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Quoted me $5,000...

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by BeastMaster, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. A dealer in N. KY. today quoted me around $5k for a new, Western or Blizzard, 7.5 plow for my '98 Dodge 3/4 ton. That's tax, "title", mounted on the truck and out the door ready to plow.

    Does this $$ sound about right ?
    I don't really want a new plow as in my area of S.E. Indiana we don't get much snow and it'd take me like 13 yrs. to pay for it. Help here guys ?
     
  2. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,266

    Over priced.
     
  3. viper881

    viper881 Senior Member
    Messages: 458

    For that size blizzarded thats a high price
     
  4. hoskm01

    hoskm01 Senior Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 475

    I assume no title with a plow?

    Keep shopping.
     
  5. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    Prices went up guys, that's about right. Sub dealer cost is about $4,200 on a pro
     
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2010
  6. Alpha Property

    Alpha Property Senior Member
    Messages: 668

    i just ordered my Boss 7.6 streight blade from Jim at Equiment Specialists, Awsome pricing on these and i'm going to be leaving sunday night here in southen ontario canada to drive streight to there place in virginia, load up and come rite back home. 8.5 hours there, a few to eat and load up and annother 8.5 home
     
  7. dodge15004x45.9

    dodge15004x45.9 Senior Member
    from malvern
    Messages: 361

    After you do all of that driving its cheaper to just buy it at your local dealer.
     
  8. dodge15004x45.9

    dodge15004x45.9 Senior Member
    from malvern
    Messages: 361

    7.5 snowdogg for my ram is 3550 installed tax. :D
     
  9. Alpha Property

    Alpha Property Senior Member
    Messages: 668

    No sir boss, i'm getting the plow rite around $3500us. The plow local here in Canada is rite around $6000. So 3 tanks of fuel and a little food and i'm going to be ahead about $1500-$2000 for a day's trip
     
  10. Scottscape

    Scottscape Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    they thought they seen you coming.. shop elsewhere
     
  11. hoskm01

    hoskm01 Senior Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 475

    Do everyone else on the road a favor and stay overnight.
     
  12. dodge15004x45.9

    dodge15004x45.9 Senior Member
    from malvern
    Messages: 361

    Wear and tear on the truck and your event.
     
  13. cet

    cet PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,202

    Jim will ship it for almost the cost of fuel. He shipped an 8' salter for me last year.
     
  14. Alpha Property

    Alpha Property Senior Member
    Messages: 668

    3 drivers, it will be a good trip
     
  15. procut

    procut Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Since when do they have a "title" ? Price actually doesn't sound too far off for this time of year.
     
  16. alsam116

    alsam116 Senior Member
    Messages: 217

    beast master dont go to cresent springs hdw. they are high because they are the only snow dealer on this side of the river. you might be better to go to indy or find a used plow set up for your truck on craigslist and then pick it up and install yourself. GOOD LUCK though.
    Alex lewis
     
  17. jamesbgood

    jamesbgood Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    When i was pricing it out last season a steel 7.5 was roughly $7000 at all the installers. I think Boss was the cheapest price out of all of 'em and i think Blizzard was the most, but it was all fairly close. BTW This is in Calgary Alberta Canada. Any other prices from fellow canucks? Anyone from Edmonton.. what are they quoting up there?
     
  18. jamesbgood

    jamesbgood Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Note; When i had my steel 7.5 Pro Western installed 9 years ago it cost $4300.
     
  19. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    My brother in laws Std Western around the same time was $2,800 installed. I can't believe how much stuff went up. I get more for used Unimounts than they cost new.
     
  20. jlouki01

    jlouki01 Senior Member
    Messages: 198

    I have bought quite a bit of stuff from Quality Truck Equipment

    http://4qte.com/

    Just got a sales brochure in the mail that had some very aggressive prices. I am in Cincinnati I picked mine up at a local terminal.

    Depending on what year Dodge you have depends on how complicated it is to install. Save the money and do it yourself. They aren't that bad.