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myers blade swap

Discussion in 'Meyer / Diamond Products Discussion' started by docsgmc, Dec 25, 2007.

  1. docsgmc

    docsgmc Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    if i have a 7.5 myers with an E-47 pump can i buy a used 8' blad and pull up....pin up,and....hook up using the same frame?????
  2. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

    yep i am doing the same thing i want a 8.5 wish i got a bigger blade at first my 7.5 is small for the cummins dam thing can push alot more

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,312

    just as long as the aframe is the same size. the aframe on my 8ft ram 2500 is shorter
    that the 7.5 blade i have on my older ford . it fits but sticks out farther

    if its a c-7.5 i might be interested i buying it

  4. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    The difference in A-frame length's are due to the mount styles... a conventional mount uses a longer A-frame than an EZ Classic style mount since the conventional was further back under the truck.
  5. Nascar24

    Nascar24 Senior Member
    Messages: 645

    But with a chop saw , torch and welder you can easily change them over :D

    The C models use pretty much the same a-frame and quadrant from what I have experienced the ST models use a different a-frame and quadrant from the c-models. The mounting ears on newer plows typically have the same spread, its the 20+ year old ones seem to be almost vehicle specific. Like I mentioned before with the right tools you can easily adapt them. The last 7.5' ST MDII I sold had a very rough blade attached to it, I found a real nice sold and straight ST 90 locally, it came off of a early 80's wagoneer, after a sandblasting and couple hours later it looked like and functioned like it was always a MDII.

  6. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

    i will only get a c8.5 and it will only be a newer blade wont trade something a year old for some older blades

    and yes mine is a c7.5 wont sell it till i find a 8.5 that will work for me first