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Boss RT II Refinish and update

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by x.system, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. x.system

    x.system Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    Started tearing this plow down Monday to clean it up. I cut the lights and mounts off to do a light update to this plow like I did my uni mount. Not sure which lights I am going to use yet. I am working on it as time allows but I've got a little paint on so far. Still have a bunch of parts to order so it will be a few weeks before I get it all done.

    Had about 2 hours into tear down and another hour blasting.

    Anyone know where I can find the decals for this blade?

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  2. dodgeboy06

    dodgeboy06 Member
    Messages: 42

    The plow is looking great. Have you tried Ebay for the decals, otherwise the manufacturer may also be able to help you get the decals. Keep up the good work and keep us posted on the progress and where you end up finding the decals.
     
  3. duramax-king

    duramax-king Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    Give boss a call, and they will send you a set FREE!!
     
  4. x.system

    x.system Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    Called Boss today and they are going to try and put a package together for me. The instruction decal is going to be the main problem as they said if they have any its maybe one or two and thats it.

    I got all my parts repaired and blasted today and will paint all the black tomorrow. Now I have to figure out what lights to put on it so I can make mounts.
     
  5. duramax-king

    duramax-king Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    Yeah, Cause i called them yesterday, and they're sending me a free decal set for my rt3 v plow.
     
  6. x.system

    x.system Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    Spent a couple more hours on this project today. Got my lights, a new motor cover, new controller ( old stuff for sale if anyone needs it). Made up some new light mounts and started to assemble pieces. Still have to get hoses and a cutting edge along with go through the pump then it should be done.

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  7. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Looks, well, brand new,lol Nice job. I wish I had access to a sand blaster, my stuff would get done every couple years.
     
  8. x.system

    x.system Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    Finished... New hoses, new lights, all new hardware, new motor cover, pump all gone through with a rebuild kit. Thanks to Equipment Specialists I saved some cash on this one with the snow care for troops discount.
    I kept track of cash spent on this one knowing I would come out ok. Here's a breakdown.

    Plow, mount, harness and controller $600
    Used hand held controller $150
    new lights $120
    new motor cover $50
    pump rebuild kit $30
    new hoses $50
    paint $50
    hardware $40
    oil $? havn't got that yet

    Total $1090

    I didn't keep track of my time but I know I have about 15 hours into it give or take.

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  9. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Looks great! Good luck with it this winter.
     
  10. BigDBoots

    BigDBoots Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    a thing of beauty.... enjoy boss!
     
  11. x.system

    x.system Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    Thanks guys, I mounted it last week and ran into a couple small problems. The guy I got it from cut the ends off the truck and plow side so I wanted to save some cash and ended up using a trailer socket for the plow wiring. I also ran a seperate harness for the lights, I had to build a light harness since the same guy also cut the headlight plugs off the harness.

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  12. x.system

    x.system Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    This truck is going to be designated for 1 or 2 dirt parking lots so I built a pipe for the cutting edge. Sch. 80 pipe cut with the plasma cutter and 2 bolts hold it on. I ram the same thing on my western last year on a dirt road I do and with the hills it worked great.

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  13. Elwer Lawn Care

    Elwer Lawn Care PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,495

    What kind of paint did you use for the plow? and what color red also?
     
  14. RBRONKEMA GHTFD

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    So does that stay on the plow year round or do you take it on and off between jobs?
     
  15. x.system

    x.system Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    PPG pitt tech (water) safty red.
     
  16. x.system

    x.system Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    This one will stay on all season. I had mine on just until the ground froze and I did put it on and take it off just for my 1 road, just under 4 miles combined.