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Conventional Fisher Question

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by rclay11541, Oct 27, 2004.

  1. rclay11541

    rclay11541 Member
    Messages: 56

    Hey all,

    New member with a question. I have a conventional fisher 8' setup on a 86 f150. The question is do i need to use the push rails? can i get away with just using the push plates?

    Thanks guys

    ANR Landscaping LLP
    Somerset County NJ
    86 F150 8' Fisher E-47H
    86 F150 7.5 Hacked Fisher E-47
    Kawasaki Prarie 650 Electric plow
  2. tvpierce

    tvpierce Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 209

    By "push rails" do you mean the supports that attach to the push plates, go under the axle, and bolt to the frame?

    If so... yeah, I'd use them. I have a similar set up on my Jeep CJ-7. The reason they are part of the package is that Fisher fealt the fame wasn't strong enough to take the punishment of heavy pushing. If you had a few inches of snow, and you didn't have the rails on yet, then just go easy. But if you bend the frame on your truck because you don't have them on there, you're gonna be pretty miffed.

    Jeff Pierce
  3. curty85

    curty85 Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    I've never seen a ford without them.
  4. BJH Snow

    BJH Snow Senior Member
    Messages: 142

    I have them on my truck and wouldn't plow without them. :drinkup: