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New member, need help with Simplicty or Murray

I'm currently building and selling poly skid shoes to fit snowblowers (not going to mention where to buy=no selling rule). I'm working on adding a version to fit Simplicty, Murray, Deere, Snapper etc. that use a 2.5" bolt spacing center to center. The trouble I'm having is that the steel skids for these snowblowers have slots that go much closer to the bottom edge of the auger housing than any of my current models (Areins, Deere, Toro). I want to know how much distance there is between the two bolt holes and the bottom edge of the chute housing. It's important because I want to leave as much material below the slots as possible (longest life from a pair of skid shoes). If you have one of these snowblowers, I'd appreciate a measurement, especially if you have a picture to go along with it. I'm an engineer and it's difficult to answer this question without having access to one of these snowblowers, also difficult to trust an answer without knowing how it was measured

What I'm really looking for is an owner of one of these snowblowers that is willing to take some measurements and pictures. Then get first prototype skids from me and bolt them on in low position and make sure I've got the slots correct. If there has to be a revision, I'd send those skids also so the person who helped me out gets a set of skids for the effort.
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Did you get what you need? If not, I can look at my Snapper and Deere units this weekend.
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