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Wing plow on a Ford truck

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by AJB Landscaping, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. doubleedge

    doubleedge Member
    from ND
    Messages: 64

    Don't ever push the red button. (Men in Black)
  2. Winter Land Man

    Winter Land Man Senior Member
    Messages: 723


    PS - some info on the plow pics I posted...

    Brown Snowplows

    The guy does quality work. Those are Brown front plows, as well. A few people in Maine use them. Great quality built plows. Really heavy though... double the springs on the right side! I've seen quite a few of these and other brands in the Bath - Augusta area, usually used by contractors.
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2009
  3. thesnowman269

    thesnowman269 Senior Member
    Messages: 938

    the last 1 is for the salter or sander? what ever you want to call it. then theres 2 more the shifter and the 4x4 shifter. those are levers too :nod:
  4. Ford-101

    Ford-101 Senior Member
    Messages: 155

    here some from a old thread





  5. andcon83

    andcon83 Senior Member
    Messages: 388

    The button on the shifter looks the same as used for a 2 speed rear end.
  6. 02powerstroke

    02powerstroke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,188

  7. shott8283

    shott8283 Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    look at the camber on the front tires, i dont think its holding up well at all
  8. dirt digger

    dirt digger Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    2 are for the plow, middle was dump body, and 3 are for the wing...toe up/down, heel up/down, and wing in/out

    also don't forget the switches haha...hydraulic on/off, plow light on/off, strobe light, rear work light, and side work light

    i really loved that truck...too bad i had to graduate college and move away from school

    it was the on/off for the under tailgate spreader then the auger and spinner speed controls were the 2 dials down by the driver seat
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2009
  9. Ford-101

    Ford-101 Senior Member
    Messages: 155

    F-550 with a tenco set up

  10. theonlybull

    theonlybull Senior Member
    Messages: 405

    no problem. she's just got a little gangsta' lean.... wesport

    poor truck needs something on the other side for ballast lol
  11. tjslawnservice

    tjslawnservice Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    i like the jjag wing cause its set back so you can see out your window just my two cents. But i bet they all work good for shelfing and pushing back windrows
  12. WingPlow

    WingPlow Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    just my opinion but if ya want big plows,,,then buy big trucks to put them on

    the frames and front ends on those 350's-550's arent built for that
  13. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    WOW that is damn tough FORD to hold those plow. Wondered if Chevy IFS could hold that weigh.

    Can you get more info on that truck I want see more pictures of that. Diesel?
  14. Winter Land Man

    Winter Land Man Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    I don't have much info on that truck but I've known they've been using it for years and years. It's owned by Chester Rice. Most of the small towns out in Maine there have only one or two big trucks, and they contract out all of the small roads to local contractors. Most of the contractors in that area have pickups and one-tons with wings. They leave the plows and wing plows on some of their trucks all summer (use 'em only for plowing). I can get some more photos of that truck, and a few others this summer. Yeah, I've seen a lot of Chevy trucks with wings, too. I actually saw a Ford F150 flat-bed with a Fisher plow and a custom wing one time near Bath, Maine. I know of a nice '79 Chevy K20 in Bremen, Maine with a wing, which I've been interested in buying for some time, he only uses the truck for small storms, and a lot of times he uses it without the wing. He's not interested in selling it, but I love asking him about it. It's plow and wing is also built by Wayne Brown.
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2010
  15. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    What town is that truck in?
  16. Flipper

    Flipper PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,180

    I actually communicated with the Brown family this winter. Wayne had just passed according to his widow but his son was working the farm and still willing to build plows and wings setups.

    They have a website.
  17. Winter Land Man

    Winter Land Man Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    I think the town is Damariscotta
  18. Winter Land Man

    Winter Land Man Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    Last edited: Mar 1, 2016
  19. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,358

    That looks like a pretty nice set up for 3/4 ton and 1 ton trucks.
  20. Winter Land Man

    Winter Land Man Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    The only problem I see is that once you hit something with it, that could be a pain in the butt, without a trip mechanism.