How to make a snowplow from a power tiller
Snowplow for power tiller with his own hands
Now in specialty stores, different models of snow blowers are sold. There are also interchangeable attachments for sale. Often, replacement mechanisms are expensive. Snowplow for your hands drawings to which will be given below, good as his assembly for a specialist and non-professional. a useful and prestigious case. Make a snowplow with their own hands. not too difficult. The Internet is full of drawings, how to make such a mechanism, Good thing. After all, in addition to benefits: snow removal. saves a lot of money.
Before figuring out how to make a snowplow on a single axle tractor with your own hands, you need to figure out what they are.
- Bulldozer method of clearing snow. Made by hand mechanism. the blade like a bulldozer as an attachment to the tiller.
- The auger method. An auger mechanism is made, connected to the mechanical part of the motoblock. The created mechanism is put on the adapter.
- Fan, rotary snow blower for power tiller. A box is made with a fan, which is connected to the motor of the power tiller through belts or chains. Snow is sucked in through the fan blades and thrown out through the side tube.
- Auger with fan (mixed method). Snow is grabbed by the auger, fed into the pipe for output. There is a fan. It sucks the snow coming from the auger, and ejects it through the pipe.
Detailed description of methods
Bulldozer homemade snow blower for the tiller.
Bulldozer blade is made of steel sheet. Dimensioned according to the drawing. It is welded. The moldboard is attached to the tiller by brackets with booms, which will need to be made. The lower part of the blade is a knife. It cuts the snow and takes it to the side. To pass the pulls (the device for turning) from the mouldboard into the eyes in the mouldboard, and lead through the attached pipes to the control. For convenience, a sidecar is made of different parts, consisting of a frame, two extra (rear) wheels and a seat. The frame is attached to the power tiller. The blade controlled through the linkages of the power tiller is at the front. Handles of the power tiller. rudders of the device. The two rear wheels are spread out for stability. The wheels of the power tiller become the front wheels of the improvised bulldozer-snowblower.
Snow auger single axle tractor.
The box for the auger is made of steel sheet. The bottom of the box is similar to the skis. The box is equipped with eyelets on both sides, through which the shaft will be driven. On top of the shaft inside the box will be dressed metal tube, to which welded elements of the auger: 2 metal rings. A grabber must be welded to the center of the pipe. It is made of two pieces of light angle welded together and then welded to the pipe. On the end it is desirable to weld the main construction element. the catching shovel. Make it so that there is minimal distance between the blade and the rear wall of the box.
To this welded structure in the middle of the tube are welded the outer inside ends of the auger blades. The other ends of the auger (right and left) are welded to the tube, weld an additional strip of steel, on both sides. On the right and left side there are spirals towards each other. Insert the finished auger into the casing. Through the tube (auger axis) with welded spirals and gripper structure, the shaft is inserted. Through the side eyelets.
The tube with the welded-on elements rests inside on the shaft, in the gap between the inner walls. Drill around the edge of the tube and shaft. Fasten the shaft with the pipe with two bolts and nuts. At the walls of the box, where the shaft is inserted, we make fasteners. The sockets (cups) on the shaft must have bearings. The bearings in the cups must be of the closed type. To prevent snow from getting into the bearings. The shaft must stick out of the body of the box. An auger for your power tiller is attached.
Fit a pulley or chain sprocket to the end of the shaft. For chain or belt drive. Combine the created system with the mechanism of the motor-block. Use a chain or belt drive. If you use a pulley underneath, you can use an A100 belt for the transmission from the tiller. Use plastic plumbing pipe to make a swivel chute. Attach to it a chute for throwing snow. It must be wider than the width of the auger. To prevent the auger from clogging with snow. Optionally: the wheels on the power tiller can be replaced with skis. To make a compact, wide, short skis for the snow thrower. That way the snow will be easy to shovel. The wheels can be left on if the surface to be cleaned is smooth, such as asphalt.
A snow thrower for a snow thrower with a fan.
First make an oval box from metal, to suck up the snow. On the back side of the box with different tricks one must mount the cup with bearing (bearing is closed) together with the fan rotor. Protect the fan with a grid (cover). The bearings (4 pieces. in pairs on both sides) hold the shaft inside, on which the fan is mounted. The rear part of the shaft is fixed in the bracket, where there are two closed bearings. The shaft peeks out of the unit. At its end, a gear wheel or a chain sits, from where the transmission goes through a belt or chain to the propulsion mechanism of the motor-block. In the oval box, next to the fan, at the top is a wide opening. A light curved tube is inserted into it. Wide enough so that the ejected snow does not get stuck. The snow blower for the power tiller is ready.
Screw-fan (rotary). mixed method.
To make such a mechanism, it is necessary to do all the work with the creation of the auger device, adding to it the fan-rotor method. Measure. We make a box of metal of certain dimensions for the auger. Initially in the box at the top we mark a place for the outlet pipe. Make a suitable hole in the casing.
Now let’s make the screw. We select the shaft and the tube on the shaft, taking into account that the tube on the shaft will sit without play, will be flush. As the shaft will sit on the bearings on both sides of the box, you need to make the length of the shaft, so it will be a little longer than the width of the casing. The tube should be the inner size of the box, but it is still a little smaller. So that when you twist the shaft the ends of the tube will not touch the box. Now make the parts for the auger. Make the trunnions from 2mm steel. We cut two steel rings from one side. Carefully turn out the open ring as a spiral. Two spirals. we join the rings and weld them together. We get one spiral with two turns. for one side of the screw.
Do the same with two more rings of two-millimeter steel. We have two spirals for both sides of the screw. Now we make one more detail. a snow thrower. From two angles, U-shaped, weld them together, on the end we weld a spatula. This part is welded to the tube, in the center. All you need to measure and make so that in the assembled form the part of the blade in the center of the auger was at a minimum distance from the back wall of the box.
The shovel is welded on. Welding the tsaps made in a spiral. Spirals. looking at each other, inside. Weld the inner ends of the spirals to the snow ejector. Outer ones to the tube, reinforced with steel strips.
The ready-made design is shoved inside the casing. Thread through the sides of the shroud and through the tube of the shaft. Fix the shaft with the pipe with two pins from the bolts and nuts on both sides, pre-drill through them.
Snow shovels on a single-axle tractor: types and uses
Manufacturers of attachments offer three variants of snow removal attachments to the power tiller, which differ in the way they clean the snow mass. Newly fallen snow is well swept away from the surface being cleaned with hard, rotating brushes. Such a snow blower for a power tiller is indispensable where paths and grounds have a decorative coating, which must not be harmed when clearing snow. The brush is mounted under the canopy on a rotating shaft.
In one pass, a single-axle tractor equipped with this brush cleans a path up to one meter wide. Three rake angles adjustable: left, front, right. Subject to adjustment and the height of sweeping, which simplifies the use of attachments.
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The rigid brush attached to the tiller is suitable for clearing soft snow that has fallen on the ground. This attachment is height-adjustable, as well as pivoting left and right
How to turn a single-axle tractor into a small bulldozer?
Wet and caked snow cannot be dealt with by rigid rotating brushes. You should use a snow shovel with blades that are suspended. A single-axle tractor with this attachment resembles a small bulldozer that can loosen a layer of snow, pick up the snow mass and move it to the moldboard. The bottom edge of the shovel manufacturers specifically cover the rubber band to protect not only the surface to be cleared, but also the tool itself from possible damage. The snow shovel is attached to the traction device using the front of the multi-purpose coupler. The width of the surface to be cleared at a time is also one meter. The blade can be adjusted vertically and in three directions. The speed of a snow shovel equipped with a snow shovel is 2 to 7 km/h during clearing.
The snow shovel is connected to the power tiller in the case when it is necessary to clear the territory of the homestead from heavy and caked snow
Rotary snow shovel features
Large volumes of snow mass are easier to handle with a rotary snow thrower. When using this snow blower mounted on a power tiller, which has the highest capacity of all the options discussed, it is possible to carry out the intake of snow to a depth of 250 mm. The main elements of the design of this attachment is a simple auger, which is combined with a paddle wheel. The rotating auger captures the snow mass, which is moved upward with the help of a paddle wheel. The snow travels upward through a special nozzle and is ejected with force well beyond the boundaries of the path or clearing ground. Watching the work of a rotary snow plow attached to a power tiller is very interesting.
The attachable snow blower for the rotary tiller has the highest output, so it can easily cope with large amounts of fallen snow
Important! Universal snow blowers are not designed with a system that protects the rotor from rocks and ice. This option is obligatory for winter special equipment. Keep that in mind and be careful when operating your power tool. Otherwise, it will be necessary to repair the snowplow head.
How to use a snow thrower in winter. a good rule of thumb
Given that the single-axle tractor is still largely designed to work in the warm season, it is desirable to keep the equipment warm when operating it in winter. This would not waste time warming up the engine, and immediately start shoveling snow.
It is a good idea to change the type of oil used for the gearbox. The oils are subject to thickening under the influence of low temperatures. So it is recommended to switch to a more liquid brand or immediately buy a synthetic oil, designed specifically for extreme conditions.
Self-made snow thrower from the engine from the tiller
Let’s find out how to assemble a snowplow with your own hands on the basis of a power tiller.
Snow blowers made by well-known companies are not cheap, and not everyone can afford the purchase of such equipment. Undoubtedly, a snow thrower in the Russian climatic conditions. the car is very useful, but is it really worth paying tens of thousands for a machine, which, in any case, will be used occasionally?
Snowplow with their own hands
Average Russian is likely to prefer to clean the snow on their property with a traditional shovel, but people with some technical skills, can make a snow thrower with their own hands, especially since it will not cause much difficulty for people who are even slightly familiar with machinery, and of the costs, perhaps, only the engine.
In the considered by us self-made, the author has purchased a small engine from a power tiller, conveyor belt (in its absence you can use the sidewall from the car tire), plastic sewage pipe diameter of 160 mm and spray can with paint. That’s all. All other elements of the machine can be made from improvised means.
For the manufacture of snowthrower chosen on the Honda engine capacity of 6.5 h / s (weaker to apply no sense) with automatic transmission and gearbox with a ratio of 2×2. At medium engine speed, the chain drive gives the auger about 600 rpm.
If you want to install an air-cooled electric motor on the snow blower, take care to thoroughly protect the air intake from snow.
Optimal working width for a homemade snowblower. 50 cm. This will ensure its maneuverability and allow you to easily clear narrow garden paths. The total width of the machine will not exceed 65 cm., You can store it in a garage or shed.
Let’s describe in general terms the materials required for the construction of a homemade snowthrower. The author made the body of the auger from a sheet of roofing iron, the sides. from plywood with a thickness of 10 mm, the frame. from a steel angle, the handles. from half-inch pipe. A ¾ inch pipe can be used as the auger shaft.
In the middle of the tube, a through cut is made in which a steel plate measuring 120×270 mm is inserted and fastened, which is designed for snow shoveling. As the shaft rotates, the snow mass will be displaced to the plate by a two-way auger made of conveyor belt. Four rubber seals are attached to the special plates.
The slide bearings are placed directly on the pipe. If the pipe is wider than the inner diameter of the bearing ring, it can be ground. In the accompanying photo and drawing, special adapters have been turned on the lathe for mounting the bearings.
In the manufacture of the auger used conveyor belt length of 1.5 m and a thickness of 10 mm. Four rings with a diameter of 28 cm are cut from the tape. The rings are cut out with an electric jigsaw. In its absence, the rings can be cut and using a board with two screws screwed into it. Rotating the board in the same way as a compass, you can get quite good quality blanks.
The auger should rotate on closed self-aligning bearings 205. Only closed bearings should be used when mounting the auger, otherwise snow will quickly wear out the bearing.
The screw drive can be chain or belt driven. A belt drive can be used if you have a pulley on the motor. Drive parts can be freely purchased at auto parts stores, but the author recommends a belt drive. if the auger jams, the belt will just slip.
Gripper body size should be two to three centimeters larger than the pulley. The sheave will not rub against the body and the clearance between them is small. To prevent damage to the auger, it is a good idea to fit it with a safety pin to break away when the auger jams.
If you already have a single-axle tractor, its engine can be reinstalled on the snowplow in winter time. In order to reinstall the motor does not require much time and the use of special tools, you should install quick-release fasteners on the snowthrower.
Rotary snow blower for a motor-block with their own hands: drawings and photo examples
Having available a working single-axle tractor and drawings, a rotary snowplow for a power tiller with your own hands. the task is quite feasible. Using the assembly diagrams, you can make the missing elements of the device and use the device as intended. When selecting a drawing for the work, pay attention to the specified parameters of the product. When you take in your hands the drawing, you will see that it necessarily depicts all the necessary parts with an indication of their dimensions in millimeters. For the work you will need sheet steel, a welding machine, and access to a lathe (or the opportunity to ask a master).
The main part of any snowplow is an auger. To make it, we use a tube and half-disk, made of sheet steel thickness of 2 mm. The disks are welded to the pipe, forming a double-sided spiral in the right and left parts. In order for the construction to be strong, special attention must be paid to the welding points.
Useful tip! If available, you can use an old auger that may have been left over from farm equipment.
The auger for the rotary snow blower is handmade
The next step is to ensure that the auger is movable. Ball bearings 203 are used for this. Using bolts and nuts, their bodies should be attached to the sides of the snowthrower. In this way, the auger will rotate and feed the snow, which cuts, to the rotor.
As the basis for the rotor is quite suitable aluminum cauldron, with a volume of 20 liters. Using four-millimeter rivets, it is attached to the front wall of the housing. So, getting into the drum, the snow will be thrown by the blades at a distance of several meters (usually 3 to 5 m).
You should also pay attention to the organization of torque, which is transferred to the snowthrower from the power tiller. It is transmitted directly from the engine of the snowblower itself to its shaft, which is already connected to the shaft of the snowblower itself. For this purpose perfectly suits belt A-100 and the corresponding pulley.
Diagram of the drive shaft. a. a driving sprocket; 2,4. bearing bodies of sliding; 3. a shaft; 5. a driving sprocket; 6,9. keys; 7. an oiler; 8. a bearing bush; 10. a fixer
The snowblower body itself can easily be made according to the diagram, using 2mm thick steel sheets. For fastening, rivets 4 mm in diameter and M4 screws are ideal.
Top tip! To be able to control the height of cleared snow, you can make a special ski under the construction.
How to choose and buy a snow thrower for your power tiller
But it also happens that, after looking at instructions and diagrams of how to make a snow thrower on a single-axle tractor with their own hands, you have come to the conclusion that this is not for you to do, and you will be much easier to buy a ready-made device. However, the of snowplow attachments on motor blocks, as well as their characteristics differ markedly from each other. Making the right choice is not always easy. As an example, let’s look at the most popular options that are in greatest demand today.
Today’s market offers many different designs of mounted snow shovels for power tillers
Snowblower for a power tiller Salyut: characteristics and features
Snowplow attachment on a single-axle tractor Salyut allows you to clean the surface of the ground from snow at temperatures from.20 to 5°C. Recommended for use only on flat surfaces, and can be purchased in two different modifications, which differ from each other how to attach to the tiller.
The main technical characteristics and parameters:
- dimensions. 600x640x820 mm;
- width of capture of the surface. 500 mm;
- The maximum layer of snow that can be captured is 17 cm;
- auger rotation frequency. from 1900 to 2100 rpm;
- weight. 60 kg.
- the active part of the construction, the auger, rotating, rakes the snow on its way from the edges to the center;
- special blades in the center push the snow into the snow nozzle;
- snow is thrown to the side.
The snow blower for the Salyut power tiller is recommended for use on level surfaces
This model is available quite a few adjustments, including the range of throwing snow, which can be changed by the visor, as well as engine speed. You can also change the direction in which the snow is thrown by rotating the screen.
The snow blower installation on the single-axle tractor Salyut is made as follows: the step of the power tiller is detached, the cotter pin and the axle of the step are taken out. On a level surface, the snow thrower is attached to a single-axle tractor. To do this, you need to enter the coupling in the frame so that the bolt with the spacer sleeve entered into the slot of the coupling. After that, connect the hitch to the snowblower body with two bolts, without tightening them.
After that it is necessary to put on the snowplow drive belt, having previously removed the protective cover of the PTO pulley. By moving the hitch on the beam, adjust the mutual position of the elements so that the belt is meshed evenly, without misalignment. After that you can tighten the bolts. Next, the protective cover of the PTO shaft pulley is installed in place and fastened.
Scheme of mounting the attachments on the power harvester Salyut
MTD snow blowers: which model is better to choose
Another popular option to avoid making a snowplow attachment to a single-axle tractor with your own hands is to buy a special equipment made by MTD. Today it is considered one of the best, and has a fairly wide range of models, the most popular among which are MTD-M 61, MTD-ME 66, MTD-640 and MTD-M56.
Familiarized with the technical characteristics, as well as the main tasks that are designed to solve these devices, you can easily determine which option is best for you. For example, the M-61 model is great for clearing large flat areas, while the ME-66 is more oriented to difficult weather conditions and serious icy drifts.
A little more expensive will cost ME-61. about 49 thousand. rubles. M-61 can be considered a middle variant. 44 thousand rubles. rubles.
MTD snow blower
Description and construction of the snow thrower for power tiller
The base of the skis is made of wooden bars, to which the plastic plates are attached. In this case the boxes from the electrical wiring are used.
As the main part of the turning chute, which throws the snow, use a piece of plastic pipe with a diameter of 160 mm. Chute, which throws the snow, is attached to this pipe. The width of the auger blade should be less than the diameter of the chute, so it will be thrown snow.
For the manufacture of the frame used metal angles 50×50 mm. To these you need to weld 25×25 mm transversal brackets. On them is installed quick engine platform. Cross corners and handle are fixed with bolts M8 on the longitudinal corners of the frame.
In this case, we used such a principle of the snowplow. It doesn’t need wheels, only for moving around the barn. Therefore, instead of wheels, skis are installed, which allow you to sweep snow from the paths when tilting the snow blower forward. If it is tilted backwards, the snow can be shoveled off in stages if there is little snow cover. In the future, you can upgrade to a self-propelled snow thrower with a wide track without having to redo anything.
After painting, the made snowblower will look like a brand-name snowblower.
How to make a snowplow from a power tiller with your own hands. instructions with assembly drawings
In order to significantly reduce the time for re-installation of the motor, you should install quick-removal mounts on the homemade transport.
You can create a sweeper unit on the TV-6. To make a snowplow for your own hands, it is recommended to adhere to the drawings.
- A box is made of iron sheets, the ends of which are bent in the likeness of skis.
- A shaft, at least 5 cm thick, is made from a pipe.
- A gripper is welded into the box, made of two bent U-shaped welded plates. Both plates should be rotated not 180 degrees in relation to each other.
- Self-made auger from the conveyor belt (1.5 m long and 10 mm thick). Use the jigsaw to cut four rings out of the tape (diameter=28cm). If you do not have a jigsaw, it can be replaced with a special board with two screws screwed into it.
- Used such a board on the type of the circular. by rotating in a circle. This method of manufacturing yields high quality rings.
- In the casing, created from galvanized iron, make a hole opposite the spreader and install a pipe in it. This pipe will serve as a snow spreader.Holders are welded to the pipe on either side of the spreader.
From the drawings below, you can assemble as an independent machine snowplow, and attach it to a single-axle tractor.
In the national economy often there are working machines “Neva”.
The drawing of creating a snowplow with their own hands on a single-axle tractor “Neva”, looks as follows:
How to make a snowplow from a power tiller with your own hands. instructions with assembly drawings
In order to significantly reduce the time for the reinstallation of the motor, you should install the self-made vehicle fasteners.
It is possible to create a harvesting machine on the TV-6 tokorn machine. To make a snow thrower for a motorblock with their own hands, it is recommended to adhere to the drawings.
- The box is made of iron sheets, the ends of which are bent in the form of skis.
- The shaft, which must be at least 5 cm thick, is made of a tube.
- A gripper is welded into the box and made of two bent U-shaped plates that are welded together. Both plates should be rotated not 180 degrees with respect to each other.
- Self-made auger from the conveyor belt (1.5 m long and 10 mm thick). The electric jigsaw is used to cut 4 rings out of the band (28 cm in diameter). If you do not have a jigsaw, it can be replaced by a special board with two screws screwed into it.
- Such a plank is used as a circular type. by rotating it in a circle. This method of manufacturing yields high quality rings.
- Make an opening in the casing made of galvanized sheet iron opposite the spreader and insert the pipe in it. This pipe will serve as a snow thrower.Weld holders on both sides of the manure spreader to the pipe.
From the drawings below you can assemble, as an independent machine snowplow, and attach it to a single-axle tractor.
In the national economy are often found working machines “Neva”.
Drawing of the creation of a snowplow with their own hands on a single-axle tractor “Neva”, looks as follows:
The auger machine
Snow blower for the home with their own hands. a useful homemade machine. To make a snowplow, you must first study the mechanisms. A snow removal machine will consist of an auger, which is located inside a body made of metal. This is a kind of rod or shaft, along which the spiral surface is located. The shaft rotates because of the bearings and drives the spiral profile. Properly made with their own hands homemade snow blower will become an indispensable helper in winter.
According to their operating principle, snow clearing machines can be either two-stage or single-stage. The scheme of work of the single-stage unit consists in “absorbing” and dumping snow. This is achieved by rotating an auger.
The working edge on the machine can be smooth or serrated. Smooth is usually used to remove loose snow, and toothed is suitable for hard crust, which has iced overnight.
If judged by weight, the auger units are much lighter than the rotary ones. Their disadvantage is that they are not self-propelled, so a person always has to be at the wheel. Such a machine is a large shovel on wheels, which must be constantly pushed forward. Then it will rake the snow and throw it to the set side.
The auger is driven by a gasoline or electric motor, which can be a four-stroke or two-stroke. These machines have become very popular because of their ease of operation. Also on the positive side is their compactness.
The two-stage unit
The unit is designed slightly differently than the previous model. The first stage ensures snow raking with an auger. The second stage will eject the snow with a chute. This is accomplished with a snow thrower that acts as a dumping impeller.
Such models are arranged on the principle of a screw shaft with a serrated or smooth edge. The augers are performed:
The choice will depend on the purpose of the self-propelled machine. The impeller of the two-stage model can have 3 or 6 blades. They are made of a variety of materials, depending on the severity of the work to be performed with the machine. The more difficult the job, the sturdier the material should be chosen.
In the manufacture can be used plastic or metal. Metal is usually used for more extensive areas, while plastic is suitable for cleaning a small area.
Detailed description of the methods
Bulldozer homemade snow blower for power tiller.
The bulldozer-type blade is made of steel sheet. Measured according to the drawing. The box is welded at. The blade is attached to the power tiller with bar brackets, which you will need to make. The lower part of the blade is a blade. This is used for shoveling snow and moving it aside. To pass the pull-rods (the device for turning) from the moldboard into the eyes in the moldboard, and to pass them through the attached pipes to the control. For convenience, a sidecar is made from different parts, consisting of a frame, two additional (rear) wheels, a seat. The frame is attached to the power tiller. The blade at the front: controlled through the linkages of the snowplow. The handles of the power tiller. the handlebars of the device. The two rear wheels are set apart for stability. The wheels of the power tiller become the front wheels of the homemade bulldozer. snowplow.
Auger snowplow single axle tractor.
The box for the auger is made of a steel sheet. The box is like a ski on the bottom. In the box on the sides are made eyelets, through which the shaft will be passed. On top of the shaft inside the box will be dressed with a metal tube, to which elements of the auger are welded: 2 metal rings each. On the tube in the center, you have to weld a grip. It is made of two pieces of light angle, joined together, welded, and welded to the tube. It is desirable to weld the main structural element. the gripper blade. at the end. Make it so that there is a minimum distance between the blade and the rear wall of the box.
To this structure welded in the middle of the tube. are welded the outer inner ends of the auger blades. The other ends of the auger (right and left side) are welded to the tube, the weld is reinforced by an additional strip of steel, on both sides. On the right and left side there are spirals facing each other. Insert the finished auger into the cover. We insert the shaft through the tube (auger axis) with welded-on spirals and gripper structure. Through the side eyelets.
The tube with the welded elements ends up inside on the shaft, in the gap between the inner walls. Drill around the edges of the tube and the shaft. Fasten the shaft with the tube with two bolts and nuts. Make fasteners at the sides of the box where the shaft will go through. There should be bearings in the sockets on the shaft. The bearings in the cups should be of the closed type. To prevent snow from getting into the bearings. The shaft must protrude from the box body. The auger for the motor block is fixed.
Put a pulley or sprocket on the end of the shaft. For belt or chain transmission. Attach the created system to the power tiller. Use a chain or belt drive. If you have a pulley at the bottom, you can use an A100 belt for a power tiller. Make a swivel chute out of plastic pipe for plumbing. Attach a snow discharge chute to it. It must be wider than the width of the auger. To prevent snow blocking the auger. Option: you can replace the wheels on your power tiller with skis. Make compact, wide, short skis for the power tiller. Then the snow will be easy to remove. The wheels can be left on, if the surface to be cleaned is smooth, for example, asphalt.
Useful tips and warnings for operating a homemade snow blower
single axle tractor
Samodel snow thrower drawings for a power tiller
The principle of operation of the homemade snowblower is as follows:
- auger drive(1);
- drive for the track (2);
- drive belt (3);
- A parasitic roller (4), which provides reverse travel,
- intermediate shaft (5);
- Belt tensioning roller (6) that drives the machine forward.
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How to convert a snowplow into a cultivator
To turn the homemade unit into a two-in-one device and make a snow blower cultivator, it is enough to dismantle the attached parts in the reverse order.
To summarize, we can note both the pros and cons of creating a motorized snowplow.
- Before assembling a snowplow, you need to take the time to understand its structure.
- It is necessary to have certain tools.
- Need to be technically proficient.
- This is much cheaper than buying a one-piece factory machine;
- Self-made assembly makes it easy to understand how the machine works, and its creator can operate it as he pleases without worrying about a breakdown;
- self-made device is more convenient to store, thanks to its compactness.
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