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post #16 of 30 Old 10-09-2019, 06:53 PM
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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

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Uhhhhhhh winter gang last year I'll use what ever I feel will work best for said snow event. Or if im not in a hurry the walk behinds get some use

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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

If snow had GPS it would look for alternate routes around your place.


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If snow had GPS it would look for alternate routes around your place.
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Speaking of I need to get on that boat next week ish. Spares are standing ready. Im to the point now that I really won't have to change alot of machines back starting next year. 16-G might keep its cab on year round. Think I mowed with it once since I bought an 8199kt and a 60 inch deck. June ish or so. 818-T has been used a few times, but not alot either. Most of my riders have plow latches on and never use them hardly.

I've just been so busy this year it not even funny. Hardly been on the forums here either. Anybody whos never seen a Steve team check out a slide show of quite a few setups I've ran and used over the years


Also to the original poster it looks great. Only thing I will say is with the blower lifted check on a level spot if it lifting even side to side. If its with in say like a 1/4 inch thats good. Otherwise loosen up brackets on frame and move and adjust tightened till satisfied. If its way off you'll get hung up in your left behind snow. Embarrassing to say the least

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post #19 of 30 Old 10-10-2019, 11:06 AM Thread Starter
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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

Thanks to all who posted with good advice, I will be setting that auger adjustment, and draining, re-filling the gear box, and I must say you gentlemen are hilarious. I always thought the appeal of a gravely rider (besides the ruggedness) was the versatility, and need for for only one tractor. I bought the 812, simply to have the blower and drive shaft for my 816T. I was going to jettison the 812, keeping the mower deck for spare parts. But it soon became clear the 812 may have been neglected, but it was always repaired by a professional mechanic, and actually all there.(...well till the end and the hobbled effort at the frt wheel re-build I guess) But it's been re-powered at some point with a new K301, and has power for days, PLUS the hydraulic lift will come in handy lifting that 38" blower. So, now I have 2 gravely's and am hunting down more front mounted attachments.

Getting rid of the 816T is un-thinkable really, so here I sit, on two tractors, and it doesn't even hurt, who knew.
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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

You have the makings of the perfect scenario. Mount the plow on the 812, and the blower on the 816. This way you can plow the lighter snows, and blow the larger snows, cleaning up with the plow if you need to. This is what a lot of us do.
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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

...ok, let's say i want to run the blower on the 816T,,, the PTO out of the transmission is, (and also into the the front shaft) are 13 splines, but the driveshaft from the 812, and the blower has 15 splines. What's the fix here? Ultimately a new long drive shaft with 13 splines would be the easiest, but maybe not the cheapest. Anyone have a spare they're willing to sell?

There are a lot of gorgeous rigs on this forum, Tractortag, wow, that is a nice fleet.
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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

Really? The only 13 spline PTOs I've heard of are on the 400 series. I thought they'd long since moved to 15 for the 800s and 8000s.

That driveshaft came off your 812, correct?

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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

Thanks, HolyOnan. The pto output shafts on your 812, and 816 should be the same, including the number of splines. I have used the same driveshaft on my '72 814, and '75 816. Maybe you missed 2 splines when you counted the 816's pto shaft?


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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

Best to my knowledge all 800's 8000's and G's are 15 spline.

But heres a 13 spline and 15 400 drive shafts. There totally different
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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

...well stay tuned, I'll get time here this week to crawl under and confirm one way or the other
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...well stay tuned, I'll get time here this week to crawl under and confirm one way or the other
A quick review of some parts manuals suggests that from the first 800 tractor, to the last Professional G tractor, the PTO output shaft is the same part.......

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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

The angled teeth on a new gear are straight across. As the gear wears they become concave until these not enough "meat" left to handle the load. then a rock or obstruction finishes it off. As others mentioned its important to have the reel clutches adjusted correctly. Snow cannons are a blast with riders and walk behinds. But its equally impressive to watch a "Dog eater" make snow bricks in heavy wet snow. Have fun.
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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

here's a few pics of the blower after cleaning it up. I'm getting ready to paint, running out of time here in northeast Ohio, but having fun still the same.

...if any are following the thread, (for the drive shaft question)I have not taken the mower deck off the 816T to count splines on the shaft coming out of the transmission, probably only going to cut the grass one more time, then I'll get the deck off and get under there for a good look. I found a note I wrote, that said the stub shaft in the front axle has a 15 count, maybe that's the discrepancy,,, I'm hoping for big slice of humble pie, and the long drive shaft will fit the 816T. ...'cause I'd love to have the versatility,, and option of going back to just one tractor, ....hahaha yeah right!
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...'cause I'd love to have the versatility,, and option of going back to just one tractor, ....hahaha yeah right!
LOL. That *is* funny. Seriously though, aside from having both the blower, and plow attachments ready to go depending on snowfall amounts, which is very nice, having a second tractor also gives you a backup option just in case one tractor is out of service during/after a snowstorm for some reason.


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Re: 38" snowblower gear,,, how's it look?

Ok, so the spline count on the shafts, of both tractors, is 15.
The long shaft fits both tractors as you all suggest it should! I'm not sure where I got turned around on the idea, but happy for the outcome, and there you have it.

I'm going to post pics of the snow blower re-finish on the "what did you do with your gravely today..." when it's complete. so far the inside is done, used rustoleum rattle cans, likely going to brush the exterior.
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