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How's this for $150 bucks?

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Banksy, Sep 9, 2007.

  1. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    How's this score for $150? 8' Fisher speed cast with everything needed to mount back onto a 1980's F350 or F250. Engine pump hydraulics and the nice old school lights. I got it off Ebay and pick it up later this afternoon. The funny thing is that I don't even have a truck for it :dizzy: But how do you go wrong for this price and 30 minutes from the house?

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  2. yamaguy

    yamaguy Senior Member
    Messages: 556

    sounds like a deal.
     
  3. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Just picked it up. No idea what I am going to do with it yet. It's in pretty good shape, but it needs a good cleaning and a good paint job. No holes or dents and the cutting edge has a lot of life left.

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  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    If you have a standard truck that plow will kick ass, I used one for 16 yrs like that.
     
  5. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    You definitely won on that deal! nice plow....depending on what year MM plow you get for your truck, you can use that blade as a replacement if the other one is junk.
     
  6. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Thanks guys. It brings back memories of my plowin' days back home in Mass. This is all I used and they never ever let me down!! I'd like to find a mid 80's Ford 250 or 350, auto, reg cab and put a utility box on it and start a small welding business and/or mobil auto repair (light repairs only, you know, the stupid stuff you can do in the driveway). I got a ton of ideas :rolleyes:
     
  7. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    $150 damn. my buddy is looking for something simmilar for his 1989 F-150
     
  8. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Nice! I scored 2 weeks ago...a Fisher 1000 that is 3-4 years old and only used for 1 season. It also came with a new controller and the receiver mount on it. I put a 40.00 bearing on the shaft and sanded it down and repainted the frame, it looks brand spankin' new literally. I stole it for 300.00 and I have about 95.00 into it with a bearing, paint and a couple of hours of my time.
     
  9. CAT 245ME

    CAT 245ME PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,032

    Well if you find the truck, you've got the plow for it already.

    I still plow heavily with my Fisher speedcast, I do about 50 drives and have never had any problems other than being slow.
     
  10. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    They can be slow and it can get annoying, but like I said, these plows never failed me once wesport . I'll deal with the slow operation, in exchange for the dependability. One of my plow trucks was an '89 F250 5 speed with the 300 6cyl. You could speed the plow up by raising the rpms. It was a little harder to do that in my automatic trucks, unless it was in neutral.
     
  11. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Use two feet. One on the brake than tap the gas.
     
  12. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Ya, that's what I used to do.
     
  13. Bossman 92

    Bossman 92 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,771

    Man you got a bad deal there, if you want your money back let me know. J/K Looks like a great deal, and a great plow payup
     
  14. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    :drinkup: I'll let ya know. If I want my money back

    I want to find a cheap F350. It can't be rotted, but it can need some work. I'll even put it on a F350 dually dump 2x4, but would prefer 4x4 for obvious reasons. If somebody has an F350 or F250 in the 1986 era for short money, let me know.