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best plow for f250?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by xtremesuperduty, Nov 8, 2003.

  1. xtremesuperduty

    xtremesuperduty Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Hi , I am new to plowing and this site. I have a lawn service and I am thinking about getting in to plowing and i just wanted to see what plow you would recomend for a 03 ford f250 super cab short bed 4x4 powerstroke. doing mostly residential plowing?
    thanks fo any info !
  2. HerkFE

    HerkFE Member
    Messages: 92

    Welcome to the site. Take some time and look around the site and get acquainted. Look over the FAQ's and learn to use the Search function. If you take some time you will see that the "best plow for me" topic is one that has been covered numerous times. Take a look and get some ideas and then if you still need more info feel free to ask it. Most times you will find a majority of the answers you are looking for were similar to ones others needed.

    But in a nutshell I think the recurring theme is.....Dealer support is a huge factor! You have a nice truck set-up and you can get away with carrying pretty much whatever you like best!

    Enjoy! :waving:


    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,312

    all the majors make a plow for your truck
    find the closet dealer that will be there when you need him

    several member just put plows on new ford psd

    look in pictures there several pictures posted

  4. sno-mover

    sno-mover Senior Member
    Messages: 274

    A good 8' or larger heavy duty blade
  5. meyer22288

    meyer22288 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    Go with a 8ft-8.5ft size plow. Any brand will work so go with a dealer that gives good costomer support:)
  6. Joe3113

    Joe3113 Member
    Messages: 44

    I would agree that you would want at least a 8' plow for that truck.Make sure which ever manufacture's plow you choose that your local dealer will provide you with good service.
  7. xtremesuperduty

    xtremesuperduty Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    thanks for the info.
    I have been looking at a few 8 foot plows a used boss (like new) poly power hitch for $1750 but i woul also need truck frame mountfor about $500. Also looking at new boss,blizzard and fisher x blade. all seem to be from $3000-$3800. also heard i had to beef up my front springs is that a must?
  8. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    got boss 8' for mine, love every bit of it:D :D
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2005
  9. psdiesel24

    psdiesel24 Member
    Messages: 95

    I've got a boss 8'2" v plow and love it. Thats all that we run and have never had any problems with them. But i also agree go with the dealer thats closest to you. They are all good plows that you are looking at its just what you prefer and are able to afford. Tom
  10. CPSS

    CPSS Senior Member
    Messages: 334

    we have 3 F-250 PSDs. 1 extended cab, 2 regular cab, all with 8' beds. All have Fisher 8.5' Minute Mount plows. I agree with the idea to find a dealer close by, that had handled the plow you are interested in for a while. I've seen a few "dealers" switch brands several times, then get out of the snow plow business.
  11. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    we just bought a western pro plow thing went on in under a minute kudos to the folks at western :)