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Fisher, Fisher, Fisher, and more Fishers

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by SIPLOWGUY, Apr 19, 2004.


    SIPLOWGUY Senior Member
    Messages: 678

    I took a ride up to MA this weekend to buy a "new" used plow for my Jimmy. Once I got into Massachusetts ALL I SAW where Fisher plows and every 4X4 pickup had a Fisher mount! I thought I died and went to heaven! :D
  2. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    Almost EVERYBODY has a fisher around here and TONS of people have plows, theres about ten on my small street. Youre right you see a fisher mount on most 4x4's 1/2 ton and up but mainly 250/350s. Curtis is starting to get a little more popular around here because they are located in worcester, ma. SIPLOWGUY where in MA?

    JD PLOWER PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 751

    SI you just stated the good and bad about being in Massachusetts. One, EVERYONE has a fisher. Two, EVERYONE has a plow. :rolleyes:

    SIPLOWGUY Senior Member
    Messages: 678

    Bellingham, MA. Very nice!
  5. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    Bellingham... Not that far from me right on I-495 right.

    SIPLOWGUY Senior Member
    Messages: 678

    I took I-95 to I-495 to I-140. Round trip: 457 miles. 4 hours going, 6 hours coming home. 2 hours of traffic in CT. I left my house at 0450 hours and pulled in my driveway at 1650 hours. 12 hours on the nose! It was worth it! I love my new Fisher! Too bad the season is over. :(
  7. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,815

    i think mass and maine are fisher country
  8. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    Fishers are great plows. I got a curtis because i liked their low profile mount better then fishers and i liked the plow alot when i used my friends.
  9. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    About the only people who have Fishers around here are the city boys. Mostly Boss and Western here.:waving:
  10. skybolt811

    skybolt811 Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    Well considering that Fishers are made in Rockland Maine, it isn't far from the MFG.
  11. Tony Bonventre

    Tony Bonventre Sponsor
    Messages: 89

    Lots of fishers in this area, but sems to be an influx of westerns this year.
  12. skybolt811

    skybolt811 Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    I like a good Western especially with a side of fresh bacon.
  13. ratplow408

    ratplow408 Member
    from PA
    Messages: 33

    Had my Curtis 4 years had 0 problems. Replaced 1 cutting edge. Do large commercial lots. The guy I sub off of says "next time do yourself a favor and buy a fisher."I really like my curtis.
  14. skybolt811

    skybolt811 Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    tell him if he really wants you to have a fisher, he has to buy you one! Otherwise, find customers who like Fishers.

    Remember, when you buy a drill, you don't want the drill, you want the hole.
  15. MsQueen

    MsQueen Member
    Messages: 76

    I don't think that Curtis dealer is in Bellingham, MA any longer. I went by there before I bought my Fisher and they said they don't deal with any plow companies.
  16. grassmanvt

    grassmanvt Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 153

    I am in central Vt. So many fishers around here that I didn't realize they still made those other brands, ha,ha. I'm sure it has a lot to do with our close proximaty to rockland,maine.