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Cheap Plows? Do they Exists

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by jayrf5, Feb 14, 2007.

  1. jayrf5

    jayrf5 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    I was wondering if anyone knew of a place or company that sells and installs plows for a much lower price than normal, or if anyone has a used set up to sell. I bought a '97 Dodge 1500, and would like to put a plow on it, but I bought the truck for $4000 and don't want to spend that amount again just for a plow. Any ideas???
  2. nick858

    nick858 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 145

    If you can find used, go that route. Thats how I started. If not, Id wait til you can afford a good plow. As in most things, you get what you pay for. And even if you can find some company selling a plow for half price, the quality is not going to be there.
  3. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

  4. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,253

    Or just buy a Meyers. (ducking and flame suit on) :dizzy: ;)
  5. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Mark, I think that's gonna leave a scar. ;) LOL! :cry:
  6. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,253

    Sorry, couldn't resist. Is this better?

    Go to Home Cheapo and get a Snow Bear.
  7. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Ahhh..........now I feel better!:D
  8. lodogg89

    lodogg89 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    snow plowing is not a cheap business, when you start adding up costs, like gas insurance, wear and tear on your vehicle, maintenance, it gets expensive very quick.
  9. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Define what your cheap is? For your truck, a good working used plow will run you $2000 to $2500 installed.
  10. PhantomRacer

    PhantomRacer Senior Member
    from boston
    Messages: 128

    Snowbear rock for a grand or so!. Got mine on my truck today plowing the inch or so of slush we got in this stupid storm today.

    Many threads in the non-commercial forum.

    Have had mine for a few years, works flawlessly..May not be the best..but works well enough, IMO

  11. BPK63

    BPK63 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 246

    Wish I found this site a year ago because I had the same question. Just something for driveway use was needed. The local plow place pretty much scorned me for even asking telling me they don't make plows for commercial use and plows for driveways, heavy and light duty. They make plows, period. I felt like a little kid in a classroom that did something wrong. Turns out they just don't deal with the light duty stuff and were not gonna tell me about it.
  12. rayf268

    rayf268 Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    If you look around you can find cheap plows . I know around here you can find trucks with plows for a grand the plow will be worth more then the truck but you can find good deals . I got my 8ft western unimount for $900 with a mount and wiring . look in all the ad papers in your area even the ones that you wouldn't think a plow should be in .
  13. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    speaking of that, dad and i were there this evening and he saw one and didnt know what it went on. At first he thought it was for a quad or similar vehicle!!!