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Boss V Box

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by boss75, Dec 5, 2014.

  1. boss75

    boss75 Senior Member
    from MI
    Messages: 192

    Looking to purchase a new Boss V Box, any comments on these spreaders, I know they are new on the market, thanks Jerry.
  2. milwaukeevtwin

    milwaukeevtwin Senior Member
    Messages: 335


    we have had r share of problems It would be tough for me to buy another that's for sure.
  3. boss75

    boss75 Senior Member
    from MI
    Messages: 192

    Hello, what kind of problems and did you receive any dealer support.
  4. turfmasters

    turfmasters Member
    Messages: 96

    Purchased the auger style VBX from Equipment Specialist in Va. and with 40 tons spread so far the unit has been flawless.We are using ClearLane Bulk Salt. We be looking to purchase another very soon.
  5. milwaukeevtwin

    milwaukeevtwin Senior Member
    Messages: 335

    v box

    Modules oil to thick parts under plastic cover corroding like light switch and dump switch the module mounting system is horrible there could sure be some improvements. As far as Boss backing lol waited 2 and a half weeks for a module they sent us 1 instead of 2 as I had to explain there tech pinched a wire on there install that's why we needed 2 because the 1 they replaced was junk after the wire pinch. They need some improvements not sold on them yet!
  6. bayfish

    bayfish Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    How much did you pay for that spreader. I can't find prices on them anywhere. Thanks
  7. jbell36

    jbell36 Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 222

    i believe we paid $5200 last year, this year they are up to $6000

    we had a few initial issues but they were fully covered by boss and the dealer, they were great to work with. the first ones out of the factory had oil that was too thick when it got really cold (which is ridiculous, i mean, where do they test these?), and a module that needed to be replaced. after that it has been awesome, very nice unit, just so much less going on, no corrosion, a lot lighter than our stainless steel salter, 2-3 guys can load it in a truck if a tractor or skid isn't available, etc. I just wish they had a larger v box like a 10 foot
  8. boss75

    boss75 Senior Member
    from MI
    Messages: 192


    Was looking at both the Boss and Snoe Ex 1.8 yard, actually Boss is cheaper and you don't have the problems with the frame rusting. Most of the guys I know run Snow Ex, appears to be a good unit, Boss is new on the market, only know one guy that has one, he loves it. Snow Ex is running some nice financing from Sheffield now, wish Boss would jump on this deal.
  9. milwaukeevtwin

    milwaukeevtwin Senior Member
    Messages: 335

    Better pop that plastic cover off the rear there is corrosion both dump and light switch rotted off after one season and corrosion on parts.
  10. germann

    germann Junior Member
    from ky
    Messages: 8

    We are in our second season of heavy use. The only problem we have had is the oil viscosity issue mentioned before. I would consider it very reliable.
    I would buy another. However, one feature we see on others that would be nice is the ability to stand it on end for storage.
  11. snowplower1

    snowplower1 Senior Member
    Messages: 966

    i can't wait to get one next year. im just waiting to add a few more properties because im almost maxed out with my other salter. i look forward to not buy another saltdoggg while they are nice, i feel the boss will hold up better.