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Xblade bent support?

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by mg1826, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. mg1826

    mg1826 Member
    Messages: 46

    I'm looking at a truck that has an 2008 Fisher 8' Xblade with it. The "X" on the driver's side of the plow has a bend on the top part of the "X". The steel has warped away from the back of the molding but it is not cracked. Is this a huge problem or is it fixable by a welder? I have included a picture of the "bend". Thanks in advance for any help or suggestions.

  2. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,674

    Beat it back with a hammer.
  3. fordrulz

    fordrulz Junior Member
    Messages: 18

    Odd direction for a bend but it looks like it can be bent back into place without much trouble.
  4. gtmustang00

    gtmustang00 Senior Member
    from Berlin
    Messages: 752

    No big deal. That's what happens to the X Blades. My 9' has some that are bent like that.
  5. mg1826

    mg1826 Member
    Messages: 46

    Thanks for the quick responses, I appreciate it.
  6. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,660

    Any quality weld shop can straighten that up in no time