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Old 10-29-2012, 01:09 AM
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Leaf Plow

This is my version of a leaf plow. So far so good I'll paint it next year. I made it with some scrap steel.
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:58 AM
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Old 10-29-2012, 08:55 AM
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Looks good man, nice fab work.
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Old 10-29-2012, 06:11 PM
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start saving some money for a few new hydro pumps while your at it.
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Old 10-29-2012, 06:14 PM
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You all must get an awful heavy leaf fall. Plow looks good.
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Old 10-29-2012, 06:28 PM
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That thing is huge. I made this about 5 years ago. It pushes everything I ask for and then some. It's on and off the machine in 3 seconds, it doesnt take up space when I am not using it, it floats over bumps very nicely, and it was dirt cheap to make. Its not the prettiest or most elaborate but I made it on the job one day. Its lasted great and really does a good job.





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Old 10-29-2012, 06:41 PM
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I was concerned about the pumps but the plow only was forty pounds and my buddy has been using one for three years with no hydro issues. It's Michigan leaves galore. Leaves are dry right now so they aren't heavy.
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:45 AM
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Bighead .... gotta love the plain, simple stuff! Good for you. For many pushes, I would think this would work great. Even without anything on the front, my w/b will push leaves between the casters. Having the boards out front would push many more.

Does the front caster wheels clear the board? I can see the boards against the caster shank supports on the top, but what about the lower contact? Maybe pushing against the tire will work OK for the short pushes.
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:04 PM
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The tires rub on the board occasionally. Sometimes one of the wheels will bind up but it doesnt have any affect.
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Old 10-31-2012, 04:01 PM
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Badass! Want to make me one for my quad? Would make cleanups go a lot faster.
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