So....... It has been (almost) 10 years

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So....... It has been (almost) 10 years

Postby SamsFarm » Sat Jan 08, 2022 4:53 pm

Time to post up how your plastic / urathane / rubber cutting edges on your grader blades are holding up!

http://www.farmallcub.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=59064&sid=87c9982f9d38ddbc3b3735da6e77cf2b&start=15

I have 120' of concrete driveway and dont really need to scrape it with metal!
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Re: So....... It has been (almost) 10 years

Postby Bill V in Md » Sat Jan 08, 2022 5:25 pm

I have a 500 ft paved driveway and I also plow my neighbor's drive, which is about 200 ft. I switched from a rubber to a polyurethane cutting edge back in 2017 and it is still performing and holding up well. These pics of the urethane cutting edge were taken today. I live outside Baltimore, Md. so we do not get a lot of snow, but we have already had two snowfalls this year (about 8" total).
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Re: So....... It has been (almost) 10 years

Postby Bill Hudson » Sat Jan 08, 2022 8:54 pm

Inquiring minds want to know, so here is a thread that might help: http://www.farmallcub.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=95076&hilit=urethane. My post, the first one at the top of the second page, explains the setup I use. It has served me well since I started using it in 2014 and this is the eighth season. I haven't had to adjust the urethane due to wear and all my use has been on concrete or asphalt driveways and the lawns I push the snow onto.

I can't speak from first-hand experience on gravel driveways, however, if I had a gravel driveway I wouldn't hesitate to use a urethane cutting edge.

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