Holds mower blades while changing

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TurfGuyTX, Oct 3, 2002.

  1. TurfGuyTX

    TurfGuyTX LawnSite Senior Member
    from DFW
    Posts: 648

    I know that I've seen a bracket or something that holds the mower blade while you change it. I can't remember where I saw it. Any ideas or suggestions out there? Anyone us this?

    www.gadgetcorner.com/hardw/blade/blade.htm

    Thanks guys and by the way, I don't want to make one for myself. :)
     
  2. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,457

    I usually just stick a piece of 2x4 in there or the tip of my boot, it's been working for me.

    Scott
     
  3. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,360

    On my Lazer just above the blade is a grove for a 1" wrench to be placed. It holds the spindle and allows me to easily break the bolt loose.
     
  4. SIG

    SIG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 188

    Use an electric impact wrench and don't have to hold anything!
     
  5. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,205

    i use an impact wrench to change my blades. no blocking or holding anything. just press a button and off they come.
     
  6. TurfGuyTX

    TurfGuyTX LawnSite Senior Member
    from DFW
    Posts: 648

    I use an impact wrench alot too. I'm wanting to work it out so that I can change blades in the field if I need on my 61" Turf Tiger. Anyone use Scag's blade buddy?
     
  7. SIG

    SIG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 188

    Hey turfguy,
    Dewalt makes a cordless Impact Wrench!
     
  8. longviewlawncare

    longviewlawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 298

    Turf guy. Harbor Freight sells and electric impact wrench for 19.99. It works great for changing blades or a flat tire. It plugs into your 12v outlet in your truck.
     
  9. Jimbo

    Jimbo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,093

    I think Scag sells what you are talking about. I cant remember for sure.
    I would save your money and use wood or buy an impact gun.

    Jim
     
  10. Xtreme Lawns

    Xtreme Lawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    Scag Sells That it is called a blade buddy works great.payup :drinkup: :pumpkin:
     

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