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Boss 8' 6" XT with wings

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by Kevin Kendrick, Oct 22, 2008.

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  1. Kevin Kendrick

    Kevin Kendrick Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    Just got done with the install. The customer loves it. This thing is going to plow some serious snow.

    Chevy 1 ton Boss 8 6 XT wings.jpg

    Chevy 1 ton Boss 8 6 XT wings2.jpg
  2. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    that looks nice, what width do the wings bring it out to?
  3. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Looks really nice!!!
  4. Very sweet!
    It almost looks like it won't fit out the door.:D

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    If I had to guess its gotta be about 10 feet wide.
  6. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,724

    Sweet truck and plow. Those wings add 22" to the plow for a total of 10'4" LawnPro.
  7. bowtie_guy

    bowtie_guy Senior Member
    Messages: 551

    I love it!!!!!!!
  8. bosslover

    bosslover Member
    Messages: 83

    that thing is sweet looking and i can imagine that will move some snow
  9. nickv13412

    nickv13412 Senior Member
    Messages: 621

    that thing is awesome. I wish fisher would make a set of wings for the X-Blade
  10. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    That looks awsome!:drinkup:
  11. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    How did you get it out of the shop?
  12. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    Very very nice plow! Don't see many rigid snow deflectors...are they better than the rubber ones?
  13. Farm Boss

    Farm Boss Senior Member
    Messages: 183

    I was wondering the same, what do you guys think of those hard snow flaps VS. the rubber flap??
  14. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    that is one slick set-up! Very nice :D
  15. secret_weapon

    secret_weapon Senior Member
    Messages: 437

    I was looking at getting an XT straight blade, then I saw the price for the cutting edge...:dizzy:
    If I remember correctly it was around $400. That's double for 2 more inches!!
  16. Alaska Boss

    Alaska Boss PlowSite.com Addict
    from Alaska
    Messages: 1,951

    I had a rigid deflector on my Snoway back in the 90's,.... and I didn't like it for several reasons,.. 1) They are too narrow,... IMO, a deflector needs to be at least 12" wide to work effectively, at least in my area with dry-fluffy snow. 2) They break at -30° or colder if you ever bump into anything with them. So, if you don't constantly deal with lots of deep, dry, fluffy snow, and/or plow at very cold temps, then they might be ok.
  17. Kevin Kendrick

    Kevin Kendrick Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    We dont sell a heck of a lot of the poly deflectors. They seem to add more to the curl of the plow vs. preventing snow blow back on your windshield. The rubber deflectors just seem to work better.

    And as far as the cutting edge, this one runs $466 (bolts not included). OUCH!!
  18. hotshot4819

    hotshot4819 Senior Member
    Messages: 231

    I love it... wow..... i have the 9.2 v xt and i wish i almost went with that setup.... almost.
  19. ServiceOnSite

    ServiceOnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 950

    that thing looks bad ass. with the wings that thing is over 10'. the wingas are 10'' each on top of a 8'6'' plow
  20. Detroitdan

    Detroitdan PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,937

    Where can you drive that on the road legally? If you angle it all the way can you get it down to where it's narrower than 8 feet?
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