View Full Version : need help changing blades

steve m
04-27-2010, 07:16 AM
I would like to know what impact tool everyone is using to change blades when out in the field. I had one break and lost the rest of the day having to go back to the shop.

Thanks, Steve

Tim's Lawn Care LLC.
04-27-2010, 07:53 AM
Impact, in the field? How do you break a blade anyway?

Big C
04-27-2010, 08:25 AM
I use a ratchet to take them off and a torque wrench to put them back on.

04-27-2010, 09:04 AM
In the field, just regular tools, make sure to have an equalizer someplace.

04-27-2010, 09:04 AM
Snap-On 1/2" cordless impact. Best you can buy. Will break loose almost anything!

04-27-2010, 10:19 AM
A box end wrench and a dead blow hammer.

04-27-2010, 10:43 AM
A box end wrench and a dead blow hammer.

this. if you'rre doing it often, maybe pick up a 'striking wrench'