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Just a tad too big for my truck

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by rtm038, Dec 9, 2004.

  1. rtm038

    rtm038 Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 231

    My friend's 9' SS X-Blade on my 2004 Ram 3500. Mine will be an 8'.


    Last edited: Dec 9, 2004
  2. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,101

    why is it to big ??
  3. andersonbldrs

    andersonbldrs Member
    Messages: 34

    Thats the perfect plow for a 3500
  4. grotecguy

    grotecguy Senior Member
    Messages: 148

    Looks like an exact fit.

    Lets see a pic from the side too.

    Nice set up,
    Mark K
  5. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,816

    you can run a 9 its gonna be a bear doing driveways
  6. avalancheplow

    avalancheplow Senior Member
    Messages: 318

    Looks good stick with the 9'. If you get into commercial later you will want it bigger :waving:
  7. rtm038

    rtm038 Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 231

    I'm not going with a 9' because mine is a 3500 single rear wheel and not a dually, like my friends, which is why he went 9'. Plus I don't need the hassle of trying to manuever around town (lots of traffic around me) with that huge blade. I'll have to get a side picture and post it.

  8. TLS

    TLS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    I'd go with the 8'6" if I were you. Though the 9' isn't all that big. As for driving in traffic,....You are transporting it fully angled, right?
  9. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Town & state trucks drive around with plows at least 8 times the width of those. :p

    I know a guy who has a 3500 Chevy with no dual wheels, and it plows excellent, he does commercial plowing.
  10. rtm038

    rtm038 Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 231

    True I could drive with the blade angled, which I normally do anyway, but I also may have a deal on an 8'. Either way, 8' or 9', nothing plows like an X-Blade.

  11. AintNoFun

    AintNoFun Senior Member
    Messages: 175

    don't forget hes in jersey too where we get wet heavy nasty snow, not powder like you guys get up north....
  12. My76f250

    My76f250 Senior Member
    Messages: 105


    RTM where about in jersey are you located? I rome between hackensack an south plainfield everyday. if you are close in there ide like to check out the x blade brian
  13. rtm038

    rtm038 Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 231

    Hey Brian,
    I'm in Morris Plains, which is right next door to Morristown. I haven't gotten the X yet, but when I do I'll let you know.


    NJPLOWKING Junior Member
    Messages: 2


    I love fisher plows! As far as I'm concerned I don't know why people waste money on anything else. My latest is an 8.5' V plow. Thats what you want, it is so useful in so many situations. Plus you can transport fully open, its easier then an 8 footer.
  15. Stark_Enterprises

    Stark_Enterprises Senior Member
    Messages: 318

    Succh A nice Rig! oh whata Beautiful Site :cool: Gotta love the stainless X blada hooooo oooo ooooo! :drinkup:
  16. demetrios007

    demetrios007 Member
    Messages: 79

    too bad we have NO SNOW here in North NJ, dont matter what kinda blade you got, we aint pushig sh*t at the moment :gunsfiring: :cry:

    every year when I stall on maintenence we get hit early, my stuffs been done for weeks and nothing :confused:
  17. maurader

    maurader Member
    Messages: 37

    I'm hoping you're right about the x-blade. That's the reason I bought one. Looks like I might get a chance to try it out this week as they're calling for lake effect over the next couple of days. Can't wait to see how it performs!
  18. rtm038

    rtm038 Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 231

    Hey maurader,
    The X-Blade plows real nice, especially when plowing deep and/or hard packed snow. Put it to you this way, myself and the contractor I work for, bought Blizzard 810s last year, while a friend of ours, who also plows with us, bought a 9' X-Blade. By the end of the first storm, we (the Blizzard owners) wished we had bought X-Blades.