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Homesteader - How Much Does it Weigh?

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by Chris-R, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. Chris-R

    Chris-R Senior Member
    Messages: 321

    I'm thinking about putting a Homesteader on my 2009 Toyota Tacoma double cab. I've also looked at the little Blizzard, Curtis, and Boss plows but they are all pretty heavy for a little truck, in my opinion. When you add the weight of the undercarriage to the plow and lighttower, they all weigh in the mid 400 pound range or more. I can't find specs on how much the Homesteader weighs including light tower, undercarriage, etc. Therefore, does anyone know how much a Homesteader weighs including light tower, undercarriage, etc.?
     
  2. vtzdriver

    vtzdriver Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 111

    The mount bolts to the front and you would want to leave it on- the nuts have extensions to hold them in place while you tighten as they are in an enclosed area. Don't know how much that part of the system weighs- maybe 20 pounds?

    There are two brackets held to the mount by pins (2) and then the plow & frame is one piece. I think the weight of the plow and brackets is around 225 pounds, if memory serves correctly.

    Around 250 pounds overall.

    I have one on my '06 Tacoma and it is no problem for the truck to handle.
     
  3. Chris-R

    Chris-R Senior Member
    Messages: 321

    Thanks for the help. It sounds like it is quite a bit lighter than the other small truck plows.
     
  4. bribrius

    bribrius PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,609

    you should be able to look it up online fairly easy but what he said
    sounds right.
     
  5. bribrius

    bribrius PlowSite.com Addict
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  6. matts27

    matts27 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 138

    250# for the 6'8" is what's listed for the homesteader. Got one on my 06 Tacoma too, my springs weren't too happy with the extra weight though.