44 Snowblower worm gear needed - Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 02-16-2019, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2019
Location: Bayview, ID
Posts: 4
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 1
44 Snowblower worm gear needed

Hello all, I'm searching to find a replacement worm gear for the gearbox on my 44 snowblower attachment. I have already replaced the gearbox once at the cost of $500 bucks and I refuse to pay that again. I have searched the internet for a solution to this riddle but all I find are many others who have the same problem.

I am hoping to nail the fix down, once-and-for-all, and maybe this thread can be used for reference for others?

The mower I have is an X300. The blower attachment is a 44 snowblower.

I have my tail between my legs as to the reason I am in this situation but that is neither here-nor-there right now. I learned my lesson (and i thought I was old enough to stop learning this way).

This gear is made of one solid piece of bronze. I saw others with the 44" snowblower and their gear issue showed pictures with a center removed from the gear itself. I tried using my bushing remover and only split the center, spacer, portion of my gear.

Here is a picture of mine.

I made my measurements and wrote them down.

I'm hoping the pictures are not too big, I cut them to 35% of there original. If I need to make them smaller please let me know and I will.

What I don't know is the gear pitch. Maybe someone can help with that.

Since my gear is one piece, maybe I can find a center spacer and then a gear to fit over it? The auger shaft is 3/4 inch diameter.

I just find it odd there are so many people who have looked for this information and there hasn't been a solution found, or at least a solution which people are aware of.

Please help if you can. I'm in need to find an affordable solution and maybe I can answer some questions which I haven't thought of?

Best Regards
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	44 Blower data tag.jpg
Views:	10
Size:	107.0 KB
ID:	153645   Click image for larger version

Name:	Gear 1.jpg
Views:	11
Size:	66.6 KB
ID:	153647   Click image for larger version

Name:	Worm gear.jpg
Views:	11
Size:	128.6 KB
ID:	153649  
Gonkulor is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Worm gear swap? Nconroy1 Snowblower Repairs and Maintenance Forum 9 12-25-2015 11:30 AM
need a worm gear for a tractor mounted blower woodit Craftsman Snowblowers 3 12-23-2014 10:57 AM
Craftsman worm gear 40 tooth engine9 Snowblower Repairs and Maintenance Forum 0 12-04-2013 12:03 PM
Bolens 5210 Snowblower...1 forward gear, 3 reverse gears?! joebush44 Snowblower Repairs and Maintenance Forum 8 12-01-2013 09:05 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome