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#1 KohlerJunkie OFFLINE  

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Posted October 15, 2014 - 06:18 PM

Hi there Back with another question. I own a 211-5 WH and I was thinking of putting a blade on it to push some snow, However I was told that might wreck the transmission. Will this really ruin it?

#2 GlenPettit OFFLINE  

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Posted October 15, 2014 - 07:00 PM

They did made blades for it and they can be used, but:  it's a very small lightweight lawn mower, not a garden tractor, it's 30 years old, for the blade to really work well you'll need to add a lot of weight to get traction, plus the weight of the blade = a lot of extra wear and tear.  If your drive is quite flat and the snowfall always light, maybe it will work if you're gentle, but, IMO; you're much safer using a garden tractor to do this hard kind of work.  (Oh, plus; cold Winters can put more stress on the sheet metal and engine).



#3 KohlerJunkie OFFLINE  

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Posted October 15, 2014 - 07:07 PM

Okay thank you. I'll Just stick with the Ariens Gt.




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