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I'm pretty happy with the way the Brutus plows, but, after a few runs I feel that the plow itself could do with some refining that would greatly improve performance and overall productivity. It's not likely that many aftermarket blade manufacturers are going to be rushing into the Brutus blade market so were probably going to have to rely on Polaris/Bobcat oem attachment development for a while.

First and foremost they should have used a mount that can float side to side a little bit. Similar to the mount on the mower deck. The tilt setting to keep the blade flat on the pavement across the entire angle arc is way to fussy.

Also I think the Brutus could easily handle a bigger plow so either have another blade option available or a good set of removable wings.
 

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All good points. I couldn't agree more about the tilt. You pretty much have to adjust the tilt after you angle the plow and then get out and look at the plow to see if it needs more tilt adjustment
 

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Bobcat makes not only a "SD69" but also a "SD84" for compact tractors

I was happy with capability in pushing and piling deep snow, as well as back-dragging snow from difficult areas. I agree that adjusting tilt after angling the plow is frustrating.

Has anybody tried the "Optional rubber and poly cutting edges"? Or gotten a price from Polaris for either one? I'm thinking about having a local shop fabricate an oversized polycarbonate cutting edge.

Also I think the Brutus could easily handle a bigger plow so either have another blade option available or a good set of removable wings.
From looking at the Bobcat tractor accessory site details for the SD69, the blade looks like a dead ringer for the Brutus/3600 accessory, though of course the mount will be different. That same site also shows a compact tractor compatible SD84 snow blade, a possible candidate for a blade/mount donor?
 

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Cutting Edges

I will dig around and find the price list on cutting edges I came across a few months back. From memory, they were expensive! They were well over $400.

On my 8'2" Boss V Plow, the rubber edge I ran for a season was great on stamped concrete and pavers but so so on concrete. It works fine if the snow hasn't been driven on or compacted. If the snow has been packed down the rubber edge tends to ride on top of the snow instead of scraping the surface clean. A driveway that has a ton of in and out traffic is a lost cause with a rubber cutting edge. One huge plus with a rubber edge is grass damage is far less compared to steel.
 

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Sources for Polyurethane Snow Plow Blades

Get the plastic or rubber custom cut for a fraction of the price.
I'd go with 1" UHMW Poly. If you're getting it pre-drilled or with slots cut, you'll need the bolt pattern for the holes.

Here's some links to get an idea on prices, shipping is not cheap!

 
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