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9.5 mvp3 or Wide-out

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by jsadlowski26, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. jsadlowski26

    jsadlowski26 Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    I will be purchasing a couple new plows this year and have always owned straight blades after looking at plows i have narrowed it down to wide-outs or a 9.5 mvp3. i plow driveways mostly and only have a couple lots to do. Was wondering if i could get some peoples thoughts on the two plows as i hear both are great. Also was wondering if you can purchase wings for the v blade i cant find pictures of what it would look like on the net.
     
  2. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,598

    I have both plows and I like my 9'6" MVP more than my Wideout. However, the Wideout backdrags better and if you're doing a bunch of driveways that'll be the better option for you.

    Can't go wrong with either one though. Western makes the best plow you can buy. All the other manufacturers are vying for 2nd place.
     
  3. jsadlowski26

    jsadlowski26 Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    is it that big of a difference back dragging with a v blade?
     
  4. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,598

    I feel like there's a significant difference between the two.
     
  5. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,034

    I have zero issues back dragging with my V. If you want to see pics of a Western V with wings, go to "1olddogtwo"'s page. He's got pictures of his in stainless with wings.
     
  6. Ray

    Ray PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 153

    Thats funny since Western, Fisher and Blizzard pretty much all roll of the same assembly line.
     
  7. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,531

    I feel the Vee is better with the availability to start off straight and then switch to Vee to scoop the snow while backing.
     
  8. extremepusher

    extremepusher Senior Member
    from west mi
    Messages: 102

    If your doing driveway, get a v-plow so you can stack your snow because of limited space for snow pile. also get a backblade with down pressure . best route.
     
  9. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,598

    It's funny to me that you think just because they're all owned by DD that they're essentially the same plows. Blizzard uses a direct lift system, Western and Fisher do not. That's a huge design difference between the two. If anything I can see the similarities between Fisher and Western but adding Blizzards to the discussion is ridiculous.
     
  10. Whiffyspark

    Whiffyspark 2000 Club Member
    from SOMD
    Messages: 2,402

    Same electronics though
     
  11. fatheadon1

    fatheadon1 Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    i have both and will most likely be buying 2 more wideouts the closed 8 foot is nice for small driveways tight areas then in big lots open it up and you will not find a faster plow on the market. only time i like the v plow better is drifts or deep snow but if you plan to plow with the storm wideout is my pick hands down
     
  12. Polarismalibu

    Polarismalibu PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,751

    Blizzard has the same pumps and lights that's about it.

    Absolutely love my wideout though!
     
  13. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,034

    A V with wings will move more snow than a Wideout.
     
  14. Polarismalibu

    Polarismalibu PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,751

    Not entirely true. All depends on what your plowing. I have way out done out 9'6 with wings withy wideout. Combine both plows on a decent size lot then you really get stuff done.