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post #1 of 8 Old 12-18-2014, 02:12 PM Thread Starter
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Upgrade skids ( armor ) ?

I see the principle of the longer skids being useful for most of my needs , but , I also need to cut the banks back parallel to the driveway / road for 150 feet or so on both sides of the road. Would I really have to fight to keep the side in the bank from riding up without adding a bunch of weight to the front end if I put on the armor skids ?
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Check our sponsors: I've been running these for a couple of years now

I've also used them on a couple of machines I've repaired or sold. No complaints here.

I've use that blower to cut through some 3'-4' piles that the plows have left in front of my place without a problem. No extra weight required on the front end.
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I got a set because my driveway is gravel, hilly and full of ruts. They work great on my Storm 2410.

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Thanks , to save on repairing a bunch of tire tracks on lawns and the pickup plow guy is going to stay on the hard part of our gravel road . I will use the snowblower to keep the banks cut back back a couple of feet on the lawns along the sides of the road , at least until the ground freezes up solid.
Just wanted to be sure before I order from the site sponsor .
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armor skids work great on all my two stage toro's equipted with them

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I am super happy with mine, just a test to try them out. Snowing here now so the real test will come.
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I have them, but haven't fitted them yet:

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Just ordered a set and the shims ( 2 pr) .
Great customer service I sent an email to ask a couple of questions before I placed my order @ 1:46 pm today , Bob replied and answered my questions @ 2:36 pm
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