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Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by phishoook, Oct 21, 2007.

  1. phishoook

    phishoook Member
    Messages: 79

    Overall is Boss a good plow to run? I was in between a V or a straight 8' with wings, But now my two mechanics have talked me out of the V because of the weight and Chevy's front suspension.
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Once you get the V you never go back!
  3. framer1901

    framer1901 Senior Member
    Messages: 805

    If you are plowing football fields, streets or big wide open areas just wind rowing, a straight blade is just as fast as a Vee for 99% of the lot. Now if you're plowing a McD's or something similar, the Vee will save a bunch of time, 30% is what I see....
  4. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239


    if you can justify the need and and close to a grand more the vee is great as long as the truck has the suspension . they are versatile other wise the straight blade is more than enough .

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    A vee would be fine on a gm front end. Just add some timberns o the front and maybe a few cranks on the t-bars and you'll be all set. I run a 8'2'' poly on my 04 gmc ex cab and my front end doesn't barely sag at all, maybe a inch. Hope this helps

  6. phishoook

    phishoook Member
    Messages: 79

    8' blade, wings, and snow deflector are on the way. $3688 tax and installed.
  7. Earthscapes

    Earthscapes Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 577

    You got a New 8' Boss plow, a Boss deflector and Boss wings for $3,688 installed on the truck ? I want the guys number, seeing the wings are $650 alone.
  8. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,719

    x2, I'm not to far away from IN, I'll be there tomarrow.
  9. phishoook

    phishoook Member
    Messages: 79

    I would tell ya, but I'd have to kill ya:gunsfiring:

    This was a one-time deal thing. I was going to get a western mvp from snowplowsupply.com, when my Dad said that his friend could get plows and to go talk to him. So after he made a few calls he talked me out of a V, and said the Boss's were cheaper.

    ...He gave the wings to me for $280, and the distributor threw in the deflector for free. He's dosnt normally sell plows, just when someone needs one.
  10. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,719

    Can he make a second deal? I'm in woodstock,IL (under 3hrs away) and need a plow but only have a mount so far.

    PM me if you have any info. Thanks
  11. phishoook

    phishoook Member
    Messages: 79

    I stand corrected, If it's too good to be true.... you know the story. He couldn't get the plows promised , and I got my money back.
  12. yamaguy

    yamaguy Senior Member
    Messages: 556

    Oh man that sucks! You need to get a plow quick that lake effect will be starting up any day. I was in Portage on Thursday and was driving through flurries.
  13. phishoook

    phishoook Member
    Messages: 79

    no kidding. it spit snow wednesday and thursday morning here.

    I did have my regular equipment dealer hold a V blade for me. It's last years Western MVP. now I just have to find a way to come up with the exrta $$$