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Cutting edges - Steel vs. Rubber

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by joeco129, Feb 15, 2007.

  1. joeco129

    joeco129 Senior Member
    Messages: 105

    Any comments or opinions appreciated. Looking for a new cutting edge and don't know much about the rubber? I've seen write ups that say they are great, better than steel... but I know they are trying to sell them too... Looking for input from those of you that have used them both and can compare... Thanks!

    from NW PA
    Messages: 45

    They plow great as long as the snow is not packed down. They won't scrape the black top sealer or concrete and mark it up. You don't catch every crack either. But the down side is if your plowing anything that has had traffic on it or ice forget it. Hope this helps!
  3. ronscofield

    ronscofield Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    I'd like to hear some answers to this also. I have heard both ways.
    I do know the rubber on the wings seem to scrape better than the blade.
  4. New Heights

    New Heights Senior Member
    Messages: 141

    Rubber cutting edges are good for plowing gas stations, they don't produce sparks. Its a little reasurance the place wont blow-up.
  5. TLB

    TLB Senior Member
    Messages: 275

    now that is a good point:yow!: