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What plow to buy?

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by DanU, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. DanU

    DanU Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I just bought a 2003 F350 and want to put plow on it. I am looking a buying either Hiniker 8ft V-plow or an 8ft Fisher (stainless) V-plow. Does anyone have experience comparing these two plows?
  2. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    Why so little?
  3. DanU

    DanU Junior Member
    Messages: 7


    Just listening to what sales guys are telling me. What do you recommend? This plowing thing is all new to me.
  4. no lead

    no lead PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,308

    DONT buy a hiniker. fisher is a great plow. western pro plus would be great on that truck.
  5. chevy v

    chevy v Junior Member
    from ct
    Messages: 5

    I have an 8.5 fisher v ss and I love it. Its fast and the v options are great
  6. diesel dave 04

    diesel dave 04 Senior Member
    Messages: 155

    go with at least 8.5 foot no matter what plow you get. I would have a 9-9.5 in a 350
  7. infineon954

    infineon954 Senior Member
    Messages: 235

    If your new to the business a vee does take a little getting used to.
  8. diesel dave 04

    diesel dave 04 Senior Member
    Messages: 155

    I have run hiniker since 93 when i started this crap, and I would not think twice about a hiniker they have bin super reliable In 16 years I only have wore out one motor and broke one hose on 2 plows. I wanted a Hiniker V but settled for the western Cause I could'nt aford a new plow and the used hiniker V plows were not the trip edge type and I wanted a Trip edge in a V so it trips in the V and Scoop.
  9. harddock

    harddock Member
    from mass
    Messages: 67

    You didn't mention which F350. (wheelbase) I would suggest the 8.5 in either case. The plow shrinks considerably when in the "V".