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2003-04 Most used plow here

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Santo, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. Santo

    Santo Banned
    Messages: 255

    Im curious as to what brand name plow is most used at Plowsite
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2003
  2. jt5019

    jt5019 Senior Member
    Messages: 853

    Fisher 8ft and Fisher 71/2 foot plows
  3. CT18fireman

    CT18fireman Banned
    Messages: 2,133

    Santos. How high can you pile snow with that 9' Meyers? Just curious.
  4. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    All of them ;)
  5. snowplowjay

    snowplowjay Banned
    Messages: 890

    If its a quality product that stands up to wear and abuse its used by someone here on plowsite. No one really runs those homeowner plows like snowbear on here. When you plow snow for a living your plow has to be there for you 24hrs for days straight during a storm. So like I said if its rugged and strong then someone here uses it for sure. Theres guys here running Fisher, Meyer, Western, Snoway, Curtis, Pathfinder, Diamond, Hiniker, Blizzard, and many other reliable durable brands.

  6. J.Henderson

    J.Henderson Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    I run a Western MVP here on my Dodge 3/4 ton

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  8. wxmn6

    wxmn6 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,037

    I have and always will be running a Fisher plow. :D

    Fisher plows are very popular around here. It is rare see Western and Boss plow but I did saw a few Sno-Way plows. Still some pockets of old Meyer plows popping around here. :rolleyes:
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2003
  9. phillyplowking1

    phillyplowking1 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    Mostly Meyers
  10. gordyo

    gordyo Senior Member
    Messages: 527

    1 10' Henke
    1 7' Meyer
    1 4' John Deere (who knows who makes this)
    1 Fisher old style
    2 Fisher MM
    1 Fisher MM2 V
  11. meyer22288

    meyer22288 Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    My father uses a meyer 8ft with the E47 pump:)
  12. digger242j

    digger242j Senior Member
    Messages: 672

    It doesn't snow in cyberspace (or at least when it does it never seems to accumulate), so nobody has to use a plow here. :D

    In the real world we run mostly Meyer, but only because that's what came on the trucks. If I were ordering a new one I'd definitely be comparing all the major brands, at least the ones with dealers within a reasonable distance.
  13. snowjoker

    snowjoker Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    Western unimount pro 7.5
  14. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    Western's on the bigger trucks,and Snoways on the smaller ones.
  15. beherit316

    beherit316 Banned
    Messages: 78

    A few years back I went into a BJ's wholesale club and they were selling a plow for $999.99, It might of been a snow bear of something, didn't really remember the name.Anyway you had to manually angle the plow in which direction you wanted to push the snow.Talk about a piece of crap.
    I'm sure this thing was made so crappy and if you needed parts for it, it most likely would be the biggest head ache to find parts.

    I also seen advertised this push shovel that you can fit on a car, I think it was like $300.00.Like a car would actually be able to push the snow, LOL.It is amazing at the gimmicks companies will try to sell out there.

    On another note, last year I saw the coolest thing, many of you probably know about it but i certainly didn't.My brother in law is a mechanic and they had an ambulance in the shop for some repairs.Anyway they had it up on a lift and the ambulance had this automatic control system that throw tire chains on the rear wheels and took it off while the vehicle was in motion, such a cool idea.he told me that was a very expensive thing to have on a vehicle.
    I never knew they made something like that so thats why I was fascinated with it.

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,304

    for years i would see chains dangling from underneath school buses never thought it was automatic snow chain

  17. easthavenplower

    easthavenplower Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    i have a 7.5 meyers i made 9 foot tall 10 foot wide and 10 foot deep pile the plow is on a 2000 chevy 1500
  18. Alan

    Alan PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,393

    He gets 9' piles,, don't you remember? :)
  19. beherit316

    beherit316 Banned
    Messages: 78

    About the snow chains

    It has an automatic arm track that swings the chains onto the tire and can also retract the chains while the vehicle is in motion.Pretty awesome.My brother in law said it might cost well into 20 thou plus for that equipment.
  20. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    More than likely they were the "On Spot" brand,they are on tons of Emergency vehicles as well as school buses,they are well under $3000 installed though:confused: so i'm not sure about that $20k figure?