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belly/grader blade build


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#1 cityboy2977 OFFLINE  

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 12:07 AM

here are some pics of a grader blade i built for the Simplicity & Deutz as requested by texas deere. these are very hard to find blades, hence the reason i made 1.
but mine is 60" wide and a bit lighter than an OEM grader blade.

holes to weld 2 of these plates together
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donor blade
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what i took from the plow blade
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donor hitch
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the back of the blade w/fresh paint
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finished product
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on the machine
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Posted October 05, 2011 - 12:40 AM

That looks very simple to build. Great fab work.

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 04:36 AM

Nice work.

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 04:53 AM

It's nice having the donor parts available. Sure speeds up the build. That turned out real nice. I'd like to build one some day.

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 05:10 AM

Nice job ! . Everytime I see one I keep thinking how handy it would be , maybe some day , Al

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 05:16 AM

Great job :thumbs:

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 06:25 AM

Looks really good. I thought it looked wider than normal in the other post, but it looked well done and thought maybe they made 2 sizes.

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 07:12 AM

Mine is very similar, works good. I need to strengthen it a bit, its bending slightly from use now.

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 09:14 AM

Thanks for posting. Where did you get the hitch, was it from some other belly mount tool? I am going to have to get building one of those, just because it looks cool under the tractor.

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 11:26 AM

the hitch is a plow blade hitch, just shortened up about 4 inches.
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Posted October 05, 2011 - 08:27 PM

:good_job:Got too love it when a plan comes together. Both of those look like winners. Thanks for sharing. More inspiration for the rest of us. Boy the idea list just gets longer. Just another reason to get out of bed in the morning.

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Posted October 05, 2011 - 09:00 PM

Looks like that should work great. Oh and nice looking tractor too!!
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Posted October 06, 2011 - 05:58 AM

I've been eyeing Poncho's set-up for a while now. I'm glad Cityboy started this thread, maybe get some more to post some examples to work from.

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Posted October 06, 2011 - 06:06 AM

I've been eyeing Poncho's set-up for a while now. I'm glad Cityboy started this thread, maybe get some more to post some examples to work from.


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Posted October 06, 2011 - 07:14 PM

Really nice build on the grader blade. I want one of those myself.