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Stay with tired UniMount or step up to an Ultra ??

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by desmato, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. desmato

    desmato Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Guys, here's my dilema ..... I have an older (~12years) Unimount 8' pro on my '05 dodge using the BIG sloppy conversion bracket. My issue is that all the pivots, pins, bolts, holes etc. are all loose/worn, pump will probably need a rebuild, may need a new motor and all parts need striped/painted. I have the opportunity to purchase a near perfect 2005 vintage 8' Ultra pro with all new harnesses, brackets, etc. for a great price which would eliminate all the slop, repairs and my need to totally restore the current one this spring.

    I am asking everyone's opinion of the Ultra vs. Unimount. I know how hard I am on "old reliable" and have read of some problems with quality on the new stuff. should I just stay with what I have or "step up" ?

    My jobs are all residential: 4 gravel/dirt roads (from 1000' to .6 miles) & 12-13 drives (3 paved)

    Todd
     
  2. Pinky Demon

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

    Step it up. If that's all you do, and you break it, you need to re-evaluate yourself, not the plow and mount.
     
  3. leeddog65

    leeddog65 Member
    Messages: 85

    Make the jump, you wont be disappointed. Except in the wallet, pricey!!
     
  4. desmato

    desmato Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Well, it's done. at least the purchase of the new (used) plow. It's 1 year old and in perfect condition. now I get to remove/install wiring and change the fluid. AND sell the old one