How to Use the MTD Blade Removal Tool

This DIY Guide will teach you how to use the MTD Blade Removal Tool.  If you have questions or comments please feel free to contact us using the comments section below or our contact form.


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this video will show you how to use the blade removal tool

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this rugged metal tool is designed to hold your tractor blade securely in

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place

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so you can safely and quickly remove the blade for replacement are sharpening

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before you begin make sure you have the proper tools and safety items

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wear safety glasses and gloves as you work

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a tractor blade is very sharp you will need to slide the tractor deck out from

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under the tractor

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using a piece of cardboard or a blanket

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will protect the deck from being scratched or damaged when working on it

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upside down

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be sure to take all safety precautions listed in your equipment owners manual

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take the blade removal tool and place it over one ended the blade

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and the side of the tractor deck is shown tighten the clamping screw

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onto the tractor Dec until the tools firmly in place

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the tool should not slide on the edge in the lower deck keep in mind this tool

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will not

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work on the middle bleed over three blade tractor Dec using the proper size

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socket

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and a large breaker bar loosen the bolts securing the cutting blade to the deck

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spindle shaft

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note how the blade removal tool keeps the blade from rotating during the

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process

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remove the blade from the tractor

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and keep the not any belated after parts nearby for installation of the new blade

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make note of the orientation of the blade you want to assure that the

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replacement blade is oriented the same way

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with the curved portion of the blade tips pointing in towards the deck

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most cutting blades will have the words top or bottom

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stamped into the metal to help the user or Ian blade

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take the interview new blade and slide it into the blade removal tool

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make sure it is oriented correctly lineup the center hole the blade to the

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spindle shaft

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and slip to bleed onto it

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using a torque wrench tighten the blade bolt

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or not to the proper torque setting is indicated in your operator’s manual

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loosen the clamping screw in the blade removal tool

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the tool should then slide easily away from the blade

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and the side of the deck repeat the steps

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on the other tractor Dec played slide the deck back

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under the tractor and reconnect is described in your owner’s manual

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level the deck according to the manufacturer’s specifications

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and you’re ready tomorrow

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– Jack Hayes

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Jack Hayes

Jack Hayes

Jack Hayes is the Head of Internet Marketing at LawnMowerPros and the editor of this blog. You can often find him creating featured articles, DIY guides, custom graphics and much more.