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8' X blade price

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by ramair2k, Dec 2, 2014.

  1. ramair2k

    ramair2k Senior Member
    Messages: 239

    Local ford dealer shows 6,450 for new 8' x blade on new F250 xlt. Seems high. 6,450 I would have thought to be XV2 or XLS price. Does this price seem a bit too high??
     
  2. Sprag-O

    Sprag-O Senior Member
    Messages: 220

    My 8.5 XV2 installed was ~$6400 w/tax and they threw in a whelen guardian light bar.
     
  3. chevyzrule810

    chevyzrule810 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    Yes it does for a straight blade
     
  4. chevyzrule810

    chevyzrule810 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    Which dealer gave you that price?
     
  5. RSI Const.

    RSI Const. Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    I just paid $5500 cash and carry for 8.5 XV2 yellow plow. That price is way too high for a straight blade either yellow or stainless. I would shop it if I were you.
     
  6. You can definitely do better than that...shop around, make some calls. A bit of a ride from Medford but you should definitely check out Langs Corner Garage in Rye NH. Great pricing. Awesome to deal with. They have all their plows pre assembled. You can make apt, drive up there, they will do the on truck stuff and you drive away with your plow....and no sales tax.
     
  7. ramair2k

    ramair2k Senior Member
    Messages: 239

    It was Bonnell Ford in Winchester MA. The plow comes with the truck. The truck had the factory sticker on it and then off to the side it said "Snow Plow" <price> and then a TOTAL MSRP price including the plow. I said to myself, that is a hell of a lot of money for a stainless 8' X-Blade. I would have thought V-blade or XLS for that price.

    Im fairly new to the game but do have a question in regards to XLS vs. XV. What really is the major difference with the two? I know the XV plow can break roads open but they both "scoop" in their own way. If one was to do mainly city and driveway plowing, would the XLS be better? Cant see much use for a XV when plowing roads.
     
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2014
  8. chevyzrule810

    chevyzrule810 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    An xls can expand up to 10 feet,both wings in to make it a pusher or one wing to keep snow infront of plow when going along cars and curbs
     
  9. 07PSDCREW

    07PSDCREW Senior Member
    Messages: 863

    I have an XV. I have a lot of long driveways that go uphill and a couple parking lots. I love my V for the " breaking through" power you mention. Plus, it can be a pusher if you add wings (600$) a V or a scoop plow. I prefer the V over the Straight or XLS.
    One of my videos
    http://youtu.be/i782naZ1HIQ
     
  10. ramair2k

    ramair2k Senior Member
    Messages: 239

    Thanks for the replies. Are dealers still selling XVs or only XV2s now? Seems like the XV2 is stronger with the beefier center pin. But damn both of these are heavy ass plows!!!
     
  11. Sprag-O

    Sprag-O Senior Member
    Messages: 220

    What year F250? 2003.5? and up shouldn't have any issues supporting it. D60 Front.