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Back dragging with a v plow

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Henry, Dec 4, 2004.

  1. Henry

    Henry Member
    Messages: 55

    Can any v plow owners tell me if it's better or worse back dragging compared to a straight blade?

    I was thinking that if you start at the garage with the blade staright then go to the scoop position once you have the room this would push the snow out to the sides instead of building up under the a-frame. (inhale)

    What do you think?
  2. butler L&S

    butler L&S Member
    Messages: 89

    A straight blade with a back drag works best but a V plow still gets the job done. My v tends to float over the snow when back dragging more often than my Western straight blade. I use a Boss V plow and a western straight and do about 30 drives. My sub uses a Western V and gets the same results as my Boss V. Last year I used a U-edge on my Boss and was very disappointed in the way it back dragged.
  3. Henry

    Henry Member
    Messages: 55

    Anyone else? I have to make a decision tonight whether to go with a western straight or a boss v.
  4. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,613

    Go check out the Sno-Way V plow. It has down pressure which for back dragging is awsome. It can load the load in reverse and case the weight of your truck on to the plow. I have used the Sno-Way for 8 seasons and love it. They make everything from tiny upto industrial city plows.