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Boss Plow Choice?

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by dingo151, Jul 12, 2009.

  1. dingo151

    dingo151 Junior Member
    from Idaho
    Messages: 17

    Alright fellas....Chime in.

    I'm upgrading my plow this year and the local dealer has a couple of year old trade in's.

    1. 8.2 Boss V -
    2. 9.2 Boss V with wings
    3. 8.2 Boss XT V

    I'm running a Dodge 2500 with a straight blade currently but its' not working well for some of the driveways that I've been plowing so I'm only looking at V plows. I'm split about 50-50 between driveways and lots but some added capacity would be nice! Personally, I think the 9.2 with wings is just too freaking big but I've never been around a 9ft plow. The other question that I have is how much further does the XT throw snow than a regular blade? He wants a premuim out of the XT and I'm just wondering if it would be worth it?



    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    I have a 2 year old 8'2'' poly vee with a boss snow flap, new cutting edges a handheld controller and the plow also has a set of smart locks on it that I'll sell you for $3,500. I am upgrading to the XT Vee. I can send you pics. I don't know what your dealer is asking for his plows either but let me know.
  3. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    What is the costs (or cost differences) between the plows?
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    If your doing a lot of drives go with the 8.2 ,and as BB says buy some smart locks for it.
  5. dingo151

    dingo151 Junior Member
    from Idaho
    Messages: 17

    The 8.2 is 4000$
    The 9.2 with the wings is 4500$
    The 8.2 XT is 5400$
  6. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Sure hope those prices are installed prices.
  7. dingo151

    dingo151 Junior Member
    from Idaho
    Messages: 17

    Negative....Ghost Rider! Those prices are cash and carry!
  8. dingo151

    dingo151 Junior Member
    from Idaho
    Messages: 17

    But then again I hail from the Pacific Northwest and I suppose that raises the price a bit!
  9. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    WOW! Call me I might be able to save you money and your getting NEW! LOL - he has exclusive and he as screws to screw people with! Those prices for used plows are SKY HIGH!
  10. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    The 9.2 with the wings as it will give you the best of both worlds for the lesser overall dollar investment.

    The beauty of a vee with wings for residential use is you can pop the wings off when you need a little less width for certain drives. And when you need even less width than that simply move it to the vee or scoop position (it's most narrow configurations)...thus narrowing the plow further.

    Then when you're at the larger commercial accounts just throw the wings on for max coverage and containment and go.

    They're only intimidatingly wide in the straight position which you'll use so little of anyway. And, a wider plow keeps the mirrors as well as the tires out of the landscaping. No need to hug the edges to get all the way to the perimeter due to an undersized plow.

    For residential use the trucks length has much much more of an impact on the hindrance/performance (or lack of) of the rig than plow width. You can use a 9.2 vee without issues in places a 9ft straight blade would never fit.
  11. Jim@esitrucks

    Jim@esitrucks Inactive
    Messages: 1,124

    Hmmmm those are very high prices...for used especially
    Our brand new 8.2 power vxt is 4774.00
  12. Kevin Kendrick

    Kevin Kendrick Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    I would say those prices are a little out of whack as well. You can buy a brand new one for that kind of money!!
  13. Ipushsnow

    Ipushsnow Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    Dingo did you forget some decimal marks or something? WOW, those prices are high!
  14. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    What did you end up getting?
  15. BMWSTUD25

    BMWSTUD25 Senior Member
    Messages: 631

    Agree 100% I love my 9.2 on my 2500HD and it kicks ass, will be adding wings to it this fall to match my straight blade but I dont know how much snow she'll push at 11ft wide if it starts getting deep but thats the beauty of the Boss wings......they go on and off in under a min so you take advantage of them whenever you can.

    as far as price that does seem a little steep for a used cash and carry but I also know i've heard of some of you pacific northwest guys paying over 8k for a new V plow installed......but I might looking into buying a new one and having it shipped out. just my 2 cents
  16. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    Come on, share, we want to know the secret, we won't tell anyone.:nono: