Service FAQs

Service FAQs for Box Scrapers

The following are some of the questions most frequently asked by Land Pride customers in the Box Scrapers category.

Box Scrapers

What is the difference between a HRL3578 and an HR3584
Answer
  • The HRL3578 is referred to as the lowback. It has a 19” lowback frame with a 17” moldboard.
  • The HR3584 is referred to as the highback. It has a 24” highback frame with a 23” moldboard.
Is the cutting blade replaceable?
Answer

Not only is the cutting blade replaceable, but it is reversible. The heat treated blade can be reversed for optimal use.

How do I raise and lower my shanks?
Answer
  • MR1572 is set up with a mechanical lever to raise and lower the shanks. (Always make sure the scraper is off the ground before adjusting shanks.)
    • To lower the shanks, pull lever towards unit to release lock pin and move lever away from unit until shank locks into desired position. To raise the shanks, pull lever towards the unit to release lock pin and move lever toward unit until shank locks into desired position.
  • HR2572, HR3584 and HRL3572 is set up to hydraulically raise and lower the shanks. (Always make sure the scraper is off the ground before adjusting shanks.)
    • To lower shanks retract hydraulic cylinder, and to raise shanks extend hydraulic cylinder.
Can my retractable box scraper be used to backfill?
Answer
  • MR15 and HR25 come equipped with a rear backfill blade. Simply lower the box scraper and back the rear facing grader blade into the material you are trying to backfill.
  • HRL3578 and HR3584 is equipped with a rear hinged gate that can be locked or unlocked to aid in backfilling. The shanks must be raised during backfilling operation. Simply back the rear facing grader blade into the material you are trying to backfill and continue until task is accomplished.

 

Can I adjust the depth of my shanks on my fixed bar box scraper?
Answer

You can manually raise and lower the shanks on each unit.

  • BB05 and BB12 has notches in each shank for 3 separate depth adjustments. A spring retainer clip inserted behind the shank hold it is place.
  • BB15 and BB25 has 4 holes in each shank for depth adjustment. The shanks are secured with an L-shaped shank pin and cotter pin.