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Plow for supercab long bed gas

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by pats plowing, Dec 31, 2003.

  1. pats plowing

    pats plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    I just bought a supercab longbed Gas F350 and was looking at the 8' X'blade, 8.5' Fisher V Plow and the 9' X'blade. This year I am doing only residental 25 drives, but next year we will be adding more residentals and a few smaller commercials. Any suggestions are appreciated.
     
  2. PlowMan03

    PlowMan03 Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 472

    Go with what you think will look good on it :D
     
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2003
  3. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,829

    I would not go bigger then 8 or maybe 8.5 a v plow might give more options to small drive ways but then again if you dont get heavy wet snow a str blade is good to
     
  4. Bolts Indus.

    Bolts Indus. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,176

    Recommend you look at a Blizzard 810 for that truck. I do driveways with a 3500 dually also and it is way ahead of a straight blade and even better for commercial lots.
     
  5. rewoodworking

    rewoodworking Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    western unimount lots on ebay used very nice plow
     
  6. mjmstaff

    mjmstaff Member
    Messages: 88

    To be honest I have only owned Western plows but I would suggest the Blizzard 810. Thay look really nice on the new trucks but they do cost a little more. It's hard to find them used.
     
  7. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    I have a supercab long bed with a 7.6 Boss. I won't shove getting a Boss down your throat like someone has been doing with "their"product, but I know that Western makes a good plow also.:waving:
     
  8. mudjnky

    mudjnky Junior Member
    from nj
    Messages: 5

    After reading all the info here, which is a lot, I'd go with a rear plow(in addition to front). After reading everyones input and checking them out online it seems like the ticket for driveways. As soon as I recover from buying the plow for the front I'm getting a rear also.

    Scott
     
  9. gordyo

    gordyo Senior Member
    Messages: 527

    Pat,

    Sounds like you are going Fisher and I assume that is because you have a good dealer near you that can give you good support. That is VERY important. I have a 8' straight blade, 2 9' straight blades and a 8.6 V blade. I do not have a 9.6 V so can't comment on that. Out of all of these blades that I have to choose from, I would pick the 8.6V if my route was heavy on the residentials. I plow a college campus but have 6 residential driveways that the college owns that I do and in my opinion, the 9' blades are a bit too big, the 8' straight blade will work fine, The V gives you a few more tools to use to break through large drifts at the ends of driveways with ease or if someone calls you well after the storm is over and has 2 feet of snow they want cleared out of there 300 foot driveway you can usually break through it with the V. The V is also good if you get a driveway with a circle and need to carry snow.
     
  10. meyer22288

    meyer22288 Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    go with either the 8ft x-blade or the 8.6ft v-plow. i would go with the x-blade:)
     
  11. Tom Smith

    Tom Smith Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 149

    What are the advantages to a V-plow ?
     
  12. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,829

    V PLOWS let you punch through deep snow drifts they have a scoop position to get around cars in pkg lots they hold up good for heavy wet snow