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Minute Mount spring

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by Banksy, Nov 29, 2007.

  1. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    My Minute Mount rig doesn't have the spring at the base of the A-frame where it connects into the head gear. Does this really do anything and do I need it?
  2. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,141

    The spring is used on MM2's to collapse the low friction lift cylinder so you didn't forget before dismounting.I personally found it annoying when stacking snow because you have to lift from the bottom and it slows you down a bit IMO.
  3. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    I don't think that's the spring he is talking about....i know what you're talking about but i do not know exacly what it's used for. I know on my plow there is usually a lot of pressure on it, so i'm guessing it's used for something! :) is this the spring you are talking about??

  4. nsmilligan

    nsmilligan PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 704

    This spring keeps the headgear from falling forward, when detached from the truck.
    It can be a PITA hooking up without it.

  5. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,141

    :dizzy:Disregard 1st post,i read to fast for my own good:jester:
  6. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Ya, that's it. My head gear will actually stay up without it just fine and hooks up in seconds. I won't bother with it then. Thanks!