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Western Hybrid

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by IA Farmer, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. IA Farmer

    IA Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    We finished harvest last week and I finally had a chance to work on my new plow. I have always wanted a stainless plow but am brand loyal to Western and I prefer their mounting system to others. So I bought a new 9.5' MVP3 and changed out the poly mold boards with Fisher XV2. I am very pleased with the out come. I still need to get my deflector mounted and I am also going to paint the headlight bar black. The hardest part was getting the Fisher decals off.

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  2. IA Farmer

    IA Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    Heres a few more pics. The truck drops right at one inch which I am very pleased with.

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    And one of our new work truck

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  3. weekendwrench

    weekendwrench Senior Member
    Messages: 126

    Dam thats nice. Both of them.
     
  4. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Damn those are nice!
     
  5. xgiovannix12

    xgiovannix12 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,419

    Nice work How much did that SS conversion cost ?
     
  6. Deerewashed

    Deerewashed Senior Member
    Messages: 297

    you guys are focused on the plows im focused on the shop!!! DAMN that suckers HHHUUUGGGEE!!!
     
  7. cat10

    cat10 Senior Member
    Messages: 214

    both wicked nice trucks that 6.4 makes me wanna put rims on mine on dont see to manny regular cab trucks out there
     
  8. mike6256

    mike6256 Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    HaHa I was looking at the same thing!! Beautiful Shop and Plows, nice job.:drinkup:
     
  9. unhcp

    unhcp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,244

    very nice setup
     
  10. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
    from 02919
    Messages: 1,092

    Nice plow,trucks, and shop. I'd keep the light bar red, keeps it western....
     
  11. BDTRUX

    BDTRUX Member
    Messages: 69

    just curious, if you like Western, how did the regular cab end up with a Fisher ?
     
  12. IA Farmer

    IA Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    The regular cab is my cousins truck and he had gotten a really good deal on an 8' X-blade a few years ago and really liked it. So when he decided to upgrade he stayed with Fisher. Its a great plow I just don't like the mounting system.
     
  13. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,535

    Beat me too it.... I should have your twin waiting for me if I ever return home.

    The whole 9 yards looks to kick azz.
     
  14. gallihersnow

    gallihersnow Senior Member
    Messages: 304

    Nice trucks, that Platinum looks sexy in red. :D
     
  15. IA Farmer

    IA Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    Glad to hear your going to put a plow on your new truck. I know its probably not justifiable but it sure looks good.
     
  16. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,535

    My Vee was picked up last week or so, I wasn't going to replace it but after seeing what your Vee looks like in SS...... are you planing on wings? I hear the VX2 might be in SS, need to find out if those are interchangeable too. If I add them, I mag do them in black, waiting to see how they actually turned out. I seen the prototypes and they looked beefy.

    It is a beautiful set up, so much for my pocket being ahead of the game!
     
  17. IA Farmer

    IA Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    I hadn't planned on wings, but either SS or black would look good. Will have to see how this season goes. I just priced a deflector and holy (beep), my local dealer wants $250. I will probably order it but that seems outrageous for a piece of rubber.
     
  18. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,995

    SO,

    The Western doesn't come in SS, but the fisher does ? Are they difficult to interchange, or is it just a bunch of rivets on the top, and a guide / slot in the bottom ?

    How long did it take to remove ? Install each side ? What do the new mold boards cost ?


    Is that a Teardrop Airstream ??? Those suckers look like a lot of fun...


    Magnificent shop, BTW


    TIA
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2013
  19. IA Farmer

    IA Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    Western does not offer a stainless plow so I had to buy Fisher mold boards. There are four bolts on the top of each wing and just a slot in the bottom. I had them both changed in fifteen minutes. I did spend about an hour and a half getting the Fisher decals off however. The SS mold boards were expensive at $785 a piece I think, but the place I bought them paid me for my poly ones so I paid about half price. I'm very pleased with the outcome. The camper is a TAB I think its my uncles. Its nice a light and beats a tent but I don't think I could spend to many nights in it.
     
  20. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,535

    Hold the boat....thought my dealer said 7 something for both.....I better double check Monday, I want they SS but not at 1600.