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I found a really good deal on a 60" snowblower but need it to be 70" wide has anyone ever built extentions? I was thinking just extending it by having a piece of metal bent to the right angle to get the width i want that way it will pull the snow into the auger. Just so the cutting width is wider don't really need the auger any wider. I have all the tools for fabbing this up just wondering what you guys thought or have experienced.
 

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On a smaller scale, the Case/Ingersoll snowcasters have 'wings' that turn the 38" blower into a 42", I think. Simple thin metal bent to a 45 degree angle, then bent straight again. I'll look for the picture.

Here it is, the concept should work if you use heavier stock.
 

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Ok thanks for the ideas and pictures more info would be great if anybody else has any. My idea was basically exactlly like the one posted above.
 

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one thing to think about is that since you are adding 10" of width, you will want to maybe change your driving approach. like a lower gear or higher throttle, just a thought
 

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Yeah i will have to experment with that also. I don't know if it will be to big of a deal it is a 50hp tractor also. But i might have to lower the gear or raise the throttle.
 

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Here are mine, same idea as the Snowcaster. I do have to slow down a bit in deep snow.

 

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Thats one of the finest snow casters I've ever seen :sidelaugh:sidelaugh slkpk
 
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