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For all you first year Boss owners ,

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by grandview, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

  2. MikeRi24

    MikeRi24 Senior Member
    Messages: 562

    there should be absolutely no "help its 2:30 in the morning and I can't get my Boss plow off" threads this year after that.....
  3. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    That's kinda cute.

    Furthermore, make sure your ground is level.
  4. rhkfwain

    rhkfwain Senior Member
    from FWA, IN
    Messages: 304

    That is great!
  5. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239


    that;s cool just need to put the kid in a darth vader costume and it would be just like the car remote start commershal ! Thumbs Up
  6. Plow man Foster

    Plow man Foster PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,153

    Lmaoo What if my plow doesnt have the smart hitch??
  7. M & MD Lawn

    M & MD Lawn Senior Member
    Messages: 361

    LMAOOO aww that was cute.... So easy a kid can do it...that should be boss's new slogan
  8. careiter

    careiter Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    hooking up plow

    That was great. How about a video on hooking it up or anybody with instructions
  9. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,885

    haha yeah its cute. It really is that easy most of the time, till you dismount it on uneven ground lol.for 2012 we need to see him plowing with it too !
  10. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,885

    With a lot of effort, his 6 year old would be able to push the light beam up wards so the pins unlock and come down.. if its that hard then start pulling equipment around off the truck and you'll get strong enough to manhandle the non smart hitch ones too :p
  11. NickT

    NickT Senior Member
    Messages: 707

    You'll need 2 ,6 year olds :)
  12. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,264

    BS that kid couldn't reach the pedals
  13. LushLawns

    LushLawns Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Some times my plow jumps on my truck, other times we have a disagreement about where it will rest that night, I always win, its just not always as easy as driving in and pushin this and pokin that. I think the kid ahas a future in managenent. : )
  14. Mr. Mud

    Mr. Mud Member
    Messages: 91

    Well I am not a first time owner/operator, but I am switching to a new VXT. I am use to an old RT2 I had for almost 2 decades and would hook and unhook in under 2 minutes, so we will have to see. I got the new one late yesterday, it is sitting on a pallet 4'x4'x4' tall in the back of my truck now, wonder how many parts are in that box?????????????
  15. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    The 3 gold chain wearing guy with a brandy new F-350 and 8-6 XT plow who pulled along side me at Advance Auto the other day should see this.Apparently either Trailer Queen[where he bought it] didn't tell him how to dismount and/or he's just not the reading type.I had to physically show him how to git er done.Heard my wife giggling in my truck while doing so. Funny.
  16. jomofo

    jomofo Senior Member
    Messages: 272

    They skipped the part where you have to pack down the slush/mud, throw some 2x8 and the jack under there, jack up the plow frame to get the other pin to release (the one opposite the one that released and now won't go back in) and then disconnect and pull the truck out quick before the 2x8 sinks far enough into the mud that the bottom hooks grab the plow and back it out with you.... Other than that, pretty informative!
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2011
  17. hav0k

    hav0k Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    you're screwed man.
  18. styd24

    styd24 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Were you watching me last storm!

    My issue was in a near white out of heavy wet snow and 10-14" already on the ground didn't notice that one side was higher due to the snow pack under the tries and one pin slid underneath and the other docked correctly. Took a few tries backing up to free the dam thing as the pin would not free to unlock on the one that docked correctly. I ended up with getting the GF to drive backwards while attempting to hold the plow and prying it up.

    Wish I mount the plow before the snow flew but didn't feel like driving around the city with it on as we went for dinner and drinks.

    Well lesson learned but have to admit since I have not mounted a plow since 1985 the video was appreciated. Back then you mounted in the fall and unmounted in the spring.
  19. Ring Lawn Care

    Ring Lawn Care Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    My oldest can't even do that! I have to hook up the plow for him...he's 21 ! Yeah you should let the kid pull the truck back next time..great video...I shared it !
  20. Green Grass

    Green Grass PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,568

    I think Grandview wears the same outfit when he plows.