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Replacement cutting edge Pro Plus 8ft

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by MSsnowplowing, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. MSsnowplowing

    MSsnowplowing Senior Member
    Messages: 761

    Has anyone ever bought the aftermarket cutting edge from here:


    They list their edge at $103, with shipping it jumps to $172.

    Not sure it is worth risking a savings of just $30 dollars to get aftermarket.

    The western brand is $202 tax included at the store.

    I have about 1 inch left on my blade so it is time to replace it.
  2. Andrew010

    Andrew010 Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    Make your own for about $50 and an hour of your time.

    Go down to your local steel yard and buy a 8ft long piece of 1/2" x 6" flat stock. Drill some holes or use a torch/plasma to punch the holes out and buy new bolts with washers.

    That's what I do at least. I go though alot of cutting edges though so it's worth the time to make my own, plus I have the tools to do it. My last one cost me $56 for the steel and less than $10 for new bolts,washers,and nylock nuts.

    Use the old cutting edge as a template for the holes in the new steel.
  3. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,257

    I thought cutting edges were hardened. Maybe that's why you are going through so many. I would pay the extra $30 and go and pick it up before having one shipped.