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Holding angle against a snow bank.

Discussion in 'Meyer / Diamond Products Discussion' started by BPK63, Feb 17, 2007.

  1. BPK63

    BPK63 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 246

    I was just wondering if you are up against a big snow bank and say the left side of the plow is hitting it as you're going along slowly. Should the blade stay in place because mine pushes itself in. The angle holds fine on flat surfaces but when I was pushing up a high pile the snow bank would just push it all the way over. This plowing thing is new to me this year.
  2. Easy

    Easy Senior Member
    Messages: 325

    I have the same problem with my Curtis plow. The Meyers I had prior to this held the angle better, but still gave into the pressure. I don't know if any other plows are better, lets hear from others.
  3. Fordistough

    Fordistough Senior Member
    from USA
    Messages: 394

    I have never had that problem with my fishers but I recently got a Fisher with Meyer E-47 and it will not stay angled if there is anything pushing against it.
  4. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    The cross over relief valve will operate when too much pressure is put on one side of the plow. This is adjustable and if set too high will cause damage to the c valve if something is hit.
  5. swa136

    swa136 Senior Member
    Messages: 149

    My ST 7.5 w/E47 does the same thing. My ST 90 w/ belt driven pump does not because it has no refief valve. The lack of a relief valve has caused me to burst a few hoses over the years. It's a pain to have the plow give in to a snow pile, but it beats blowing a hose, and spraying oil everywhere!
  6. motoxdk24

    motoxdk24 Member
    Messages: 57

    mine does too, my buddy's brand new boss does too.....too much pressure itll give....it aint a bulldozer