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Old 04-16-2006, 09:54 AM
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Rear mounted Grader Blade on Pickup/SUV

Anyone know of a way to use a 3 point Hitch grader Blade on the rear of an SUV or Pickup?? I want to grade my driveway and clear snow.

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Old 04-20-2006, 10:42 PM
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To All- I made my own and it works fine. I now will make them and sell them on ebay.
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You might want to check what is available at www.northerntools.com. Most farm stores sell cheap adapters for 2" receivers for about $50.00.
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Old 04-22-2006, 08:47 AM
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You might want to check what is available at www.northerntools.com. Most farm stores sell cheap adapters for 2" receivers for about $50.00.
I am talking about adapting a 3 point hitch to my Excursion. Are you talking about a standard ball adapter?
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Old 04-22-2006, 08:18 PM
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> Are you talking about a standard ball adapter

That and the more expensive ones northern sells. Just go to northern and type in "3 point" and sort from more expensive to least.
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Old 04-22-2006, 08:56 PM
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> Are you talking about a standard ball adapter

That and the more expensive ones northern sells. Just go to northern and type in "3 point" and sort from more expensive to least.
The adapter I asked about originally is the reverse of the Northern 3 point adapter. The Northern unit puts a 2 " receiver on the back of a tractor that has a 3 point hitch mounting.

The adapter I want is mount a 3 point hitch grader blade on the rear of my Excursion. I have since made one - use it on my driveway and now offer similar units on ebay. Please look at ebay #7612644241 and you will better understand what I talking about.
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That looks cool, but how well does it work? I think it'd be a PITA to get in and out everytime you wanted to raise and lower the blade
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Maybe you could make a short video of it in use. I have a tractor but it looks like it would work. Hats off to you for actually engineering something you needed.
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Hey, very cool! That last picture explains it the best, I hope you sell a ton of them :-)

I understand the manual part, if you are grading a long driveway, you only need to get out once, when you want to turn around, so no real need for a power up/down.
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