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backdrag blade

highlander316

Senior Member
Location
easton, pa
i bought one, but it caused my front edge to be to high off the ground. It's just sitting in my shop right now, haven't gotten around to taking a look at it again.
 

TKLAWN

PlowSite Veteran
We have one on our 7.5 uni-mount it works great it usually scrapes right downt to the tar in one swipe. I wouldn't do residential driveways without it.
 

scottL

PlowSite.com Addict
Location
West Chicago, IL
Both the front blade and the back drag blade MUST be installed at the same time to have even wear otherwise nether are worth anything.

I have the standard western back drag blade. It's ok ( the 'Ol sno-way rocked for back dragging ) ... couldn't imagine how bad it would be without it. Push-then-pull.
 
alrite so i should buy a new front blade and then put both of them on at the same time ..got it thanks for the help where else besides ebay can i find a backdrag blade
 

scottL

PlowSite.com Addict
Location
West Chicago, IL
Well ... your Western dealer for the stock back drag blade which is better than nothing.

OR.... www.backdragblades.com When mine wears out I will give this one a try. The Western does not have the same outward cut angle as this after market offers which I think could be better.
 

wahlturfcare

Senior Member
Location
norwalk, iowa
i made hinged ones for my westerns and meyers blades and they work alot better than the factory ones and will alot of times break up the ice when it chatters against the gound.. There is no need to put a new cutting edge on either.
 

Dissociative

2000 Club Member
Location
CHICAGO....60139
here's the stock backdrag's.....need to be put on at same time as front dege for obvious reasons...

i don't like them...they are loud and get packed full of snow and don't work..IMO...the aftermarket ones that use EXACTLY the same design will do the same thing,....waste of time..


here's some pics of what i built for mine...hinged, uses old cutting egde....and scrapes the stuff CLEANER THAN FOWARD sometimes...lol....works great AND IS ALSO REMOVABLE IN 30 SECONDS..



 

Dissociative

2000 Club Member
Location
CHICAGO....60139
I WAS EVEN ABLE TO MODIFY SOME WHEELS TO BOLT ON MY PRO-LUS AND WORK WITH THE BACK DRAG NO PROBLEMS...MAKES MOVING THAT HEAVY SOB A CAKE WALK..ROLLS RIGHT INTO SPOT IN GARAGE


IS IT GOOD TO BE DOING THIS TO A 2 MONTH OLD PLOW??!?!?!...LOL..THE DOCTOR AT WORK..


FINAL NOTES.....i have tested this through almost 1,000 hours...not one failure..hit curbs going backwards HARD..abused it...still works great...everything is quick release so it pops right off for cleaning and greasing and this will outlast my blade i am sure....it also works even if my truck is front up on a hill type driveway...scrapes up to 4" from the garage foor and leaves it clean in one pass....

PM ME IF YOU WANT DETAILS ON THESE AND I CAN HELP YOU DECIDE HOW YOU GET IT OR MAKE IT..
 
that is exactly what i think i will build for my blade after seeing your's Dissociative!! I also am going to whip up some custom wings...as soon as I decide on style/plan to build them. Any tips from you guys would be a huge help!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

pitrack

Senior Member
Location
nebraska
Dissociative;583283 said:
thank you....that came from necessity...as i live in a townhouse with a single car garage
So can you actually buy what you have or did you make yours? I also doubt you can get something like that for a V blade?
 

BDB

Senior Member
Location
Lakeville, MN
pitrack;590533 said:
So can you actually buy what you have or did you make yours? I also doubt you can get something like that for a V blade?
I bought mine, that is very similar to that, at Aspen Equipment in Bloomington, MN. They also have a locations in Omaha, NE • (402) 894-9300 and Ankeny, IA • (800) 888-9545 if either are close to you. I have seen them on V plows but didn't study it. Don't know if Aspen would have something like that.
 
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