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Which would you get, and why

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by SERBIANSHARK, Jan 2, 2008.


    SERBIANSHARK Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    We're going to be getting some new plows to service our commercial lots, and 70 or so home driveways for next season.

    we use 2 ford f-250's to do the bulk of this work, one is a f-250 long box crew cab, the other is a standard box extended cab.

    we're looking at a few different plows for the purchase, but would appreciate some input from others.

    the plows we're looking at are the blizzard 8810, the boss POWER V-XT 8'2", and the western MVP PLUS 8'6".

    If you were to choose, which would you get.

    thanks for the opinions.
  2. tom5301

    tom5301 Member
    Messages: 58

    We run Boss V because they stay open all night so there all good plows I would figure out who stays open all night but are boss plows are great we have 3 v's and a straight
  3. niv

    niv Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 38

    I run everything western,great for finding used parts and very dependable,but I aslo buy the this brand because of dealer support,they are always open and great to work with. Servicability is what I would base my decision on. Good luck!!
  4. Green Grass

    Green Grass PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,568

    I run Western and only western the MVP plus controller is a lot nicer then the boss
  5. KGRlandscapeing

    KGRlandscapeing 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,660

    i like blizzards i think the speed wings and extending blade is a cool idea. thou i never had to deal with getting one fixed. ran them on the 2 and 1/2 tons never had an issue
  6. firelwn82

    firelwn82 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,861

    I have had my 810 for 3 years now. One and only issue I had was the cutting edge broke after hitting a manhole. Turns out the edge wasn't treated right and after I took it in to them and showed them the pieces they fixed. I love the blade. I have pushed with all colored brands except for Fisher. I'm staying white. I save a butt load of time with it. I do combination work also. Commercial and residential, its awesome for both.
  7. Midwest BuildIt Inc

    Midwest BuildIt Inc PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,280

    let me just say, that is a great answer. I bought a blizzard because it was cool......:eek:
  8. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    while i like the blizzard alot i think ill stick with my boss. no need for extra parts, they rarely break. my dealer said he hates selling boss because they never come back! and other than getting a hose replaced, i havent been back (im only on my second season). I plow pretty big lots so when i hit stuff it hurts and so far it has held up great. the only regret is getting the 8'2, i should have gotten the 9'2.
  9. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    Boss. go with the new xt they have.
  10. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,202

    I run Western. Like the unit and its easiy to mount and detach!
  11. YardMedic

    YardMedic PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    Had real good luck with Fisher over the years. Seen 'em & used 'em over 30 years. I have no experience with the V plows, but lots of people have had great luck with those too.