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Old February 1st, 2010, 10:51 PM   #1
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Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

Whats the best place to get a new wear bar for the 52" Glacier 2 Plow I was thinking of replacing it with a UHMW plastic Wear Bar??? I didn't see a wear bar replacement on the pure polaris website.
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Old February 1st, 2010, 10:55 PM   #2
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Re: Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

If you're talking about the cutting edge on the bottom of the blade, got to your local metal supplier and get some QT100 flat bar and drill it, it's really tough chit!
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Re: Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

I've seen UHMW and rubber scrapers for full size truck plows but couldn't find any for small blades. Unless someone makes one specific for the type & length of your blade you're going to have to drill it yourself. So you might as well make one from scratch. Cuts just like wood on a tablesaw.
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Re: Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

Well I just installed a new UHMW 4" wear bar to replace the crappy 2" wear bar for the Glacier 2 plow and man what a differance especially back dragging snow and they are right I plowed for about 1 1/2 hrs and very little wear to the cutting edge I don't know what the hell this UHMW is made of but it works and it's quiet while plowing.
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Re: Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

That stuff is great, I wish I would have seen your post sooner, I made my own skid out of that stuff and have a bunch left over. Not enough for a second skid but can help out any of the plow guys with it. It's white, the construction stuff and 1/2 thick. I got it for free from a concrete company that was throwing it out.
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Re: Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

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Well I just installed a new UHMW 4" wear bar to replace the crappy 2" wear bar for the Glacier 2 plow and man what a differance especially back dragging snow and they are right I plowed for about 1 1/2 hrs and very little wear to the cutting edge I don't know what the hell this UHMW is made of but it works and it's quiet while plowing.
do you plow on hard surface or gravel? if on gravel how much did it gouge or scrape it up??
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Re: Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

I found if you know someone that has a motor grader. When they change their worn out blades you can cut them to length but 4 inches longer then bolt them on. Have to drill new bolt holes. but you two inches on each side, you can scrape the curbs. Been plowing two years with mine and hardly any wear. Plus the added weight helps a bunch.
You can usually get them from an equipment dealer or construction company, usually for free.
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Re: Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

Hey all,
Allegheny Off Road has Polyurethane Snow Plow Cutting Edges/ Wear Bars for sale now!
Polyurethane has a longer life span than Steel or UHMW. Our Cutting Edge is 4" High and 1" Thick. Here are some highlights on using Polyurethan vs. UHMW or Steel....
High Flexibility: Will not bend or break with impact damage reduction on road surfaces and trucks, even at -35
Extended Work-Life: Better wearing properties than UHMW. Proven to outlast rubber by up to 10 times and steel by up to 5 times, lowering maintenance cost, increasing productivity and profits.
Non-Damaging to Surfaces: Unlike steel edges, Allegheny Off Road Cutting Edge will not damage Brick or Cobblestone Streets, Stamped Concrete or Asphalt, Paver Stone Surfaces, Parking Lots, Curbs, Speed Bumps, or Manhole Covers.
Less Equipment Wear: Due to the higher vibration absorption property of polyurethane.
Benefits of Polyurethane Over Rubber Cutting Edges: Polyurethane has memory and bounces back to retain its original shape after impact. In contrast, rubber tends to hold its flexed shape, severely detrimenting plowing efficiency and work life.

Check out the product : https://www.alleghenyoffroad.com/pro...w-cutting-edge

Let me know what you think!
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Re: Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

Looks awesome, but that's what I paid for my used plow.
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Hey all,
Allegheny Off Road has Polyurethane Snow Plow Cutting Edges/ Wear Bars for sale now!
Polyurethane has a longer life span than Steel or UHMW. Our Cutting Edge is 4" High and 1" Thick. Here are some highlights on using Polyurethan vs. UHMW or Steel....
High Flexibility: Will not bend or break with impact damage reduction on road surfaces and trucks, even at -35
Extended Work-Life: Better wearing properties than UHMW. Proven to outlast rubber by up to 10 times and steel by up to 5 times, lowering maintenance cost, increasing productivity and profits.
Non-Damaging to Surfaces: Unlike steel edges, Allegheny Off Road Cutting Edge will not damage Brick or Cobblestone Streets, Stamped Concrete or Asphalt, Paver Stone Surfaces, Parking Lots, Curbs, Speed Bumps, or Manhole Covers.
Less Equipment Wear: Due to the higher vibration absorption property of polyurethane.
Benefits of Polyurethane Over Rubber Cutting Edges: Polyurethane has memory and bounces back to retain its original shape after impact. In contrast, rubber tends to hold its flexed shape, severely detrimenting plowing efficiency and work life.

Check out the product : https://www.alleghenyoffroad.com/pro...w-cutting-edge

Let me know what you think!
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Re: Glacier 2 Plow Wear Bar

They aren't the least expensive thing out there, but the benefits of not using steel and it's excellent wearability will keep your plow good for a lot longer time. When the edges wear down on the steel it immediately starts on the paint and steel of the plow itself. Our price is almost a 1/3 less than what the competitions is. It's more than worth it to me plowing on a gravel driveway and not taking all the gravel up. That gravel isn't cheap nor is the enormous job of picking up all the piles of it after winter so I can mow!
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