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Time to remove the blade??

Postby ricky racer » Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:04 pm

Well, it's April, most of the snow is gone and snow hasn't been in the forecast for a few days, I wonder if it's safe to remove the blade??
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby RaymondDurban » Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:14 pm

Supposed to snow here tonight and tomorrow, although thankfully not very much!
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby Denny Clayton » Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:44 pm

ricky racer wrote:Well, it's April, most of the snow is gone and snow hasn't been in the forecast for a few days, I wonder if it's safe to remove the blade??

Well, you never know, Ricky. I still have mine on, but I have a brush pile to burn this spring and the blade is handy to push unburned stuff into the coals.
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby v w » Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:43 pm

Safe? Yes, if you're careful you shouldn't get hurt. :D Smart? Well..... I'm going to remove mine in a couple of days so I can mow asparagus fern. But I might leave the blower on for another week. Vern
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby ricky racer » Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:26 pm

I'd like to take the blade off so I could put on my cheap and dirty rake to do some yard cleaning.
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby Jack » Thu Apr 03, 2014 7:27 am

I'm leaving mine on for now, I have a tri-axle of driveway gravel coming and it will need spread
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby Brutalfly » Thu Apr 03, 2014 7:55 am

I think you could be safe but you live north of me
We had snow here in May last year but in Missouri you never know what you are going to get with the weather.
We had snow, rain, 70 degrees, and 32 degrees all in 24 hours not to long ago
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby sdurnal » Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:35 am

Mine's still on, and will be until the ground gets solid enough to begin working the garden. Any mowing will get done with the CC. (with chains to prevent spinning, hehe)
Somehow, the blade and plow at the same time doesn't work...hehe
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby ebax » Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:09 am

I removed the blades from the one Cub and one Cadet. However the other blade equipped Cub still has a blade on it. It's great be a member of the MCC AND to have three Cubs and three Cadets.

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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby Worksmart » Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:39 am

Chains came off the Super A but left the blade on just in case. Hopefully wheel weights and loaded tires will suffice without the chains. At this point I figure if we get more, it will melt pretty quick. Field work is still aways off so no hurry to totally switch over.
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby KETCHAM » Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:09 pm

Leaving mine on till May 1st this year....It ain't over yet!!!! Kevin :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby Winfield Dave » Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:12 pm

Ash spreader came off already...Snow plow will stay on for a couple weeks yet...no rush - happy member of the MCC !!
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby tmays » Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:13 pm

Man ain't you learned anything from being on here? We don't take implements off tractors, we put tractors on implements! Sounds like time to add one to the herd! :-)
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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby Peter Person » Thu Apr 03, 2014 5:03 pm

...Never know when we might get an April Blizzard.
The biggest one being the "April Fools Blizzard" of March 31st - April 1st 1997: 24" - 30" :shock:

Blade stays on until next weekend.

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Re: Time to remove the blade??

Postby Dusty B » Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:11 pm

Chains came off -if snow comes now it can melt on it's own! Disced the garden yesterday ahead of the rain! Don't have the FH disc rebuilt yet. Dusty B
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