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new to plowing... what to get and where?

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by bmiller1980, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. bmiller1980

    bmiller1980 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    im gonna start plowing this year and am looking for a plow setup for my 5.9l 2002 dodge ram 1500... any ideas or anyone selling a plow setup for this truck??? please call or text 908 235 1764. thanks! :mechanic:
     
  2. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,552

    what type of plowing do you want to do? resi or commercial

    your available 24/7?

    you going to plow for your self or for someone else?
     
  3. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    get a shovel....at WalMart
     
  4. bmiller1980

    bmiller1980 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Wow pretty funny...
     
  5. duramax-king

    duramax-king Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    check out craigslist you can usually get a used 7.6er for around 1500 complete.....
     
  6. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,361

    You should get a 7.5' Fisher, Western, Blizzard, Boss, Meyer, Snow Dogg, Hinker, Curtis, or SnoWay plow IMO.:D Or like hydro 37 said, a shovel from Wal*Mart would also work.:D
     
  7. bmiller1980

    bmiller1980 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Ya I need to know what hookup I need, and what plow would work best with my truck, n I'm not made of money, so I am looking for a reasonably priced setup
     
  8. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,361

    What do you mean by hook up? A 7.5' Boss Standard Duty would work good on you truck IMO. They are also realy easy to hook up.
     
  9. duramax-king

    duramax-king Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    Not a bigger plow then 7.6 i'd get a fisher, boss or western which ever is in your budget. You can usually find decent plows on craigslist for good prices.....

    Your going to need the wiring harness, headlight harness, and mounting brackets for YOUR truck.
     
  10. bmiller1980

    bmiller1980 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Ok, do you know where I could get one? I am starting commercial plowing this year, so I need to get a setup soon...
     
  11. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,361

    Go to your local Boss dealer to get a Boss. Go to your local Fisher dealer to get a Fisher.
     
  12. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

    dont get a meyer classic mount its a pain to put on and off western unimount is fast and easy


    oh and get a spare trans for that dodge :D
     
  13. bmiller1980

    bmiller1980 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    I'm really looking to get used... Not made of money ha
     
  14. bmiller1980

    bmiller1980 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Haha my trans is already fukt, lol dodge trannys suckkkk
     
  15. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,361

    Craigs List is a good place to find used plows.
     
  16. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

  17. bmiller1980

    bmiller1980 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Thank you everyone who helped, (except the shovel at walmart part) heh. I appreciate it, n thanks for that ebay page, gonna check it out and put a bid in
     
  18. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,361

    I strongly recomend you get a 7.5' Boss. But it's your money so get what you like best.
     
  19. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

    One thing to keep in mind when buying a plow is how far is the dealer from you.
     
  20. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    You're high.