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Plow options- looking for input

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by gasjr4wd, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. gasjr4wd

    gasjr4wd Senior Member
    Messages: 284

    I've have a 80" snoway on a Suz. Samurai for about 15 years and it's worked quite nice doing just about anything, just wish it was wider. I have had good luck running straight, lightweight equipment. Never broke anything. This year I added a 03 Dodge Diesel 4dr long bed, srw to the pot and am thinking of adding a plow. I see many people running 7.5' plows on them and a few dealers/manufactures suggest 7.5' plows. I am leaning to a straight 8'. I would rather find a used plow... most are heavy all steel plows. I recently found a snoway 7.5' for sale.
    Q. What am I missing not running a big heavy 8'+ plow vs the light snoway?
    Basher and a few others have said go with the 8', but I can get the 7.5 snoway used for $2000 and that makes it hard to change my thinking.
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2011
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Find a Boss v plow that truck.
  3. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    the only thing you will lose will be 6". the curl of the blade holds it down and if you want more turn on the Down pressure.