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post #1 of 13 Old 12-06-2014, 05:10 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone use the Arnold Poly skid?




Anyone have any experience with these?
The local HD handles them so I will probably stop after work and check them out.

I know about the Armor skids and was going to order a set with spacers until I went to check out and got hit with $13 shipping
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I looked closely at them and even bought a set. I figured that with my bolt spacing I would have to modify them to work with my blower, so I returned them. I made a set from nylon. I do like the larger footprint that a longer skid gives. Shop around, I think I paid $24.99 at Tractor Supply for mine.
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my poly skids were custom cut with loving care by joe

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I am running them and they held up well with all the heavy snows we had this past year. Got them at Lowes for $28. Install was pretty easy, but it is a universal fit so don't expect perfection. If I had to do it again and had the time, I would make my own from a small poly cutting board for about $6 similar to Zavie

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they are pretty decent, i run them on my toro 824. better than stock but i would probably make my own next time
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my poly skids were custom cut with loving care by joe
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here is a pic with an armor skid my poly skids and a stock skid

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I had considered making my own but didn't see a easy way of cutting the adjustment slots.
I stopped at HD and bought a set off the Arnold universal but havnt installed them yet.
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I'm going to be using the "Joe" HDPE skid.
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Seems better than the short metal skids that often are used. If nothing else, the hardware package gives enough hardware to make a set once the poly ones wear out. I put them on my Ariens, but haven't had a chance to use them yet.
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