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V-Plow VS straight Plow : where does each one shine

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by ddazzle007, Sep 28, 2004.

  1. ddazzle007

    ddazzle007 Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    Just looking for comments on how and where each particular plow shines over the other

    Thanks
    Dennis Pasley
    Snow Busters
    Lake ozark, : Mo. :rolleyes:
     
  2. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    V - opening drifts using the "V" position (not usually a problem in the Ozarks) and large lots using the scoop position where you need to move the snow to a particular area.

    Straight - any area where you just need to push the snow to the side (windrow)
     
  3. ratlover

    ratlover PlowSite.com Addict
    from IL
    Messages: 1,325

    V pros
    Clean up with the scoop
    V position for travel(easier to zip around, also holds blade closer to front axel so it dosnt act as heavy as a similar weight straight)
    Dog leg positions are nice at times
    Busting drifts or spitting snow off to both sideds while Veed
    They look cool :cool:

    Vcons
    Heavier than a straight generaly
    More moving parts to grease wear ect
    Center hinge can screw with windrowing a very slight bit
    more expensive

    Generally you will pick up productivity with a V but how much depends on your lots. I'm sure others will add to it.....
     
  4. DJC

    DJC Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    I'd say check out the Blizzard 810 :waving:
     
  5. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

    Every plow has it's strong points and weak ones also, but it really sounds like you need a BLIZZARD 810 to solve all of your questions.

    Ease of hook-up.
    Expandability.
    Time savings.

    Equal money in your pocket.

    That would be my choice.

    :rolleyes: