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Ff20 And A Sears Snow Blade

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#16 TomLGT195 OFFLINE  

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Posted November 13, 2013 - 05:19 PM

deltacad , is that what you used to make sketch up ? Tom


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Posted November 13, 2013 - 05:23 PM

Looking Good Kenny!


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Posted November 13, 2013 - 05:36 PM

deltacad , is that what you used to make sketch up ? Tom

Nope! DeltaCad is 2D. SketchUp is different. Here's the site for it.


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Posted November 13, 2013 - 05:37 PM

Looking Good Kenny!

I think it's going to work out real well!


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Posted November 13, 2013 - 07:40 PM

That does look good.  You're doing some fine work. :thumbs:   Rick


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Posted November 13, 2013 - 09:59 PM

Looking good Kenny! That is the same basic design my old DB Suburban plow had. Solid as a rock and tough as nails!

 

 

 

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Posted November 14, 2013 - 08:44 AM

I plugged the 2.75" of lift travel in to DeltaCad. That gives me 42 degrees of rotation on my lift bar. That should let me raise that blade plenty high!

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Posted November 14, 2013 - 09:33 AM

I would say I would help ya, but I hate snow :bigrofl: and you look like you got it covered  :thumbs:

The only CAD I  know how to use is Cardboard Assisted Design :D

 

looking good!


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Posted November 14, 2013 - 11:54 AM

I plugged the 2.75" of lift travel in to DeltaCad. That gives me 42 degrees of rotation on my lift bar. That should let me raise that blade plenty high!
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Where does the float incorporate?

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Posted November 14, 2013 - 06:23 PM

The hydraulic valve has a float built in. Just push the lever further forward and it locks into it. I think the lift mechanism under neath has some float in it too.

I got some more done today, but no pics. I made an end for the lift bar and found out it was too fat. So I reworked things a bit and made an end similar to the factory one. That worked! Hope to have it going up & down tomorrow, I will have pics!


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Posted November 15, 2013 - 07:34 AM

Another thing I forgot to mention is that these have an attachment depth control. You screw a knob in/out to adjust where the attachments low point is. I am hoping to use this to set the blade just at grade for any plowing. Had some showers overnight, but don't think that will keep me from getting the lift finished today! First on the agenda is taking it all back apart to weld the rock shaft up and the lift attach piece.



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Posted November 15, 2013 - 02:03 PM

Houston, we have lift off!!!!! It works. Right now I can raise it about 4-5" off the ground. I will have to bring the trailer up and hang it off the end to see how far down it will go. I can adjust it as needed at that time. But it works!

Here's the lift rod that I ended up with. Not a lot of space to work with in there.

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Everything is just tack welded right now. Once I tear it apart & finish weld it, it will be ready! On the last pic, you can see where the PO welded the blade together, thus making the trip spring null. I'll fix that too!


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Posted November 15, 2013 - 07:02 PM

Glad to see it's coming together for you.    You do good work.  Rick


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Posted November 17, 2013 - 09:02 AM

Now, if you only had something to push... :rolling:
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Posted November 17, 2013 - 09:33 AM

looking good ! did you check how far it goes down yet? can't wait to see it done .Tom


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