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A question for superduty owners

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by jsheedy75, Feb 3, 2004.

  1. jsheedy75

    jsheedy75 Member
    from CT
    Messages: 98

    I have a 2000 Superduty with single rear wheels. It has a 7.5 fisher on it now. Its just too small. I was thinking of a Boss 8.2 poly v plow. Do you think that is wide enough to clear the truck?
    Right now i am driving on what I am plowing.
  2. Bolts Indus.

    Bolts Indus. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,176

    If you do commercial and with an Sd I recommend you look at a Blizzard 810.
  3. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    7.5 is fine if your doing res and comm 8 is the best in lots but tight in some driveways
  4. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    a 8'2" boss v blade will make the snow clear the tires of a super duty. My boss has one and has no problems. Its an all around good setup. :D :D
  5. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    A SD needs at least an 8 ft plow to clear tires. A cheap way to get the with is a set of pro-wings, but if you going to buy new I'd go with the Blizzard....Chuck
  6. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    It's only the sharp turn's that kill me, but I have gotten used to it and figured how to deal with it :)
  7. wrtenterprises

    wrtenterprises Member
    Messages: 73


    I also have a 2000 Superduty x-cab. The current configuation is; 8' Wesern poly pro. My biggest complaint is the lack of a turning radius. I always seem to be running with the rear wheels outside of the plow's width. This, as we all know causes a snow/ice pack over time. I'm a " zero accumulation " guy, so I need no hassles. If you have a 350, try an 8.5'. I'm a big fan of having the option to go full width....
  8. bcf

    bcf Senior Member
    Messages: 206

    I don't have a SD, but a '90 F250 x-cab w/ a 7.5'. Like Eyesell, I only have probs with the real tight turns. But none of my drives call for it, except one. It's a circle drive, but it's to tight to turn around without the plwo, so I have to back up a few times regardless. I've been thinking of pro wings.
  9. chris wickson

    chris wickson Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    The fisher 8ft will clear the tires with no problem on my 2002 F-350. Rounding tight corners and short radius curves can sometimes leave a bit on the inside. Does anyone have advice for a tight left turn circular driveway. Should I keep the blade straight or angle it? I've been through it many times, and may ways, and it always seems to leave snot on the inside. I just would like to be more efficient. Please help.

    Chris Wickson
  10. edrenckh

    edrenckh Member
    Messages: 61

  11. jsheedy75

    jsheedy75 Member
    from CT
    Messages: 98

    I thought that the new ones have a center shoe?
  12. edrenckh

    edrenckh Member
    Messages: 61

    The new ones do have a center show, but there are still lots of problems with it. When it's on and working, no problem.

    It's a weak link though. Bolts break, shoe breaks, etc.

    Call Boss and ask to speak with their service people. They will concur with me.....

    Maybe the other plows are no better, I'm not sure.