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New 2500HD which plow

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by milkie62, May 9, 2013.

  1. milkie62

    milkie62 Senior Member
    from Troy,NY
    Messages: 231

    Just picked up a new 2500HD chevy.Can't figure out which straight blade plow to get.Had both western an fisher in the past.Kinda like the western total fold over since I have a long dirt drive and it does not bang like my fisher when tripping.On the other hand I like the SS fisher. Help........
  2. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,968

    Can't help you, I've sworn off straight blades! But I remember back in the dark ages liking the trip edge,ss blades.
  3. unhcp

    unhcp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    I would go fisher exreme V2 plow
  4. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    If its just for your driveway that is dirt, don't get an X-Blade or XV...it'll dig in really bad until the ground is frozen. I'd go with an 8' or 8'6'' HD or an 8' or 8'6'' Western Pro
  5. unhcp

    unhcp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    that is true, i agree with that
  6. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    If you're going with a strait blade, I would go with a Fisher HD or a Boss Trip Edge.
  7. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    Full trip straight blade manufacturer of your choice with a gravel edge.

    A gravel edge is a piece of pipe split and mounted over the cutting edge to keep the blade from digging in to soft spots/thawed spots. Cleans well without the noise and pushes far less gravel on to the shoulders than a standard cutting edge.

    You could do the same thing with a trip edge just more difficult to make and attach.

    some pictures; Gravel Edge
  8. milkie62

    milkie62 Senior Member
    from Troy,NY
    Messages: 231

    That gravel edge is a great idea.What size pipe are you using ?