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Any ideas on which plow

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by GMC Jon, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. GMC Jon

    GMC Jon Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    We just purchased 06 C5500 GMC dump, 330hp Duramax, Allison, 26,000 gvw.
    We have both Boss plows and Western. Both have given us good service. I am debating which plow for this truck. First, a 9' with wings, or a 10' HD. The Boss and Western 9' plows are very comparable as far as weight, trip springs, etc. But the 10 heavy weights are considerably heavier, 300 - 400 lbs heavier. I do like the Western Ultra mounts because they seem much easier to hookup even compared to the Smarthitch 2, which we have a 9' HD on a 2000 C3500HD. I did not appreciate the cheap Boss headlamps that didn't make it thru the second season of plowing and Boss would not warranty them even though the plow was less than 2 years old.
    Any thoughts on which plow?

    GMC Jon - Quality Landscape, Grafton Wisconsin

    2-98 K2500's 8' Westerns
    2000 GMC 3500HD, 9' Boss
    02 F150 7.5' Western Ultra mount
    04 K2500 Boss 8'2" V plow
    07 K2500 Western 8' MVP
    04 C4500 9' Western Ultra Mount
    06 C5500 ????
    2 Bobcat S250's
    1 Bobcat S300 with 12' snow pusher
    Case W20 with 14' snow pusher
  2. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    I think you might have better luck if you post this in the chevy/gmc section!