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How good are Curtis plows?

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by RedCastle, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. RedCastle

    RedCastle Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    I'm looking at pick up a plow for my 1500 silverado and there are a few Curtis plows on Craigslist in my area. So i wanted to know anyones thoughts on them. I have also been considering Fisher, Boss
  2. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    There Ok, they plow snow like anything else. But on your application, the a frame is low to the ground in the jack leg area of the plow.
    There resale value is lower than the big name plows. Look at the moleboard for cracks. Ya got a picture?
  3. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    I don't know much about Curtis, there aren't many in this area. But, I do know a guy that had one for a short time and he said he would never go back to one. Fisher and Boss are both great plows, I'd go with one of them if I was you.
  4. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,817

    Its hard to find parts for
  5. hosenfeffer

    hosenfeffer Senior Member
    from nh
    Messages: 119

    Had one when doing personal lot/ driveway. Mine was not exactly commercial grade but know they make better.
    Guys in Milford NH know there stuff re repairs etc. Milford Ma no knowledge. Good luck, Marty
  6. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,817

    do your self a favor get an western ultra mount or fisher
  7. hbrady

    hbrady Senior Member
    Messages: 217

    I plowed with a Curtis Home Pro on my Tacoma for 11 years (private road and multiple driveways), now my son has it. The only issue I had was the hydraulic jack stand, it always lowered on it's own after a few days so I'd have to keep a variety of blocks in my truck to put under it when mounting plow. I liked the fact the cutting edge could be flipped when worn out, 11 Maine winters and the original is still on it. Back dragging with the home pro is not very effective, too light. Good luck!