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Joystick controller mount

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by blaze13, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. blaze13

    blaze13 Junior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 7

    Hey yall i'm new and this is my first year plowin snow. Can anyone help me find a bracket to mount my boss joystick to. I have a 2000 Ford F-350 and I cannot find a mounting bracket anywhere to buy. Thanks
     
  2. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    i got some 16 gauge sheet metal form the local hardware store and formed it to mount in my center console on my 2000 f-350 when the console is closed it holds it in place so i dont have to drill any holes. let me know if your interested ill get a pic for yea.
     
  3. Ford445

    Ford445 Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 243

  4. NEWENGLAND

    NEWENGLAND Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Handheld Joystick

    I have that handheld Boss joystick and it really SUCKS!

    Cant mount it anywere on my 2003 dodge truck. I have wrapped it in Velcrow and attached it directly to the left of the radio. It still wobbles back & forth making precise plow movements totally impossible. A Novice user would crash the plow into something for sure.

    With my left hand on the steering wheel and my right hand on the shift I wounder if boss thinks people come with three hands?

    Heres is a HINT IF BOSS READS this website.

    Get rid of the stupid handle and make the Joystick a Square Flat box with six or eight mounting holes for screws. Make the back able to epoxy onto a dashboard.

    and MAKE THE BUTTONS BIGGER! Amazingly enough people wear Gloves when its ZERO degrees outside ! and your finngers dont move well when Frozen!


    Speaking of that. How about adding a 110VAC Hydraulic heater that you can plug in just like the truck block heater. and a 12 VDC Hyd heater to keep the fluid moving in sub-zero temps.


    Oh and a REAL Down Pressure would be nice.

    Capt Walt

    Newenglandcharters@maine.rr.com
     
  5. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    you ever try a boss joystick? i used the handheld for a year then switched to the joystick and love it, its mounted and is in the same place everytime i grab for it.