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$170 for an 8' steel cutting edge.....WOW

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by dfor, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. dfor

    dfor PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 57

    I've got an 8' Diamond. We only have one dealer in RI, and he wants $170. How much do you pay for your steel edges? (3/8"x6") Anyone know of a place locally to get them for a little less. Or is $170 reasonable? There used to be a place in Taunton or Rehoboth, but I think they closed shop.
  2. makplow

    makplow Senior Member
    Messages: 242

    I paid 85.00 for my curtis 8 ft. at curtis factory outlet in Worcester.
  3. DodgeBlizzard

    DodgeBlizzard Senior Member
    Messages: 526

    Just paid $ 150 plus tax for an 8' blizzard edge and I worked a while in RI so I know everything was more expensive out there compared to here.
  4. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134

    Try G-Quip in Uxbridge, MA or JJ Gregory in E. Providence. They only sell 5/8'' not the 3/8'' their $ on the 8 footers are 5/8''x8''x8' = $107.00, 5/8''x6''x8' are $81.00. These are Fisher punch, but for that kind of $ it would be worth spending an hour to redrill your moldboard.
  5. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    Just last month I paid $117 for a 9' steel edge from the local dealer. Some guys tell me they are considered high, but I like the quality of service.
  6. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Spent $75 for a steel edge for my 7'6" Fisher. That was from a Fisher dealer (Tuck's Trucks)!
  7. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134

    When you post what you are paying it doesn't mean much with out the sizes pertaing to thickness and height. Allthree dimensions make it easier to compare apples to apples.
  8. DESTEFANO3782

    DESTEFANO3782 Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    hey big dog how do you like the f550? does it have unbelievable pushing power?
  9. vis

    vis Senior Member
    from 4
    Messages: 324

    130.00$$ for 1/2''T X 8'L X 7''W
  10. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134

    It would push like a mule if it could get any traction. The tires that come on them(Generals) suck in the snow. We have started adding better tires to the fronts(trying Michelins on one truck and Coopers on another) and hope to see improvement. All of my bitches about the 4, F-550's I own are with the tires.
  11. PremierLand

    PremierLand PlowSite.com Addict
    from detroit
    Messages: 1,572

    Mine are between 50-60. I have a relative make them for me. I just give him the measurements and he does his magic.

    If anyone needs some, im sure I can get him to make a few for under $100 depending on how many he'd have to make. I would just need the measurements. It really benefit theguys in the east who pay $150+ or the guys around here even. They wanted something like $140 for a new edge from curtis.
  12. rob1325

    rob1325 Senior Member
    Messages: 298

    I just got a quote yesterday for 9 1/2 for my fisher V and the price was 240! Gonna wait and wear the main blade down more first.
  13. Jpocket

    Jpocket Senior Member
    Messages: 302

    If your good with a torch and a welder you can make you own, if not then try Angelos, CPW, or Landscaper Pro
  14. vipereng2

    vipereng2 Senior Member
    Messages: 380

    anybody know about boss
  15. Bevo916

    Bevo916 Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I just purchased 20 foot of 3/4 x 6 for $126.00 I cut them in half punched my holes in them now I have two 10' edges for my plow.. $63.00 per cutting edge..:nod:
  16. TLS

    TLS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    Just make sure it's hardened. 3/4" or not, it'll wear like butter if it's just mild steel.
  17. ta3834bbl

    ta3834bbl Senior Member
    Messages: 215

    I paid 90 bucks at CPW for my Meyer C-8 1/2'' x 6'' x 8' cutting edge.
  18. bobingardner

    bobingardner Senior Member
    Messages: 136

    My dealer is asking $110 for a 7.5' steel edge and $230 for a poly. for a Fisher 760LD.
  19. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    How much freight?
  20. john-boy

    john-boy Member
    Messages: 56

    I take it ur using regular bolts or welding another piece onto the old cutting edge?? If welding, make note TLS's comment on using mild steel, as well as, when u weld those 2 pieces together you will be making the edge very brittle!!