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Another XLS and Vx2 question.

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by LR3, Sep 12, 2015.

  1. LR3

    LR3 Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    The stars indicate push points where I make piles to later push up on the grass. Im in the market this year for my first brand new plow and I'm torn between the Fisher XLS and the 9.5 Fisher VX2. The small rooftops you see along the road are carports so I have to push the snow to the 'stars'. It is a large property and I have a lot of designated areas to push the snow. What is the better of the two for this type of application. It's my biggest property so I prefer to buy the one that suits this type of plowing best. Thanks for any replies to help me decide.

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  2. ScubaSteve728

    ScubaSteve728 Senior Member
    Messages: 477

    xv2 for sure. xv2 can stack very very high in scoop mode. the XLS is more suited for large open lots.
     
  3. LR3

    LR3 Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    I've seen tons of vids on both. And I like how they both work. Are you saying this from experience? Have you used both. Thanks for the quick reply.
     
  4. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,542

    Ive owned both of their counterparts, two WO's and MVP plus and 2 MVP3. The MVPs are stacking champs. Check my video on utube.
     
  5. LR3

    LR3 Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    Been watching your vids for some time. I love them. What about the extensions, recommended? I'm putting the new plow on a 2015 dually pickup, should I add weight in the back?
     
  6. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,979

    Always counter balance in the back.

    Stacking, that's what loaders and skids are for
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2015
  7. LR3

    LR3 Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    Forgive me for my ignorance but, what do you mean by 'staking'?
     
  8. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,979

    Stacking I mean.

    Piling the snow "up"
     
  9. LR3

    LR3 Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    10-4. I was thinking of building a box and putting sand bags in it for a counter weight.
     
  10. JoeG3

    JoeG3 Senior Member
    Messages: 156

    I have a XV2 and like said above it can make huge stacks without needing to have heavy equipment on site until well after the storm. I have one photo I will post later from the end of my personal drive, 1 car wide about 50 feet from the street to the end where I stack, my mid season stack was about 3-4 feet above my truck.
     
  11. LR3

    LR3 Senior Member
    Messages: 171

    Aah, I see what you mean.
     
  12. JoeG3

    JoeG3 Senior Member
    Messages: 156

    Here is the photo from last season.

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  13. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    You want the XV-2 and the pin on wings to make it 11 feet wide in straight blade position.
    I had piles 12 feet high last winter.
     
  14. Defcon 5

    Defcon 5 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,700



    I had piles 13.2 Feet high with my XLS..
     
  15. ry_rock

    ry_rock Senior Member
    Messages: 105

    I say XLS more control and carries more snow IMO
     
  16. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,542

    My mvp3 is 11-6... the only advantages you can retract your wings that's the only control.... As far as carrying no way
     
  17. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,542

    Love them, two years on them already
     
  18. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,979

    If we put wings on ours, we'd carry more so NAH.
     
  19. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,542

    Are you still mad that I had to plow the entire state of Indiana after the last blizzard cause you and the state use straight blades?

    unless it bends in the middle, its a straight blade.






    hows mamma and the new little one doing?
     
  20. gtmustang00

    gtmustang00 Senior Member
    from Berlin
    Messages: 747

    Since you have to turn to put the snow. Go with the XLS. The v plow you can't angle in full scoop. I own XLS and Extreme v 9'6. XLS is better when you have to place the snow.