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looking for new plows

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by mike9497, Nov 5, 2002.


just wanna see what most people like out of these

Poll closed Nov 20, 2002.
  1. western

    10 vote(s)
  2. fisher

    9 vote(s)
  3. boss

    13 vote(s)
  4. hiniker

    1 vote(s)
  5. meyers

    1 vote(s)
  1. mike9497

    mike9497 Senior Member
    Messages: 466

    looking to get a new plow for one of my trucks just wanted to see what you guys like the most
  2. rec067

    rec067 Member
    Messages: 34

    First off got a great deal on a 2001 model plow never used. I have not yet plowed with it but I can tell you I like the lift on the boss ( no chain slap like with my old Myers or the Westerns) Boss operates very fast and smooth, looks much tougher than my old Myers. Lots of local nearby dealers if I have to get repair or parts. I am told by a fabricator in the area he has repaired a few plow frames and I am sorry I forgot what he was telling me was breaking. I plan to have him beef mine before hand. My Myeres had to be welded 2 or 3 times a year. I was not a maniac with it just had problems with plow hinge, king pin, chain hoist brackets.

    Hope this helps just my real world experience
  3. NoStockBikes!!

    NoStockBikes!! Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    Picked Western, just cuz that's what I bought on my neighbor's recommendation (subbing for him this winter) My experience may change my answer, but I don't think any of the big guys are making POS's, so I doubt it.
  4. ProSno

    ProSno Senior Member
    Messages: 257

    What about Blizzard? I own three Fishers, one Diamond And a Blizzard 810. I wouldnt plow with anything but that 810. Just my two cents.
  5. 90plow

    90plow Senior Member
    Messages: 734

    In my opinion i would go with a big brand like fisher, western, boss or maybe even meyer. I would chose from them by the distance from the dealer. If the closest one is western go with that if its fisher go with that and so and so on. The plows ussually wont fail unless they are a bad brand or you are tough on them but when they do you want a close dealer.
    Just my .02 cents