Agri-Fab Box Scraper Blade - 42in. Width, Model# 45-02651
I purchased this product in September of 2008 and have used it twice. While it does a good job, the clamp for the trailer hitch on my quad does not fit the hitch itself, the tongue is too short and it gets filled up with weeds and debris quite easily.
I do like that it weighs enough to pull most of the weeds with the exception of the imbedded root weeds which take a little longer to remove.
Overall, I would buy this product again, but knowing that the tongue is not long enough, I would purchase the metal that I used to extend it at the same time.
November 17, 2008
I received my Agri-Fab Box Scraper Blade, and put it together in about 20 minutes. Simple assembly. I pulled the Box with my John Deere LA120 mower. Worked like a charm. My crushed brick driveway looks neat as a pin. My wife even commented that it was money well spent. It took about 2 hours to groom my circular drive which is 250 feet in length. I used 4 concrete blocks for weight. My only criticism is that the Clevis Hitch pin is not included with the kit. The pin needs to be 1/2 by 5 inches or so, and I did not have one that fit. I spent some time sourcing it. Maybe you could make the Clevis Pin an accessory. Purchasing and using this product was a good experience. I am very satisfied.
May 8, 2008
Great for leveling driveway and small gardens
I bought this to fix my stone driveway, which is on quite a long, steep slope. Every time it rains, the stone washes down by the road. I bought this to pull the rocks back up and to level the washed areas.
The blade appears to be very well made and can be flipped over when the edge gets worn, but I don't think that I will need to do that for a very long time. The instructions were pretty clear for putting it together. It took me about 20 minutes to put it all together.
I wish that it had a higher lip on the back for cinder blocks, but that is really not a problem as I have figured out how to get them to stay on by angling them.
I have used a manual sleeve hitch before. This time I bought the electric one and can say that it is definitely worth the extra money. You constantly have to raise and lower the blade, so the electric hitch keeps your arm from getting sore. Just make sure you let the tractor run for a little bit afterwards to recharge the battery.
October 29, 2007
good for small jobs
besides the fact that it took me two weeks and three phone calls to get ALL of the installation parts from the manufacturer the box blade did what I expected it to. solid construction and does well with small jobs.
October 29, 2007