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Boss or Western?

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by age525, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. age525

    age525 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Okay so I;m new to the site and have a few questions. I have a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 with Bilstein 5100 leveling kit. I am seriously considering buying a plow for this winter but im not sure which one to get.

    Boss makes the sport duty which is a ploy and only weighs around 400 lb or the standard duty which weighs 200 lbs more for either steel or ploy and is and 1 1/2 inches taller. does the extra height make a difference and how much weight will be too much for my truck?

    Western makes the HTS which is steel and 400 lb or the mid weight which is about 540lb. they are both the same height so im not really sure which would be better,

    Also a main concern of mine is ground clearance when the plow is detached. it seems to me the Western mounts allow for full ground clearance whereas the Boss plow mounts seem to sit very low.

    So what plow would work best for me and which plow company is better?
     
  2. CAT 245ME

    CAT 245ME PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,032

    Do a search, it's been beat to death on here.

    As for the best plow, think Snowbear wesport , LOL
     
  3. BossPlow2010

    BossPlow2010 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,032

    It's a secret!
    But here's a hint, use the search button. :)
     
  4. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,829

    get a western midwieght
     
  5. 95HDRam

    95HDRam Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    Was in on the last one, sat this one out. Thumbs Up
     
  6. snowplowpro

    snowplowpro Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 901

    Western by a long shot
     
  7. Meezer

    Meezer Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 291

    Neither one. Get a Hiniker!
     
  8. Greystorm

    Greystorm Member
    Messages: 31

    X2 I have it and love it