsmith Senior Member
    Messages: 255

    Hey Chaos, couple questions for you. One, what is the thickness of the blade for the backdrag portion? Also do they work well without the rubber edge on them? I appreciate the pictures. I'm in the midst of making one and just wanting to make sure I get it right. Thanks Thad