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Boss plow weight

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by cameo89, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. cameo89

    cameo89 Senior Member
    Messages: 669

    Does any one know the weight of a 7'6'' Boss RT3 Poly straight blade? minus the mount
    My guess is apx. 500 Lb's!!!!!
    My older RT2 Boss is 695 Lb's!!!!!
     
  2. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,855

  3. cameo89

    cameo89 Senior Member
    Messages: 669

    I tried to open link, but my adobe reader is not working (for the last 6 months) it just freezes up my computer and shuts down, would some one mind opening link and post the weight.

    Thanks, Yon
     
  4. geereed

    geereed Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    It says 608
     
  5. 10elawncare

    10elawncare Senior Member
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  6. cameo89

    cameo89 Senior Member
    Messages: 669

    Thanks alot, I thought that it's a newer plow and a poly it would be lighter.

    Yon
     
  7. MisterG

    MisterG Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Usually the Poly plows actually weigh more
     
  8. same as mine

    that is the plow on my bronco

    but I added a spring and the shock (which I still want to find a better shock)
    Plus I use the pipe/yard guard until we stay frozen ( if we stay frozen)

    Mine is the 1999 old style but I recall that steel was lighter but I like the
    poly/

    tc
     
  9. 10elawncare

    10elawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 291

  10. cameo89

    cameo89 Senior Member
    Messages: 669

    Thanks '10lawncare'' but mine is a 7'6'' @ 608 I dont understand how the poly weighs 24 lbs more than the steel


    ''Avatar'' What shock are you using, I just bought a new Boss shock, I had it on my 7'6'' Boss RT2 steel blade and it seemed to work okay! I think if I had two it would be better



    Yon
     
  11. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,855

    Because steel moldboard plows use the moldboard for some of their strength. When using a poly moldboard, they can't so they add more steel to the framework.

    Common misconception.