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Topic: Bush Hog Blade replacements
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Robert23

01-01-2001 16:31:27
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I have a 40 HP tractor and a Bush Hog model
206(??). I have been getting a local welder and
machine shop to rebuild and sharpen my blades.
They have done a good job and of course claim they
put a harder longer lasting edge. Problem is it
takes them weeks to get around to it.
I want another set of heavy duty blades for
cutting brush.
Is there a replacement blade on the market that is
like carbide edged??

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Leon

01-05-2001 18:20:47
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Re: Bush Hog Blade replacements in reply to Robert23, 01-01-2001 16:31:27  
I have good luck using a blacksmith and having him hammer me a new edge on the blades and bring them back to proper hardness. This way you don't loose any metal by grinding.

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RickB.

01-02-2001 15:06:44
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Re: Bush Hog Blade replacements in reply to Robert23, 01-01-2001 16:31:27  
I would think a hardened blade would chip when encountering rocks much more than a stock blade. You should buy a new set of stock Bush Hog blades and compare their price & service life to the 'rebuilds'. An ultra sharp rotary cutter blade is not critical unless your goal is finish-mower quality work. New stock blades have a somewhat blunt edge to lessen chipping of the blade.

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Steve from Tn

01-01-2001 21:23:40
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Re: Bush Hog Blade replacements in reply to Robert23, 01-01-2001 16:31:27  
Hey Robert, I think that Carbide blades would be very, very expensive. A regular set for your hog shouldn't cost over $30-$40. You might want to just buy an extra set so that you wouldn't have to wait while you were getting your blades rebuilt and sharpened. What we usually do is take a 7 inch hand-held grinder and prop up our hog for obvious safety reasons and sharpen the blades without taking them off. You can do a pretty fair job this way. Hope my rambling helps.

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Robert23

01-01-2001 21:52:44
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Re: Re: Bush Hog Blade replacements in reply to Steve from Tn, 01-01-2001 21:23:40  
That's probably what I will do, just get an extra
set. I just wanted to know what my options were.
This welder/machinist rebuiild the blades before
he sharpens them. Claims to put and extra hard
edge on them. They have lasted quite well but
after some heavy brush clipping they are now quite
dull. I have all the wrenches so it is no trouble
to remove.

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Robert

01-03-2001 19:05:59
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Re: Re: Re: Bush Hog Blade replacements in reply to Robert23, 01-01-2001 21:52:44  
I do a lot of custom hogging, and stock blades are all i use. Like the poster above said, they just don't need to be sharp, and "hard" means chipping when you hit a rock of something.
Stay with stock blades!!
Robert

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Robert23

01-03-2001 21:11:50
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Bush Hog Blade replacements in reply to Robert, 01-03-2001 19:05:59  
Thanks, That sounds about right. They told me to
keep the blades out of gravel.
I will pick up another set of stock blades

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