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Rutters, anyone have any pics?

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by doh, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. doh

    doh Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    Ok so apparently (before snowmobiles) they used to have what were called "Rutters".

    They were 2 discs, much like on a farm cultvating disc. That would cut 2 tracks in the snow, in front of Ford Model A's and such.

    I would like to find a pattern, to judge @ what angle they were mounted, to make a set.

    I realize that I have to deal with more snow, and snowmobile tracks. but cleaning out 2 tracks before plowing would make things so much easier.

    The drifts on the lake, this year are like cement, and without a Vee Plow I can do little for breaking a new road. With a little help, like 2-4 tracks down to the ice. I maybe able to plow the rest open.

    So please help any oldtimers, that rember what I am talking about. I would like to make a set, and break some new roads.
  2. Kennedy81

    Kennedy81 Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    are you talking about something like this?
  3. KGRlandscapeing

    KGRlandscapeing 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,660

  4. ch973934

    ch973934 Senior Member
    Messages: 132

    That looks like the mail truck from the Santa Clause is Coming to Town cartoon...
  5. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413


    Im lost