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V-plow

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by steve in Pa., Feb 24, 2004.

  1. steve in Pa.

    steve in Pa. Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 86

    Picked up our newly installed v-plow today. looks great and hopefully we'll get some snow to use it! How much time can you consider cutting versus a straight blade? 8'6 western v:drinkup:
     
  2. Makndust

    Makndust Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    I haven't ever pushed snow with a strait blade. I watch the other guy in town and figure I can clean a large lot in about 2/3 to 3/4 the time that it takes him with a strait blade. Don't get me wrong, I believe that strait blades have their place but I see where I can clean up windrows or piles alot faster than he can. I have a 9'2" Boss poly V and wouldn't trade it before the wife went.
     
  3. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,829

    v plows are good for punching heavy wet snow drifts
     
  4. boba

    boba Senior Member
    Messages: 110

    Started using a V plow in 1990. Great for opening up ends of driveways, first push up steep long drives and for cleaning up lots. I use a Fisher 8.6 on a 350 pickup and a Boss 9.2 on a 350 dump.

    I would never use a straight blade again.
     
  5. Sidebuz

    Sidebuz Member
    Messages: 41

    I have saved 10-30% on my time this year. Depends on the project size. Had a 8.5 straight, now a 8'2" Boss V. Will never go back. The ability to puch thru drifts, then use the scoop position to clean up, and do everything else in between... incrediable! It will take you about 2 snow events to get use to it. After that, you will wonder why you didn't buy it earlier.
     
  6. jhook

    jhook Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    Ya, the V is great. I went from an 8' straight blade to the Meyers 8'8" V. Can you say Increased Profits :)
     
  7. phillyplowking1

    phillyplowking1 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    You are the first person I ever heard of with a meyers v plow. How is it?I never heard to many good things about them.
     
  8. chris k

    chris k Senior Member
    Messages: 204

    Fisher V here. Best money I've ever spent.
     
  9. DuallyVette

    DuallyVette Member
    Messages: 63

    I love my Boss 9'2" V. Much better than my old straight plow. I'm sorry that I didn't spend the extra money when I bought the first plow.
     
  10. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    I agree with you on that one.:nod: I wish I would have bought a V in the first place. I'm going to get one this year though.:D
     
  11. truszip

    truszip Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    Western V - plow owner here, love it! Glad I had it this year.
     
  12. Boast Enterpris

    Boast Enterpris Senior Member
    Messages: 745

    When the 2005 F250SD hit, I'll Have one with a 8.6 WESTERN V. I think in one snow I can save enough time to pay for it.
     
  13. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    Approx 20 percent savings in time...I would consider getting them if we got more snow here...Chuck